BART Turns To eBay For Parts To Keep System Limping AlongBART has been turning to sellers on eBay for spare parts to keep its aging fleet of train cars running.
Scrapped, Damaged BART Cars Getting Fixed Up To Help Increase Fleet Until New Cars ArriveBART is expanding its fleet with a massive recycling project that is turning previously scrapped, damaged cars into fully-functioning ones, officials announced Wednesday.
BART Gives Public A Look At 'Fleet Of The Future' For 1st TimeBay Area Rapid Transit’s fleet of the future pulled up to Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco on Wednesday, the first in a series of events intending to give riders a closer look at the new cars.
BART Removes 3rd Of 4 Derailed Cars Near Concord; Full Repairs Expected SaturdayBART removed three of four cars from an out-of-service train that derailed in Concord during the Friday evening commute, prompting buses and a shuttle train to stand in for normal train service between four stations on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line.
BART Awards Contract For New Cars Amid ‘Made In USA’ ConcernsThe Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors awarded a contract Thursday to build the next fleet of BART cars to a Canadian firm amid controversy over how much of the new cars would be made in the USA.
Aging BART Car Maintenance Requiring 24-Hour OperationIt takes mechanics operating 24 hours a day to keep the current fleet of BART cars on the rails, but transit officials say it's getting more difficult by the day to keep the fleet operating.
BART Set To Award $1B Contract For New Train CarsThe Bay Area Rapid Transit District is gearing up to buy new train cars that would have easier-to-clean seats and digital information displays.
Replacing BART Cars Would Cost $4 Billion