Kawasaki Rail Car, Inc.

 

SPECIFICATIONS

 

COMMUTER TRAINS

Dynamic, is one word to describe the 405 passenger cars being delivered to the Metro-North Railroad and Connecticut Department of Transportation.

 

The M-8 cars consist of three types of propulsion systems which allow it to operate from Grand Central Terminals third rail, to New Havens’ 12kV catenary and beyond to Shorline East’s route 25kV catenary.

 

Although the complex electrical system goes mostly unnoticed the comfort level of the cars does not with roomier, contoured seats, larger windows and better lighting.

 

MNR M8

CAR LENGTH

CAR WIDTH

CAR HEIGHT

WEIGHT

MAXIMUM SPEED

SEATED PASSENGER

85’ – 0”

10’ – 6”

14’ – 3”

N/A

100 mph

CAR A - 111 CAR B - 101

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