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Pre-construction work is starting on the new $12.8-million CORTEX MetroLink Station.

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Next stop, St. Louis, for vintage streetcars once used in Seattle
Originally published June 1, 2016 at 6:55 pmUpdated June 2, 2016 at 3:12 pm


Metro’s vintage Australian streetcars are loaded on flatbed trucks Wednesday on Sixth Avenue South in preparation for shipment to St. Louis. (Mike Siegel/The Seattle Times)


By Mike Siegel
Seattle Times staff photographer

Metro’s vintage Australian streetcars are headed to St. Louis. The streetcars can no longer be used here because Seattle's modern streetcars run on a lower profile using electronic controls.

The streetcars were once used on the George Benson Waterfront Streetcar Line, a corridor that was destroyed to make room for the Olympic Sculpture Park.

Metro can no longer use the Melbourne trolleys because Seattle’s modern streetcars run on a lower profile using electronic controls.

The cars are to be used on the Delmar Loop Trolley, a 2.2-mile heritage trolley line in St. Louis.

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Can we just rebuild the entire system we had before?

Also, didn't St Louos make its own trollies in the past?
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Looks sexy!

This is the kind of development you want to make love to. It doesn't get any better,
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Can we just rebuild the entire system we had before?

Also, didn't St Louos make its own trollies in the past?
yes, we made everyones streetcars. i believe there are still st. louis car company manufactured heavy rail cars in use in NYC.



so...when is this thing (delmar streetcar) going to be done?
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The an old small high school has been gutted and will become the new trolley barn for the Delmar Loop trolleys.















Three trolleys from Seattle arrived in St. Louis two weeks ago. One has been sent off to Iowa for refurbishment/livery treatment along with two others from Portland.



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Old Posted Jul 8, 2016, 8:28 PM
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