TIP Project #2014-85-012: Purchase and/or rehab Locomotive and rail cars

Purchase and/or Rehab of locomotive(s) and rail cars for use on Music City Star service. Prepare and paint exterior of passenger cars to cover rusted areas and improve image of service. Paint recently purchased locomotive to match paint scheme of current equipment. Rehab interiors of 30+ year old equipment used on Music City Star service.

M Transit Capital Regional Plan ID: Consistent
Multi-County Total Cost: $12,135,417.00
Purchase and/or rehab Locomotive and rail cars Total Programmed: $12,135,417.00
Downtown Nashville to Downtown Lebanon. Federal Share: $8,406,801.00
0.00 miles Federal Obligation*:
Exempt Unobligated Balance: $8,406,801.00
* Obligations during current TIP period only.

Programmed Funds

Fiscal YearPhaseFunding SourceTotal FundsFederal FundsState FundsLocal Funds
2017IMPLEMENTATIONFTA 5337$3,002,126.00$2,401,700.00$300,213.00$300,213.00
2018IMPLEMENTATIONFTA 5337$1,502,127.00$1,201,701.00$150,213.00$150,213.00
2019IMPLEMENTATIONFTA 5337$3,002,126.00$2,401,700.00$300,213.00$300,213.00
2020IMPLEMENTATIONFTA 5337$3,002,126.00$2,401,700.00$300,213.00$300,213.00
TOTAL  $12,135,417.00$8,406,801.00$2,271,036.00$1,457,580.00

Construction Reserve Funds

There is no reserve funding information for this TIP Project.

Obligated Funds

There is no obligated funding information for this TIP Project.

Project Images and Videos

RTA Music City Star Location Map

Project Documents and Links

Project Notes

NotePosted On
12/28/12 -
Projects can be implemented within 12 months and project can be obligated within 12 months. RTA has an experienced procurement and program management staff and is ready to begin procurement and deployment of the program tasks once the notice of award for this project has been granted.
RTA has previous success with completing larger capital projects with the use of federal funds. There are no outstanding legal issues that would make this a high-risk project to implement quickly.

Project Amendments

There are no amendments for this TIP Project.

Administrative Modifications

Adjustment #ActionMPO Approval
2017-056This project was adjusted to reduce FY 2018 FTA 5337 funds by $1,200,000 (federal) in order to shift funds to TIP# 2017-85-044.8/09/2017
2018-017This adjustment adds $1,220,184 in state IMPROVE Act funding awarded to RTA by the TDOT Division of Multimodal Resources for the project.2/14/2018

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