M-9A Procurement - 160 LIRR Cars A separate order of cars purchased for the LIRR using federal funding for the East Side Access project will be designated M9A. 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. Please be on heightened alert should you receive any purchase orders that … At the front of the trainset, there will be exterior destination signs that are visible as the train approaches a station. Rolling Stock | $487 million | The railroad will purchase 160 M9A new electric cars, expanding the fleet by 13%. 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. 2. (Ariel was Baldwin's 19th engine, built in 1835. Production cars are scheduled to be delivered starting in July 2018 at the rate of 12 cars/month. 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. 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. The M9A procurement for equipment intended to provide ESA service was deferred due to delays in the opening date for ESA. The LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railroad’s non-electrified territory. New York has been made aware of a scam involving fraudulent State agency purchase orders. "[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 LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railroad’s non-electrified territory. 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%. [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. The first set of 8-car M9 entered service on September 11, 2019 on the Port Jefferson Branch. The proposed capital plan will cover track, station improvements, signals and switches, as well as rolling stock. 1. 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. Please be on heightened alert should you receive any purchase orders that … The balance of 188 cars for Metro-North was expected to begin delivery in December 2018 and be completed February 2020. Baldwin. 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 cars will have CCTV cameras. 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. Provides service on New Haven Line and Shore Line East 5. Welcome to the NYS Contract Reporter (NYSCR), New York’s official website of state procurement activity. 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. Final assembly of the M9 cars is taking place in Kawasaki’s plant in Yonkers, helping to create jobs for New Yorkers. [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. New York has been made aware of a scam involving fraudulent State agency purchase orders. [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. Jamaica, NY. The M9A's may have gorilla glass but that contract hasn't actually been awarded. 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. 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 M9s are equipped with numerous customer amenity improvements over their predecessors. This includes a base order of 192 cars (from MTA/LIRR) and 786 option cars (from both MTA/LIRR and MTA/MNR). 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. [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. In mid-2012, the LIRR issued a joint procurement request for itself and Metro-North for up to 676 M9 cars. I mentioned the M9A contract has a provision for 30 'LIRR Option Coaches' - the purpose of which was discussed in this thread thereafter. 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. 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. 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). All state agencies, authorities, state universities and public benefit corporations advertise bid opportunities valued at $50,000 or more on this website. The plan is to electrify the LIRR’s Central Branch. Procurement of M9 cars dates back to 2012. Funded by the State of Connecticut and Metro-North 3. Breaking news and analysis on North American freight and passenger railroad industry. The LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railway’s non-electrified territory. 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. 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. An M9 trainset was delivered to Pueblo for testing in 2017, but LIRR field tests had been pushed back to April 2018. 405 M-8 cars; 380 in married pair configuration and 25 single cars 4. Currently managing technical design and procurement of up and coming LIRR M9 and M9A Fleets. 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. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-14 Capital Plan. The plan is to electrify the LIRR’s Central Branch. 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. I'm making this thread to highlight things covered in this month's MTA Capital Program Oversight Committee (CPOC) meeting. [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. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-14 Capital Plan. 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. The railroad's contract for the design and manufacture of M9A fleet is at least six months late, according to Newsday. The initial contract will provide 92 cars to the LIRR. 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. Pilot car testing at LIRR will commence in April 2018. [11], The 416 cars of the LIRR's M9/M9A order is split into four parts. MTA originally planned to order 188 M9A cars for Metro-North as part of the 2015-2019 Capital Program. LIRR and Metro-North M-9 and M-9A Delivery Schedules ... 1. In this meeting, topics are primarily about the LIRR and Metro-North. 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. [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). Coverage includes rail transit, legislative and regulatory issues, finance, suppliers, railcar and locomotive builders, maintenance service providers and technology companies. 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. 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. 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 … 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 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. The LIRR portion of the M9 order is currently structured as follows: 92 base order cars and 110 Option 1 cars. 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%. These cars will replace the M3/M3A railcars built during the early 1980s, as well as expand the LIRR fleet to 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. Total value of the firm orders received to date is $2.8 billion CDN ($1.9 billion US). They entered service September 11th, 2019. 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). Funding for the 92-car base order was included in the MTA's 2010-2014 Capital Plan, with funding for the rest of the order included in the 2015-2019 and future capital plans. 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. Fleet growth allows for at least 25,000 more seats into Grand Central during the morning rush hour. 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 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. 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. 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. [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. 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. 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 … M-9A Procurement - 160 LIRR Cars The railroad's contract for the design and manufacture of M9A fleet is at least six months late, according to Newsday. The initial contract will provide 92 cars to the LIRR. The initial contract will provide 92 cars to the LIRR. 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 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. 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 M9As are intended to supplement LIRR’s EMU fleet for ESA service. 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. Rolling Stock | $487 million | The railroad will purchase 160 M9A new electric cars, expanding the fleet by 13%. Total value of the firm orders received to date is $2.8 billion CDN ($1.9 billion US). This includes a base order of 192 cars (from MTA/LIRR) and 786 option cars (from both MTA/LIRR and MTA/MNR). 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 Metropolitans were high-performance cars capable of sustaining 100 mph (160 km/h) in service,[citation needed] though they would never ru… Allows for retirement of M-2, M-4 and M-6 car fleets [3] A separate order of cars purchased for the LIRR using federal funding for the East Side Access project will also be designated M9A. 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 flip seats in the cars are equipped with a suspension system to prevent them from slamming. In mid-2012, the LIRR issued a joint procurement request for itself and Metro-North for up to 676 M9 cars. (Ariel was Baldwin's 19th engine, built in 1835. [5], By June 2016, the M9 cars that were ordered for the LIRR were expected to be delivered starting in November 2018. 1. 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. 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. The NYMTA’s 2010-2014 Capital Plan provided funding for the base order. 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. [12][13], The M9s began testing on June 12, 2018 and were expected to go into service by the end of May 2019. Both series were also the catalyst of change for their respective systems. [14] The cars in the original base order are expected to be completed in January 2020.[15][16]. Long Island Rail Road May 2012 – Present 7 years 5 months. 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. 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. [4] The MTA issued a request for proposals for 60-160 M9A cars in December 2017. Hello everybody, a few weeks ago I came up with an updated listing for the M9 and M9A procurement contracts taken from LIRR Board Materials. 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. As it pertains to capital construction, topics throughout the network are often covered in these meetings. Baldwin. In mid-2012, the LIRR issued a joint procurement request for itself and Metro-North for up to 676 M9 cars. 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). $1.1 billion contract with Kawasaki Rail Car. 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. 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). 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. LIRR seeks M9A EMUs. A separate order of cars purchased for the LIRR using federal funding for the East Side Access project will be designated M9A. 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. 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[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. The 92-car base order was now scheduled for delivery between June 2018 and January 2019. Fleet growth allows for at least 25,000 more seats into Grand Central during the morning rush hour. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-2014 Capital Plan. 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. MTA originally planned to order 188 M9A cars for Metro-North as part of the 2015-2019 Capital Program. To enable passengers to know which car they are occupying in the train consist, there will be a display indicating the position of each car in a 10-car trainset (for example, “Car 8 of 10”). 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. [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. 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. Welcome to the NYS Contract Reporter (NYSCR), New York’s official website of state procurement activity. 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.

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