Metra to provide extra service for Lollapalooza

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Monday, July 27, 2015
This file photo shows a Lollapalooza balloon at the Lollapalooza Festival in Grant Park in Chicago.
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Metra will provide extra service to accommodate music fans heading to Lollapalooza next weekend.

Metra officials said from Friday through Sunday, extra trains with more space for passengers will run on an adjusted schedule on eight lines: BNSF, Rock Island, Metra Electric, MD-North, MD-West, UP-North, UP-Northwest and UP-West.

Check out the full Lollapalooza service schedule HERE.

A special $10 pass for the three-day event can be purchased at Metra stations and on Metra trains starting at 9:30 a.m. Friday.

Metra officials remind riders that alcoholic drinks and glass containers will be prohibited on trains after 7 p.m. Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.

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