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

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. đź“·: Harris & Ewing
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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.
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Eighteen years after that horrific day, we will #NeverForget the lives that were tragically cut short and the bravery, courage, and patriotism of the men and women who responded on that day and ever since.
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#MDOTcares #Remember911 #PatriotDay #DayofRemembrance