The RTD’s 10.5 mile R-Line, originally expected to open by the end of 2016, is now scheduled to open Friday, February 24, 2017.

RTD officials said that additional time was needed to test the new light rail train.

The line’s Iliff Station is just several blocks away from Heather Gardens.

For additional details on the R-Line, please see a prior article below (“New RTD Line rail testing underway”).