Dallas

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Overview - Dallas

Located on the Trinity River, Dallas is the seat of Dallas County and the third largest city by population in Texas. It has approximately 1,345,000 inhabitants in the city proper as of 2018. The Dallas metropolitan area (Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington) comprised 7,539,711 residents as of the 2018 US Census Bureau Estimate.


Dallas's rapid transit network consists of four light rail services. It also has three commuter rail lines, a heritage streetcar, and a modern streetcar.

DART Light Rail

Opened 1996, DART Light Rail consists of four light rail services that serve the city of Dallas, Texas and the surrounding suburbs.

Red Line

The Red Line of DART Light Rail is a 44.6 km light rail service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Westmoreland in the south to Parker Road in the north via downtown Dallas, serving 25 stations.


The Red Line was opened in June 1996 and the last extension to the line was to Parker Road in December 2002. The Red Line is owned and operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Red20'15'20'20'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

Blue Line

The Blue Line of DART Light Rail is a 43.1 km light rail service on a North-South alignment. It runs from UNT Dallas in the south to Downtown Rowlett in the north via downtown Dallas, serving 23 stations.


The Blue Line was opened in June 1996 and the last extension to the line was to Downtown Rowlett in December 2012. The Blue Line is owned and operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Blue 20'15'20'20'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

Green Line

The Green Line of DART Light Rail is a 44.3 km light rail service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Buckner in the south to North Carrollton/Frankford in the north via downtown Dallas, serving 24 stations.


The Green Line was opened in September 2009 and the last extension to the line was to North Carrollton/Frankford in December 2010. The Green Line is owned and operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Green 20'15'20'20'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

Orange Line

The Orange Line of DART Light Rail is a 22.5 km light rail service on a Northeast-West alignment. It runs from DFW Airport in the west to LBJ/Central and Parker Road (rush hours only) in the northeast via downtown Dallas, serving 29 stations.


The Orange Line was opened in December 2010 and the last extension to the line was to DFW Airport in August 2014. The Orange Line is owned and operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Orange 20'15'20'20'*1

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

*1 - LBJ/Central to Parker Road only served weekday rush hours

Trinity Railway Express

Trinity Railway Express

The Trinity Railway Express is a 54.7 km commuter rail service on an East-West. It runs from Fort Worth T&P Station in the west to Dallas Union Station in the east, serving 10 stations. There is no Sunday service.


The Trinity Railway Express was opened in December 1996 and the last extension to the line was to Fort Worth T&P in December 2001. The Trinity Railway Express is owned by both Dallas Area Rapid Transit and Trinity Metro.

TEXRail

TEXRail

TEXRail is a 43.8 km commuter rail service on an East-West alignment. It runs from Fort Worth T&P Station in the west to DFW Airport in the east, serving 9 stations.


TEXRail was opened in January 2019. TEXRail is owned and operated by Trinity Metro.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Red60'30'30-60'30-60'*1

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

*1 - Not all trains run the full route. See timetable for details

Denton County A-Train

A Train

The A-Train is a 33.8 km commuter rail service on a North-South alignment. It runs from Downtown Denton Transit Center in the north to Trinity Mills in the south, serving 6 stations.


The A-Train was opened in June 2011. The A-Train is owned by the Denton County Transportation Authority.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
A-Train30'30'120'No Service

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

M-Line Trolley

M-Line Trolley

The M-Line Trolley is a 7.4 km historic streetcar line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Cityplace/Uptown in the north to St. Paul in the south, serving 40 stops.


The M-Line Trolley was opened in July 1989 and the last extension to the line was to St. Paul in June 2015. The M-Line Trolley is owned by the McKinney Avenue Transit Authority.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
M-Line20'15'25'25'*1

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

*1 - Limited AM service on weekends

Dallas Streetcar

Dallas Streetcar

The Dallas Streetcar is a 3.94 km modern streetcar line on a North-South alignment. It runs from Union Station in the north to Bishop Arts in the south, serving 6 stations.


The Dallas Streetcar was opened in April 2015 and the last extension to the line was to Bishop Arts in August 2016. The Dallas Streetcar is owned by the City of Dallas and is operated by Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


Headways
ServiceM-F MiddayM-F RushSat.Sun.Notes
Dallas Streetcar20'20'20'20'

Schedules -- Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

References & Helpful Links

DART Light Rail at Wikipedia

Trinity Railway Express at Wikipedia

TEXRail at Wikipedia

Denton County A-Train at Wikipedia

McKinney Avenue Transit Authority at Wikipedia

Dallas Streetcar at Wikipedia

Official Website for DART and Dallas Streetcar: Dallas Area Rapid Transit

Official Website for Trinity Railway Express: Trinity Railway Express

Official Website for TEXRail: Trinity Metro

Official Website for A-Train: Denton County Transportation Authority

Official Website for M-Line Trolley: McKinney Avenue Transit Authority


Maps

All Official Maps - DART [Last Accessed Jan 18, 2020]

Official System Map - DART [PDF] [Last Accessed Jan 18, 2020]

Official Line Map - Trinity Rail Express [Last Accessed Jan 18, 2020]

Official Line Map - TEXRail [Last Accessed Jan 18, 2020]

Official Line Map - A-Train [PNG] [Last Accessed Jan 18, 2020]

Official Line Map - M-Line Trolley [JPG] [Last Accessed Jan 18, 2020]


Other Sources

Dallas, USA at Urbanrail.net

Asset Notes

DART, TRE, TEXRail, and A-Train line colors taken from DART Current & Future Services map as of Jan 2020

MATA line color taken from logo on Wikipedia as of Jan 2020

Dallas Streetcar line color taken from logo on Wikipedia as of Jan 2020


Last Updated: Jan 18, 2020

Old Maps
Note: Not all maps reflect changes in service. Older maps may contain inaccuracies.
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