BART to operate longer trains on Friday

August 7, 2008 4:19:23 PM PDT
Bay Area Rapid Transit will run longer trains Friday night to accommodate thousands of people attending two major sporting events in Oakland and San Francisco.

BART will add cars to trains carrying fans to the 7 p.m. preseason football game at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland between the San Francisco 49ers and the Oakland Raiders.

The longer trains will also serve fans heading to San Francisco for a 7:15 p.m. baseball game at AT&T Park between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Francisco Giants.