METRO Light Rail

Greater Phoenix Adds Light Rail to Public Transportation Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 1

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Greater Phoenix Adds Light Rail to Public Transportation

The initial line of the METRO light rail system for Greater Phoenix covers about 20 miles in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona. The five line sections are separate only to the extent that the contracts may be completed by different companies and the construction schedules may be different. Now that the light rail system is opens to the public, there is no differentiation between the sections.

The initial line of the METRO light rail system for Greater Phoenix covers about 20 miles in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona. The five line sections are separate only to the extent that the contracts were completed by different companies and the construction schedules were different. After the light rail system opened to the public, there was no differentiation between the sections.

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Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 2

Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 2
© 2007 Valley Metro, used with permission.

The initial line of the METRO light rail system for Greater Phoenix covers about 20 miles in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona. The five line sections are separate only to the extent that the contracts were completed by different companies and the construction schedules were different. After the light rail system opened to the public, there was no differentiation between the sections.

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Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 3

Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 3
© 2007 Valley Metro, used with permission.

The initial line of the METRO light rail system for Greater Phoenix covers about 20 miles in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona. The five line sections are separate only to the extent that the contracts were completed by different companies and the construction schedules were different. After the light rail system opened to the public, there was no differentiation between the sections.

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Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 4

Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 4
© 2007 Valley Metro, used with permission.

The initial line of the METRO light rail system for Greater Phoenix covers about 20 miles in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona. The five line sections are separate only to the extent that the contracts were completed by different companies and the construction schedules were different. After the light rail system opened to the public, there was no differentiation between the sections.

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Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 5

Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Section 5
© 2007 Valley Metro, used with permission.

The initial line of the METRO light rail system for Greater Phoenix covers about 20 miles in Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa, Arizona. The five line sections are separate only to the extent that the contracts were completed by different companies and the construction schedules were different. After the light rail system opened to the public, there was no differentiation between the sections.

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Phoenix Light Rail Line Map - Mesa Extension 2015

Mesa Light Rail Extension 2015
Courtesy Valley Metro

With an additional four stations added at the Mesa end of the initial alignment, METRO Light Rail now takes passengers into downtown Mesa, where they can enjoy shops, dining, entertainment, festivals and other local attractions.

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Phoenix Light Rail Vehicle Exterior View

Phoenix Light Rail Vehicle Exterior View
© 2007 Valley Metro, used with permission.
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Phoenix Light Rail Vehicle Interior View

Phoenix Light Rail Vehicle Interior View
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Phoenix Light Rail Station Picture

Phoenix Light Rail Station Picture
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Phoenix Light Rail Station Picture

Phoenix Light Rail Station Picture
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Light Rail Over Tempe Town Lake

Light rail bridge over Tempe Town Lake
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Light Rail Bridge Over Tempe Town Lake With Fireworks

Light rail bridge over Tempe Town Lake
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METRO Operations and Maintenance Center

Phoenix Light Rail METRO Operations and Maintenance Center
© 2008 METRO, used with permission.

Located at 48th Street just south of Washington Street, the METRO Operations and Maintenance Center ("OMC") is the site of all light rail assembly, operations and maintenance. The center will house a 200-person team of operators, mechanics, cleaners, signal technicians, traction power electricians, track maintainers and maintenance personnel. At the end of each day of operation, this center and staff will provide the daily vehicle maintenance to all 50 trains in the fleet, including any needed repairs, interior cleaning of all windows and fixtures and exterior cleaning via a large, automated car wash.

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Central Avenue METRO Station

Phoenix Light Rail METRO Station
© 2008 Judy Hedding
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Phoenix METRO Station Art

Phoenix Light Rail METRO Station
© 2008 Steve Eastwood, used with permission.
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Phoenix METRO Shares the Road

Phoenix Light Rail METRO Station
© 2008 Steve Eastwood, used with permission.
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Phoenix METRO Shares the Road with Commuters

Phoenix METRO Light Rail on Central Avvenue
© 2008 Steve Eastwood, used with permission.
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Phoenix Light Rail at Night

© Benjamin Rosales, used with permission.
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Phoenix Light Rail with Bike Racks

© Benjamin Rosales, used with permission.
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