Honolulu rail project passes - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Honolulu rail project passes

HONOLULU (KHNL) -  A victory for rail supporters.  The controversial Honolulu rail transit system has passed.

Voters favor the $4.3 billion rail project 50.9% to 45.5%.

The rail transit is a proposed 20-mile elevated rail line that will connect West Oahu with downtown Honolulu and Ala Moana and extend even further to Honolulu International Airport, Waikiki, UH Manoa and Kalaeloa.

The system features 200-foot-long electric, steel-wheel trains capable of carrying more than 300 passengers each.

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