CRRC MA AchievementsIn Massachusetts
CRRC MA is proud to partner with Boston’s Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) to not only introduce brand new, modern vehicles to Boston’s transit system, but also, return manufacturing to Springfield Massachusetts creating jobs, promoting vocational training and stimulating the local economy.
In 2014, CRRC MA was awarded a contract to design and manufacture Orange and Red Line subway cars for the MBTA, including 152 new Orange Line vehicles and 132 new Red Line vehicles totaling 284 rail cars. In January 2017, the MBTA awarded CRRC MA a new $277 million contract to build an additional 120 new Red Line carsincreasing the order to 404 railcar vehicles to be delivered to the MBTA.
Interior of MBTA Red Line Subway Car
These state of the art vehicles provide improved passenger comfort and incorporate state of the art technology that includes: solid state microprocessor technology, LCD passenger information displays, CCTV cameras, platform Gap Mitigation, Automatic Passenger Counting and computer based Training Simulators.