Kawasaki Rail Car Inc.

Yonkers, NY 10701


About Kawasaki Rail Car Inc.


29 Wells Ave., Bldg 4
Yonkers, NY 10701
914.376.4700 x7079

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Marc A. Hermann / MTA
MTA exercised an option on an existing contract with Kawasaki Rail Car to order an additional 640 R211 rail cars.

MTA's transit committee approved

The cars would be delivered starting in early 2025 and feature wider doors, security cameras, LED lighting and digital displays.
Toshiba delivers drive and control systems to Kawasaki, who then assembles the rail cars for WMATA.
Communications, Navigation, CAD-AVL, GPS

Westermo Awarded Network Equipment Order for Washington DC Metro Trains

Toshiba International Corp. has awarded Westermo a $4.2 million order for the supply of communication network equipment. The Ethernet-based train switches from Westermo will be...
Metro has ordered 528 of the new railcars, enough to replace all 1000- and 4000-series cars and expand the size of the Metro fleet by 128 cars.

Metro's First 7000-Series Train to Debut April 14

The date is set, Metro customers, and your new ride will soon be here.Metro has announced that the system’s first 7000-series train will enter passenger service April 14, on the...
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US DOT Celebrates Arrival of Advanced Rail Cars to Enhance Safety, Reliability for DC Metrorail

Jan. 6, 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration celebrated the arrival of the first new state-of-the-art rail car prototypes for the Washington Metropolitan...

Articles & News

A train set with some of PANYNJ's new Kawasaki rail cars at the PATH Hoboken station.

New PATH rail cars to enter service week of April 16

April 14, 2023
The new cars represent a 20 percent increase in the rail system’s available rolling stock and are a key component to PANYNJ’s plan to reduce delays on its rail system.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority / Patrick Cashin
The R211 cars feature 58-inch wide door openings, which are eight inches wider than standard doors on existing cars.

March 2018 People & Places

March 9, 2018
Randy ClarkeCapital MetroCapital Metro's board of directors voted to name Randy Clarke as the agency’s next president/CEO. Randy Clarke has served as the vice president of operations...
Toshiba delivers drive and control systems to Kawasaki, who then assembles the rail cars for WMATA.

Dec-Jan People & Places 2015

Dec. 11, 2015
Paul WiedefeldWashington Metropolitan Area Transit AuthorityPaul Wiedefeld was named Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority’s (Metro) new general manager and chief executive...
The Denton County Transportation Authority has begun an advertisting campaign to increase A-train ridership during the I-35E construction project.

February Industry News

Feb. 11, 2014
Metrolink Opens New Transit Center in Rock Islanddistrictstation-1_11293812.jpgMetrolink opened its new $2.1 million transit station Jan. 13 in downtown Rock Island, Ill.The station...
After the Allen Lane station was rebuilt on SEPTA's regional rail line, agency leaders said riders there have taken efforts to keep the station clean.

The Philadelphia Story

June 2, 2013
Despite age and funding, SEPTA strives to rebuild and remake its image.

Videos & Resources

7000 Series #newtrain Debuts on the Red Line

7000 Series #newtrain Debuts on the Red Line

June 9, 2015
The second 7000 series #newtrain made its first round trip on the Red Line June 8, raising an eyebrow of excitement to the usual routine commute.
Metro's 7000 Series Media Event

Metro's 7000 Series Media Event

April 16, 2015
Watch the speakers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport on April 13, helping welcome the Metro's new 7000 series rail cars into service.
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DC: Metro 2013 Kawsaki 7000 Series Rail Car Tour at Greenbelt Station

Jan. 13, 2014
An Arrival and tour for the new generation of railcars to Metro's Fleet.

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Metro Welcomes First 7000-series Railcars

Safer cars also feature amenities designed by customers.
A 6000-series Metrorail car with resilient flooring.

DC: Metro to Begin Gradual Replacement of Carpet with Resilient Flooring

Metro is moving forward with the replacement of carpet in its existing fleet of railcars with new slip-resistant resilient flooring.