The Main Line from the 7 track Grand Junction Return Loop to the Wye
at Denver Union Terminal (DUT)
Including Utah Junction, the East Denver Belt Line, D&RGW's North
Yard & UP's 36th St. Yard
Era: Freight traffic - 1960s up to 1969 (creation of
Burlington Northern Railroad)
The following are the parts to this phase:
- The laying the main line from the seven track return loop
(representing Grand Junction to San Francisco in the West on the D&RGW
and the out of state Northern and Eastern destinations of the other
railroads) to Utah Junction.
- East Denver Belt Line branch and industries.
- The main line, arrival & departure and classification tracks for
D&RGW's Denver North Yard.
- The D&RGW North Yard industries, repair & storage facilities and the
M of W branch.
- UP's 36th St. Yard.
Phase 2a Track Plan
Left Side – Phase
II trackage from the Return Loop to Glenwood Springs.
East Denver Belt Line (left side)
East Denver Belt Line (right side)
Phase 4b Track Plan
D&RGW North Yard industries, repair & storage facilities and UP 36th St