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PATCO unveils newly refurbished railcars

The cars are being rehabilitated by Alstom Transport in Hornell, N.Y. The improvements include the cars’ interiors (flip-up seating for wheelchairs and bicycles; new seats and slip-resistant floors; new lighting; new windows and HVAC systems) and exteriors and operating systems, including new braking systems that conserve energy by returning the power generated in braking to the cars’ power systems.

Caltrain to refurbish new railcars for additional bicyclists

While ridership across the board has increased with an estimated 60,000 daily commuters opting for the regional rail service, bicyclists, who report being left at the platform after getting bumped from their scheduled trains due to overcrowding during peak hours, have advocated for being given more consideration in system improvements.