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Heritage Trolley Site
Hosted by the Seashore Trolley Museum
El Paso - November 2018

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El Paso, TX — Service Begins

November 2018

El Paso's second generation streetcar system began operation on November 9, 2018 at 5 p.m., and through the weekend offered free rides from six stops along its route. On the following Monday, service began to all 27 stops on the two loops that make up its route, with tickets costing $1.50 each Monday through Thursday. Rides are free on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through Jan. 6, 2019.

The system uses six vintage streetcars that ran in El Paso from the 1950s through 1974, restored to one of three paint schemes used during that period. The cars had been stored for decades at El Paso's airport. Restored and upgraded by Brookville Equipment Corp. of Pennsylvania as part of the $97-million project to bring streetcar service back to the city, the cars feature air conditioning and onboard wi-fi, meet ADA accessibility standards, and have bike racks.The

The cars run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, from 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Saturdays, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays and holidays.


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