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CHARLOTTE
 North Carolina . USA

Charlotte LYNX Blue Line © UrbanRail.Net
 System

 

Blue Line - light rail system LYNX (30 km):

- initial section 7th Street to I-485/South Blvd (15.1 km with 15 stops) opened 24 Nov 2007

- northern extension from 7th Street to UNC Charlotte Main (14.9 km with 11 stops) opened 16 March 2018

- operating every 7.5 min during peak hours, and every 15 min at other times.

- rolling stock: Siemens Avanto S70, standard gauge

Part of the route is shared by the Charlotte Trolley, a heritage tram line.

Gold Line - a modern streetcar line (though currently operated with heritage rolling stock):

- the first 2.4 km section from CTC Arena to Hawthorne/5th opened on 14 July 2015.

 

 Photos - Blue Line
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Photos © Jon Bell (More pictures)
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 Photos - Gold Line
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 Links

Transportation in Charlotte - CATS (City Website)

LYNX at Wikipedia

Charlotte Trolley

Charlotte Light Rail by Jon Bell

 Video
Blue Line Northern Extension:
 

Our Book: USA - Midwest & South
feat. Charlotte

Subways & Light Rail USA 3: Midwest & South


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