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Streetcars Coming to H Street

Testing will take place Saturday or Monday

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    It's been years in the making, but News4 has learned that for the first time ever, a streetcar will be placed on the streetcar tracks on H Street in Northeast.

    The DC Department of Transportation says it will move a streetcar from its testing facility in Anacostia to H Street on Friday.

    The streetcar will be placed on H street near the hopscotch bridge and Union Station.

    On Saturday or Monday, testing will start to get the streetcar ready for service on H Street.

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    Passenger service is expected to start next year.