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Cincinnati unclear if streetcar manufacturer will pay fines

CAF USA previously informed the city it will not meet the original deadline, and now plans to deliver the first of five streetcar vehicles on Oct. 30, 43 days late. Under the contract, that would mean CAF USA would be expected to pay $43,000 in fines to the city.

Houston Metro adds 6 light railcars

More than 30 additional railcars are on the way and will be here in the weeks leading up to the April opening of two new Metro rail lines. The railcars, which were part of a $153 million contract with CAF USA, were delivered eight months late.

Amtrak's CAF railcar order nearing completion

The $298.1 million order for 130 single-level long-distance passenger railcars includes 25 sleepers, 25 diners, 25 baggage/dormitory, and 55 baggage cars. More than 120 suppliers in 25 states and 93 cities are providing parts for the new railcars.

Unions question L.A.’s plan to buy railcars from Kinkisharyo

Expressed concern that the contract will send jobs to Japan. L.A. Metro officials said that the agency required the contract winner to create jobs in the U.S. and that all three bidders committed to doing final assembly of the cars in Los Angeles County.

Amtrak updates fleet replacement plan

Will replace and supplement its current fleet in tiered procurements through 2023. Awarded equipment contracts to Siemens Transportation and CAF USA for $466 million and $298 million, respectively.

Houston Metro CAF rail vehicle purchase moving ahead

The $153.1 million proposal submitted by the vehicle manufacturer is fully compliant with the FTA and Buy America guidelines and will now move forward with the news earlier this week that a Full Funding Grant Agreement is in place.