TITLE

Capital Metro gets FRA approval

PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Railway Gazette International;Apr2010, Vol. 166 Issue 4, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval given by U.S. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) inspectors for the commercial operation of Capital Metro's nine-station Red Line between Austin and Leander in Texas for its opening on March 22, 2010.
ACCESSION #
49385763

 

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