CATS light rail assignment a first for R.J. Corman Railroad Services

Forty-eight hours. Seventeen miles. Two curves. It all added up to a major first for R. J. Corman Railroad Services.


Tour Charlotte’s LYNX Blue Line LRT Extension

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 opens light rail extension

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 sets Blue Line extension opening

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 finalizes S70 streetcar deal with Charlotte

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.

Charlotte mulls light rail expansion

An initial public consultation will begin on August 11, 2015 on proposals to expand the light rail network in Charlotte, N.C.