DART News Release
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October 8, 2015
Brookville, Dallas Area Rapid Transit Collaborative Effort Brings Global Recognition to American Rail Transit Market
Brookville Liberty Modern Streetcar with Onboard Energy Storage System Wins Technical Innovation of the Year at LRTA's 2015 Global Light Rail Awards
BROOKVILLE, Pa. Brookville Equipment Corporation (BROOKVILLE) earned the award for Technical Innovation of the Year for its Liberty Modern Streetcar, featuring an onboard energy storage system (OESS), at the ninth annual Global Light Rail Awards in London on Wed., Oct. 7.
Dallas Streetcar crossing the Houston Street Viaduct
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ABOUT BROOKVILLE EQUIPMENT CORPORATION - STREETCAR DIVISION
Headquartered in Brookville, Pa., in the scenic foothills of the Allegheny forests, Brookville Equipment Corporation is a world class American manufacturer of innovative powered transportation solutions for the mining/tunneling, rail freight and passenger transportation industries. BROOKVILLE contributed to the first American manufactured streetcars since the 1950s in 2001 and has modernized, manufactured and remanufactured PCC and heritage streetcars and trolleys for the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (NORTA), the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority (SFMTA) and the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). Building upon the companys 95 years of rail-mounted vehicle manufacturing experience and over a decade of streetcar manufacturing, BROOKVILLE introduced the innovative Liberty Modern Streetcar design in 2012, with the pilot order delivered to Dallas, Texas in 2015 and a second order currently underway for Detroit's M-1 RAIL streetcar line.
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