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Old Posted Jan 16, 2022, 9:36 PM
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Originally Posted by craigs View Post
Absolutely agreed. Isn't this obvious, especially in terms of speed? LA's C-Line, which provided over 30,000 trips daily before the pandemic, is a fully grade separated light rail line and, unsurprisingly, is the region's fastest ride. Per wikipedia, a typical C-Line consist tops out at speeds of 65 mph and "takes only 34 minutes to travel its 19.5-mile (31 km) length, at an average speed of 34.4 mph over its length."
Yeah, the C Line is actually faster than all of Washington Metro's heavy rail lines. Only reason why its not a light metro yet is because ridership doesn't require it to have very low frequencies.
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