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900 Series Streetcar, New Orleans, RTA
Code Number:
VRLV01P03_19B.0587
Title:
900 Series Streetcar, New Orleans, RTA
900 Series streetcar. Return of streetcars after Katrina: Vintage St. Charles line car on the Canal Street route, December, 2005

Manufacturer: Perley A. Thomas Car Works, High Point North Carolina
Constructed: 1923-1924
Entered service: 1923-present
Number built: 73; 35 in current operation
Capacity: 52

New Orleans Streetcar System:
Number of lines: 3
Daily ridership: 11,700
Began operation: January 1835
Operator: New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA)
Track gauge: 1,588 mm (5 feet 2.5 in)
Minimum radius of curvature: 8.534 meters (8 feet) in yard,
15.240 meters (50 feet) elsewhere

The standard fare for all three lines is $1.25, with discounts for senior citizens. Passengers with disabilities and passengers two and under are admitted free. Transfers to other routes are available for $0.25.
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Wernher Krutein

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