Subject: Weekend DART Rail Replacement continues in Downtown Dallas through Fall 2019
Effective Date: 3/30/2019
Date Posted: 9/3/2019 10:10:40 AM

Weekend DART Rail Replacement continues in Downtown Dallas through Fall 2019

Buses will replace trains in Downtown Dallas on weekends starting March 30 when DART begins replacing rail along the Transitway Mall. The weekend construction will continue into the fall following the State Fair of Texas, September 27 through October 20. Click here to learn more.

Notice: DART Rail will operate weekend service in downtown Dallas on Saturday, August 31 through the end of the State Fair of Texas. There will be no track improvement work done on these dates.

Rail replacement work resumes in downtown Dallas following the State Fair of Texas.


The closures will allow DART to replace track along Pacific Avenue and Bryan Street, repair and add additional rail crossovers, and repair city streets and drainage. It will create a smoother ride through downtown, eliminate ongoing maintenance issues and increase the number of areas where trains can switch tracks, which will reduce service disruptions.

As of Saturday, May 18, 2019, work will impact the Red and Blue Lines between West End Station and Pearl/Arts District Station, the Green Line between Victory and Deep Ellum Stations, and the Orange Line between Victory and LBJ/Central Station, and between Victory Station and Parker Road Station.

Five separate DART shuttle bus routes will operate during the weekend closures to serve the affected downtown stations. Customers should look for red "Rail Disruption" bus stops at those stations. Two routes stop at every Central Business District station. Two express routes connect Pearl/Arts District Station, West End Station and Victory Station. One express route travels between Mockingbird Station and Bachman Station.

Service and project updates will be available at DART.org/Plus.

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