Thursday, April 22, 2010
VIA Rail Issues Tender to Repair Cars
VIA Rail has issued an Invitation To Tender (ITT) to repair four cars damaged in the February derailment in Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, Quebec.
"This train was composed of two F-40 (2) locomotives and seven (7) stainless steel HEP1 passenger cars. VIA has elected to repair four (4) cars externally. For this reason, VIA is seeking the services of an external Service Provider to perform the required repairs in order to bring the cars back to their running condition."