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MBTA Locomotive Design option1 As the manufacturing and production of 20 new locomotives gets underway, the MBTA is asking the public to help choose a design scheme that reflects a new era in the delivery of MBTA Locomotive Design option2
Commuter Rail service.  Beginning Tuesday, visitors to www.mbta.com will be presented with three options from which to choose, seen at left.  The on-line preference poll will be available for two weeks.  The design options will also be on display at North and South Stations.
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The MBTA is purchasing a new fleet of twenty diesel-electric passenger locomotives from Motive-Power Incorporated of Boise, Idaho.  The $114 million investment represents the MBTA’s first major locomotive procurement in more than 20 years. Employing the industry’s newest technological advances, the locomotives are being designed and built to operate more efficiently, reducing fuel use and emissions while significantly improving performance and reliability.  The new locomotives will be in service by 2013.

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