Honolulu Rail Transit, HART, 2nd Album, June 2020

Zo724. The HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Depot, Honolulu Rail Transit Depot is located just west of the Leeward Community College on OAHU. I count at least 6 trains. I saw them rolling, trying them out all the way to Pearl Ridge Mall (Waimalu).
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HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation
The Honolulu Rail Transit Project is making progress; here is the project’s web side, click here or copy and paste the URL:

https://www.honolulutransit.org/

Here is the URL for the map, click here or copy and paste the URL.

http://cchnl.maps.arcgis.com/apps/OnePane/basicviewer/index.html?appid=645f714ffdc742e7825023b80b99793d

How-a-20-mile-train-line-swelled-into-a-9-billion-debacle, click here or copy and paste this URL:

https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-a-20-mile-train-line-swelled-into-a-9-billion-debacle-11553270393

A HART video about progress, May 2020, click here or copy and paste the URL:

https://www.honolulutransit.org/media-center/news/658-construction-progress-video-may-2020#gsc.tab=0

I have established an album, at high resolution, about this subject, with 130 images, click here or this URL:

For this presentation in my web pages, I only chose these 20 images and they are smaller and at low resolution!
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Zo725. The HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track at the Honolulu International Airport. In the distance is H1 Hwy running above the Nimitz Hwy. Right is the US Postal Service Depot.

Zo726. The HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine at the Honolulu International Airport. They have three of these machines working now. This section of the Honolulu Rail Transit Track started at Valkenburg St. near our FRA Branch Home and the Navy Marine Golf Course to the airport and this Machine will take the Honolulu Rail Transit Track to Lagoon Drive and the Lagoon Park.

Zo727. The HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Station, Honolulu Rail Transit Station for the Honolulu International Airport will be built her.

Zo728. This is a close-up of the HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine at the Honolulu International Airport. They have three of these machines working now. This section of the Honolulu Rail Transit Track started at Valkenburg St. near our FRA Branch Home and the Navy Marine Golf Course to the airport and this Machine will take the Honolulu Rail Transit Track to Lagoon Drive and the Lagoon Park.

Zo729. A close-up image of the HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Honolulu Rail Transit Special Track Assembly Machine at the Honolulu International Airport. This is the forward end and how it rests on the rail track pilings.

Zo730. A close-up image of one HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Honolulu Rail Transit Special Track Piling. Many are completed but a few are being built later for some reason.

Zo731. A close-up image of the construction of one HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Honolulu Rail Transit Special Track Piling. Many are completed but a few are being built later for some reason.

Zo732. A close-up image of one HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, Honolulu Rail Transit Special Track Piling. Many are completed but a few are being built later for some reason. That building with the mural is about half way between the airport terminal and the Lagoon Drive and we are looking east.

Zo733. WE are at the intersection of Lagoon Drive and the Ualena St., a HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Station, Honolulu Rail Transit Station will go up here, it is started. We are looking east and we see a rail track piling in the distance; the new and 3rd HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine has started working there, just east of it.

Zo734. The 3rd HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine is starting a new section of rail track at the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park.

Zo735. The 3rd HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine is starting a new section of rail track at the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park. I believe it has advanced to, at least three (3) pilings. This is a new one, the 3rd one and it just got started.

Zo736. The 3rd HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine is starting a new section of rail track at the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park. It is passing by the DAV Disabled American Veterans Park which is next to the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park. I remember the Navy used to have a beach area here a long time ago. And this is the area of the mouths of the Moanalua, and Kalihi Streams.

Zo737. The 3rd HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine is starting a new section of rail track at the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park. It is passing by the DAV Disabled American Veterans Park which is next to the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park. It is crossing here the Moanalua Stream and is running along Nimitz Highway towards the east.

Zo738. The 3rd HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine is starting a new section of rail track at the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park. It is passing by the DAV Disabled American Veterans Park which is next to the Ke’Ehi Lagoon Beach Park. After crossing the Moanalua Stream and the Nimitz Highway it bends left and heads towards and is about to enter Dillingham Boulevard.

Zo739. The is the first HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine and it is approaching the Valkenburgh Street. Behind me is the FRA Branch 46, one of my hanging out places. Honolulu Rail Transit Track is pretty much complete from Kapolei to here. During the 9 month I have been on Oahu it has built the track from Makalapa Gate to here.

Zo740. The is the first HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine and it is approaching the Valkenburgh Street. Here is the FRA Branch 46, one of my hanging out places. The last piling near by is being completed. This machine only got 4 pilings to go and it will connect to the rail track section of the 2nd machine which started here and is now at the airport. Will they move it then closer to downtown Honolulu?

Zo741. The is the first HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track Special Track Assembly Machine and it is approaching the Valkenburgh Street. Behind me is the FRA Branch 46, one of my hanging out places. Honolulu Rail Transit Track is pretty much complete from Kapolei to here. During the 9 month I have been on Oahu it has built the track from the Pearl Harbor Makalapa Gate to here.

Zo742. I am standing next to the Valkenburgh Street and I’m looking east. Right is my FRA Fleet Reserve Association Branch Home #46 and we see the HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track; the starting end of the 2nd Machine which started here is now passing the airport. The 1st Machine behind me only has to complete 4 more piling section and connect to there. Will they move it then closer to downtown Honolulu?

Zo743. The last piling for the HART= Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Track, Honolulu Rail Transit Track, in this section, in front of the FRA, along the Valkenburgh Street is being completed.

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