Welcome to the NYS Contract Reporter (NYSCR), New York’s official website of state procurement activity. The flip seats in the cars are equipped with a suspension system to prevent them from slamming. 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. An M9 trainset was delivered to Pueblo for testing in 2017, but LIRR field tests had been pushed back to April 2018. The LIRR will purchase nearly 20 coaches and more than 10 locomotives serving the railroad’s non-electrified territory. Baldwin. 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. 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. The M9A's may have gorilla glass but that contract hasn't actually been awarded. A separate order of cars purchased for the LIRR using federal funding for the East Side Access project will be designated M9A. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-14 Capital Plan. 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. The cars also feature exterior destination signs that are visible on each end as the train approaches a station, to let passengers know where the train is going. 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. History Contract timeline. 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. 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. Welcome to the NYS Contract Reporter (NYSCR), New York’s official website of state procurement activity.  The cars in the original base order are expected to be completed in January 2020.. All state agencies, authorities, state universities and public benefit corporations advertise bid opportunities valued at $50,000 or more on this website. The railroad's contract for the design and manufacture of M9A fleet is at least six months late, according to Newsday. 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). A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-2014 Capital Plan. The 92-car base order was now scheduled for delivery between June 2018 and January 2019. Final assembly of the M9 cars is taking place in Kawasaki’s plant in Yonkers, helping to create jobs for New Yorkers. 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%. 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”). )The LIRR soon acquired, through the B&J, Hicksville in 1836 and John A. Coverage includes rail transit, legislative and regulatory issues, finance, suppliers, railcar and locomotive builders, maintenance service providers and technology companies.  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. 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. This includes a base order of 192 cars (from MTA/LIRR) and 786 option cars (from both MTA/LIRR and MTA/MNR). The first set of 8-car M9 entered service on September 11, 2019 on the Port Jefferson Branch. 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. The M9A procurement for equipment intended to provide ESA service was deferred due to delays in the opening date for ESA. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. I'm making this thread to highlight things covered in this month's MTA Capital Program Oversight Committee (CPOC) meeting. The LIRR also will be receiving 160 new M9A train cars, as well as 20 new diesel coach cars and 10 new diesel locomotives. 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. Pilot car testing at LIRR will commence in April 2018.  The production of the base order had suffered delays, and the first eight-car pilot train was now scheduled for testing at the Transportation Technology Center, Inc. (TTCI) facility in Pueblo, Colorado from June to August 2017, with the first fourteen-car pilot train on the LIRR was scheduled for testing from October to December 2017. The M9 cars will feature many new safety, security and customer amenity items. Baldwin. A portion of this contract and related development costs are funded with $355.5 million from the MTA’s 2010-2014 Capital Plan. The LIRR also will be receiving 160 new M9A train cars, as well as 20 new diesel coach cars and 10 new diesel locomotives. 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.