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DART Silver Line opening pushed back to late 2025-early 2026

February 1st, 2023
February 1, 2023- TRA Newswire - The start date for future rail service on the 26-mile Cotton Belt Regional Rail Corridor has been pushed back to late 2025 - early 2026 due to a myriad of issues. The Dallas Area Rapid...

$500 million, DART-adjacent master plan underway in Addison, TX

October 28th, 2020
October 27, 2020 - - Cushman & Wakefield has been engaged by the town of Addison, Texas to solicit proposals for a master developer for an estimated 18-acre high-density, transit-oriented development opportunity within the nationally acclaimed Addison Circle urban district. Cushman &...

Train builder Stadler gets $112 million DART contract

February 3rd, 2020
January 10, 2020 - TRA Newswire - As part of Dallas Area Rapid Transit's (DART) new Cotton Belt Regional Silver Line,  the transit agency awarded Stadler US Inc. a maintenance contract to maintain both the FLIRT vehicles it will be supplying...

Stadler to supply eight FLIRT trains to DART Cotton Belt Project

June 4th, 2019
June 4, 2019 - - Stadler will assemble and build eight FLIRT diesel multiple unit trains (DMUs) and design an Equipment Maintenance Facility (EMF) as part of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Cotton Belt Regional Rail Project. DART awarded the...

TEXRail in Grapevine provides a path to transit across the region

May 18th, 2019
May 15, 2019 - - About 200,000 have taken advantage of TEXRail in its first four months of operation between Grapevine and Fort Worth. In July, the passenger rail line will start picking up passengers every half-hour instead of every...

Sneak preview? DART's new Cotton Belt train could be named SILVERLINE

March 5th, 2019
UPDATED March 5, 2019 - TRA Newswire - TRA has learned it appears that SILVERLINE could be the designation for the new Cotton Belt regional rail line that Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will construct between DFW Airport and Collin...

DART board of directors approve addition of second track along Cotton Belt

February 15th, 2019
February 12, 2019 - - The Cotton Belt passenger rail line will feature a two-way double track that will not only improve efficiency but also add more than $100 million to the project’s price tag. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit board...

Grapevine mayor: City stands to benefit from Plano DART extension

January 13th, 2019
January 10, 2019 - - Prior to the debut of TEXRail on Jan. 10, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a $908 million loan was awarded to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit System to connect the DART to the Dallas-Fort...

Cotton Belt commuter line construction contract awarded

January 6th, 2019
January 4, 2019 - - Dallas Area Rapid Transit has awarded a joint venture of Archer Western and Herzog Contracting a $783m contract to build the 42 km Cotton Belt commuter rail line, with assistance from lead designer Jacobs Engineering....

DART to close on RRIF loan agreement for Cotton Belt project

December 18th, 2018
December 18, 2018 - - Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) this week expects to close on an agreement for a $908 million loan with the Federal Railroad Administration's Railroad Rehabilitation and Improvement Financing (RRIF) program. The loan will be used to fund the...

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