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Q-LINE to be Free Through June 30

Free rides on Detroit’s QLINE streetcar system are being extended through June 30.

The 3.3-mile line opened on May 12 and ridership has averaged 8,300 on Friday through Sunday and 5,120 on Monday through Thursday. 132 more words

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Brookville to Build 6 Streetcars for Valley Metro

Brookville Equipment Corporation has landed a $33 million contract to build six off-wire streetcars for Valley Metro Rail in Phoenix.

The cars are expected to be assigned to the Tempe Streetcar line when it begins service in 2020. 19 more words

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Detroit QLINE Begins Regular Service

The Detroit QLINE began revenue service last week over a 3.3-mile route that cost $180 million to develop.

It was the first streetcar service in Detroit since April 8, 1956. 129 more words

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Motown back on track — Detroiters line up to ride new streetcar

DETROIT — More than 60 years after the age of the automobile killed off the last Detroit streetcar, the Motor City can again boast of an urban public transit system that runs on steel tracks and electricity. 745 more words

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Metrolinx to Buy LRVs from Alstom

The Globe and Mail reports that Metrolinx has entered into a deal with Alstom, who are already building the LRV fleet for Ottawa, to produce cars for at least some of the Metrolinx projects in the GTHA. 697 more words


Buses replace 501 Queen streetcars till September

Beginning Sunday, all streetcars on the 501 Queen Street route will be replaced by buses due to ongoing construction and road work planned for the summer. 141 more words