^Rewelding the frame likely requires stripping the cars right back close to bare bones. So they will have to be reassembled all over. There’s your 19 week cycle time. That creates a whole new quality challenge. Especially since everything is now worn a bit from service. We’ve all taken something apart to fix it and reassembled it....hey, there are three screws left over......
Another example is if you have ever had a part replaced on your car after the f
1) Successful delivery of the TR subway car fleet, which is a sensible and mature evolution from previous H and T subway models.
The TR subway fleet was not a successful delivery