CAF warranty team is working on other repairs
CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Bell Connector service is operating normally on Friday, Dec. 16. Two streetcars were operating as scheduled beginning at 6:30 a.m. and the third car will be added into service at 11 a.m. as scheduled, after overnight repairs by CAF’s warranty team.

Last night, we reported that four of the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcars were out of service due to manufacturing defects.

We expressed our concerns to the manufacturer, CAF, and they have told us that they are working to rectify the problems here and in other cities where their streetcars have had similar faults.

Here are the details by streetcar:

#1175: failing compressor/no heat in operator cab

#1176: in service beginning at 11 a.m.

#1177: failed motor truck axle bearing and compressor

#1178: in service

#1179: in service

We apologize to our customers for any inconvenience and will be transparent as we learn more about the schedule for repairs on the remaining streetcars.

Updates will be available on the Cincinnati Bell Connector’s Facebook ( and Twitter ( accounts.

About The Cincinnati Bell Connector

The Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar is intended to expand transportation options, stimulate development, and enhance livability by connecting downtown, the riverfront and Over-the-Rhine. It is owned and funded by the City of Cincinnati, managed by the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, and operated by Transdev.

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