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SAN DIEGO
 California . USA

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 SAN DIEGO TROLLEY

San Diego, in Southern California near Mexican border, 1.3 million inh., about 3 million in metropolitan region.

Light rail system 'San Diego Trolley':

- 83 km
- 53 stops

- low platforms
- high-floor (with lift) and low-floor vehicles:
.... 71 Siemens U2 (1980-90) - high floor
.... 52 Siemens SD100 (1993-95) - high floor
.... 11 Siemens Avanto S70 (2004) - 70% low floor

3 lines (reconfigured on 2 Sept 2012):

Blue Line: America Plaza - San Ysidro/Tijuana
Orange Line: America Plaza - El Cajon
Green Line: 12th & Imperial - Santee Town Center

26 July 1981: 25.6 km (2.7 km on-street in downtown, rest former railway alignment)
....
10 July 2005: Mission San Diego - Grossmont Transit Center (9.5 km) including San Diego State University (SDSU) underground station

By 2021, the Blue Line is planned to be extended by 17.5 km north alongside I-5 to the University areas (UCSD and UTC).

In Downtown San Diego, a new stop called Courthouse is under construction between Civic Center and America Plaza scheduled to open in early 2018 to serve as a terminus for the Orange Line, while the Blue Line will bypass it.

 Photos

San Diego Trolley Mission Valley Center San Diego Trolley Mission Valley Center San Diego Trolley 5th Ave San Diego Trolley  Park and Market San Diego Trolley San Ysidro / Tijuana San Diego Trolley America Plaza San Diego Trolley Santa Fe Depot San Diego Trolley Santa Fe Depot San Diego Trolley Old Town San Diego Trolley Old Town San Diego Trolley SDSU San Diego Trolley SDSU

 Links

MTS (Official Website)

San Diego County Transit Info

North County Transit District

SANDAG - San Diego's Regional Planning Agency (incl. Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project)

Keep San Diego Moving (incl. Projects)


San Diego Light Rail at nysubway.org with extensive description and many photos

San Diego Trolley at Wikipedia

LightRailNow

LRT in San Diego

Read your webmaster's comments on the San Diego Trolley and Oceanside-Escondido Sprinter (Aug 2012)

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