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2 SacRT Siemens Light Rail Trains Hit 1K Miles of Testing

The 1,000-mile testing process is the final step of testing required to ensure all safety and quality standards are met before the train can operate on SacRT’s tracks when service of the new low-floor trains begins later this summer.

L.A. Metro Approves EIR for East Side Extension

The action finalizes the environmental review for this two-phased project that will extend the Metro E Line nine miles further east from its current terminus at Atlantic Station in East Los Angeles to Lambert Station in the City of Whittier.

SacRT Adding 9 More Siemens S700 Railcars

The order builds on the previous order of 36, bringing the total number of trains ordered to 45. SacRT’s contract with Siemens is for the purchase of up to 76 new low-floor light rail vehicles.

Pittsburgh Set to Begin Comprehensive Light Rail Project

The agency will combine multiple projects initially intended to be completed separately to streamline operations, maximize efficiency, and minimize disruptions, while enhancing the overall reliability and safety of this critical transit corridor.

Sound Transit Forms Plan to Address Crowding on Future Line

Among the steps the agency is proposing when the Lynwood Link extension opens are increased storage capacity for trains, which allows for more frequent service during peak hours, and alternative bus service between Snohomish County and Seattle.

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