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Pick up games are not allowed on board, but riders who board Metro Transit's new football-themed light-rail train may feel like tossing the ball around.

In a first for Metro Transit, the agency has wrapped the interior of three light-rail vehicles to make it feel like riders are on a football field. It's all for the Super Bowl, of course, but there is a message to go with the decorations.

"We've Got Your Playbook for Super Bowl," part of the display says. Along with images of grass, a football team and cheering fans, the idea is to remind riders that Metro Transit is a good option to get around during the 10 days of Super Bowl festivities, and point riders to agency's website, app and customer service line, places where riders can get transit information, said spokesman Howie Padilla.

People have fun with our holiday trains and take pictures and post them on social media," Padilla said. He hopes they will do the same with the football train.

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