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First streetcar arrives in downtown Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Milwaukee's first streetcar has arrived. 

The Hop came by truck from Brookville Equipment Corporation in Pennsylvania. 

The streetcar will be off-loaded from the truck before being sent into a garage so work can continue on the car. This car is one of five Brookville is making for Milwaukee. It takes about nine months to make each car. 

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Each car is about 67 feet long, holds 120 people, and goes more than 40 miles per hour. It costs about $23 million to design and create the streetcars. 

Federal funding helps pay for it. The goal is to have The Hop up and running by November. 



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