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This project involves the purchase of at least twelve (12) and up to forty-two (42) new and/or remanufactured diesel locomotives. Metra anticipates these locomotives to have increased horsepower, lower emissions, and more fuel efficiency than the locomotives in the current fleet.

Service Board:Metra Commuter Rail
Program Category:Rolling Stock
Overall Status:In Progress
Budget Status:On Budget
Schedule Status:On Schedule
Current Activities:Metra has recently given a Notice-to-Proceed for the purchase of 21 F-59H1 Locomotive. 21 Locomotives have been received and conditionally accepted. Prepared requisition for additional new or remanufactured diesel locomotive. The bid has been received and a contractor has been selected for purchase of base order of 15 remanufactured diesel locomotives.
Information Updated:May 2020
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