Cracks found in three of SEPTA’s Silverliner rail cars

    Say what you want about the much-delayed Silverliner rail cars, but at least we know SEPTA’s keeping an eye on the new rides.

    A SEPTA inspector spotted a crack in one of the new cars at the South Philly plant where they’re being built by Hyundai Rotem, and a further look found identical cracks in two other cars.

    SEPTA tells Fox29 the cracks don’t pose a safety risk, but are expected to be fixed (instead of starting over), and Hyundai experts and SEPTA engineers will determine if and how the issue might affect the Silverliners in the future.

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