HONOLULU -- The City and County of Honolulu said the Federal Transit Administration accepted its rail project into the final design phase, according to KHON2.
The next step would be a full funding grant agreement. For the full story, click here.
The order, worth over $21 million, represents the exercise of an option on a contract signed in 2011.
The initial phase of the XpressWest project, which will link Las Vegas to Victorville, Calif., will cost $8 billion.
Federal officials, which were set to award the project $250 million this month, are concerned that the Honolulu City Council has yet to take a final vote on extending the excise tax for five years to help pay for the system.
This delivery milestone follows an additional order for a further five X’Trapolis trains announced by the Victorian state government in March 2015, expected to start operating on the network by late 2016.
Constructed at the turn of the 20th century, the Wayne Junction transit rail station has been a fixture in North Philadelphia since it was opened by the Reading Railroad in 1881.
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