Light-Rail Train Derails In Downtown St. Paul Snow Snow has caused a light-rail train to derail during operator training in downtown St. Paul. A Metro Transit spokesman says the lead car of a three-car train came off the Green Line tracks around 4 p.m. Wednesday after hitting snow from last week's snowstorm.
LRT Line Between Twin Cities Opens June 14We now know the date for when the Metro Transit Green Line will open between Minneapolis and St. Paul. Officials announced Wednesday that starting June 14, thousands of Minnesotans will be able to ride on Light Rail Trains between the two downtowns.
Metro Transit: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By LRTA pedestrian is dead after being struck by a light rail train in Minneapolis Sunday evening, according to Metro Transit.
Southwest LRT Project Leaders Work To Find Path ForwardGov. Mark Dayton held a meeting Friday with key players in the Southwest light rail transit project to figure out a way to get the project back on track. The project was postponed last month.
Metro Transit To Test Central Corridor At NightMetro Transit crews are going to test cars by night on their new "green line" light rail transit at the end of the month. The tests will begin along the western half of the University Avenue stretch the week of August 26.
Central Corridor LRV Makes Inaugural AppearanceA sign that the long-awaited Central Corridor project is nearing its end? The first Green Line light rail is making its inaugural appearance on Sunday.
Hiawatha LRT Service Resumes After Morning IceThis fresh dose of winter has caused Metro Transit's light rail line to halt Thursday morning, as ice on the power lines forced them to shut down the entire line, from Mall of America to Target Field.
WWE Star Springs Into Action To Stop LRT CrimeVideo has been released that shows a professional wrestler springing into action on a light rail train in order to stop a potential crime.
Business Owners Say ‘Thank You’ To LRT WorkersThe "Central Corridor" is an 11-mile line that will link downtown St. Paul with downtown Minneapolis by 2014. It should be 75 percent complete by the end of this year.
Central Corridor Joined To Hiawatha LRT LineCrews working on the Central Corridor light rail line that will connect downtown Minneapolis with downtown St. Paul reached a milestone on Wednesday. The line was officially joined with the existing Hiawatha LRT line in Minneapolis.
Buses Will Replace LRT In Downtown This WeekendSome scheduled construction work means that buses will be replacing trains along a stretch of the Hiawatha LRT line this weekend.
Light Rail To Partially Shut Down This WeekendThe clang-clang-clang of the "trolley" will be replaced by the beep-beep-beep of the Metro Transit bus along part of the Hiawatha Avenue route this weekend.
Metro Transit Seeing More Riders With Higher Gas PricesHigh gas prices may be prompting more people to ride the bus.
Hiawatha Light Rail Resumes Service At All StopsAfter a long and, for some, frustrating week of commuting in south Minneapolis, the Hiawatha Light Rail service once again resumed operations in all stations.
Good Question: How Do They Wrap Ads On LRT Cars?They are the largest moving billboards in Minnesota, rolling from the Mall of America to Target Field. So, how do they get the ads on the light rail cars?