HYRAIL

 LOS ANGELES (Activated)  Elevated

LOS ANGELES (Activated)

Elevated

Cost per Mile
$120-$200m
Construction: Light

Vehicles
Top Speed: 125 mph
Capacity: 1,800-High

Power/Propulsion
3rd Rail
Linear Induction Motor

Non-Friction Based
Flange-less Steel Wheels

Environmental Impact
Eminent Domain: Low
Noise Level: Low

Vehicle Dynamics
Hill Climbing: ✅10%
Turning Radius: Small

Weight: Very Light
Automated: YES

HEAVY RAIL

 LOS ANGELES RED LINE  Subway

LOS ANGELES RED LINE

Subway

Cost per Mile
$500m
Construction: Heavy

Vehicles
Speed (Top/Avg): 70/30 mph
Capacity: 1,080-High

Power/Propulsion
3rd Rail
Electric Motor

Friction Based
Steel Wheels

Environmental Impact
Eminent Domain: Med-High
Noise Level: Med-High

Vehicle Dynamics
Hill Climbing: ❌3.5%
Turning Radius: Large

Weight: Heavy
Automated: NO

LIGHT RAIL

 LOS ANGELES EXPO LINE  Surface/Elevated/Below Grade

LOS ANGELES EXPO LINE

Surface/Elevated/Below Grade

Cost per Mile
$125/$+300/$500m
Construction: Med/Heavy

Vehicles
Speed (Top/Avg): 65/18 mph
Capacity: 540-Medium

Power/Propulsion
Overhead Catenary
Electric Motor

Friction Based
Steel Wheels

Environmental Impact
Eminent Domain: Med-High
Noise Level: Med

Vehicle Dynamics
Hill Climbing: ❌3.5%
Turning Radius: Medium

Weight: Med-Heavy
Automated: NO

MONORAIL

 LAS VEGAS MONORAIL  Elevated

LAS VEGAS MONORAIL

Elevated

Cost per Mile
$120-$200m
Construction: Light

Vehicles
Speed (Top/Avg): 50/17 mph
Capacity: 480-Low-Med

Power/Propulsion
3rd Rail
Electric Motor

Friction Based
Rubber Tires

Environmental Impact
Eminent Domain: Low
Noise Level: Low

Vehicle Dynamics
Hill Climbing: ✅6%
Turning Radius: Small

Weight: Light
Automated: YES