Refurbished Subway cars enter service in New York

The refurbished R160 cars have fewer seats to improve borading and alighting. They are initially being introduced on the E Subway route between Jamaica Center in Queens and World Trade Center in Manhattan.

USA: The first refurbished R160 cars have entered service on New York City Transit’s E Subway line, New York MTA announced on October 3.Work to refresh an initial 100 R160 cars is being undertaken to assess the capacity and reliability benefits before other fleets are modernised. This forms part of ...

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