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DENVER
 Colorado . USA

Denver Light Rail Map
 DENVER

Denver (Colorado) - 600,000 inh (metropolitan area: 2 million). Denver's metropolitan area is now served by two urban rail systems, a classic American light rail system (with high-floor cars using low-floor platforms) in the south and west and a suburban rail system predominantly in the northern parts:

 

 Light Rail

(~90 km in 2017) operating 7 lines which share certain sections:

[C] Union Station - Littleton/Mineral
[D] 30th & Downing - Littleton/Mineral
[E] Union Station -Lincoln
[F] Downtown Loop - Lincoln
[H] Downtown Loop - Florida
[R] Peoria - Lincoln
[W] Union Station - Jefferson County Gov. Ctr./Golden

History:
Central corridor - 1994 - 8.5 km - 30th St/Downing - I-25/Broadway
Southwest corridor - 2000 - 13.9 km - I-25/Broadway - Littleton/Mineral
Central Platte Valley spur - 2002 - 2.9 km - 10th Osage - Union Station
SouthEast Light Rail - 17 Nov 2006 - 31 km - I-25/Broadway - Lincoln / Nine Mile
West Rail Corridor - 28 April 2013 - 19.2 km - Auraria West Campus - Jefferson County Gov. Center/Golden
"R Line" - 24 Feb 2017 - Peoria - Nine Mile - 16.8 km (and south to Lincoln on existing routes)

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 Suburban Rail (Commuter Rail)
 

22 April 2016: Line A (University of Colorado A Line); Union Station - Denver Airport, 36.8 km; every 15 min
25 July 2016: Line B; Union Station - Westminster, 9.9 km (not stopping at 41st & Fox and Pecos Jctn); every 30 min peak, 60 min off-peak; to be extended north to Boulder Junction and Longmont

Opening soon:

2017: Line G; Union Station - Wheat Ridge-Ward, 17.6 km; every 15 min

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 Links

Regional Transport District (Official Website)

FasTracks (Expansion Program)

Denver Transit Partners (Commuter Rail construction)

Denver Light Rail at Wikipedia

Denver Union Station (Redevelopment Project)

Denver Light Rail at Calvin Henry-Cotnam's website

Denver Light Rail at NYC Subway.org

Platte Valley Trolley (Heritage Streetcar Line)

Read your webmaster's personal impressions of the Denver Light Rail system (July 2012)

 

Subways and Light Rail  2

SUBWAYS & LIGHT RAIL
in the U.S.A.

-- The Book! --
Vol. 2: The West

Click here for more info!

 

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(1-3) 10th & Osage; (4-5) Littleton-Mineral

 


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