Northstar adds train service for Final Four weekend

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The Twin Cities' Northstar commuter rail service will add trains for this weekend's Final Four in Minneapolis.
Steve Glischinski

MINNEAPOLIS — Northstar Commuter Rail will run special trains beginning Friday for the NCAA basketball Final Four and related events being held at U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis.

Today (Friday, April 5) an additional train will leave the northernmost station at Big Lake at 1 p.m., arriving at the Target Field stop at 1:52 p.m. A return trip will operate at 6:15 p.m.

Saturday, in advance of the two semifinal games at 5 and 8 p.m. CDT, a train will leave Big Lake at 2:30 p.m. Return trips will operate at 8:30 p.m. and 60 minutes after the second game ends.

Northstar will operate on its regular schedule on Sunday, with three round trips. On Monday, for the national championship game, a train will leave Big Lake at 5:03 p.m.; the return trip will depart 60 minutes after the conclusion of the game.

A full schedule and more information is available at the Metro Transit website.

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