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BROOKVILLE Light Rail Awards Liberty Modern Streetcar

BROOKVILLE's off-wire capable Liberty Modern Streetcar was honored as the Technical Innovation of the Year at the 2015 Global Light Rail Awards in London.

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

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3/22/2022
BROOKVILLE Delivers First of Five Liberty NXT Light Rail Vehicle to Sound Transit’s Tacoma Link

BROOKVILLE’s latest Liberty NXT platform heads for its second location in Tacoma, Washington BROOKVILLE, PA. – Brookville Equipment Corporation (BROOKVILLE) is preparing to deliver the first of five all new Liberty® NXT Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) to Sound Transit for its Tacoma Link system, supporting the 2.4-mile Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension of the current 1.6-mile Tacoma Link line, slated to open in 2023. The 66-foot-long vehicles are part of a $26.5 million contract for the design and build of the five LRVs for the extension. The Liberty® NXT LRVs will expand the service from the Theater District to popular destinations such as the Stadium District, Wright Park, and major medical facilities before reaching the Hilltop neighborhood. The Sound Transit Tacoma Link LRVs will include an eight-foot-wide car body with seating for up to 26 passengers, including four accessibility seats for passengers with bikes, wheelchairs, and the ability to comfortably transport more than 100 passengers. The new fleet will be ADA compliant with deployable bridge plates for easy boarding and roughly 68.570 percent low-floor available standing area. “I am just so proud of the BROOKVILLE team in seeing the great vehicles we are sending to Tacoma, Washington,” said BROOKVILLE Vice President of Business Development, Joel McNeil. “The success of this project is a direct result of professionalism from the Sound Transit team and partnership which has been established. We cannot wait to see the opening of the Hilltop Extension.” BROOKVILLE will continue the manufacturing of the remaining four vehicles for the Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension. Deliveries of the Liberty® NXT LRVs will continue through 2022 in preparation for Sound Transit’s opening.


11/15/2021
BROOKVILLE Repurposing NYCT Passenger Cars to Pump Train Specialty Vehicles for Emergency Use in Underground Subway System

BROOKVILLE was awarded a federally funded contract on October 21, 2021, for the conversion of a total of four retired R110A test fleet passenger railcars into two pump trains to be used for flooding mitigation in New York City Transit’s (NYCT) underground subway system.


8/8/2018
BROOKVILLE Hosts 100th Anniversary Celebration

BROOKVILLE celebrated its 100th Anniversary on Friday, August 3, with nearly 800 guests, employees, families of employees, friends, suppliers, and industry members in attendance for food, fun and games, equipment expositions, and facility tours.


2/4/2016
BROOKVILLE Exhibiting Mining and Tunneling Equipment, Freight Locomotives at February and April Trade Events

BROOKVILLE will kick off 2016 product exhibitions in Phoenix from Feb. 21-24 at the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) Annual Conference and Expo, followed by exhibits at freight rail and tunneling events in April.


10/28/2015
Metro-North Railroad GP35R Locomotive Overhaul Project Moves Along at Brookville Equipment Corporation with Two Major Milestones

As the first GP35R locomotive overhaul completed by Brookville Equipment Corporation (BROOKVILLE) entered service on Sat., Oct. 24 for Metro-North Commuter Railroad (MNR), the second unit (No. 107) began its journey back to New York, departing BROOKVILLE’s Pa.-based facility on Fri., Oct. 23, marking two major milestones in the seven-unit rebuild project.


9/10/2015
BROOKVILLE Gearing Up for Fall Events in Mining, Tunneling, Locomotive and Streetcar Industries

Brookville Equipment Corporation will exhibit at four industry events, covering every business unit the company serves, including mining, tunneling, freight locomotives, and commuter locomotive and streetcar products throughout September and October of 2015.


4/10/2015
BROOKVILLE Ships Two New Tier-4 CoGeneration Locomotives to Central California Traction

Brookville Equipment Corporation (BROOKVILLE) recently shipped two EPA Tier-4 BL12CG CoGenerationTM low-emissions switchers to Central California Traction (CCT), which will be utilized for freight haulage applications along the operator’s two short line rail corridors, including the Stockton Public Belt Railroad Network (55.9 miles) and the Central Valley Branch (14.9 miles) with service from Stockton, Calif., to Lodi and Sacramento, Calif.


3/9/2015
BROOKVILLE Ships New 88-Ton Diesel-Hydraulic Yard Switching Locomotive to Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility

Brookville Equipment Corporation shipped an all-new highly-customized 88-ton diesel-hydraulic yard switching locomotive to the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS&IMF) in Bremerton, Wash., on Monday, March 2, 2015, which will operate at speeds of up to 10 mph while performing heavy freight car haulage applications at the naval facility.


2/6/2015
BROOKVILLE Exhibiting at Spring Trade Shows in Mining, Freight Rail, and Tunneling Segments

Brookville Equipment Corporation is slated to exhibit at four key industry events in the first half of 2015 in support its mining and tunneling equipment and freight rail products from February through June.


12/11/2014
Marion Van Fosson Appointed President of Brookville Equipment Corporation

Marion H. Van Fosson began his tenure as the President of Brookville Equipment Corporation (BROOKVILLE) on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014, and will oversee the Pennsylvania-based manufacturer’s long-term strategy and daily operations across all business units, including mining, tunneling, locomotives, and streetcar products.


3/8/2013
Brookville Awarded Contract to Manufacture First American Designed and Produced Off-Wire Capable Modern Streetcars for City of Dallas

BROOKVILLE and DART sign $9.4 million contract ordering the production of two off-wire capable streetcars for downtown Union Station to Oak Cliff streetcar extension project


5/25/2012
BROOKVILLE Locomotive Restored by Ohio Vintage Coal Company

Ohio Vintage Coal Co. restores vintage mining and related equipment. A 1962 BROOKVILLE locomotive was retored by this group. Check out this article to learn more and view a demonstration video of the locomotive!


3/21/2012
BROOKVILLE - Committed to Keeping it Green

BROOKVILLE strives to reduce the impact each piece of its equipment has on the environment by designing it to surpass current emission standards and include efficiencies that add the greatest value.


3/5/2012
Fleet Management Programs Improve Equipment Availability

BROOKVILLE develops Life Cycle Management (LCM) plans for its customers to offer turn-key service from product inception to retirement. A fleet-wide LCM program will maximize your equipment's profitability when the equipment has less down time.


2/3/2012
California‘s Air Quality Concerns Lead to the Purchase of a BROOKVILLE Locomotive

BROOKVILLE's CoGeneration™ locomotive received a great deal of publicity at a PR event in California.


12/2/2011
Central California Traction Co adds Brookville Genset to its Fleet

Central California Traction Company (CCT) will be significantly reducing diesel emissions at their operations by using an Ultra-Low Emissions Locomotive (ULEL) from Brookville Equipment Corporation.