Federal Boulevard Closure Marks Significant Progress On FasTracks

June 30, 2014 10:07 PM

Federal Boulevard Closure Marks Significant Progress On FasTracks
" DENVER (CBS4) – Federal Boulevard has a week of closures between 56th and 60th avenues while crews work on the Gold Line as part of the Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks project.

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RTD has ordered 54 new commuter trains for three FasTracks lines being built in metro Denver.

(credit: CBS)

“Oh, this is the coolest thing, I tell you what — when the rail cars start arriving in Denver the people are really going to find out that this is commuter rail, this is not light rail,” RTD spokesman Kevin Flynn said.

The Gold Line runs from Wheat Ridge to Union Station, the Northwest Line goes from Westminster to Union Station, and the East Line will take fliers to Denver International Airport from Union Station.

“We’re just about 60 percent complete with all three commuter lines together. The airport line, the East Rail line slightly ahead; we had a one-year head start on that,” Flynn said.

The next major phase of construction is finishing and adding track "

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