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SEATTLE
 Washington . USA

Seattle Light Rail Map

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Seattle (Washington) - 690,000 inh. (3.7 mil. in metropolitan area)

Light Rail

27.5 km
- 22.2 km segment from Westlake Station to Tukwila International Boulevard Station opened 18 July 2009
- 2.7 km extension to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport opened 19 Dec 2009.
- 5 km underground northern extension to University of Washington, with an intermediate station at Capitol Hill opened 19 March 2016.
- 2.5 km elevated southern extension from SeaTac/Airport to Angle Lake opened 24 Sept 2016

For the light rail line, the existing 2.2 km Downtown Seattle Transit Tunnel was retrofitted; it is now jointly used by both light rail trains and buses. The tunnel re-opened for buses in September 2007.

Further extensions under construction or planned:

2021: University of Washington - Northgate
2023: International District/Chinatown - Redmond Technology Center
2023: Angle Lake - Kent/DesMoines
2023: Northgate - Lynnwood Transit Center
2024: Kent/DesMoines - Federal Way Transit Center
2024: Redmond Technology Center - Downtown Redmond

View details here

UoW

UoW

Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill

Seattle Light Rail Central Link
Seattle Light Rail Central Link
Seattle Light Rail Central Link
Seattle Light Rail Central Link
Seattle Light Rail Central Link
Seattle Light Rail Central Link
Seattle Light Rail Central Link
Seattle Light Rail Central Link
 SEATTLE STREETCAR

"South Lake Union Streetcar" in downtown Seattle

- opened 2007
- 2.1 km
- 7 stops

"First Hill Line":

- opened 23 Jan 2016
- 4.2 km
- 10 stops

Link between the two separate lines under construction along 1st Avenue and Stewart Street (> 2020).

Seattle Streetcar
 SEATTLE MONORAIL
- opened 1962 for "Century 21 Exposition"
- 1.9 km
- 2 stations
Seattle Monorail
 Links

SoundTransit (Official Website)

Seattle.org - Light Rail Project

Seattle Streetcar (Official Website)

Seattle Monorail (Official Website)

Seattle Light Rail at Wikipedia

Seattle Streetcar at Wikipedia

Seattle Monorail at Wikipedia

lightrailnow.org

Seattle Transit Blog

Read your webmaster's personal impressions of the various Seattle rail systems (July 2012)

 

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