Colfax at Auraria station

Colfax at Auraria station is a RTD light rail station in Denver, Colorado, United States. Operating as part of the D, F and H Lines, the station was opened on October 8, 1994, and is operated by the Regional Transportation District.[3][4] It serves the eastern side of the Auraria academic campus, home to Metropolitan State College of Denver, the Community College of Denver, and the University of Colorado Denver.

Colfax at Auraria
TheRide light rail station
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The Colfax at Auraria light rail stop in Denver, Colorado. The street on the right is West Colfax Avenue
Location1101 West Colfax Avenue
Denver, Colorado
Coordinates39°44′25″N 105°00′07″W / 39.740319°N 105.001918°W / 39.740319; -105.001918Coordinates: 39°44′25″N 105°00′07″W / 39.740319°N 105.001918°W / 39.740319; -105.001918
Owned byRegional Transportation District
Line(s)
  D Line
  F Line
  H Line
Platforms2 side platforms
Tracks2
ConnectionsTheRide buses
Construction
Structure typeAt grade
Disabled accessYes
Other information
Fare zoneA
History
OpenedOctober 8, 1994
Passengers
201416,065 (avg. weekday)[1]Increase 5.7%
Rank1 out of 44[2]
Services
Preceding station RTD Following station
Theatre District–Convention Center D Line 10th & Osage
F Line 10th & Osage
H Line 10th & Osage
toward Florida

In 2008, the station was remodeled to enable the platforms to accommodate four-car trains.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-03-20. Retrieved 2015-06-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-03-20. Retrieved 2015-06-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Roberts, Jeffrey A. (October 9, 1994). "100,000 give light rail a heavy workout". The Denver Post. p. C1.
  4. ^ "RTD: Central Corridor Light Rail Line" (PDF). Regional Transportation District. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 15, 2011. Retrieved September 27, 2010.