North Metro Rail Line

North Metro Rail Line

The North Metro Rail Line is an 18.5-mile-long commuter rail line that runs from Denver Union Station through Commerce City, Thornton, and Northglenn to 162nd Avenue in North Adams County. The North Metro Rail Line is NOW OPEN for the first 13 miles to 124th Avenue, which includes seven stations and six new Park-n-Rides. As a part of the promotional fare pilot program, from opening day until March 27, 2021, RTD is offering a local fare of $3/one way for the entire length of the N Line. 

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Where are the stops?

Normally, trains will run every 20 minutes during morning/evening rush hours (4 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.). During COVID scheduling and during all other times, the line will operate Monday through Friday, with trains every 30 minutes. The total time from Union Station to the end of the line at Eastlake-124th Avenue Station is expected to be 29 minutes.


Learn More about the North Metro Rail Line

(Information courtesy of RTD FasTracks)

RTD FASTER Grant Update

RTD has been awarded a $1,435,500 FASTER (Funding Advancements for Surface Transportation and Economic Recovery act) from CDOT to purchase rail and rail-related items.  RTD is finalizing a procurement package they will present to CDOT for their review prior to advertising for these items.