When the Regional Transportation District opens the long-delayed G-Line on Friday, is it a sign that the agency has finally worked out the electronics difficulties that bedeviled the launch of its first three commuter trains? RTD is the first transit agency in the U.S. to deploy a positive train control system to assure the safety […]
The G-Line train from Denver Union Station to Arvada and Wheat Ridge will finally open April 26 after more than two years of delays. Like the University of Colorado A-Line, glitches in the positive train control system caused the line to fail federal safety standards. But federal approvals finally arrived late last week.
Denver’s airport trains are twice as long since growing ridership pressed the Regional Transportation District to expand the service. RTD’s University of Colorado A-Line trains grew from two-cars to four on January 13, which follows a six percent increase in ridership in 2018 over the previous year. Since the line launched in April of 2016, […]