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Rail buyers happy, HART chief says

Grabauskas toured Europe to survey other train systems

By Marcel Honoré

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 06, 2013

~~<p>Fresh off his trip to Europe, the city's top rail executive said Wednesday that the operators of driverless transit systems similar to the one slated for Oahu are pleased with their trains' performance.</p>
<p>Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation CEO Dan Grabauskas said he spent more than a week in Europe touring the three driverless systems completed by the same firms producing the rail system on Oahu. They are an 11-year-old rail line in Copenhagen, Denmark; and lines that launched earlier this year in Brescia and Milan, Italy.</p>
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Fresh off his trip to Europe, the city's top rail executive said Wednesday that the operators of driverless transit systems similar to the one slated for Oahu are pleased with their trains' performance.

Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation CEO Dan Grabauskas said he spent more than a week in Europe touring the three driverless systems completed by the same firms producing the rail system on Oahu. They are an 11-year-old rail line in Copenhagen, Denmark; and lines that launched earlier this year in Brescia and Milan, Italy. Login for more...



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