Media Relations Contact:
Mark A. Ball
September 14, 2015
DART to football Classic with Tiger and Panther fans September 26
Fans of the Grambling State Tigers and Prairie View A&M Panthers can ride Dallas Area Rapid Transits Green Line to the Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic on Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park.
Two stations take you directly to Fair Park: one is on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the fairgrounds and the other is at 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 approximately every 15 minutes on game day between Victory and Lawnview stations starting at 9:30 a.m.
Green Line trains going to the fair will say "Fair Park," "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. Trinity Railway Express (TRE) passengers transfer to the Green Line at Victory 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 and Denton 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 GoPass℠ app available for both Apple and Android. Additional information is at DART.org/StateFairClassic or DART Customer Information at 214-979-1111.
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