April 3, 2013

Phoenix automated Sky Train set to debut

PHOENIX — The new PHX Sky Train, the automated rail line linking to the Phoenix Sky International Airport, is set to enter service April 8.

The first phase of the $1.6 billion project connects with Terminal 4 — which handles 80% of Sky Harbor's passengers — and includes stops at an economy parking lot and a Metro light rail station, the Arizona Daily Star reported. The trains, manufactured by Bombardier, will reduce congestion from the 108 buses that currently transport passengers around the airport, officials said. For the full story, click here.

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