Forty-eight hours. Seventeen miles. Two curves. It all added up to a major first for R. J. Corman Railroad Services.
Charlotte Area Transit System
HNTB served as construction management consultant for the Charlotte Area Transit System’s LYNX Blue Line Extension. All photos by David Murphy, courtesy of HNTB.
Charlotte (N.C.) Area Transit System (CATS) opened an extension to its 9.3-mile Lynx Blue Line light rail line on March 16.
Charlotte’s LYNX Blue Line Extension will open March 16, completing a $1.1-billion project to add 9.3 miles and 11 stations to the North Carolina city’s light rail system.
Siemens announced November 28 that it finalized a plan with Charlotte City Council to build six new S70 streetcars for the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), the public transit system operated across Mecklenburg County and four surrounding counties.
An initial public consultation will begin on August 11, 2015 on proposals to expand the light rail network in Charlotte, N.C.