Media Kit » Try RailPrime™ Today! »
Progressive Railroading
Newsletter Sign Up
Stay updated on news, articles and information for the rail industry

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

View Current Digital Issue »


Rail News Home Passenger Rail


Rail News: Passenger Rail

Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North order more Bombardier electric cars


MTA Metro-North Railroad (MNR) and MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) recently exercised an option to purchase an additional 194 M-7 electrical multiple unit cars from Bombardier Transportation.

Under the $425 million order, LIRR and MNR will obtain 158 and 36 cars, respectively.

Since 1999, the railroads have ordered 1,172 M-7s from Bombardier, valued at $2.5 billion. To date, Bombardier has delivered 630 M-7s to LIRR and MNR.

Contact Progressive Railroading editorial staff.

More News from 7/25/2005