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CATA River Rail 5th Year Anniversary

E-Stem Students Sing E-Stem Students Take Their Seats
Press Conference Pulaksi Co. Judge, Buddy Villines Talks About River Rail's Enhancement of the Downtown Community
Statehouse Plaza Yellow!
River Rail Supporters CATA Executive Director, Betty Wineland
Chocolate, Vanilla and Strawberry, Oh My! Kris and Phylis Dishing Out Dogs CATA Style!
Trolley Banner They're Here!
Thumbs Up for CATA
The Set

On November 5th, 2009, Central Arkansas Transit Authority celebrated it's 5th year of operations of it's light rail system that operates in downtown Little Rock and North Little Rock. 


River Rail Streetcar Project History

Phase I of the River Rail Streetcar Line began revenue operation on November 1, 2004. Three replica vintage trolleys operate on the 2.5-mile route linking some of the most vibrant destinations in the River Cities of Little Rock and North Little Rock. The streetcars operate on an overhead power supply and travel across the Main Street Bridge over the Arkansas River to connect the two cities. Passengers not only have great views of the river and the Little Rock skyline, but are quick to spot the U.S.S. Razorback, a World War II submarine now owned by the City of North Little Rock and anchored on the river's north shore. In its first year of operation, River Rail carried 200,000 passengers