Facility Site Selection
Rail car final assembly at CRRC MA’s facility is underway with the first production cars to be completed in December, 2018. All production vehicles will be assembled and tested in the CRRC Rail Car Assembly Facility. The vehicles for the MBTA in Massachusetts are representative of all the modern workmanship, materials and technologies found in recent RFPs for heavy rail vehicles. The safety and customer amenities include stainless steel vehicles car shells that incorporate laser welding technology for better exterior finish, crash energy management for enhanced customer and operator safety, LCD monitors for customer information and train to wayside communications via a wireless network for monitoring and defect identification.All production vehicles will be assembled and tested in the CRRC MA Rail Car Assembly Facility.