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FrontRunner getting '70s-era rail cars

FrontRunner getting '70s-era rail cars



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If you choose to take FrontRunner, get ready for some throwbacks. The commuter train is getting some old-school rail cars.

The Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) bought 25 cars from New Jersey. They are 1970s-era aluminum cars, built to haul 135 passengers.

UTA will add wireless Internet access and more room for bicycles before adding the cars to the trains.

E-mail: mrichards@ksl.com

Mary Richards

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