SEPTA’s new Regional Rail cars on display

    SEPTA is showing off its new regional rail trains for three days only. A total of 120 Silverliner Five cars will start hitting the rails after testing is complete, most likely this fall. The first pair of cars will be available for public review at Suburban Station from now until Thursday on track “O”. Joe Casey is SEPTA’s General Manager. He says the cars will replace trains almost a half century old.

    SEPTA is showing off its new regional rail trains for three days only.
    A total of 120 Silverliner Five cars will start hitting the rails after testing is complete, most likely this fall.  The first pair of cars will be available for public review at Suburban Station from now until Thursday on track “O”.  Joe Casey is SEPTA’s General Manager.  He says the cars will replace trains almost a half century old.

    Casey: These cars are state of the art, and part of SEPTA’s program to enhance public transit for residents and visitors in the region.  The cars are built for comfort and safety, have enhanced communications and doors that will provide for better passenger flow.

    The cars are being built in South Philadelphia by an affiliate of Hyundai Motor company.  After the new SEPTA cars are delivered, the company has orders to provide trains for two other states.

    Interior view of SEPTA's new Regional Rail car
    Interior view of SEPTA's new Regional Rail car
    Train operator control panel
    Train operator control panel
    The new cars will be accessible for wheelchair passengers
    The new cars will be accessible for wheelchair passengers

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