Stadler to supply MARTA's new railcars

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MattW
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Stadler to supply MARTA's new railcars

Post by MattW » Fri Mar 29, 2019 11:33 am

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USA: Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority has selected Stadler to supply 254 metro cars, with options for up to 100 additional cars. According to Stadler, this is the company’s largest ever rolling stock order by volume.
Looks like they'll be standard married pairs, the same length as the existing fleet. The article provides no delivery schedule.

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Re: Stadler to supply MARTA's new railcars

Post by frequentflyer » Sun Mar 31, 2019 12:15 am

What are those black things on the front?

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Re: Stadler to supply MARTA's new railcars

Post by Backshophoss » Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:34 am

Barriers to prevent riding between the cars,and from falling off the platform between the cars at station stops.
Also part of the ADA safety package.
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