Railcar Overhaul Project Details

 

Project:

EMU “Highliner” Gallery Commuter Cars

Customer:

Morrison Knudsen / Metra (Chicago)

Awarded:

1992

Completion:

1996

Location:

Chicago, Illinois

Description:

TTA performed all rehabilitation work elements on the first fourteen (14) of 173 EMU commuter gallery railcars. This included material management, testing, quality control, training and production, plan facilitization, and workstation plans. This start up project was turned over to Morrison Knudsen after the first fourteen (14) cars were completed.

Work included strip and clean, corrosion repair, camber restoration, underfloor reassembly including propulsion, air brake, auxiliary electric, coupler arrangement, truck overhaul, and new wire and cable. Also performed interior assembly of new and overhauled equipment, exterior reassembly, painting, testing, and QC.

In related contracts with MKI, TTA also undertook rehabilitation of many sub components on the 140 “Highliner” cars, and manufactured components for the associated 173 new Gallery Car contract.


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