What was Trial Running, and what is the Honolulu Rail Transit Project Testing status update?

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, […]

How do I receive regular Project updates and traffic notifications?

For general information on HART construction, please visit our project website at HonoluluTransit.org. If you have any questions, inquiries can be emailed to info@honolulutransit.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 […]

Why is it important to get to Ala Moana?

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, […]

What is the status of the Recovery Plan and what does it propose?

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 […]

What are Hammerheads, and when was the hammerhead repair work completed?

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 […]

Segment 1 Rail Now Open

For information on rail fares, schedules, safety, and operational questions, visit the Department of Transportation Services website. Skyline Hotline: 808-848-5555

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