INFOGRAPHIC: “Who Knew That Building A Light Rail Track Could Be So Interesting?”

How many swimming pools could you fill with all the ballast used in the Pasadena to Azusa segment of the Foothill Gold Line? The answer is below.

In continuing a week of celebration leading to this Saturday’s public ceremony (event details below), where we will witness the completion of the light rail track installation for the 11.5-mile Foothill Gold Line light rail project from Pasadena to Azusa, the Construction Authority has released the infographic below to reveal some fun statistics on this important element of the project.

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Foothill Gold Line Track Completion Ceremony

Saturday, October 18, 2014

10:00 AM

795 N Dalton Ave, Azusa, CA 91702

More than 300 project stakeholders, community members, and elected officials are expected to participate at the Track Completion Ceremony the morning of October 18, 2014. During the Track Completion Ceremony, the final rail clip will be driven into place, marking the permanent connection between the cities of Pasadena, Arcadia, Monrovia, Duarte, Irwindale and Azusa, via this new light rail line. For more information, visit

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