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#181 bratkinson

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Posted 09 October 2018 - 08:34 PM

In the past month or so, the 2 car NHV-SPG shuttles got refreshed cars, too!  So if they're not all done now, they soon will be.



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Posted 12 October 2018 - 11:25 AM

Amtrak posted a timelapse video of the work being done on the cars: https://www.youtube....h?v=Jb0yBoBfOsQ

Doesn't it make more sense to do the carpeting and floor first and then install the seats?  This is great to see but seems ass backwards!



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Posted 12 October 2018 - 11:33 AM

They weren't changing the seats, they were changing the cushions and covers, so the seat frames and pedestals were staying.


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Posted 12 October 2018 - 12:28 PM

Probably the Amfleet last overhaul these cars get until their replacements (most likely SIemens) arrive.


Edited by frequentflyer, 12 October 2018 - 12:29 PM.


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Posted 12 October 2018 - 05:31 PM

Probably the Amfleet last overhaul these cars get until their replacements (most likely SIemens) arrive.

 

I'm interested to hear where you heard that replacements are coming.  


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Posted 12 October 2018 - 05:34 PM

Probably the Amfleet last overhaul these cars get until their replacements (most likely SIemens) arrive.

 
I'm interested to hear where you heard that replacements are coming.  

There’s a RFP out for replacement cars, isn’t there?
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Posted 12 October 2018 - 07:29 PM

 

Probably the Amfleet last overhaul these cars get until their replacements (most likely SIemens) arrive.

I'm interested to hear where you heard that replacements are coming.  

I thought it was made pretty clear in the RFP that Amtrak is looking for new single-levels...


Edited by cpotisch, 12 October 2018 - 08:57 PM.

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 08:21 AM

To the best of my recollection, they issued an RFI, which included potential replacements of a few different types. From the responses/submissions given by potential suppliers, they will formulate an RFP, which will likely be issued in 2019. 


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Posted 13 October 2018 - 05:28 PM

To the best of my recollection, they issued an RFI, which included potential replacements of a few different types. From the responses/submissions given by potential suppliers, they will formulate an RFP, which will likely be issued in 2019. 

 

This is what I was looking for. :) Kudos. :)

 

 

 

Probably the Amfleet last overhaul these cars get until their replacements (most likely SIemens) arrive.

 
I'm interested to hear where you heard that replacements are coming.  

There’s a RFP out for replacement cars, isn’t there?

 

 

RFI and RFP is two different beasts IMO. RFI means that something is possible. RFP means we're looking to place an order give us your best price. ;)


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Posted Today, 08:28 AM

 

To the best of my recollection, they issued an RFI, which included potential replacements of a few different types. From the responses/submissions given by potential suppliers, they will formulate an RFP, which will likely be issued in 2019. 

 

This is what I was looking for. :) Kudos. :)

 

 

 

Probably the Amfleet last overhaul these cars get until their replacements (most likely SIemens) arrive.

 
I'm interested to hear where you heard that replacements are coming.  

There’s a RFP out for replacement cars, isn’t there?

 

 

RFI and RFP is two different beasts IMO. RFI means that something is possible. RFP means we're looking to place an order give us your best price. ;)

 

 

Recommendations for Amfleet I replacements will be made to Amtrak's Board of Directors in mid-November. Locomotive replacement recommendations will be made in "mid-October", which is probably soon if it hasn't happened already. We will likely have an idea where Amtrak is going at the end of the month when the October NGEC minutes are out, as they are being briefed on the procurements by Amtrak's Charlie King. 


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