Extending into Highlands Ranch

The Southwest Rail Line opened in July 2000 as an 8.7 mile extension of rail from I-25 & Broadway to Mineral Avenue. It is proposed to add an additional 2.5 miles of rail and one new Park-n-Ride to extend service into Highlands Ranch.

Fares

How much will it cost?

Travel on the C & D Line will be Local Fare ($3.00 / $1.50* discounted / $0.90**) or Regional fare ($5.25 / $5.25* discounted / $3.20** youth) depending on your destination. Discount fares apply for those who are eligible.

* Discount fares apply to seniors 65+, individuals with disabilities, and Medicare recipients. ** Youth discount fares apply to youth ages 6-19 (up to three children ages 5 and younger ride free with a fare-paying adult). Active duty members of the U.S. military ride for free on all RTD services. Proof of eligibility is required for all passengers using discounted fare products.

3-Hour Passes

local

$3.00

regional

$5.25

airport

$10.50

Buy Tickets and Day Passes

You can buy 3-Hour Passes and Day Passes using cash, credit or debit at the ticket vending machines located at any RTD rail station, or on the RTD Mobile Tickets app. The Regional Day Pass is the same price ($10.50) as an Airport Day Pass and grants unlimited travel on any RTD service for the remainder of the service day. Day Pass ticket books may be purchased at any RTD Sales Outlet.

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Monthly Passes

Take unlimited rides all month with RTD's Monthly Pass. Travel to the Airport is included in the Regional/Airport Monthly Pass. Monthly Passes may be purchased at any RTD sales outletonline, on the RTD Mobile Tickets app, or at participating King Soopers and Safeway stores.

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EcoPass and CollegePass

Service on the C & D Line is included with all EcoPassCollegePass, and Neighborhood EcoPass cards, including service to and from the Denver Airport Station at no additional charge.

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2019 Rail Fare Map

Rail Fare Zone Map

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STATIONS

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Littleton / Mineral Station

  • Address:

    3203 W Mineral Ave
    Littleton, CO 80120
    United States

  • Location:
    S Santa Fe & Mineral Ave
  • Car Parking: 1227
  • Bike Parking: 30 bike lockers and 8 racks
  • Connecting rail lines:
    • C
    • D
  • Connecting bus routes:
  • FlexRides:
  • SportsRides:

C-470 & Lucent

  • Location:
    C-470 & Lucent
  • Car Parking: 0

The Future of the C & D Line

New Rail in New Neighborhoods

The proposed 2.5 mile extension would bring rail into Highlands Ranch and add 1,000 parking spaces at the end-of-line. Project design and construction will begin when funding is available.

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HISTORY

TIMELINE

2008
Environmental planning and basic engineering began
2008-2010
Environmental Evaluation (EE) conducted, including analysis of alternative alignment and station locations, potential impacts, and recommendations to minimize and mitigate impacts
2010
Final EE issued; 30 percent of basic engineering completed
2013 - Present
RTD continues to work with stakeholders to secure funding and determine how to complete the extension