LOS ANGELES — A $4.9 billion contract to design, construct and function an automatic folks mover at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport has been accepted by the Metropolis Council. It’s anticipated to be operational in 2023 and have a capability of 10,000 folks an hour.
The elevated 2 1/4-mile system could have driverless electrical trains that carry airline passengers between terminals, a transportation centre and the Metro light-rail system, decreasing the variety of automobiles that use the airport’s central loop roads.
The contract voted on Wednesday goes to a consortium referred to as LAX Built-in Categorical Options, referred to as LINXS.
Bombardier Transportation will present the working system, together with all automobiles.