View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
August 1, 2010

Kawasaki Receives US Transit Agency Orders

Kawasaki Rail Car has received a $300m order for 428 7000 series rail cars from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in the US. WMATA is planning to use 128 of the new-generation cars to expand service on the Dulles rail corridor, while 300 will replace the 1000

By cms admin

Kawasaki Rail Car has received a $300m order for 428 7000 series rail cars from the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) in the US.

WMATA is planning to use 128 of the new-generation cars to expand service on the Dulles rail corridor, while 300 will replace the 1000 series cars, according to progressiverailroading.com.

Replacement of older cars in the WMATA fleet is intended to be part of the agency’s rail safety measures.

WMATA will purchase the new cars using 2008 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act funds.

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Friday. The railway industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED

THANK YOU

Thank you for subscribing to Railway Technology