The Regional Transportation District announced light rail service will be suspended on Saturday and Sunday due to construction.
The makeover continues at Union Station which includes replacing old office space with a hotel and restaurant.
CBS4′s Joel Hillan talked with RTD about their plans to get new buses for the 16th Street Mall and to speed up the launch of the North Metro Rail Line.
Denver’s Union Station is now closed as crews prepare to renovate the historic landmark. The building is expected to reopen in the middle of 2014 as an urban transit center and tourist attraction.
The National Park Service has rejected the Union Station Alliance’s request for “historic preservation certification” for its plan to remodel Denver Union Station to include a 130-room hotel, but left the door open for reconsideration.
RTD will open its first FasTracks line April 26 of next year, eight months ahead of schedule. RTD General Manager Phil Washington stopped by the CBS4 Morning News to make the announcement.
A new light rail plaza is now open At Union Station and there was plenty of music to celebrate on Saturday.
The Regional Transportation District board unanimously approved the FasTracks plan for the northwest metro area on Monday.
Train station transformation is in the future for Denver’s Union Station.
Amtrak passengers face delays after the California Zephyr jumped the tracks.