Coordinates: 36°06′29″N 115°10′31″W / 36.10800°N 115.17529°W / 36.10800; -115.17529

Aria Express
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Overview
LocaleLas Vegas Strip, Paradise, NV, USA
Transit typePeople mover
Number of stations3
Operation
Began operation2009
Rolling stockCable Liner
Number of vehicles2
Train length4
Technical
System length2,034 ft (620.0 m)
Top speed23.5 miles per hour (37.8 km/h)
System map

Bellagio/Vdara[1]
Crystals/Aria/Waldorf Astoria
Park MGM Las Vegas Monorail

Aria Express (formerly and also known as the CityCenter Tram) is a 2,034-foot-long (620 m)[2] people mover located on the Las Vegas Strip.

The system's 3 stations connect the Las Vegas casinos Park MGM and Bellagio with CityCenter Las Vegas.[3] The Park MGM station additionally serves the Aria Resort and Casino. The CityCenter station is located above The Shops at Crystals, and also serves other CityCenter properties such as Aria and Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas. The northern Bellagio station also serves the Vdara.[4] All of the properties served by the Aria Express are operated or were developed by MGM Resorts International.

The Aria Express is free to ride.[4]

Technical

The system consists of two elevated tracks 82 feet (25 m) above the ground, each with a single shuttle train. Like the related Mandalay Bay Tram, the system was built by Doppelmayr Cable Car using the Cable Liner technology. It opened to the public in December 2009.[5]

Each of the two trains consist of 4 cars with a capacity of 33 people, for a total capacity of 132 people per train. It is able to move 3300 passengers per hour per direction. It has a maximum operating speed of 23.5 miles per hour (37.8 km/h).[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Transportation: Monorails". Vegas.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11.
  2. ^ a b "Las Vegas CityCenter Tram". Doppelmayr Cable Car. Retrieved 2021-12-29.
  3. ^ Snel, Alan (2015-08-01). "Game time at the arena: Now, where are we going to park?". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 2021-12-29.
  4. ^ a b "Aria Express Tram to Bellagio and Park MGM: Hours and Schedule". Retrieved 2021-12-29.
  5. ^ "Las Vegas' new CityCenter, a big gamble, prepares to open". USA Today. Archived from the original on 2009-11-27.