NJ Transit orders double-deck EMUs from Bombardier

NJ Transit already has a fleet of 429 Bombardier multilevel coaches, which are used as push-pull sets with diesel, electric and electro-diesel locomotives.

USA: A firm order for 113 double-deck EMU cars was approved by the NJ Transit board on December 12. A base contract will be placed with Bombardier Transportation for what the commuter rail operator claims will be ‘the first self-propelled multilevel railcars in the USA’.

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