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DART and TRE will cut back on DFW service over Christmas holiday

DART and TRE will cut back on DFW service over Christmas holiday

DART station in Plano
Important news if you're planning on riding a bus or a train on the holiday. Photo courtesy of City of Plano

If you're planning on leaving the house over the Christmas holiday weekend, and those plans include public transportation, then you'll want to bookmark this: the Trinity Railway Express (TRE) and Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) have news on a schedule update.

During the holidays, all buses and trains will be operating on reduced schedules — basically, they're doing a Sunday schedule. So if you're looking for a ride between Fort Worth and Dallas on the holiday to see the fam, you'd best call Uber.

Here's the breakdown:

Sunday, December 24
DART – Sunday schedule.

TRE – No service.

Paratransit – DART Paratransit Services for customers with disabilities will operate regularly. Customers can call beginning Thursday, December 21, to schedule service through Tuesday, December 26. Call 214-515-7272 and choose Option 3 to schedule a trip. Next day scheduling is also available using X-Press Booking, web booking or the semi-automated voicemail.

Monday, December 25
DART – Sunday schedule.

TRE – No service.

Paratransit – Services for customers with disabilities will operate on a Saturday schedule on Christmas Day. The DART Paratransit Scheduling Center will also be closed.

Regular subscription trips are canceled on Monday, December 25. Next day scheduling is available using X-Press Booking, web booking, and the semi-automated voice mail.

DART On-Call - Will not operate.

Tuesday, December 26
DART – Regular weekday schedule.

TRE – Saturday schedule.

Paratransit – DART Paratransit Services for customers with disabilities will operate regularly.

For complete schedules on buses and trains, visit DART.org and TrinityRailwayExpress.org.