To alleviate crowding on light rail trains during peak commute times and special events, DART will be lengthening the platforms at 28 stations along the Red and Blue lines so they can accommodate longer trains. Crews lengthened the platforms at Ledbetter Station (right) as part of construction of the recent Blue Line extension. Platform extensions to increase capacity A roomier commute is in store for DART customers as the agency moves forward with the Platform Extensions Project on the Red and Blue lines. The agency is extending platforms at 28 of the original rail stations to allow for three-car trains during peak use times. Stations on the Red and Blue lines, located outside of Downtown Dallas, currently only accommodate two-car trains. These modifications will increase passenger capacity by 33 percent on the DART Rail System. Learn more: DART.org/DARTPlatformExtensions 8

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