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Media Relations Contact:
Morgan Lyons
Mark A. Ball

September 17, 2012

Kick Off the State Fair Classic with DART's Green Line

State Fair Classic Panther and Tiger fans are invited to ride Dallas Area Rapid Transit to the annual Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic on Saturday, Oct. 6. Enjoy the football game and marching band competition between Prairie View A&M and Grambling State universities starting at 6 p.m. at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park.

Customers can ride in comfort to the fair on DART's Green Line to two stations: Fair Park, located on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the fairgrounds, and MLK, Jr., located south of R.B. Cullum Boulevard and convenient to the Gate 6 entrance and the Cotton Bowl stadium. In addition to regular Green Line service, extra trains will be available every 20 minutes between Victory and Lawnview stations.

Trinity Railway Express passengers transfer to the Green Line at Victory Station. Southbound Red, Blue and Orange line passengers transfer to the Green Line at Pearl/Arts District Station. Northbound Red and Blue line passengers transfer to the Green Line at Akard Station. Eastbound Orange Line passengers transfer to the Green Line at Bachman Station.

Save time and pre-purchase a $4 DART Local Day Pass good for all DART rail and buses at DARTstore.org through Wednesday, Sept. 26. Beginning Thursday, Sept. 27, these commemorative passes will be available only at the DART Store in downtown Dallas, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Additional information on the State Fair Classic can be found at DART.org/StateFairClassic or by calling DART Customer Information at 214-979-1111.

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