Facts and Figures

Operator CATS
System Type Light Rail
Year Opened 2007
# of Lines 1
# of Cars  
Mileage 19.3 miles
Gauge Standard
Stations 26
Power overhead
Data Date 2022
1st Visit 10/2021
Last Visit 10/2021
% Rode 100%

US Transit > South > Charlotte
Lynx Blue Line Light Rail


The blue line was initally part of a small heritage streetcar line. The short line was converted to light rail and extended in 2007. Since then further extensions have occured on both the north and south ends. There is talk of extensions, but nothign formally planned. 

Only stations with images are listed below in order of north to south on the line.

New Station # of photos New photos
NEW UNC-Charlotte Main 12 12
NEW JW Clay 1 1
NEW 7th Street 4 4
NEW CTC/Arena  (Bus Station & Gold Line transfer) 12 12
NEW Third St / Convention Center 3 3
NEW Woodlawn 8 8
NEW I-485/South Blvd 6 6
NEW Yards/Equipment 6 6

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