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The Green Line Changes Everything
The Green Line Changes Everything
Completion of the Green Line extends our regional light rail network to 72 miles and creates new destinations and opportunities while linking southeast Dallas to Farmers Branch and Carrollton. More than ever North Texans have real choices about where they live, work and play.

This 28 mile, $1.8 billion project will connect communities far and wide, bringing public transportation to more people in more places. It is a clean air solution for the citizens of Pleasant Grove, Dallas, Farmers Branch and Carrollton that is expected to reduce pollutant emissions by more than 320 tons per year.

It's also providing a boost to the local economy. Looking at the big picture, the DART Rail System is responsible for $7 billion in current, planned and projected transit-oriented development. The Green Line expansion plays a part in this and includes large and visible projects such as Ambrose at Baylor University Medical Center Station and Cityville at Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station.

Where is the Green Line taking DFW? The answer cannot be measured by physical distance alone. Rather, the line's impact will be seen in the region's improved mobility and air quality, the bolstered economy and the overall quality of life.

Get ready, North Texas. The future is now.

Want to see more?
Take a ride on the Green Line between Buckner and North Carrollton/Frankford stations.
"I'm Connected"®

To mark the opening of its 28-mile, 20-station Green Line, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is using its You Tube "channel," youtube.com/dartdallas, to let employees and community members tell their role in building the light rail line.

The first three miles of the line, running southeast of downtown Dallas, opened on September 14, 2009. The short vignettes, named "I'm Connected," feature some of the "behind-the-scene" staff from community relations, creative services, maintenance, operations and construction as well as local community leaders. The series name plays off the marketing theme line currently in use by the multi-modal transit agency, "It's All Connected." View more videos at youtube.com/dartdallas.

Green Line (Southeast Corridor) Information

LRT Line to Deep Ellum, Baylor University Medical Center, Fair Park, South Dallas, Buckner Terrace and Pleasant Grove

Green Line (Northwest Corridor) Information

LRT Line to Farmers Branch and Carrollton
  • Station Information - Market Center, Southwestern Medical District/Parkland,
         Inwood/Love Field, Burbank, Bachman, Walnut Hill/Denton, Royal Lane, Farmers Branch,
         Downtown Carrollton, Trinity Mills and North Carrollton/Frankford stations


  • Take a ride on the Green Line between Buckner and
    North Carrollton/Frankford stations, November 2010

    Take a ride on a DART Rail test train as it makes a complete run between Buckner Station and North Carrollton/Frankford Station. Fifteen new Green Line stations will open on December 6, 2010, completing the 20 station, 28 mile project.

    Be safe and watch for test trains along the new sections of the Green Line, between
    MLK, Jr. and Buckner stations on the southeast corridor and between Victory and North Carrollton/Frankford stations on the northwest corridor. While fences restrict access to most of the rail corridor, it's important to be aware that the rail line is active, with trains traveling up to 65 miles per hour depending on their location. The train at-grade crossings on the Green Line are clearly marked with signs, red flashing lights and crossing arms that come down prior to the train's arrival at the intersection.

  • Northwest Corridor Final Environmental Impact Statement (October 2003)

  • Environmental Records of Decision (RODs) for Southeast and Northwest Lines
         (4.6MB PDF file, opens in a new window)

Green Line (Southeast Corridor) Projected Opening Dates

10.1 miles, Pearl Station to Buckner Station; 8 stations

Pearl Station to MLK, Jr. Station (2.7 miles)
Opened September 14, 2009
Stations*:  Deep Ellum Station
Baylor University Medical Center Station
Fair Park Station
MLK, Jr. Station
* Daily DART Rail service to Victory Station began September 14, 2009. Also as of September 14, all trips of the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) now serve Victory Station. Victory Station is the transfer point between the Green Line and the TRE. (Note: No TRE service on Sundays.)

MLK, Jr. Station to Buckner Station (7.4 miles)
Opened: December 6, 2010
Stations:  Hatcher Station
Lawnview Station
Lake June Station
Buckner Station

Green Line (Northwest Corridor) Projected Opening Dates

17.6 miles, West End Station (Dallas) to Frankford Station (Carrollton); 12 stations

West End Station to Victory Station (1.2 miles)
Opened: November 12, 2004 (special event service only)
September 14, 2009 (daily service)
* Daily DART Rail service to Victory Station began September 14, 2009. Also as of September 14, all trips of the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) now serve Victory Station. Victory Station is the transfer point between the Green Line and the TRE. (Note: No TRE service on Sundays.)
Stations:  Victory Station

Victory Station to Inwood/Love Field Station (2.8 miles)
Opened: December 6, 2010
Stations:  Market Center Station
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
Inwood/Love Field Station

Inwood/Love Field Station to Bachman Station (Northwest Highway) (3.2 miles)
Opened: December 6, 2010
Stations:  Burbank Station
Bachman Station

Bachman Station to Farmers Branch Station (4.9 miles)
Opened: December 6, 2010
Stations:  Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Royal Lane Station
Farmers Branch Station

Farmers Branch Station to North Carrollton/Frankford Station (5.5 miles)
Opened: December 6, 2010
Stations:  Downtown Carrollton Station
Trinity Mills Station
North Carrollton/Frankford Station



DART Safely Around Construction

Image of a father and child at a rail station

Any time you undertake a construction project, the possibility for danger is elevated. DART is urging everyone to be extra careful around its facilities, vehicles and especially the construction areas. Here are 10 tips you should know.

  1. Stop, look and listen for DART vehicles.
  2. DART Safely logo
  3. Cross the street or track at designated crosswalks only.
  4. Never walk, ride or play in front of or behind a DART vehicle.
  5. Children should always exit the bus through the front door.
  6. Do not walk, ride or play in a construction area.
  7. Never walk, ride or play on or near railroad tracks.
  8. Always stand behind the textured warning strips on rail platforms.
  9. Be careful when driving or turning across train tracks.
  10. Never try to beat a train through a crossing.
  11. Remember: Safety begins with you. Talk to your family.
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If you have any questions or would like more information about the Green Line,
please contact DART Community Affairs at 214-749-2543.
Together, we'll cultivate the seeds of progress. Come watch us grow.

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