INFORMATION

Rail Cars New Castle County

Septa V-Rail Car
Artist rendition of the Septa V-Rail Car.

Description:

Allows DelDOT's Delaware Transit Corporation (DTC) to purchase 4 new Silverliner V rail cars from SEPTA, which will add capacity for SEPTA service between Philadelphia and Newark, DE. Delivery is scheduled for 2010.

Cost:

$8 million.

Justification:

Purchase of the rail cars will support the rail improvements project currently in the CTP, and improve the frequency of trips along the Northeast Corridor.