First LRV delivered for Oklahoma City Streetcar

Written by Keith Barrow, Senior Editor, International Railway Journal
Oklahoma City Streetcar

The first LRV for the Oklahoma City Streetcar project arrived in the city on February 13 after completing its four-day, 1200-mile truck journey from Brookville, Pa.

 Brookville Equipment Corporation is supplying seven bi-directional Liberty LRVs, which are equipped with batteries for catenary-free operation. Each three-section vehicle will accommodate 104 passengers.

The $131-million network is due to open in December and will comprise two loop lines. Line 1 will be a 50-mile north-south loop connecting Bricktown and the business district with Automobile Alley and St Anthony Hospital Campus. Line 2 will form a two-mile east-west loop linking Bricktown with Chesapeake Energy Arena and Cox Convention Center.

The network will be operated by Herzog Transit Services under six-year contract awarded in June 2017.

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