Metro light rail car 144 will retire to the Orange Empire Railway Museum

The Source - July 11, 2018

Kinkisharyo, the company manufacturing Metro’s newest fleet of rail cars, has volunteered to donate the cost of transporting car 144 from Los Angeles to the museum. Mr. Akiyoshi Oba, President of Kinkisharyo International, L.L.C., said “Kinkisharyo is proud to provide Metro and the citizens of Los Angeles with rail vehicles for the present and future. Being a part of the L.A. rail legacy, we are delighted to partner with Metro to help preserve rail history at the Orange Empire Railway Museum.”


Piscataway shop serves locomotives’ needs

My Central Jersey - March 5, 2018

PISCATAWAY – A former plastic factory on Baekeland Avenue has been transformed into a modern locomotive and rail vehicle maintenance shop. Kinkisharyo International LLC opened an overhaul and refit rail shop at the 160,000 square foot site. Work on the shop began in 2015.

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