US County to Build Double-Track Rail

1 August 2010 (Last Updated August 1st, 2010 18:30)

Montgomery County in the US State of Maryland will build a double-track rail line as part of the Washington Metro transportation system's 25km Purple Line. The rail line will run between downtown Bethesda and Langley Park, Montgomery's section of a transit link. Montgomery's

Montgomery County in the US State of Maryland will build a double-track rail line as part of the Washington Metro transportation system's 25km Purple Line.

The rail line will run between downtown Bethesda and Langley Park, Montgomery's section of a transit link.

Montgomery's Purple Line plan includes more access points to the Georgetown Branch trail, according to washingtonpost.com.

The Maryland Transit Administration is handling the Purple Line's construction, estimated to cost $1.68bn.