Portland gets last new streetcar

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Friday, November 01, 2013

United Streetcar delivered the fifth, and final, streetcar to Portland.

Portland Streetcar has the option of purchasing a sixth streetcar in the future for less than the current $3.8 million purchase price because of changes in the contract over time.

The new streetcar will undergo about two weeks of testing before being certified and put into service. Clark says it should be carrying paying riders by around Nov. 15.

Read more at the Portland Tribune.

 

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