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A-Line (Hamilton)

Hamilton A-Line
James Street South, looking north.
Overview
System Hamilton BLAST network
Status Proposed
Locale Hamilton, Ontario
Termini James Street North GO Station
John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport
Operation
Operator(s) Hamilton Street Railway
Technical
Track gauge 1,435 mm (4 ft 8 12 in)

The A-Line is a planned rapid transit line running along James Street in downtown and Upper James Street on the escarpment in Hamilton, Ontario.[1] It is part of Hamilton's proposed BLAST network, involving four other rapid transit corridors. It is identified by Metrolinx in its regional transportation plan The Big Move as a project to be completed by 2023.[1]

To date, a benefits case analysis has not been officially conducted by Metrolinx; all efforts have been focused on the B-Line. This means that the appropriate technology, such as light rail transit or bus rapid transit, is to be determined. The line will run between James Street North GO Station (to be completed by 2015) and John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport.

References

  1. ^ a b "Routes and Corridor Maps". City of Hamilton. Retrieved 9 April 2012. 

External links

  • Hamilton Rapid Transit
  • BCA Consultation boards
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