HONOLULU -- The City and County of Honolulu said the Federal Transit Administration accepted its rail project into the final design phase, according to KHON2.
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Every MI09 can transport up to 2,600 passengers at maximum speeds of approximately 75 miles per hour. Each train is made up of five cars, each equipped with three large doors on either side to facilitate passenger exchange in the stations.
The Brussels based UITP’s World Congress is the major global gathering of the world’s public transport industry to network, review progress and innovation, understand trends from suppliers as well as focus on the challenges that public transport faces in delivering a viable, sustainable future for the world.
The three additional cars will boost SMART’s seating capacity by 35%, officials said. Because of the escalating costs for railcars, the grant also was estimated to have saved taxpayers about $11 million, according to state officials,
Will begin work on a seven-year, $700 million rail delivery partner contract awarded by the California High-Speed Rail Authority earlier this month.
The Coradia Lint 41 is an environmentally-friendly low-consumption Diesel Multiple Unit that can reach a maximum operating speed of up to 87 mph.
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