Metropolitan Transportation Authority - New York City Transit/Staten Island Railway

Selected Aspects of Railcar Fleet Maintenance

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) encompasses seven constituent agencies, including New York City Transit (Transit). The Staten Island Railway reports through Transit. We reviewed both agencies to determine whether they had standards and procedures for the maintenance of the railcars and if the agencies were adhering to these standards and procedures. We found that Transit and Railway have established systems of regularly scheduled inspections and maintenance. While inspections were usually performed on time, there was still an opportunity for improvement because this was not always the case.

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