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MBTA rolls out new Orange Line trains

5 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

After decades of riding the same Orange Line trains to get around Boston, commuters boarded the newest fleet of cars on Wednesday, happy to see progress on a system that has been plagued by delays and derailments in recent months.
“I'm really excited, because it's about time the MBTA replaced those old cars, they are disgusting,” said Dorchester resident Joel Saintis, 23, who said he's been riding the T virtually his entire life. “To see that they've finally put this into action means a lot to me.”
AUGUST 14, 2019 - BOSTON, MA: Interior of one of the new Orange Line MBTA subway cars that...
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1st new trains in decades debut on T's Orange Line

1st new trains in decades debut on T's Orange Line

5 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

BOSTON - It's a sight for sore eyes for commuters on the MBTA's Orange Line.
The first new trains in decades - six of them initially - are going into service Wednesday on the transit line which runs from the Jamaica Plain neighborhood of Boston to Oak Grove station in Malden.
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority eventually plans to replace the entire existing Orange Line fleet with 152 new trains by 2022. The new vehicles are being built by the Chinese-owned company CRRC at a manufacturing plant in Springfield.
The T says the new trains will have more spacious interiors, along...
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