Trinity Metro extends free TEXRail service

As Trinity Metro's new TEXRail trains begin operations Jan. 5, the company will kick off service with free rides for all of January.

TEXRail is a new 27-mile commuter rail project that will extend from downtown Fort Worth through Grapevine and Colleyville and into Terminal B at the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

From Jan. 5-Jan. 31 passengers will be able to try out the train service for free. Officials said this provides a daily commuting option for regional employees and travelers.

“TEXRail is a premium service, and we want to give everyone an opportunity to ride,” Bob Baulsir, Trinity Metro senior vice president, said in a statement.

On Feb. 1, TEXRail passengers will pay $2.50 for a one-way ticket, or they can purchase a $5 day pass for all rail and buses in Tarrant County.

To find out more about TEXRail, including schedules, click here.
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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