Purple Line train rendering in city setting. Purple Line logo to left of image.

The Purple Line is a 16-mile light rail line that will extend from Bethesda in Montgomery County to New Carrollton in Prince George's County. It will provide a direct connection to the Metrorail Red, Green and Orange Lines; at Bethesda, Silver Spring, College Park, and New Carrollton. The Purple Line will also connect to MARC, Amtrak, and local bus services.

Purple Line Train Side

At the College Park-U of Md Metro Station, #PurpleLineMD crews are reconstructing the bus loop and constructing a retaining wall just east of the #WMATA tracks.

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The first radio beacon for civil aviation was installed at the world-famous airport in @CollegeParkMD.
Today, the airport & the neighboring @collegepark_aviation Museum are a stone's throw from the future College Park Metro-UMD #PurpleLineMD Station. 📷: Harris & Ewing

Recently, crews laid the very first #PurpleLineMD tracks, forming part of the future test track near New Carrollton.
Next year, the first Purple Line light-rail vehicles—which are currently being assembled—will start to arrive.