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Operator DART
System Type Light Rail
Year Opened 1996
# of Lines 4
# of Cars 91
Mileage 90 miles
Gauge Standard
Stations 62
Power Overhead
Fare Media Tkts/POP
Website DART
Data Date 2016
1st Visit 7/96
Last Visit 9/2016
% Rode 95%

Central US Transit > Dallas
DART Light Rail

DART Light Rail

DART is a Texas success story!! There are four lines using common trackage downtown. Ridership is exceeding projections. Many extensions have opened up in the past few years making the Dallas the largest light rail system in the United States!

DART is a true regional system with legs going out in all directions. The trains can go as fast 65 MPH, and with long distances between some stations that speed can easily be obtained.

The LRV's are all the same on DART. However, they did add center low-floor sections to all the existing LRV's to make DART more ADA accesibile without the need for lifts or ramps.

Below are stations featured here, listed in alphabetical order. Choose your destination:


New Station Line(s) Served # of photos # new
Akard         10 10
Buckner         6 6
Burbank         1 1
Cityplace/Uptown         18 14
DFW Airport         14 14
Downtown Carrollton         6 6
Downtown Plano         6 6
Fairpark         10 10
  Lovers Lane         3  
Mockingbird Lane         12 9
North Carrollton         8 8
Parker Road         5 5
Pearl/Arts District         13 9
Downtown Rowlett         6 6
St. Paul         6 6
SW Medical Parkland         8 8
Trinity Mills         6 6
Union Station         16 16
University of Dallas         3 3
Las Colinas Urban Center         8 8
Victory         1 1
West End         6 6
Yards         18 18

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