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Augsburg College to help celebrate the Hiawatha Light Rail opening

Jun. 24, 2004

A grand opening celebration of the new Hiawatha Light Rail will be held Saturday, June 26, noon to 6 p.m. Ride the rail free to the celebrations, which are planned at each of the 12 stations between Minneapolis and Fort Snelling. Augsburg College is participating in this event by hosting a table at the Franklin Avenue station. The Franklin station will have food, live music, and children's activities.

An opening ceremony will be held beginning at 10 a.m. in the Warehouse District/Hennepin Avenue Station, with Metro Transit General Manager Mike Setzer. Following the ceremony, the first Hiawatha Line train will begin to roll. For more information go to Metro Transit's website.