According to the city of Fort Worth, Trinity Metro has received word from the Federal Railroad Administration that the entire 27-mile TEXRail route has been approved for passenger service. Full service is expected to begin from the T&P Station in Fort Worth to DFW Airport’s Terminal B on Jan. 10.
Passengers on Trinity Metro’s new 27-mile TEXRail commuter rail line can try out the train for free until Feb. 1.
TEXRail runs from downtown Fort Worth to Dallas Fort Worth International’s Terminal B, providing a daily commuting option for regional employees and travelers.
On Feb. 1, customers will pay $2.50 for a one-way ticket. A $5 day pass is good for all rail and buses in Tarrant County.
TEXRail service begins at the Texas & Pacific Station in Fort Worth and travels through north Fort Worth, North Richland Hills and Grapevine before its final stop at Terminal B. The first train departs Fort Worth at 3:25 a.m. and arrives at the airport at 4:17 a.m.
Trinity Metro expect to have 8,000 riders a day by the end of the first year of service.