By Jennifer McRae

DENVER (CBS4)– RTD celebrated five years of the “Train to the Plane” on Tuesday. This week marks the 5th anniversary of the A Line, which takes riders from Union Station to Denver International Airport.

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The coronavirus pandemic was a difficult year for many, including RTD. Despite a drop in ridership, RTD managed to outperform other commuter rails in the nation.

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“We have been able to retain 45% of pre-COVID ridership, that was the best in the nation for commuter rail,” said RTD General Manager Debra Johnson.

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In the last five years, the train has carried more than 30 million customers.

Jennifer McRae