BART to run special train schedule, extend service until 3 a.m. on New Year’s Eve

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — BART will run on a special train schedule on New Year’s Eve to encourage people to leave their cars at home.

BART is also extending train service in and out of San Francisco until 3 a.m.

Trains will run on a standard Saturday service until 8 p.m.

After midnight, trains will run every 20 minutes with extra trains standing by in downtown San Francisco after the fireworks show.

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To minimize platform overcrowding at Embarcadero, Montgomery, and West Oakland, beginning at 8pm, trains will skip stops into and out of San Francisco as follows:

Going into San Francisco after 8pm:
  • Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond line trains heading into San Francisco will not stopat Embarcadero Station. Exit at Montgomery Street Station for the fireworks show.
  • Dublin/Pleasanton and So. Fremont/Warm Springs line trains will not stop at Montgomery Street Station. Exit at Embarcadero Station for the fireworks show.
  • Millbrae and Daly City trains will stop at all stations in San Francisco.
After the fireworks end:
  • Pittsburg/Bay Point and Richmond line trains will not stop at Embarcadero Station. Use Montgomery Street Station to catch these trains.
  • Dublin/ Pleasanton and So. Fremont/Warm Springs line trains will not stop at Montgomery Street Station. Use Embarcadero Station to catch these trains.
  • Dublin/Pleasanton and So. Fremont/Warm Springs line trains will not stop at West Oakland. The first East Bay stop is Lake Merritt Station. You will need to change to a SF-bound train if you need to return to West Oakland.
  • Millbrae and Daly City passengers should use Montgomery Street Station.

On New Year’s Day, BART will operate on a Holiday/Sunday timetable with service beginning at 8 am.

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