New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Simmons Expands Product Line, Launches Technical Center, Transport Canada Updates Rail Employee Fatigue Rules, FTA Awards $1.37MM for Asset Management Projects. In June 2018, Metro-North announced that they would elect to not exercise their options for the M9 order, instead overhauling their M3A units to extend their lifespan. [4] The M9 and M9A fleets incorporate new announcements that are easier to hear and understand, and differ from the M7/M7A, M8, and C3 fleets. [7] Of the 416 cars ordered for the LIRR, 160 would be M9A cars, a separate order to be paid for with federal funding from the Federal Transit Administration under the East Side Access project. In September 2013, Kawasaki Rail Car, the builder of Metro-North’s M8 railcars, was awarded a nearly $1.8 billion contract for a base order of 92 M9 cars for the LIRR, with options for 584 cars—304 to LIRR and 280 to Metro-North. MTA originally planned to order 188 M9A cars for Metro-North as part of the 2015-2019 Capital Program. The initial contract will provide 92 cars to the LIRR. )The LIRR soon acquired, through the B&J, Hicksville in 1836 and John A. The first four M9s were delivered from the TTCI facility to the LIRR in mid-2018. These cars are tied to the FFGA (full funding grant agreement) between the LIRR and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for the East Side Access (ESA) project, and as such fall under a separate procurement from the contract the New York MTA awarded to Kawasaki Rail Car in 2013 for LIRR and MTA Metro-North Railroad M9 cars. Provides service on New Haven Line and Shore Line East 5. "[9], By October 2017, car production was delayed again as the 92-car base order was now scheduled for delivery between July 2018 and March 2019, at a cost of $393 million. The board approved the largest Capital Plan in MTA history, providing a 70 percent increase to capital investments for New York City subways and buses, Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road. LIRR seeks M9A EMUs - Supplement fleet for 'East Side Access' - posted in Commuter Trains: Railway Age, 12/6/17: LIRR seeks M9A EMUs MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposals) to prequalify firms for a minimum of 60 and up to 160 M9A married-pair (A Car – B Car) EMU (electric multiple-unit) railcars, structured as a base order with options. The LIRR also will be receiving 160 new M9A train cars, as well as 20 new diesel coach cars and 10 new diesel locomotives. The Long Island Rail Road is running late with its next generation of train cars. The LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railroad’s non-electrified territory. The M9s are equipped with numerous customer amenity improvements over their predecessors. The railroad's contract for the design and manufacture of M9A fleet is at least six months late, according to Newsday. These cars will replace the M3/M3A railcars built during the early 1980s, as well as expand the LIRR fleet to provide additional service after the completion of the LIRR's East Side Access project. MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposals) to prequalify firms for a minimum of 60 and up to 160 M9A married-pair (A Car – B Car) EMU (electric multiple-unit) railcars, structured as a base order with options. East Side Access is a public works project in New York City that will extend the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) from its Main Line in Queens into a new station under Grand Central Terminal on Manhattan's East Side.A project of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the new station and tunnels are tentatively scheduled to start service in December 2022, some 15 years behind schedule. Jamaica, NY. Long Island Rail Road The Long Island's new M9 cars feature push-button doors between cars and wider seats with closed-loop handles, as well as electrical outlets in every row. 160+ years strong. The LIRR portion of the M9 order is currently structured as follows: 92 base order cars and 110 Option 1 cars. All state agencies, authorities, state universities and public benefit corporations advertise bid opportunities valued at $50,000 or more on this website. [3][6] In July 2014, the MTA forecast a need of 416 M9 and M9A cars for the LIRR (180 cars to replace the M3 fleet and 236 cars for East Side Access-related increases) and up to 188 M9 cars for Metro-North, for a total order of 604 cars. LIRR currently is involved in two big projects, the East Side Access link to Grand Central Terminal and the Third Track between Floral Park and Hicksville project. The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has introduced its next fleet of rail cars, the M9 cars, that entered into passenger service on Sept. 11, according to an announcement from LIRR President Phil Eng. At the front of the trainset, there will be exterior destination signs that are visible as the train approaches a station. They entered service September 11th, 2019. USD 1 billion will be provided for LIRR track upgrades, USD 487 million will cover the procurement of 160 M9A new electric cars, expanding the fleet by 13%. [3] A separate order of cars purchased for the LIRR using federal funding for the East Side Access project will also be designated M9A. Baldwin. In mid-2012, the LIRR issued a joint procurement request for itself and Metro-North for up to 676 M9 cars. Currently managing technical design and procurement of up and coming LIRR M9 and M9A Fleets. I mentioned the M9A contract has a provision for 30 'LIRR Option Coaches' - the purpose of which was discussed in this thread thereafter. MTA originally planned to order 188 M9A cars for Metro-North as part of the 2015-2019 Capital Program. LIRR will use local funds under two MTA Capital Programs.--- 2010-2014 Program: Funding in the amount of $355Million for 92 LIRR M-9 cars.--- 2015-2019 Program: Funding to be sought for 164 LIRR M-9 Option cars. Total value of the firm orders received to date is $2.8 billion CDN ($1.9 billion US). A contract for the design and manufacture of the railroad's "M9A" fleet, the successor to the new M9 cars, is at least six months behind schedule -- the result of train manufacturers coming back with prices that were too high and delivery dates that were too late, railroad officials said. In September 2013, Kawasaki Rail Car, the builder of Metro-North’s M8 railcars, was awarded a nearly $1.8 billion contract for a base order of 92 M9 cars for the LIRR, with options for 584 cars—304 to LIRR and 280 to Metro-North. [12][13], The M9s began testing on June 12, 2018 and were expected to go into service by the end of May 2019. The cars also feature exterior destination signs that are visible on each end as the train approaches a station, to let passengers know where the train is going. [7][11], By October 2016, the MTA forecast ordering 140-170 cars for Metro-North, which would bring the total size of the M9/M9A order to a maximum of 586 cars. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-2014 Capital Plan. King (the only engine built by the Poughkeepsie Locomotive Company) in 1838. The M9As are intended to supplement LIRR’s EMU fleet for ESA service. Rolling Stock | $487 million | The railroad will purchase 160 M9A new electric cars, expanding the fleet by 13%. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-14 Capital Plan. Long Island Rail Road, on behalf of itself and MetroNorth Commuter Railroad, will shortly issue two simultaneous Request for Proposals for the design, manufacture, test and delivery of up to 676 M-9 and 160 M-9A commuter railcars. The only firm EMU order that MN currently has is a 60 car M8 order (with a 34 car option), also from Kawasaki. Funded by the State of Connecticut and Metro-North 3. This includes a base order of 192 cars (from MTA/LIRR) and 786 option cars (from both MTA/LIRR and MTA/MNR). LIRR and Metro-North M-9 and M-9A Delivery Schedules ... 1. [4][5], In mid-2012, the MTA issued a joint procurement request for the LIRR and Metro-North for a total of up to 676 M9 railcars, set for delivery between 2016 and 2020. Baldwin. Please be on heightened alert should you receive any purchase orders that … The LIRR also will be receiving 160 new M9A train cars, as well as 20 new diesel coach cars and 10 new diesel locomotives. “We expect pilot car testing in Pueblo to continue through April, pilot car testing at LIRR to take place from April through June 2018, and acceptance of the 92 base order cars and 110 Option 1 cars to take place from July 2018 through November 2019,” NYMTA Deputy Communications Director Aaron Donovan told Railway Age. [5], By June 2016, the M9 cars that were ordered for the LIRR were expected to be delivered starting in November 2018. This article quotes LIRR's rolling stock director saying that they ended up changing it back to the usual plastic windows. Fleet growth allows for at least 25,000 more seats into Grand Central during the morning rush hour. The cars will have closed loop seat armrests, slightly wider seats, electrical outlets on both sides of a car in each row of seats, four 32-inch multimedia screens in each car, four to six additional seats per married pair, as well as a powered B-end door. [4] The MTA issued a request for proposals for 60-160 M9A cars in December 2017. New York has been made aware of a scam involving fraudulent State agency purchase orders. The M9 contract has a base order of 92 cars and an option order for 110 additional LIRR cars for a total of 202 cars, the last of which are expected to begin passenger service in March 2021. MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposals) to prequalify firms for a minimum of 60 and up to 160 M9A married-pair (A Car – B Car) EMU (electric multiple-unit) railcars, structured as a base order with options. The flip seats will have suspension systems so they don’t slam. [17] The trainset (consisting of cars 9015, 9016, 9007, 9008, 9005, 9006, 9001 and 9002) originated at Huntington station and left at 6:50 AM and arrived at Hunterspoint Avenue station on time. Rolling Stock | $487 million | The railroad will purchase 160 M9A new electric cars, expanding the fleet by 13%. 14 pilot cars were to be delivered September 2016 for testing, with the production cars being delivered at a rate of 12 cars per month. If funding is available in the forthcoming 2015-2019 MTA Capital Plan and the railroads choose to exercise future options, Kawasaki will manufacture up to 304 additional cars for the LIRR and up to 280 cars for Metro-North. Pilot car testing at LIRR will commence in April 2018. Coverage includes rail transit, legislative and regulatory issues, finance, suppliers, railcar and locomotive builders, maintenance service providers and technology companies. All state agencies, authorities, state universities and public benefit corporations advertise bid opportunities valued at $50,000 or more on this website. The proposed capital plan will cover track, station improvements, signals and switches, as well as rolling stock. The M9 is a class of electric multiple unit railroad cars being built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries for use on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)'s Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). The plan is to electrify the LIRR’s Central Branch. The railroad's contract for the design and manufacture of M9A fleet is at least six months late, according to Newsday. The LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railway’s non-electrified territory. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-2014 Capital Plan. LIRR seeks M9A EMUs. In mid-2012, the MTA issued a joint procurement request for the LIRR and Metro-North for a total of up to 676 M9 railcars, set for delivery between 2016 and 2020. [14] The cars in the original base order are expected to be completed in January 2020.[15][16]. Should all 288 remaining options be exercised, the entire contract would total 1,266 cars and be valued at $3.5 billion CDN ($2.4 billion US). The M1 and M3 are two similar series of electric multiple unit rail cars made by the Budd Company for the Long Island Rail Road, the Metro North Railroad and Metro North's predecessors, Penn Central (Whose predecessor, the Pennsylvania Railroad, operated the LIRR) and Conrail. The M1 and M3 are two similar series of electric multiple unit rail cars built by the Budd Company for the Long Island Rail Road, the Metro-North Railroad and Metro-North's predecessors, Penn Central and Conrail. This includes a base order of 192 cars (from MTA/LIRR) and 786 option cars (from both MTA/LIRR and MTA/MNR). The first set of 8-car M9 entered service on September 11, 2019 on the Port Jefferson Branch. A separate order of cars purchased for the LIRR using federal funding for the East Side Access project will be designated M9A. Originally branded by Budd as Metropolitans, the cars are more popularly known under their model names, M1 (late 1960s/early 1970s cars) and M3 (mid 1980s cars). East Side Access is a public works project in New York City that will extend the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) from its Main Line in Queens into a new station under Grand Central Terminal on Manhattan's East Side.A project of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the new station and tunnels are tentatively scheduled to start service in December 2022, some 15 years behind schedule. The cars are equipped with closed loop seat armrests similar to those on the M8s, wider seats, electrical outlets on both sides of a car in each row of seats, four 32-inch multimedia screens in each car, four to six additional seats per married pair, as well as powered doors on the "B" end of each car. freightguy wrote:Though the initial order of M-9s will be used by LIRR, the design will include "reversible" third rail shoes to allow for potential future operations involving both LIRR and Metro-North.LIRR operates with overrunning third rail shoes, while Metro-North utilizes shoes running underneath the third rail. King (the only engine built by the Poughkeepsie Locomotive Company) in 1838. The LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railway’s non-electrified territory. The initial contract will provide 92 cars to the LIRR. NEW YORK — The Long Island Rail Road was scheduled to debut its first new equipment in almost 20 years on Wednesday morning, placing eight Kawasaki M9 m.u. The M9 contract has a base order of 92 cars and an option order for 110 additional LIRR cars for a total of 202 cars, the last of which are expected to begin passenger service in March 2021. New York has been made aware of a scam involving fraudulent State agency purchase orders. Production cars are scheduled to be delivered starting in July 2018 at the rate of 12 cars/month. [6] On September 18, 2013, Kawasaki Heavy Industries was awarded a nearly $1.8 billion contract for the order, comprising a base order of 92 cars for the LIRR (costing $355 million) with options for an additional 584 cars (304 for the LIRR and 280 for MNR). Opportunities available to qualified small businesses or certified M/WBE’s and Certified SDVOB's only pursuant to New York State Executive Law Article 15-a, Section 2879(3)(b)(i) of the Public Authorities Law and the NYS Executive Law Article 17-b, the MTA All Agency General Procurement Guidelines and MTA All Agency Service Contract and Procurement Guidelines. The flip seats in the cars are equipped with a suspension system to prevent them from slamming. The initial contract will provide 92 cars to the LIRR. When the LIRR began operations in 1836, it leased the newly opened Brooklyn and Jamaica Railroad, including its two duplicate steam locomotives, Ariel and Post Boy, both built by Matthias W. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-14 Capital Plan. The M9A procurement for equipment intended to provide ESA service was deferred due to delays in the opening date for ESA. Total value of the firm orders received to date is $2.8 billion CDN ($1.9 billion US). 405 M-8 cars; 380 in married pair configuration and 25 single cars 4. The LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railroad’s non-electrified territory. A separate order of cars purchased for the LIRR using federal funding for the East Side Access project will be designated M9A. [8] However, that November, Metro-North stated that they "are working with LIRR to procure new M9A cars in the next Capital Program to provide additional capacity and to replace their existing M3s instead of overhauling same. LIRR seeks M9A EMUs - Supplement fleet for 'East Side Access' - posted in Commuter Trains: Railway Age, 12/6/17: LIRR seeks M9A EMUs MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposals) to prequalify firms for a minimum of 60 and up to 160 M9A married-pair (A Car – B Car) EMU (electric multiple-unit) railcars, structured as a base order with options. Proposals for this Phase I/Prequalification RFP process are due by Jan. 10, 2018. The initial contract will provide 92 cars to the LIRR. [10] Construction delays in the East Side Access project meant that delivery of M9 and M9A railcars intended for use on that line had been deferred. Fleet growth allows for at least 25,000 more seats into Grand Central during the morning rush hour. LIRR currently is involved in two big projects, the East Side Access link to Grand Central Terminal and the Third Track between Floral Park and Hicksville project. The M9 is a class of electric multiple unit railroad cars being built by Kawasaki Heavy Industries for use on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)'s Long Island Rail Road (LIRR). [5], In June 2018, Metro-North announced that they would elect to not exercise their options for the M9 order, instead overhauling their M3A units to extend their lifespan. In this meeting, topics are primarily about the LIRR and Metro-North. La Long Island Rail Road (Longa Island Rail Road) posedas elektran aron de 836 M7 kaj 170 M3 elektrajn multoblajn unuo aŭtojn, kaj 134 C3 dunivelajn fervojovagonojn funkciigitajn far 24 DE30AC dizelelektraj lokomotivoj kaj 21 DM30AC dureĝimaj lokomotivoj.. Nunaj kaj estontaj akcioj. In July 2014, the delivery schedule was as follows: 92 base order cars (to be completed by April 2018) and 88 option 1 cars (to be completed by November 2018) to replace the M3 fleet as well as 76 option order cars (to be completed by August 2020) and 160 M9A cars (to be completed by October 2021) to be used for East Side Access service increases. Originally branded by Budd as Metropolitans, the cars are more popularly known under their model names, M1 (late 1960s/early 1970s cars) and M3 (mid 1980s cars). The Long Island Rail Road, often abbreviated as the LIRR, is a commuter rail system in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of New York, stretching from Manhattan to the eastern tip of Suffolk County on Long Island.With an average weekday ridership of 354,800 passengers in 2016, it is the busiest commuter railroad in North America. When the LIRR began operations in 1836, it leased the newly opened Brooklyn and Jamaica Railroad, including its two duplicate steam locomotives, Ariel and Post Boy, both built by Matthias W. In addition to the safety, security and customer amenities listed above, the M9A cars will have USB ports installed in each A/C electrical outlet, as well as powered bathroom doors, and scratch resistant side windows that do not haze, fade or crystallize. The plan is to electrify the LIRR’s Central Branch. 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These cars will replace the M3/M3A railcars built during the early 1980s, as well as expand the LIRR fleet to Allows for retirement of M-2, M-4 and M-6 car fleets M-9A Procurement - 160 LIRR Cars 1. The Metropolitans, at the time of their introduction, were notable for their rounded ends and quarter-point sliding doors. [11], The 416 cars of the LIRR's M9/M9A order is split into four parts. $1.1 billion contract with Kawasaki Rail Car. All M9s will be equipped with positive train control (PTC) and CCTV cameras that allow the train crew to view the passenger areas of the train. 1. History Contract timeline. As it pertains to capital construction, topics throughout the network are often covered in these meetings. The NYMTA’s 2010-2014 Capital Plan provided funding for the base order. )The LIRR soon acquired, through the B&J, Hicksville in 1836 and John A. The Metro-North M9's have not been officially ordered yet (but should be shortly, per what RailRunRob posted in July), as all of Metro-North's M9 cars (about 200 cars was the plan) are technically option orders. The Metro-North M9's have not been officially ordered yet (but should be shortly, per what RailRunRob posted in July), as all of Metro-North's M9 cars (about 200 cars was the plan) are technically option orders. The only firm EMU order that MN currently has is a 60 car M8 order (with a 34 car option), also from Kawasaki. 7061 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131 • (216) 241-2630 / Fax: (216) 241-6516 The M1 and M3 are two similar series of electric multiple unit rail cars built by the Budd Company for the Long Island Rail Road, the Metro-North Railroad and Metro-North's predecessors, Penn Central and Conrail. Like the M7s and M8s, the M9s feature automated announcements and LED displays that show the current station, the following station, and the train's destination, external public address speakers, and electronic destination signs. The Metropolitans were high-performance cars capable of sustaining 100 mph (160 km/h) in service,[citation needed] though they would never ru… Please be on heightened alert should you receive any purchase orders that … Additionally, the internal and external destination signs also display the car's position within a train (for example: "Car 1 of 8"), allowing passengers to know where they are in case of stations with shorter platforms. LIRR seeks M9A EMUs Written by William C. Vantuono , Editor-in-Chief MTA Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposals) to prequalify firms for a minimum of 60 and up to 160 M9A married-pair (A Car – B Car) EMU (electric multiple-unit) railcars, structured as a base order with options. However, a variety of issues or bugs were found on the cars, delaying debut for additional weeks, until all of these issues or bugs have been resolved or ironed-out. The cars will have CCTV cameras. (Ariel was Baldwin's 19th engine, built in 1835. Six pilot cars have been delivered to TTCI in Pueblo, Colo., for testing, with an additional 2 cars to be delivered to Pueblo early next year. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) board has approved a $1.8 billion design-build contract for 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) to complete work on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project. Welcome to the NYS Contract Reporter (NYSCR), New York’s official website of state procurement activity. If funding is available in the forthcoming 2015-2019 MTA Capital Plan and the railroads choose to exercise future options, Kawasaki will manufacture up to 304 additional cars for the LIRR and up to 280 cars for Metro-North. should be noted that LIRR’s future fleet of M9’s and M9A’s will be equipped with electronic passenger countingsystems that will provideforan advanced methodology for calculating LIRR ridership. In mid-2012, the MTA issued a joint procurement request for the LIRR and Metro-North for a total of up to 676 M9 railcars, set for delivery between 2016 and 2020. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (MTA) board has approved a $1.8 billion design-build contract for 3rd Track Constructors (3TC) to complete work on the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) expansion project. The M9As also feature USB ports installed in each alternating current electrical outlet, as well as powered bathroom doors, stainless steel urinals in each bathroom, and Gorilla Glass side windows that do not haze, fade or crystallize. Questions remain on whether a new Elmont Long Island Rail Road station should be built, after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted on Jan. 21 to approve a $65 million contract for … New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) has proposed a $5.7bn investment for Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) in its proposed 2020-2024 Capital Plan. Questions remain on whether a new Elmont Long Island Rail Road station should be built, after the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board voted on Jan. 21 to approve a $65 million contract for … Welcome to the NYS Contract Reporter (NYSCR), New York’s official website of state procurement activity. The proposed capital plan will cover track, station improvements, signals and switches, as well as rolling stock. The board approved the largest Capital Plan in MTA history, providing a 70 percent increase to capital investments for New York City subways and buses, Metro-North Railroad and Long Island Rail Road. [4] The production of the base order had suffered delays, and the first eight-car pilot train was now scheduled for testing at the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) facility in Pueblo, Colorado from June to August 2017, with the first fourteen-car pilot train on the LIRR was scheduled for testing from October to December 2017.
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