Media Relations Contact:
Mark A. Ball
September 17, 2013
DART's Green Line connects football fans to the State Fair Classic
Take DART to the annual Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic on Saturday, Oct. 5. Panther and Tiger fans can ride in comfort on the Green Line before enjoying the football game and marching band competition between Prairie View A & M and Grambling State universities starting at 4:30 p.m. at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park.
The stations are Fair Park, located on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the fairgrounds, and MLK, Jr., located south of R.B. Cullum Boulevard and convenient to the Gate 6 entrance and the Cotton Bowl. Extra Green Line trains will be available every 20 minutes between Victory and Lawnview stations starting at 9:30 a.m.
Trinity Railway Express passengers transfer to the Green Line at Victory Station. Green Line trains going to the fair will say "Buckner" or "Lawnview." Southbound Red, Blue and Orange line passengers transfer to the Green Line at Pearl/Arts District Station. Northbound Red and Blue line passengers transfer to the Green Line at Akard Station. Eastbound Orange Line passengers transfer to the Green Line at Bachman Station.
Save time and purchase a $5 DART Local Day Pass good for all DART rail, buses and riding the TRE from CentrePort Station. Tarrant County customers need to purchase a Regional Day Pass for $10. Passes are available at ticket vending machines located at all DART and TRE stations and on the new GoPass℠ app available for both Apple and Android. Additional information on the State Fair Classic can be found at DART.org/StateFairClassic or by calling DART Customer Information at 214-979-1111.
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