F Line (RTD)

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F Line (RTD)
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F Line at 16th & California
Overview
Type Light rail
System Regional Transportation District
Status Operational
Locale Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area
Termini 18th & California/Stout
Lincoln
Stations 18
Operation
Opened November 17, 2006
Owner Regional Transportation District
Operator(s) Regional Transportation District
Technical
Track gauge 4 ft 8 12 in (1,435 mm)
Electrification Overhead lines
Route diagram
 D  &  H  Lines
18th & California │ 18th & Stout
16th & California │ 16th & Stout
Theater District Convention Ctr
Colfax at Auraria
 C  &  E  Lines
10th & Osage
US 6 (6th Avenue Freeway)
Alameda
I-25
I-25 & Broadway
 C  &  D  Lines
Louisiana & Pearl
University of Denver
Colorado
Yale
Southmoor
 H  &  R  Lines
Belleview
Orchard
Arapahoe at Village Center
Dry Creek
County Line
SH 470 / E-470
Lincoln  E  &  R  Lines
Sky Ridge Medical Center (2019)
I-25
Lone Tree City Center (2019)
RidgeGate Parkway (2019)

The F Line, part of the light rail system operated by the Regional Transportation District in the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area in Colorado, was added to the system on November 17, 2006, as part of the Southeast Corridor project (the "T-Rex Project"). It is one of four routes that are part of the RTD's service plan for the corridor. It operates Monday through Friday and does not run on weekends.

According to a map in the RTD's service plan for the corridor, the F Line's color is red.

Route[edit]

The F Line's northern terminus is at 18th Street in downtown Denver. It shares track with the D Line from 18th Street to I-25 & Broadway, then runs along the Southeast Corridor to Lincoln Avenue in Lone Tree.[1]

Stations[edit]

Name Opening Year Interchange Municipality park-n-Ride?
F Line (18th & California/18th & Stout – Lincoln Avenue)
18th & California (northbound) and
18th & Stout (southbound)
1994  D  &  H  Lines Denver No
16th & California (northbound) and
16th & Stout (southbound)
1994  D  &  H  Lines
FREE MallRide (16th St)
Denver No
Convention Center/Performing Arts 2004  D  &  H  Lines Denver No
Colfax at Auraria 1994  D  &  H  Lines Denver No
10th & Osage 1994  C ,  D ,  E , &  H  Lines Denver No
Alameda 1994  C ,  D ,  E , &  H  Lines Denver No
I-25 & Broadway 1994  C ,  D ,  E , &  H  Lines Denver Yes
Fare Zone Boundary
Louisiana/Pearl 2006  E  &  H  Lines Denver No
University of Denver 2006  E  &  H  Lines Denver Yes
Colorado 2006  E  &  H  Lines Denver Yes
Yale 2006  E  &  H  Lines Denver Yes
Southmoor 2006  E  &  H  Lines Denver Yes
Fare Zone Boundary
Belleview 2006  E  &  R  Lines Denver Yes
Orchard 2006  E  &  R  Lines Greenwood Village Yes
Arapahoe at Village Center 2006  E  &  R  Lines Greenwood Village Yes
Dry Creek 2006  E  &  R  Lines Centennial Yes
County Line 2006  E  &  R  Lines Lone Tree Yes
Lincoln 2006  E  &  R  Lines Lone Tree Yes
Sky Ridge Medical Center 2019 (planned)[2]  E  &  R  Lines Lone Tree No
Lone Tree City Center 2019 (planned)[2]  E  &  R  Lines Lone Tree No
RidgeGate 2019 (planned)[2]  E  &  R  Lines Lone Tree Yes

FasTracks[edit]

The 2004 voter-approved FasTracks initiative will add 2.3 mi (3.70 km) to the Southeast Corridor (E Line and F Line). It will also add three stations at Sky Ridge Medical Center, Lone Tree City Center and RidgeGate Parkway, with a 2,000 space parking lot at RidgeGate.

Regional Transportation District has sent four teams a Request for Proposal on the Southeast Corridor extension expected due in May 2015.[2] The Southeast Rail Line Extension plan is to extend light rail transit service to the new RidgeGate Parkway Interchange. Additional stations at Sky Ridge Medical Center, Lone Tree City Center, and new R Line terminus station at RidgeGate will have an expected opening in 2019.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RTD - Light Rail System Map". Regional Transportation District. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Southeast Rail Extension". Regional Transportation District. Retrieved May 14, 2015. 

External links[edit]

Route map: Google

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