The trains are powered by a “Third Rail” that runs alongside the rail tracks and carries 750 volts of electricity 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Touching the third rail will result in death. The public should avoid the rail tracks at all times. Entry to all rail stations that are still under […]
Trial running is the final testing phase before operational readiness. Trial Running (First Operating Segment): The final testing phase was conducted from August 29, 2022, to February 2023, simulating 144 scenarios of normal and emergency rail operations. As part of the comprehensive testing, the Trial Running phase involved simulating various normal and emergency operating scenarios, […]
For general information on HART construction, please visit our project website at HonoluluTransit.org. If you have any questions, inquiries can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. HART and its Dillingham and Downtown Utilities Relocation contractors hold quarterly Business and Community Meetings as an opportunity for the public to learn about the construction progress and to remain informed […]
What is meant by the “City Center Utilities Relocation” project and what is the schedule / timeline for this work?
“City Center” is a term used to describe the last construction in the third operating segment of the Rail Project, comprised of the Dillingham Boulevard, Iwilei, Downtown, and Kakaako areas. The major scope elements for Utilities Relocation work include the movement of storm drainage facilities, sewer facilities, water main, gas/fuel, electrical, communications infrastructure, and making […]
The goal is still for the rail project to reach Ala Moana Transit Center. When the temporary rail system terminus is at the Civic Center Station, enhanced bus service will be provided to get riders to their final destinations. Frequent bus service will be available for rail riders at both the Downtown Station and the […]
The destination of reaching Ala Moana is important because of the location of the Ala Moana Transit Center, the City’s largest bus transit center. More than 1,500 daily bus routes pass through Ala Moana Transit Center, where rail riders will be able to easily transfer to frequent bus service and continue their trips to Waikiki, […]
HART’s 2022 Recovery Plan was submitted to FTA June 3, 2022 and accepted by the FTA on September 30, 2022. The Recovery Plan was required by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) to document HART’s plans for the completion of the rail project within the amount of funding that is forecast to be available. With the […]
Where can I find information about the HOLO card, fares, and schedules for planning a trip so I can ride Skyline?
The Honolulu rail system, officially named the Skyline, opened on June 30, 2023. We encourage passengers to learn more about Skyline, its system features, and how to ride. For questions regarding daily operations of Skyline, including inquiries about HOLO cards, fares or hours of operations, please visit DTS’ Skyline website at Honolulu.gov/Skyline, send an email […]
What is the current status of the construction for the different segments of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project?
First Operating Segment – Skyline (East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium): Opened service to the public on June 30, 2023. Day-to-day operations and maintenance falls under the purview of the City Department of Transportation Services (DTS). Second Operating Segment – (Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to Middle Street Transit Center): Track and Guideway construction work is complete. […]
A hammerhead is a cement “cap” that is built on the top of the rail guideway columns at the location of the rail stations. The hammerhead extends from the guideway column and supports the rail station platform girders. Hammerhead Repair Update:The hammerhead repair and retrofit work, aimed at preventing corrosion, adding structural strength, and guarding […]