Orchard (RTD)

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Orchard
TheRide light rail station
OrchardRTD2.JPG
Orchard station platform looking south
Station statistics
Address 5652 Greenwood Plaza Boulevard
Greenwood Village, Colorado
Coordinates 39°36′48″N 104°53′46″W / 39.6134°N 104.8962°W / 39.6134; -104.8962Coordinates: 39°36′48″N 104°53′46″W / 39.6134°N 104.8962°W / 39.6134; -104.8962
Line(s)
  E Line
  F Line
Connections TheRide buses
Platforms 1 island platform
Parking 48 spaces[1]
Bicycle facilities 6 racks
Other information
Opened November 17, 2006
Accessible Handicapped/disabled access
Owned by Regional Transportation District
Fare zone C
Services
Preceding station   RTD   Following station
E Line
toward Lincoln
F Line

Orchard is an island platformed RTD light rail station in Greenwood Village, Colorado, United States. Operating as part of the E and F Lines, the station was opened on November 17, 2006, and is operated by the Regional Transportation District.[2][3] Orchard features a public art installation of stamped concrete illustrating magnified apple leaves and stainless steel birds entitled Orchard Memory.[4] It was created by Wopo Holup and dedicated in 2006.[4]

A panorama of the Orchard RTD station as viewed from across Interstate 25. The view includes part of the pedestrian bridge that provides access to the other side of the freeway from the station.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alphabetical park-n-Ride List". Regional Transportation District. Retrieved September 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ Leib, Jeffrey (November 21, 2006). "A rail easy commute SE line's regular service debuts smoothly". The Denver Post. p. A1. 
  3. ^ "RTD: Southeast Corridor". Regional Transportation District. Retrieved September 26, 2010. 
  4. ^ a b "art-n-Transit: A rider's guide to public art on RTD's transit system, Southeast Corridor". Regional Transportation District. Retrieved September 27, 2010.