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Denver RTD Commuter Rail Maintenance Facility Design

Owner: Denver Regional Transportation District
Location: Denver, Colo.

Gannett Fleming Architects, Inc. provided project management, architectural, industrial, structural, and industrial waste engineering services for the design of a new commuter rail maintenance facility (CRMF) for the Denver FasTracks Commuter Rail System. The facility was designed to achieve LEED® Silver certification.

CRMF Features

  • Three electrified, daily servicing tracks with depressed floors, and car- and roof-level platforms
  • Non-electrified, periodic inspection track with depressed floors and car-, and roof-level platforms
  • Non-electrified, wheel-truing track with wheel-truing machine
  • Non-electrified, component changeout track with car-hoist systems and overhead bridge cranes
  • Vehicle-component support shops
  • Central storeroom with highbay rack storage and vertical lift modules
  • Maintenance-of-way workshop
  • Transportation, maintenance, and employee facilities
  • Operations control center and security control area
  • Administration and technical support offices and facilities