DART Rail Green Line Media Kit

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Green Line. The Next Phase of DART Rail.When the full Green Line opens on December 6, 2010 the DART Rail System grows from 48 to 72 miles, a major growth spurt leading to a 93-mile network by 2019. The first phase of the 28-mile, $1.8 billion project extends southeast of downtown Dallas to Fair Park and opened on September 14, 2009 along with daily service to Victory Station.

The Green Line serves several regional destinations, including Deep Ellum, Baylor University Medical Center, Victory Park, the Dallas Market Center, the UT Southwestern Medical District, Love Field Airport, and the cities of Farmers Branch and Carrollton.
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The next phase of the Green Line Opened December 6, 2010

Green Line (Southeast Corridor)
7.4 miles, MLK, Jr. Station to Buckner Station; 4 stations

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

Green Line (Northwest Corridor)
16.4 miles, Victory Station (Dallas) to North Carrollton/Frankford Station (Carrollton); 11 stations

Victory Station to Inwood/Love Field Station (2.8 miles)
Stations: Market Center
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland
Inwood/Love Field

Inwood/Love Field Station to Bachman Station (Northwest Highway) (3.2 miles)
Stations: Burbank
Bachman

Bachman Station to Farmers Branch Station (4.9 miles)
Stations: Walnut Hill/Denton
Royal Lane
Farmers Branch

Farmers Branch Station to North Carrollton/Frankford Station (5.5 miles)
Stations: Downtown Carrollton
Trinity Mills
North Carrollton/Frankford

 

Green Line (Southeast Corridor) Opened September 14, 2009
2.7 miles, Pearl Station to MLK, Jr. Station, 4 stations

 Stations*: Deep Ellum
Baylor University Medical Center
Fair Park
MLK, Jr.
* Daily service to Victory Station also began September 14, 2009


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Green Line Map and Images

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Green Line Map
DART Rail
Green Line Map

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DART Rail System Map
DART Rail
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Updated 12/6/10
DART Current and Future Services Map
Current and Future
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Construction images for DART Rail Green Line Stations Scheduled to Open December 6, 2010:

Aerial Photos from July 2010

North Carrollton/Frankford Station
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
July 2010
DCTA Rail north of Frankford Road
DCTA Rail north
of Frankford Road

July 2010
Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
July 2010
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Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
July 2010
Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
July 2010
Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Carrollton Station
July 2010
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Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Carrollton Station
July 2010
Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Carrollton Station
July 2010
North to Downtown Carrollton Station
North to Downtown Carrollton Station
July 2010
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Farmers Branch Station
Farmers Branch Station
July 2010
Farmers Branch Station
Farmers Branch Station
July 2010
Royal Lane Station
Royal Lane Station
July 2010
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Royal Lane Station
Royal Lane Station
July 2010
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
July 2010
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
July 2010
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Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
July 2010
Bachman Station
Bachman Station
July 2010
Bachman Station
Bachman Station
July 2010
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Northwest Rail Operating Facility
Northwest Rail Operating Facility
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July 2010
Northwest Rail Operating Facility
Northwest Rail Operating Facility (NWROF)
July 2010
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Burbank Station
Burbank Station
July 2010
Burbank Station
Burbank Station
July 2010
Inwood/Love Field Station
Inwood/Love Field Station
July 2010
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Inwood/Love Field Station
Inwood/Love Field Station
July 2010
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
July 2010
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
July 2010
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Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
July 2010
Market Center Station
Market Center Station
July 2010
Market Center Station
Market Center Station
July 2010
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Hatcher Station
Hatcher Station
July 2010
Hatcher Station
Hatcher Station
July 2010
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Lawnview Station
Lawnview Station
July 2010
Lawnview Station
Lawnview Station
July 2010
Lawnview Station
Lawnview Station
July 2010
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Lake June Station
Lake June Station
July 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
July 2010
Buckner Station
Buckner Station
July 2010
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Images from June 2010:

North Carrollton/Frankford Station
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
June 2010
Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
June 2010
Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
June 2010
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Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
June 2010
Royal Lane Station
Royal Lane Station
June 2010
Royal Lane Station
Royal Lane Station
June 2010
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Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
June 2010
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
June 2010
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
June 2010
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Walnut Hill/Denton Station
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
June 2010
Lawnview Station
Lawnview Station
June 2010
Lawnview Station
Lawnview Station
June 2010
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Lawnview Station
Lawnview Station
June 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
June 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
June 2010
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Lake June Station
Lake June Station
June 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
June 2010
Buckner Station
Buckner Station
June 2010
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Buckner Station
Buckner Station
June 2010
Buckner Station
Buckner Station
June 2010
Buckner Station
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June 2010
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Images from April 2010:

North Carrollton/Frankford Station
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
Apr. 2010
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
Apr. 2010
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
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Apr. 2010
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North Carrollton/Frankford Station
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
Apr. 2010
Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
Apr. 2010
North of Downtown Carrollton Station
North of Downtown Carrollton Station
Apr. 2010
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Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Carrollton Station
Apr. 2010
Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Carrollton Station
Apr. 2010
Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Carrollton Station
Apr. 2010
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Farmers Branch Station
Farmers Branch Station
Apr. 2010
Farmers Branch Station
Farmers Branch Station
Apr. 2010
Farmers Branch Station
Farmers Branch Station
Apr. 2010
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Rail line under Mockingbird Lane
Rail line under Mockingbird Lane
Apr. 2010
Rail line under Mockingbird Lane
Rail line under Mockingbird Lane
Apr. 2010
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Hatcher Station
Hatcher Station
Apr. 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
Apr. 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
Apr. 2010
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Lake June Station
Lake June Station
Apr. 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
Apr. 2010
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
Apr. 2010
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Images from November 2009:

North Carrollton/Frankford Station
North Carrollton/Frankford Station
Nov. 2009
Trinity Mills Station
Trinity Mills Station
Nov. 2009
Downtown Carrollton Station
Downtown Carrollton
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Nov. 2009
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Farmers Branch Station
Farmers Branch
Station

Nov. 2009
Royal Lane Station
Royal Lane
Station

Nov. 2009
Walnut Hill/Denton Station
North of
Walnut Hill/Denton
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Nov. 2009
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Bachman Station
Bachman Station
Nov. 2009
Burbank Station
Burbank Station
Nov. 2009
Inwood/Love Field Station
Inwood/Love Field Station
Nov. 2009
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Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station
Nov. 2009
Market Center Station
Market Center Station
Nov. 2009
Hatcher Station
Hatcher Station
Nov. 2009
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Lawnview Station
Lawnview Station
Nov. 2009
Lake June Station
Lake June Station
Nov. 2009
Buckner Station
Buckner Station
Nov. 2009
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Renderings for DART Rail Green Line Stations Opened December 6, 2010:

Image of North Carrollton/Frankford Station Rendering
North Carrollton/Frankford Station Rendering
Image of Trinity Mills Station Rendering
Trinity Mills Station Rendering
Downtown Carrollton Station Rendering image
Downtown Carrollton Station Rendering
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Image of Farmers Branch Station Rendering
Farmers Branch Station
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Royal Lane Station
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Walnut Hill/Denton Station
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Image of Bachman Station Rendering
Bachman Station
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Burbank Station
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Image of Inwood/Love Field Station Rendering
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Image of Southwestern Medical District/Parkland Station Rendering
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Image of Market Center Station Rendering
Market Center Station
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Image of Lawnview Station rendering
Lawnview Station
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Green Line Video

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"I'm Connected" ® This link opens in a new window
DART I'm Connected® videos feature some of the behind-the-scene staff from community relations, creative services, maintenance, operations and construction, as well as members of the local community. The series name plays off the marketing theme line currently in use by the multi-modal transit agency, "It's All Connected." New videos are added weekly.


Green Line.
The Next
Phase of
DART Rail.
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(January 2009)

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.
Watch the video on YouTube
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  The offical newsletter of Dallas Area Rapid Transit

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Fall 2010

The Great GREEN Line
Whether you're headed to work, to the hospital, to dinner or to the game - everything changes with Phase II of DART Rail's Green Line. The second phase adds 24 miles and 15 spectacular stations, bringing the Green Line to a whopping 28 miles and expanding the DART Rail System to a new total of 72 miles.
Read more from The Great GREEN Line


Summer 2010

The Final Countdown
From far southeast Dallas to north Carrollton, communities, businesses and companies are gearing up for the December 6 launch of DART's most promising rail extension yet - the Green Line Phase II.
Read more from The Final Countdown


Spring 2010

Expanding for the Future
The remaining 25 miles of the 28-mile Green Line open in December 2010, including service to Pleasant Grove in far southeast Dallas County, the Stemmons Corridor, and the cities of Carrollton and Farmers Branch to the northwest.
Read more from Expanding for the Future


Fall 2009

Green Means Go!
Beginning Monday, Sept. 14, the first 3 miles of the 28-mile, $1.8-billion Green Line opens service to the new Deep Ellum, Baylor University Medical Center, Fair Park, and MLK, Jr. stations. And the same day, regular full-time service extends to Victory Station at American Airlines Center, where DART Rail service has been limited to sporting and entertainment events since November 2004.
Read more from Green Means Go!


Summer 2009

Ready to Roll
Excitement is building throughout Deep Ellum, Fair Park and South Dallas as work crews race toward the September 14 grand opening of the Green Line - the next phase of DART Rail and the great yellow and white hope for much of the historic area.
Read more from Ready to Roll



Spring 2009

On Track to New Destinations
DART's $3.4 billion rail expansion is creating new connections, reducing traffic and pollution, and stimulating the economy.
Read more from On Track to New Destinations



Winter 2008

Ready for Blast Off
The Green Line is in "countdown" mode for a September 2009 opening with initial service to Deep Ellum, Baylor Medical Center and Fair Park.
Read more from Ready for Blast Off


Inmotion Archive - Fall 2008 through Winter 2006 Issues

Fall 2008

Laying tracks - fast!
Currently, nearly 2,500 people a day are working feverishly to keep our new Green Line trending ahead of schedule and within budget.
Read more from Laying tracks - fast!



Summer 2008

Growing the Green Line
The 28-mile, $1.8-billion Green Line is gaining momentum daily. The initial phase - opening in 2009 - will bring the first urban rail service to the State Fair of Texas in more than 50 years.
Read more from Growing the Green Line



Spring 2008

Moving People While Moving Ahead
As DART's Green Line expansion races ahead, a big part of the project is keeping neighborhoods and businesses up to speed on construction activities.
Read more from Moving People While Moving Ahead



Summer 2007

Rolling Fast
DART Rail has become a fixture in the local culture. Don't look now, but it's about to double in size and community input is the cornerstone.
Read more from Rolling Fast



Spring 2007

Propelled by a Vision
In a historic year when North Texans celebrated the 10th anniversary of one of the nation's youngest and most successful light rail systems, DART and its constituents looked forward more than backward.
Read more from Propelled by a Vision


Fall 2006

Growth Spurt
The seeds of change have been sown. Now comes the real work of growing the 45-mile DART Rail System to more than twice its size, starting with the construction of the $1.67 billion Green Line spanning the northwest and southeast corridors of the service area.
Read more from Growth Spurt



Summer 2006

10 Years Ahead
The only thing more exciting than looking back at the 10-year history of DART Rail is looking 10 years ahead, when the light rail system will double to more than 90 miles and 62 stations.
Read more from 10 Years Ahead


Spring 2006

Advancing the RAIL-volution
With its 9-year-old light rail system positioned at the forefront of the American "rail-volution," management, staff and frontline workers spent FY05 gearing up for a $2.4 billion expansion that will double DART Rail to 90 miles through 2013.
Read more from Advancing the RAIL-volution


Winter 2006

On our way!
On a bright day this spring, construction crews will begin breaking up pavement on the eastern edge of downtown Dallas - the first step in straightening the curve of the DART Rail line as it comes up out of the tunnel from Cityplace and meanders to Pearl Station. More important, it signals the official start of construction on DART's long-awaited light rail expansion.
Read more from On our way!


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• Green Line Media Kit: Archive from September 2009 This link opens in a new window

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• DART Green Line Expansion Plans: www.DART.org/expansion This link opens in a new window

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Keywords: DART, DART Rail, expansion, light rail, Green Line, Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Deep Ellum, Deep Ellum Gateway Project, Fair Park, Lake June, Pleasant Grove

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