Brookville Lands Order for Streetcars

Pennsylvania-based Brookville Equipment Company has received a $26.5 million order for five Liberty Modern Streetcars from Sound Transit of Seattle-Tacoma, Washington.

The cars will be used by the agency’s Tacoma Link Extension project.

Deliveries of the light rail vehicle platforms will occur between the third quarter of 2020 and the first quarter of 2021. The contract includes an option for five additional vehicles.

Sound Transit will begin construction will begin in fall 2018 on a 2.4-mile extension from the Theater District to the Stadium District and Hilltop.

The line will run at-grade in-street for most of its length, with services running at 10-minute headways during the peak and every 20 minutes off-peak.


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