Facts and Figures

Operator MATA
System Type Vintage streetcar
Year Opened 1989
# of Lines 1
# of Cars  
Mileage 4.6 miles
Gauge Standard
Stations 40
Power Overhead
Fare Media Free
Data Date 2015
1st Visit  
Last Visit 9/2015
% Rode 100%

Central US Transit > Dallas
McKinney Ave Transit Authority


This is a great tourist line operating on original Dallas Streetcar right of way. It connects the Arts District with the "Uptown" restaurant district. The line was recently extended northward to the City Place Light Rail station. As of 2015, the line is a full loop line between downtown and Uptown.

MATA runs several classic Streetcars

  • Car 122 "Rosie" is a single truck Brill car from Oporto, Portugal, she was built around 1909

  • Car 186 "Green Dragon" is a Dallas home car from 1913, built by St. Louis Car Company

  • Car 369 " Matilda" is from Melbourne Australia built in 1925

  • Car 636 "Petunia" is a Dallas Birney car built in 1920.

  • Car 754 "Betty" is a Dallas car built in 1926 by American Car Company.

  • Car 7169 "Emma" was originally from Johnstown, PA, in 1949. In 1960 it was sent to Brussels, where is was re-bodied to meet the narrower confines of Brussels fleet.

 Below are featured stops of the McKinney line, choose your destination 


New Station # of photos # new
  Cole-Lemmon 3 3
  Federal - Harwood 1 1
  McKinney-Allen 7 7
  McKinney - Bowen 3 3
  McKinney Plaza 4 4
  St. Paul - Woodall Rodgers 4 4
  St. Paul - Federal 3 3
  Uptown 10 10
  Elsewhere 4  
  Yards 10 10

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