Trimet running test service on MAX Orange Line ahead of opening

Test trains will operate trial services on the MAX Orange Line from August 30 in preparation for the line’s opening next month.

The 12-kilometre light rail line will link Downtown Portland and north Clackamas County, adding 10 new stations to the MAX network.

Also known as the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Transit Project, the new line has included the construction of a new cable-stayed bridge over the Willamette River.

Due to open on September 12, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has provided 50 per cent of the line’s funding.



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