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Topic
Lowest Operating Cost Per Mile
Penn Machine has pioneered the North American
wheel market with more than 400,000 units in
service and a reputation for safety excellence,
improved asset utilization, and the quietest ride.
Solid Wheels
Resilient Wheels
Our industry-leading solid and resilient wheels provide:
* Improved rider comfort with less noise and vibration
* Longer operating life and lower maintenance costs
* Less tire and track wear with decreased failure rate
Brightline's maintenance facility near the Orlando
International Airport Station, Basecamp, is two football
fields long and can service up to 16 trains.
Brightline
Basecamp by the Numbers
24/7
175
hours the facility
expects to operate
when the Orlando
station opens
number of people
expected to be
employed
Before the extension to Orlando opens, Basecamp has been
Gears
Gearbox Repair
Advantages of our ISO- and AAR-certified new and
rebuilt gears and gearboxes:
* Built to proven
specifications
* Latest propulsion designs
Keep your fleet in top working
condition, mile after mile.
commissioning new Brightline trains and service existing
trains. The company says the facility will operate 24/7 when
the Orlando station opens and will employ 175 engineers,
conductors, technicians and inspectors.
* Universal compatibility
* Warrantied
South Coast Rail returns rail service
Following a decades long absence, commuter rail will return
to Middleborough, East Taunton, Freetown, Fall River and
New Bedford, Mass. with the opening of Phase 1 of Massachusetts
Department of Transportation's (MassDOT) South
Coast Rail late in 2023. Phase 1 will provide a one-seat trip from
southeastern Massachusetts to Boston in less than 90 minutes.
In December 2022, MassDOT, Massachusetts Bay Trans106
Station Street
Johnstown, PA 15905
814.288.1547
310 Innovation Drive
Blairsville, PA 15717
724.459.0302
A Marmon | Berkshire Hathaway Company
portation Authority (MBTA) and other state officials marked
substantial completion of the project's first major construction
package. The package included the construction of two
new stations in Freetown and Fall River, construction of the
Weaver's Cove layover facility, upgrades and modernization
work on more than 12 miles of track that were previously
used for freight, as well as work on nine bridges, 11 culverts
and 10 grade crossings.
The second major construction package to build South
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Coast Rail's New Bedford Line, upgrade the Middleborough
Secondary and construct brand-new stations in East Taunton,
Middleborough, two in New Bedford, a layover facility and
the Phase 1 signal and communication systems, is on track
toward being substantially complete.
This March, MBTA launched a safety education program
ahead of the opening of Phase 1 to remind residents of proper
safety protocols with more trains using the corridor.
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March/April 2023

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of March/April 2023

Editor’s Notebook
People & Places
Why Zero-Emissions Fleet Transformation Starts at the Top
A Look at U.S. Bus Fleets
Have We Outgrown Paratransit?
Santa Cruz Metro Bounces Back from COVID-19 Pandemic
Ready for Rail: A Look at 2023’s Big Projects
Products
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March/April 2023 - Editor’s Notebook
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March/April 2023 - People & Places
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March/April 2023 - Why Zero-Emissions Fleet Transformation Starts at the Top
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March/April 2023 - A Look at U.S. Bus Fleets
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March/April 2023 - Have We Outgrown Paratransit?
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March/April 2023 - Santa Cruz Metro Bounces Back from COVID-19 Pandemic
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March/April 2023 - Ready for Rail: A Look at 2023’s Big Projects
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March/April 2023 - Products
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