Oklahoma City Streetcar under construction

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Oklahoma City Streetcar under construction

Postby lpetrich » Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:34 am

Oklahoma City Streetcar | City of OKC
Oklahoma City Streetcar - EMBARK
Oklahoma City Streetcar - Wikipedia

The track will be in two loops. The smaller one is east-west in the Bricktown area, while the larger one extends from the west end of the smaller one northward to Midtown. Some extensions are already being planned for it.

Most of the route will have overhead cables to supply electricity, but a little bit of it will be without those cables. The streetcars will use batteries to power their travels through those parts. In particular, there is a railroad bridge in downtown OKC that the streetcars will use batteries to travel under (Streetcar still on track | Oklahoma Gazette).

It should be done by late 2018.
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Re: Oklahoma City Streetcar under construction

Postby mtuandrew » Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:32 pm

I didn’t actually realize how successful the Brookville Liberty design has been. Kudos to them, and to OKC for their streetcar project.
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Re: Oklahoma City Streetcar under construction

Postby lpetrich » Tue Dec 19, 2017 11:44 pm

Brookville Liberty design?
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Re: Oklahoma City Streetcar under construction

Postby mtuandrew » Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:01 am

lpetrich wrote:Brookville Liberty design?

The streetcar OKC has purchased. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookvill ... _Streetcar
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