M8 cars make debut on Metro-North's New Haven line

The first of the long-awaited new M8 rail cars made their maiden voyage today on Metro-North's New Haven line.

Metro-North President Howard Permut says the new Kawasaki rail cars offer cutting-edge technology along with bigger seats and power outlets for every passenger.

Officials say over the next two to three years, a total of 380 new rail cars will replace a fleet well beyond its useful lifespan.

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