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Nippon-Sharyo lands major railcar contract

Posted: Monday, Oct 1st, 2012




ROCHELLE Illinois Transportation Secretary Ann L. Schneider announced on Wednesday that Illinois railcar manufacturer Nippon-Sharyo/ Sumitomo is the intended awardee on a $352 million, multi-state procurement for construction of new passenger railcars.

Caltrans, the lead agency on the procurement, has issued a Notice of Intent to Award the railcar contract to the Rochelle-based Nippon-Sharyo for the construction of 130, bi-level passenger railcars designed to better accommodate passengers and high-speed rail.



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