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Light Rail General Information 

The Light Rail operates at street level, traveling on bridges to cross several bodies of water.  There are 33 station stops along the system with vending machines, as the Light Rail is a “barrier free” system.   Purchase a ticket from the ticket vending machine before boarding Light Rail.  Tickets are not available onboard.  Press the button on the outside of the train to gain access.  To exit, press the green button next to the door.  

Smoking, eating, drinking, and playing radios or audio devices without earphones are not permitted by law on Light Rail service. Bicycles are permitted on all MTA Light Rail and Metro Subway service except on crowded trains.  If the train is crowded due to morning or evening rush hour, sporting events or special events, please wait for the next train.