San Francisco Opens Newest Light Rail Line

The T-Third light rail line extends from the Visitacion Valley north to AT&T Park, about a five-and-a-half mile stretch. The area has been without rail service for decades.

Published: 09-Jan-2007

A light rail line through San Francisco’s most isolated neighborhoods will begin carrying passengers next weekend, over a year behind schedule. The T-Third light rail line extends from the Visitacion Valley north to AT&T Park, about a five-and-a-half mile stretch. The area has been without rail service for decades.

MUNI spokeswoman Maggie Lynch realizes residents won’t be used to trains running, which is why she wants to introduce the service gradually.

"We really want the community to get used to the trains being out here as opposed to suddenly dumping them out here for basically, 18 hours a day. We want them to get used to seeing them, so we're going to start something soft with the weekends."

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