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The long-term proposed rail car program will purchase 367 new diesel cars to replace the 318 cars with an average of 43 years in increase the number of spare cars by 49.

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 completed final specification in early 2017 and had went out for RFP in mid-2017. In Mid-2018, Metra has decided to cancel the previous Bid and to go for rebid. Metra¿s Mechanical department has finalized specification. RFP went out to bid and have been received. Currently bids are under review. This project will extend over multiple years.
Information Updated:May 2020
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