RTD gets OK to test trains on rail line to Arvada, Wheat Ridge

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - RTD got some good news about its delayed rail line to Arvada and Wheat Ridge: It can test trains on the route soon.

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) last fall ordered the metro-Denver transit agency to halt testing of trains and systems on the commuter-rail route — known as the G Line or Gold Line — until it resolves problems with the timing of the crossing gates on its already-operating A and B lines, which use similar gate technology.

The gates close too early and stay down too long, according to federal railroad officials.

The A Line runs to Denver International Airport; the B Line to Westminster. All three lines originate at Denver Union Station.

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