Media Relations Contact:
Mark A. Ball
October 20, 2014
DART Rail Replacement Brings Weekend Changes Through Nov.
Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) rail service in downtown Dallas will be discontinued for six weekends beginning Saturday, October 25, to Sunday, November 30, to allow track replacement along Pacific Avenue and Bryan Street.
Rail segments involved include the Red and Blue Lines between Union Station and Pearl/Arts District Station, the Green Line between Victory and Deep Ellum Stations, and the Orange Line between Victory and LBJ/Central Stations. Only the Red Line will operate on the Pearl/Arts District-LBJ/Central portion of the Orange Line on these days.
DART shuttle buses will be in place to serve the affected downtown stations at red "Rail Disruption" bus stops. Five separate temporary routes will be in operation, including express service between Pearl/Arts District and Union Station.
Passengers traveling on these six weekends, including Thursday to Sunday during the four-day Thanksgiving holiday weekend, are strongly encouraged to allow plenty of extra time, especially if rail-to-bus transfers are involved. Fans attending weekend events at American Airlines Center, as well as participants in the Capital One Bank Dallas YMCA Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day may also be impacted by delays. Normal weekend service is scheduled to resume in time for the annual Children's Medical Center Holiday Parade.
Service and project updates will be available at DART.org/CBDRailReplacement.
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