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The interior of the new CTA railcars. (Credit: CTA)

After Fixing Flaws, CTA Reintroduces New Pink Line Trains

CTA’s newest ‘L’ cars will be reintroduced on the Pink Line beginning Sunday, but you will have to look hard to find them.


CTA Train Car

CTA Not Rushing To Put New ‘L’ Cars Back In Service

The CTA is in no hurry to put its newest ‘L’ cars back into service, despite newly-completed repairs.

WBBM Newsradio–04/15/2012

CTA train (CBS file)

Report: New ‘L’ Cars Were Pulled Because Of Defective Parts From China

New CTA ‘L’ cars that have been shelved since December will not be back on-line until June, as important repairs must be made first.

CBS Chicago–03/08/2012

CTA train (CBS file)

CTA Set To Purchase More New ‘L’ Cars

There’s light at the end of the tunnel for those hoping to see new ‘L’ cars in everyday service on the CTA.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

CTA train (CBS file)

New CTA Train Cars To Return To Red Line

The newest rapid transit cars on the CTA are heading back to the transit agency’s most heavily-used route.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2011