THE GS TRAM SITE
ARIZONA, UNITED STATES
27 Dec. 2008
MINNEAPOLIS - ST. PAUL
NORTHERN NEW JERSEY
SALT LAKE CITY
SEATTLE - TACOMA
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LIGHT RAIL ROUTE
Operator: Valley Metro
|Christown Mall – Uptown Phoenix (Central Av. / Camelback) – Cultural District (McDowell / Central Av.) –
City Hall (1st at Jefferson / Central at Washington) – Sky Harbor Airport (44th St. / Washington) –
University Drive – Sycamore / Main St. (in Mesa)
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SYSTEM
- Horse-drawn steetcars: 1887 - June 1895.
- Streetcars: 28 Sept. 1893 - Feb. 1948.
- Light rail: 27 Dec. 2008 - today.
- Airport sky train: 8 Apr. 2013 - today.
- Light rail: 1435 mm.
- Airport sky train: Automated guideway system
The Phoenix Trolley Museum has a collection of old streetcars.
- "Funding gap hits Phoenix extensions", Tramways & Urban Transit, Sept. 2009 (72: 861), p.354.
- Simons, V. "Phoenix: A city rescued by light rail", Tramways & Urban Transit, March 2009 (72: 855), p.94-97.
- Simons, V. "Phoenix light rail takes flight again", Tramways & Urban Transit, Apr. 2017 (80: 952), p.138-142.
- Simons, V. "Phoenix spreads its wings", Tramways & Urban Transit, Nov. 2014 (77:923), p.94-97.
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