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G Line Grand Opening

Opening day for the G Line is Friday, April 26! The G line will bring faster, more frequent service to Denver, Arvada and Wheat Ridge, offering greater connections to more destinations. Travel between Arvada and Union Station will take just 20 minutes!

Celebrations

Friday, April 26

RTD will be hosting festivities. Rail service will be free on the G Line all day. For details regarding the RTD hosted celebrations, visit the  RTD G Line website.

Saturday, April 27

The Grand Opening Party will take place throughout Olde Town Arvada on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.! 

  • Rail service on the entire system will be free all day! 
  • This historic event will feature live musical performances, entertainment, kids activities and much more.
  • The businesses of Olde Town will feature specials, entertainment and more!
  • G Line ambassadors will be available for information and directions.
  • For Grand Opening Party details, visit  Oldetownearvada.org

 Celebration in Olde Town

 

 

Parking in the Hub

Parking in the Hub is now a shared space for RTD passengers and visitors to Olde Town and registering your vehicle will be required. The lower levels are for RTD parking and the upper levels are for Olde Town parking. For information about where to park and how to register your vehicle, visit arvada.org/parking-in-olde-town.

 Parking in the Hub

 

Riding the Rail

Everything you need to know about riding the G Line including fares, schedules, stations, timing and more can be found on the  RTD G Line webpage

 RTD G Line

 

 

Passenger drop off and pick up is available on the south side of Grandview at Webster Street. Look for signage marked Loading/Unloading.

G Line Overview

Rail Safety Tips

  • Never trespass on any train track — it is illegal and dangerous.
  • Cross the tracks only at designated crossings, always follow safety signage and obey warning devices like flashing red lights and gate arms.
  • Stay alert and look both ways for a train — you may not hear them coming.

Quiet Zones

The commuter rail will open with quiet zones in place along the entirety of the line, although horns  will continue to be used in emergency situations; if maintenance workers, pedestrians or vehicles are on or near the tracks; if there are issues with gate timing at any of the G Line’s 16 crossings; or if a train must use automatic train control.  

Background

The G Line is part of RTD’s 2004 voter-approved FasTracks plan to expand transit across the Denver metro region  Read the 2016 RTD FasTracks Fact Sheet (PDF) and is part of a larger project called the Eagle P3 project which includes the East Corridor transit line to Denver International Airport. The G Line is an 11.2-mile electric commuter rail transit line that will connect Denver Union Station to Wheat Ridge, passing through northwest Denver, Adams County and Arvada. There are eight stations: Denver Union Station, 41st/Fox, Pecos, Federal, Gold Strike, Olde Town Arvada, Arvada Ridge and Ward Road. 

RTD Contact Information

For additional information, please contact RTD at 303-299-6000 or visit www.rtd-denver.com

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