Rail repairs made from Kapolei to Aloha StadiumApril 14, 2022
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Welding repairs that have been produced to accurate flaws in the Honolulu rail tracks have been accomplished. Officials claimed welders specializing in manganese metal had to be introduced in from the mainland.
The Honolulu Authority for Speedy Transportation (HART) mentioned the repairs started on Feb. 28 and were being finished on April 8. Restricted gage and weld modifications have been manufactured from East Kapolei to Aloha Stadium at 5 double crossovers identified as “frogs.”
The issue was that the wheels had been too thin where the tracks crossed above, and the space amongst the parallel part was much too limited proper prior to the cross.
In accordance to officials, the base contract for outside the house operate was $377,000. There was an additional cost for labor as properly.
How the charge will be break up is not however regarded as HART reported it is nonetheless staying negotiated whether or not rail operator Hitachi will fork out.
HART mentioned right before demo operates can get started, Hitachi even now desires to finish pre-testing. HART claimed this could be in July, the handover to the town will be 90 times just after that.