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San Francisco MTA to unveil first Siemens railcar

Posted on January 4, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – The San Francisco Examiner reported that the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is set to unveil the first of its Siemens light rail vehicles on Friday, Jan. 13.

The vehicle is the first of 24 light rail vehicles to arrive through the end of 2018, with the next 40 vehicles arriving on a rolling basis through 2020.

The SFMTA’s ultimate purchase of 260 light rail vehicles may be one of the largest purchases of light rail vehicles in North America in modern history, and will increase Muni’s light rail vehicle fleet by 50%. For the full story, click here.

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