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In the early 1970s the San Francisco Bay Area Transit (BART) rapid transit cars were built at Rohr Chula Vista.
In November of 1974, the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) initiated a lawsuit against Rohr and seven other companies. Rohr denied any wrongdoing (Rohr, 1975, p. 3).
In June of 1975, Rohr management decided to discontinue the passenger rail car refurbishing Amtrak Rail Systems, Inc. in Mira Loma, California deeming it "marginal and non-essential" (Rohr, 1975, p. 1, 3).
"During 1976, Rohr delivered seven turbine-powered trains for the National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Rohr Employees' Federal Credit Union, November 1977).
In 1977, the "Rohr-built people mover went into service" at "Honolulu's Pearlridge Shopping Center (Rohr Employees' Federal Credit Union, 1977).
Rohr Employees' Federal Credit Union, 1977.
Rohr Industries, Inc. 1975 Annual Report. Page 8.
Rohr built Amtrack Turboliner Train I.
Picture taken at Del Mar, Calif. June 29, 1976 enroute to test facility Pueblo, Colorado.
(Source: Rohr Employees' Federal Credit Union, March 1977).
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