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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.