Sunday, April 17, 2016

Maryland Board Approves $5.6-billion Purple Line Contract; Light Rail Will Have Longest Railcars in Country

Maryland’s Board of Public Works approved a $5.6 billion contract Wednesday for a team of companies to build and operate a light-rail Purple Line from Bethesda to New Carrollton. According to the contract, the line would be completed in March 2022. (Washington Post) Read more.

An article in Greater Greater Washington about the Purple Line states that it will have America’s longest railcars. Read more.