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G Line Transit Corridor

  • Published
  • Updated
  • by City Manager

 RTD has released a statement regarding the PUC's recent ruling on the commuter rail lines, including the G Line. Read the statement in its entirety.

Statement summary: RTD is awaiting final written orders from the CPUC and will need to receive specific approvals from the FRA. RTD's project team is addressing next steps and working toward placing them into a schedule. RTD is now able to move forward with full testing of the G Line, which means that the number of trains running each day will increase. The public should be aware that a vehicle could be on the tracks at any time, coming from either direction. For more information about the G Line, please visit rtd-denver.com/g-line.shtml. To read general messaging regarding Train horns and quiet zones, download the RTD PDF.

G Line Overview

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. 

For information regardng the status of the G Line opening, please visit rtd-denver.com/g-line.shtml.