Central US Transit


When most people think of the central United States they think of America's bread basket and farms. But there are several large cities that support rail based transit.  The biggest transit city is surprisingly enough, Dallas, TX. This is proof that a car oriented area can support a transit system! However, Denver and Salt Lake City also have large systems.

Please choose Your City:


New  State City # of Photos New
Services Notes
  AZ Phoenix 258 100 This city Light Rail system opened in 2008. More extnesions are underway
  AZ Tucson 50   A modern streetcar is to open in 2014~2015 which replaced the Old Pueblo Trolley


CO Denver   287 114 Denver Light Rail system continues to grow, and now inclused commuter rail
  CO Fort Collins 20 8 A small heritage operation using authentic Birney cars from Fort Collins
  MO Kansas City 94 94 New Streetcar opened in 2016
MO St. Louis 112 Light rail first opened in 1993. The system continues to grow
  OK Oklahoma City 43 43 Streetcar opened in 2018
  NV Las Vegas 72   The monorail system links the backs of several hotels. There are also other hotel linking guidways running
NM Albuquerque 8 8 Commuter Rail service, dubbed Railrunner operates from ABQ to Santa Fe.
  OK El Reno 4 4 A small tourist trolley using an ex-Philly Stratford car converted to diesel operation
  TX Austin 12   A commuter line run with imported DMU's is in service


TX Dallas 314  
DART Light Rail is the largest Light rail ystem in the US in terms of mileage. The Denton "A"-Train is opened in 2011. To top it off, the TRE commuter rail links with Fort Worth.
  TX El Paso 0   New Streetcar system using refurbished and upgraded PCC's opened in 2018
  TX Galveston 0   Uses replica trolleys with on-board generators, but currentlus is shutdown.
  TX Houston 138   The light rail line opened in early 2004, further extensions have since been opened


TX Fort Worth 6   The Tandy Subway is closed (8/02). New T-Rex Commuter line to DFW opened in 2019.
  UT Salt Lake 442 32 System proved its worth during the 2000 winter Olympics, many extensioan have been opened since.
Total 15 of 17 Cities 1860 403  


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