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Light rail wire replacement will affect service intermittently for RTD’s E, F, H and R lines beginning July 20 through July 29

Bus shuttles will be offered between affected stations

DENVER (July 13, 2019) – Light rail service on the Regional Transportation District's (RTD) E, F, H and R lines will be affected intermittently between July 20 and July 29, due to replacement of the Overhead Catenary System (OCS) wire.

In order to continue providing optimal service to our patrons, crews will be replacing existing wire along portions of the E, F, H and R lines. The OCS wires deliver power to the light rail vehicles through the pantograph that extends upward from the light rail vehicles and makes contact with the OCS wire.

Train riders should plan for additional travel time between affected stations.

Wire replacement will affect service as follows:

Saturday, July 20 from 8 p.m. through Monday, July 22, at 3 a.m.
Lines impacted: E, H and R

Affected stations and bus shuttle boarding locations:
  • Belleview Station – board at Gate A
  • Southmoor Station – board at Gate A
  • Yale Station – board at Gate A
  • Colorado Station – board at Gate C
  • Orchard Station – northbound board at Gate B
  • Orchard Station – southbound board at Gate C
  • Dayton Station – board next to station platform
  • Arapahoe Station – board at Gate F

Thursday, July 25 from 8 p.m. through Friday, July 26, at 4 a.m. (night work only)
Lines impacted: E, F and R

Affected stations and bus shuttle boarding locations:
  • Lincoln Station – board at Gate D
  • County Line Station – board at Gate C
  • Dry Creek Station – board at Gate B
  • Orchard Station – northbound board at Gate B
  • Orchard Station – southbound board at Gate C
  • Belleview Station – board at Gate A

Note: Rail returns to regular service Friday, July 26, between 4 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Friday, July 26 from 8 p.m. through Saturday, July 27 at 4 a.m. (night work only)
Lines impacted: E, F and R


  • Belleview Station – board at Gate A
  • Southmoor Station – board at Gate A
  • Orchard Station – northbound board at Gate B
  • Orchard Station – southbound board at Gate C
  • Arapahoe Station – board at Gate F
  • Dry Creek Station – board at Gate B
  • County Line Station – board at Gate C
  • Lincoln Station – board at Gate D


Note: Rail returns to regular service Saturday, July 27, between 4 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Saturday, July 27 from 8 p.m. through Monday, July 29, at 3 a.m.
Lines impacted: E, H and R

  • Dayton Station – board next to station platform
  • Belleview Station – board at Gate A
  • Southmoor Station – board at Gate A
  • Orchard Station – northbound board at Gate B
  • Orchard Station – southbound board at Gate C
  • Arapahoe Station – board at Gate F
  • Dry Creek Station – board at Gate B
  • County Line Station – board at Gate C
  • Lincoln Station – board at Gate D

This update is one of several maintenance projects planned for the coming years, directly benefiting the traveling public.
Additional questions about this or other rail replacement work can be directed to Lisa Trujillo, manager of project outreach, at 303-299-2673 or Lisa.Trujillo@rtd-denver.com.

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