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FIRST EXPORTED SUBWAY CARS ROLL OFF LINE SEPT. 14

 FIRST EXPORTED SUBWAY CARS ROLL OFF LINE SEPT. 14
 The first subway cars ever to be exported from the United States


will begin rolling off a Yonkers assembly line on Monday, Sept. 14.
 The cars, assembled by Union Rail Car (URC) Partnership of Yonkers, are the first of a $170 million order for 132 cars for the Taipei City Department of Rapid Transit Systems (DORTS) in Taiwan. They will be shipped to Taipei through the Port of New York and New Jersey.
 The event will be commemorated by a ceremony and photo opportunity at 10:30 a.m., on the 14th at the Union Rail Car plant, 44 Wells Avenue, in the Port Authority Industrial Park at Yonkers. Guests will be able to take a ride on the new subway cars along a test track outside the Yonkers plant.
 Officials of the Taiwanese authority and the Port Authority will speak on the importance of this export contract to the regional economy. A buffet lunch will take place at noon. For directions and further information, please call contacts below:
 CONTACT: Allen Morrison of The Port Authority, 212-435-7777, or Greg Tiberend of Richard Lewis Communications, for URC, 212-827-0020.
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