When will construction of the rail project be finished?

The current schedule reflects a completion date of 2031 for the completion of the entire 20-mile route to Ala Moana Center, barring any other unforeseen situations. Construction of the first phase of the rail project—from East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium—is essentially complete. It is expected that the Trial Running test phase, which will take a […]

What is the status of the wheel/rail issues?

In early 2021, it was announced that four issues had been identified relating to the wheels and/or the tracks. The four issues were: Incompatibility between the wheels and the “frogs” at the double crossovers, which is where trains can cross from one track to the other. The train wheels are ½” too small, which presents […]

What is the Mauka Shift?

The Mauka Shift refers to a plan to move a section of the rail guideway from the center of Dillingham Boulevard to the mauka side of the street. This mauka shift saves time and money for the project by eliminating the need to relocate certain utilities. Currently there is a complex web of electricity, water, […]