Washington Dulles's new underground rail system, which will connect the main terminal with the midfield concourses (ATW, August 2007), will be operational by late 2009, officials said yesterday. "This has been a long, complicated project," Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority President and CEO James Bennett said. The $1.4 billion AeroTrain system was designed, engineered and constructed by Sumitomo Corp. of America in conjunction with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Tunneling, which began ...

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