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HOUSTON
 Texas . USA

Houston light rail map © Robert Schwandl
 System

Light rail system "METRORail":

Red Line: 12 km, 16 stops; opened 1 Jan 2004
- e
xtended north 21 Dec 2013 adding 8.5 km and 8 stations
- Central Station added on 18 Feb 2015

Green & Purple Lines: 13.4 km, 13 stops, opened 23 May 2015
- Theater District - EaDo/Stadium - Altic/H. Hughes and Palm Center TC
- Altic - Magnolia Park under construction

Operated by Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (Metro)

In March 2009, a large expansion plan was approved, including the East End, Southeast, North and Uptown routes, totalling about 32 km, with the East End, Southeast Lines finally opened in spring 2015 (view map with other proposed lines).

 Photos
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 Links

Ride Metro (Official Website)

Go MetroRail (Official Website, incl. Projects)

Houston Light Rail at Lightrailnow Site

Houston Light Rail at newyorksubway.org incl. many photos

Houston Metro Light Rail at Wikipedia

BLOG: Read your webmaster's impressions of the Houston METRORail system (Oct 2014)

Our Book: USA - Midwest & South
feat. Houston

Subways & Light Rail USA 3: Midwest & South

 Photos
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