Muni officials have started analyzing trains at nighttime as evident at a YouTube video published on Thursday from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
The transit agency intends to launch a three-car train in the spring but may launching trains on the N-Judah lineup, which serves an average of 45,000 passengers on the weekday — that the transit service’s most heavy passenger subway .
The transit agency will need approval , before three-car and two-car trains are all put into consideration.
SFMTA Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin said last month during a Feb. 2 Board of Directors meeting the production of the newest LRV4s will creep up in March from Siemens Industry, Inc.. Siemens is manufacturing the trains in Sacramento.
The transit agency will start receiving one train a week stated Reiskin.
The SFMTA expects also to have a total of 64 trains, and to get there from the summer.
A total of 219 trains are a part of the $1.2 billion contract with Siemens with a choice of added 45 trains.
“Starting in the summer or even before, we’ll start seeing more shuttle trains in the metro, more reverted trains in which you will find one-car trains, along with really adding service in which the need is exceeding our present ability to meet up with the service.”