March 27, 2018

Milwaukee Streetcar receives first Brookville LRV

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THE first of five Liberty LRVs for Milwaukee’s The Hop Streetcar arrived in the city on March 26 after completing its road journey from Brookville Equipment Corporation’s plant in Pennsylvania.

Each 20.4m-long bidirectional vehicle will accommodate 150 passengers including 32 seated. The low-floor design is compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act with level boarding for wheelchairs, bicycles and pushchairs.

Delivery of the four remaining vehicles is due to be completed in the middle of the year.

Revenue services are due to begin on the first phase of the 4km network in November.

 

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