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UTA extends weekend TRAX service for LDS Conference

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Posted at 11:02 AM, Apr 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-04-04 13:03:35-04

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Utah Transit Authority is offering additional service on its light-rail TRAX line Saturday and Sunday to help accommodate people who wish to travel to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' General Conference sessions.

Saturday, April 5
In addition to the regularly scheduled trains, extra trains will depart from the Draper Town Center Station at 8:19 a.m., 8:39 a.m., 12:19 p.m., 12:39 p.m., 4:19 p.m., and 4:39 p.m. Extra Blue Line trains will run to Draper Town Center after each conference session to help riders return home.

Sunday, April 6
On Sunday, early TRAX service will be offered to enable riders to attend the 10 a.m. session of General Conference. Please note that FrontRunner does not operate on Sunday.

  • Red Line trains will run every 20 minutes from Daybreak Station starting at 7:49 a.m. and from Medical Center Station starting at 8:56 a.m.
  • Blue Line trains will run every 20 minutes from Draper Town Center Station starting at 7:49 a.m. and from Salt Lake Central Station starting at 8:52 a.m. Extra trains will leave Draper Town Center Station at 8:19 a.m., 8:39 a.m., 12:19 p.m. and 12:39 p.m. Extra Blue Line trains will run to Draper Town Center Station after each conference session to help riders return home.
  • Green Line trains will run every 20 minutes from West Valley Central Station starting at 8:19 a.m. and Airport Station at 9:16 a.m.

Trip planning and group passes
If you need help planning your trip around conference session hours, visit http://www.rideuta.com/mc/?page=TripPlanner

Round-trip group passes for four will be available after 8:30 a.m. for $15.