Discussion relating to the operations of MTA MetroNorth Railroad including west of Hudson operations and discussion of CtDOT sponsored rail operations such as Shore Line East and the Springfield to New Haven Hartford Line

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  by BandA
 
chrisf wrote: Sun May 08, 2022 9:40 amGiven that MBTA still hasn’t gone back to pre-pandemic service levels, it doesn’t seem that there’s an equipment shortage even with the rebuild program underway.
The MBTA's slow rehab programs https://railroad.net/post1603411.html#p1603411 and gp40-mc-overhaul-t169400.html. Since the MBTA has not ordered any new locomotives while building a new line and piloting new services, once they return to a pre-pandemic schedule there will be another crisis.
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