Light rail's Green Line opens with celebration
- Associated Press
- June 14, 2014 - 4:05 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Green Line light rail that runs between St. Paul and Minneapolis is opening for business.
Service on the Green Line will officially start at 10 a.m. Saturday after a ribbon cutting ceremony at Union Depot on St. Paul.
Nine stations along the Green Line will host events including music and food throughout the day as part of the celebration — and all Metro Transit services will be free on Saturday and Sunday.
Large crowds are expected on opening day and trains likely won't run on a normal schedule.
Metro Transit is offering a supplemental opening day bus service between light rail stations to provide additional transportation between events.
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