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MBCR adopts steam vapor to clean their passenger coaches

December 22, 2009
BOSTON — To ensure the cleanest possible riding environment for its customers, the Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company (MBCR) recently announced the introduction of a new vapor sanitizing system to clean passenger coaches, according to a press release.
The steam vapor system from Advanced Vapor Technologies LLC safely removes grease, grime and stains in a cost-effective manner without harming the environment, the release stated.
Richard A. Davey, general manager of MBCR, said: "A sanitary, comfortable passenger coach is an essential part of a commuter''s experience. The introduction of Advanced Vapor Technologies'' proprietary steam vapor cleaning equipment into service will help us provide cleaner, fresher coaches for passengers during travel."
The system works on a wide range of materials, including vinyl, stainless steel and plastic-type surfaces, making it ideal for cleaning environments like that of MBCR''s passenger coaches, the release noted.
Steam vapor cleaning technology, which eradicates a wide range of bacteria and pathogens while reducing potential indoor hazards due to reduced chemical use — all with tap water — will help improve the indoor environmental quality of MBCR''s passenger coaches, the release added.
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