Purchase of Sumitomo Railcars
VRE has purchased from Nippon Sharyo new gallery-style railcars.
- Railcar specifics include:
- Cars with 132 seats and a restroom
- Bike/wheelchair space with additional seating
- In-cabin hand holds
- Luggage racks
- Armrests and cup holders
- Coat hangers
- Automated announcement communication system
The new railcars will replace some of the older legacy gallery railcars VRE has in service.
These new railcars are in service and seven more new railcars are expected to enter service in early 2016. Additionally, more new cars are scheduled to come online in the upcoming years, completely replacing the remaining legacy gallery railcars.
Last updated: 10/19/2016