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New Locomotives Hit the SEPTA Tracks

Philadelphia regional commuters will get some fancy new trains to ride.
July 12, 2018, 11am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Siemens Train
One of Amtrak's new ACS-64 locomotives, pictured in 2014.
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"SEPTA on Wednesday debuted the first of its new ACS-64 locomotives that are key to modernization of the the [sic] agency’s aging Regional Rail fleet," reports Joseph A. Gambardello.

"SEPTA has ordered 15 of the Siemens-built electric powered locomotives at a cost of $154 million," adds Gambardello. All of the new locomotives are expected to be in service by October.

The article includes more details about what commuters can expect from their new rides.

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Published on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 in The Philadelphia Inquirer
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