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Cranes and trucks work to hoist and transport cars involved in the derailment off of elevated BART tracks in Concord.  (CBS)

BART Removes 3rd Of 4 Derailed Cars Near Concord; Full Repairs Expected Saturday

BART 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.

CBS San Francisco–02/22/2014

BART cars

BART Awards Contract For New Cars Amid ‘Made In USA’ Concerns

The 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.

05/10/2012

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Aging BART Car Maintenance Requiring 24-Hour Operation

It 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.

02/08/2012

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Set To Award $1B Contract For New Train Cars

The Bay Area Rapid Transit District is gearing up to buy new train cars that would have easier-to-clean seats and digital information displays.

01/12/2012

Replacing BART Cars Would Cost $4 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KCBS)_ President Obama has proposed pumping $50 billion into rebuilding roads, railways and runways, but those in transportation wonder if that’s going to be enough.

09/07/2010