LRV Start of Service Program
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LRV Start of Service Press Release | MBTA, Jan. 2, 1977

Though pressed into service several days earlier due to a snowstorm, the LRVs officially began their service lives on January 5, 1977. This occasion was heralded to the local media through this press release, which references the replacement of the aging PCC fleet and beginning of a new era in Boston transit.

 
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