Future of trust fund could affect NJ Transit's plans
- Goodbye, PCC. Hello, LRV. Vantuono, William C. // Railway Age;Aug2001, Vol. 202 Issue 8, p52
Reports on the replacement of New Jersey Transit's Presidential Conference Committee (PCC) cars by light rail vehicles (LRV). Information on the Newark City Subway Revitalization/Modernization Program of the transit operator; Reason for replacing PCC cars; Description of the LRV.
- Farewell, "bus on the tracks". Vantuono, William C. // Railway Age;Oct2001, Vol. 202 Issue 8, p4
Presents an article about the experiences of riding railroad cars in Newark, New Jersey. Comments on the decision of New Jersey Transit to replace the rail cars with low-floor light rail vehicles.
- NJ Transit's 2011 spending plan. // Railway Gazette International;Aug2010, Vol. 166 Issue 8, p18
The article reports that New Jersey Transit has approved an order from Bombardier, for 100 additional double-deck commuter cars valued at up to 293.5 million U.S. dollars, and 10 dual-mode locomotives costing 78.8. million U.S. dollars.
- NJ Transit sets sights on more EMUs. // Railway Age;Mar2009, Vol. 210 Issue 3, p19
The article reports on the plan of the New Jersey Transit (NJT) to acquire electric multiple-unit (EMU) equipment after investing heavily in Bombardier MultiLevel cars to augment its passenger rail fleet. The company wants to supplement its existing fleet of Arrow III cars, and eventually retire...
- Goodbye, PCC. Hello, LRV. Vantuono, William C. // Railway Age;Oct2001, Vol. 202 Issue 8, p52
Reports that several Presidential Conference Committee (PCC) railroad cars are being retired by New Jersey Transit to accommodate Kinikisharyo low-floor light rail vehicles (LRV). Reasons for the decision to retire the PCC cars; Features of the LRV; Date set for the PCC cars' end of operation.
- NJT expanding electric locomotive fleet. // Railway Age;Mar2008, Vol. 209 Issue 3, p15
The article reports that New Jersey Transit's fleet of 29 ALP-46 electric locomotives will increase to as many as 89 units following a contract award to Bombardier for 27 more, plus options for an additional 33. The initial order of 27 units, designated ALP-46A, is worth $229 million. The...
- Share your ride with silence. LUSTIG, DAVID // Trains;Mar2011, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p20
The article presents information about the concept of quiet railroad cars in the U.S. The concept was first developed by railroad company Amtrak in 1999 when its early morning customers traveling from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Washington, D.C., started asking the conductors to curtail cell...
- ROLLING STOCK. // Railway Gazette International;Oct2010, Vol. 166 Issue 10, p23
This section offers news briefs in the global rail rolling stock sector. Tazara will repair several defective train wagons in Africa. Alstom was selected by tours transport authority SITCAT to provide Citadis trams for a rail line in France. The New Jersey Transit has placed a second order for...
- ARC project clears a hurdle. // Railway Age;May2007, Vol. 208 Issue 5, p18
The article presents updates on the Access to the Region's Core (ARC) railroad project of the NJ Transit and Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. The project will build two new rail tunnels under the Hudson River into midtown Manhattan, New York City and construct a new deep-tunnel station....