DART News Release
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November 1, 2004
DART to Victory Station for big shows, big times
The home of the Mavericks, Stars, the Greatest Show on Earth, and musical events for every taste -- American Airlines Center -- becomes home to Victory Station, the newest stop on DART's popular light rail system, on November 13.
Trinity Railway Express (TRE) service from Fort Worth, the mid-cities, and Irving to Victory Station hasn't changed. It's still available Monday through Saturday for special events.
Look for minor DART Rail changes November 15
DART Rail is making minor schedule changes that will improve schedule reliability. Departure times will vary by only 1-2 minutes in most cases, but all hours of operation on weekdays will be affected. Weekend service will remain unchanged. Details about changes to each trip are available in the new customer rail timetables onboard trains, at the DART Store (1401 Pacific Ave.), or at information kiosks along the rail line.
DART Rail Expansion On Track
DART currently serves 57,000 daily riders over its 44-mile, 34-station light rail system. The opening of Victory Station marks the start of a 49-mile DART Rail expansion to the southeast and northwest. Through 2018 DART Rail will link Pleasant Grove, South Dallas, Fair Park and Deep Ellum to the southeast with the Medical/Market Center, Love Field, northwest Dallas, Farmers Branch, Carrollton, Las Colinas, Irving and DFW Airport to the northwest. In addition, service will extend south from Ledbetter Station in South Oak Cliff to I-20 and northeast from Downtown Garland Station to Rowlett.
High-resolution maps are available for download in the DART Newsroom Image Library.
To meet growing demand for DART Rail service, the agency will add 20 new light rail vehicles to its 95-car fleet in 2005.
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