Rail

Peoplemover opens at San Francisco International Airport

Posted on March 4, 2003

The SFO AirTrain, a peoplemover at the San Francisco International Airport, opened for service yesterday. The peoplemover serves nine stations along a six-mile elevated guideway. It connects all of the airport's terminals, parking garages and the soon-to-be-opened Bay Area Rapid Transit Station with the Rental Car Center. The service now uses 38 two-car trains, but that will be increased to three-car trains. Bombardier Transportation was responsible for the design, supply, systems engineering, installation and testing of the system. The peoplemover uses Bombardier's CX-100(1) vehicles. The company will operate and maintain the peoplemover for three years, with three additional one-year options.

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