New DART airport station to open 4 months early

Posted on March 26, 2014

Renderings courtesy DFW Airport
Renderings courtesy DFW Airport
The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) announced its Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) station will open four months early and under budget on August 18.

“Opening a project of this complexity early and under budget is a great testament to the work of our DART team and our colleagues at DFW Airport,” DART President/Executive Director Gary Thomas said. “Support from the Federal Transit Administration and Federal Aviation Administration was also crucial to beating the targeted opening.”

The five-mile Orange Line extension from Belt Line Station to the newly rebuilt Terminal A at DFW will bring the nation’s longest light rail system to 90 miles.

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