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Denver R Line inaugurated

The long-awaited Denver R Line running into the centre of Aurora opened on 24 February.

The long-awaited Denver R Line running into the centre of Aurora opened on 24 February.

An opening ceremony was held at Iliff station with free rides from 11.00-21.00.

The 16.9km (10.5-mile), eight-stop line, which serves the airport, Denver Tech Centre and city centre, connects to existing track that runs Nine Mile Station to Peoria Station on the University of Colorado A Line.

It is the fourth line to open in just over a year as part of Denver Regional Transportation District’s FasTracks expansion plan.