Capital MetroRail is a commuter rail line (using diesel multiple units) between Leander and Dowtown Austin. MetroRail operates on weekdays as frequent as every 30 minutes. This line uses Proof of payment fare system.
How to take MetroRail
Before boarding the trains, buy your train ticket from a ticket machine or use CapMetro App. MetroRail uses the proof of payment system and passengers caught without a valid ticket or pass are subject to eviction and/or citation. Pre-purchased tickets (sold at transit store or retail outlets) need to be validated at the station before boarding.
Each rail car has two vertical racks (one on each end of the rail car by the door) accommodating 2 bikes each. The rack is also the area for the disabled. If that space is not available for bikes. Riders can stand with their bike in open area.
Capital MetroRail cars feature level boarding access at all stations.