RTD’s request for final testing of the G-Line gets federal approval

The Federal Railroad Administration on Wednesday approved RTD’s request for final testing of the G-Line.

RTD, however, still needs approval from the Colorado Public Utilities Commission to complete testing on crossings along the 11-mile commuter line that runs between Denver’s Union and Wheat Ridge.

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The FRA approval of RTD’s request was announced Thursday in a letter from RTD General Manager and CEO David A. Genova to RTD board members.

On Sept. 27, the PUC denied RTD’s motions to complete testing on the G-Line grade crossings. “We are still awaiting the written decision from the Commission that will determine the next steps in the PUC process,” the letter said.

The G Line, also known as the Gold Line, is an eight-station, electric commuter rail line between Denver Union Station and Wheat Ridge, Ward Road just north of I-70.

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Source:: The Denver Post

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