Central Corridor Light Rail Transit

The Green Line – St. Paul to Minneapolis

About the Route

The Green Line has been built on 11 miles of exclusive right of way between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis. The line's eastern terminus is at Union Depot Station in downtown St. Paul. It connects with the Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT) at the Metrodome Station and its western terminus is at the Minneapolis multimodal station that will also serve the Northstar commuter rail line. Trains will begin running on the Green Line in 2014. 

Safe crossing photo


The Green Line Safety Program emphasizes safety for riders, motorists and pedestrians.



Passengers will access the Green Line via 18 new stations, plus five stations shared with the Blue Line (Hiawatha LRT) in downtown Minneapolis. 

Light rail vehicle at station.


Trains will operate every 10 minutes during peak travel periods, with a travel time of 39 minutes between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis.

More to Explore

Find out more about public involvement in the design and construction of the Green Line, learn how to be safe on and around the trains, and explore diverse local businesses. 

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On the Green Line

Supporting Green Line businesses means great products and services for you, and a boost for local, hard-working business owners.
Community outreach coordinator.

Public Involvement

Numerous changes to the project have resulted from public influence, through the work of the multilingual outreach staff. 

Light rail vehicle.


The Green Line will carry passengers on 47 new light rail transit vehicles, each with 66 seats and comfortable standing room for an additional 70 people.