MBTA: New MBTA Cars Delayed Extra Year

SIX PILOT CARS DELIVERED BY TRUCK TO REBUILT CABOT YARD FOR TESTING, PLANNED SPRING PASSENGER SERVICE.

08.October, Boston MA – Six, extra-long low-boy tractor-trailer combos wended their way though South Boston to MBTA’s Cabot Yard, each carrying a white-wrapped Red Line pilot test car. The new cars had been shipped from Shangai CH via Newark NJ.

MBTA Red Line test cars
Six pilot cars produced in China arrived in South Boston on 08.October. Cars will be validated and assembled as a six-car set for revenue service in the next few months.

The cars were produced at CRRC’s