29th & Welton station

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29th & Welton
TheRide light rail station
29th-Welton-2007-06.jpg
Southbound D Line train departing 29th-Welton station
Location 2940 Welton Street
Denver, Colorado
Coordinates 39°45′25″N 104°58′31″W / 39.756919°N 104.975211°W / 39.756919; -104.975211Coordinates: 39°45′25″N 104°58′31″W / 39.756919°N 104.975211°W / 39.756919; -104.975211
Owned by Regional Transportation District
Line(s)
  D Line
Platforms Side platform
Tracks 1
Connections TheRide buses
Construction
Structure type At-grade
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Fare zone A
History
Opened October 8, 1994
Closed January 6, 2013
Services
Preceding station   RTD   Following station
Terminus
D Line

29th & Welton station was a RTD light rail station in the Five Points neighborhood of Denver, Colorado, United States. Formerly operating as part of the D Line, the station was opened on October 8, 1994, and was operated by the Regional Transportation District.[1][2]

The station closed on January 6, 2013 as part of RTD's January Service Changes to help with keeping trains running on time and improving bus connections at the 30th & Downing station.[3] The RTD Board of Directors voted in October 2013 to not demolish the station in light of ongoing studies of the Welton Street corridor.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, Jeffrey A. (October 9, 1994). "100,000 give light rail a heavy workout". The Denver Post. p. C1. 
  2. ^ "RTD: Central Corridor Light Rail Line" (PDF). Regional Transportation District. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 15, 2011. Retrieved September 27, 2010. 
  3. ^ Seeber, Rory (October 2012). "RTD sets forums about proposed changes". Life on Capitol Hill. p. 11. 
  4. ^ Whaley, Monte (October 29, 2013). "29th and Welton RTD station survives, for now". The Denver Post. Retrieved May 5, 2016.