Maryland reveals Purple Line light-rail vehicle

Maryland reveals Purple Line light-rail vehicle


Maryland transportation officials have revealed the first light-rail vehicle for the Purple Line, a project that has been delayed repeatedly and is now set to open in 2027.

The vehicle is 142 feet long, with space for about 430 passengers, NBC4 Washington reported. Unlike a Metro train, there are no doors separating cars, allowing riders to walk the length of the vehicle.

Maryland transit officials unveil the FIRST Purple Line light rail train. They say the project – which includes 21 stations between Prince George’s & Montgomery counties – is *65%*complete.
The Purple Line was slated to open in 2022. It’s been delayed til ~2027. @nbcwashington pic.twitter.com/tFrGTjroIF

— Joseph Olmo (@ReporterJoseph) July 11, 2024

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“Today marks a major milestone for the Purple Line and

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