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Hiawatha Light Rail closed this weekend for maintenance projects

Buses will subsite the light rail route between Target Field and Franklin Avenue starting Friday evening. Metro Transit is warning commuters buses will take longer than the train. The light rail is expected to resume full service early Monday morning.
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Buses will subsite the light rail route between Target Field and Franklin Avenue starting Friday evening. Metro Transit is warning commuters buses will take longer than the train. The light rail is expected to resume full service early Monday morning.

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