Last updated: 03:53 PM ET, Sun April 24 2016

New Train Takes Off at Denver International Airport

Airlines & Airports | Amy Coyne Bredeson | April 24, 2016

New Train Takes Off at Denver International Airport

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Local authorities just made it easier for travelers to get from downtown Denver to Denver International Airport, USA Today reported. 

The new Denver-DIA train service was launched Friday and will carry passengers from the airport to Denver’s Union Station, according to USA Today.  

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The train makes its first trip around 4 a.m. during the week and runs every 15 minutes until almost 1:30 a.m, USA Today said. The trip is only 37 minutes long and costs $9.

“This is a major element for our growing up as a global city,” Denver Mayor Michael Hancock told the newspaper.

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The new train makes six stops between the airport and downtown, which are 23 miles away from each other, the newspaper said. It can carry up to 180 people at a time.

The train service was free on Friday, and passengers waited in line to try it out, according to the newspaper.


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