Release Date: 08/31/2016
New BART wheel tech shushes screeching rails
There’s news about noise: using what is literally cutting edge technology, BART is slightly changing the surface of the train wheels to make for a quieter ride. The new “wheel profile” is already being used on the Fleet of the Future pilot car on the test track and the early reviews are glowing. “According to the train operators, the ride quality, compared to our existing cars, is like night and day ” says Chief Vehicle Engineer Henry Kolesar. ...
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