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Old September 29th, 2012, 03:34 AM
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Default Re: Rail Transit

Originally Posted by Kalalau View Post
But in reading a little Honolulu history I see it had a public transport rail system of up to 12 miles, begun in the late 1880's. This was news to me. Does anybody know when and why it was discontinued? Once those right of ways are gone replacing them is incredibly expensive. On the mainland in the '50's a conglomerate of General Motors, Firestone Tires, and one of the oil companies bought up public transit rail systems all over the country, Anyway, what about the Honolulu system?
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