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Bellevue Downtown Station. Text reads 'the 2 is here!'

Join the fun: The 2 Line opens April 27!

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The 2 Line officially starts service on the Eastside on Saturday, April 27. We can't wait to see you on board! 

The festivities kick off at Bellevue Downtown Station with a celebration at 10 a.m., followed by a ribbon cutting at 11 a.m., after which passengers can start boarding trains and exploring the eight new stations. 

Two Link trains at Bellevue Downtown Station
2 Line trains will run every 10 minutes, from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., seven days a week.

There will be activities at each station from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., including a bouncy house, food trucks, live music, an interactive mural painting and more.

Here's a full list of opening day events.

And don't forget to pick up a commemorative poster and Discover. Stamp. Win!

Planning to join the fun? Here are some options to get to Bellevue Downtown Station:

Get ready to ride with our handy guide to schedules, accessibility and fares (remember - everyone aged 18 and under can ride for free!).

Looking to explore more of the Eastside? New maps show how Metro and Sound Transit buses connect to and from the eight new stations to help riders extend their adventures. Check out Metro's blog post to learn more.

Know before you go! Learn more about transferring between bus and rail.

And don't worry if you can't make it to opening day; you can still experience the excitement at the new stations for two months after the opening. 

Each station will showcase portraits of people who live, work and play around the new line among colorful designs and custom welcome mats at each station entrance. 

Here's a sneak peek:

A worker in a yellow vest installs art on a 2 Line station to get ready for the opening celebration
An ST Express bus with a 2 Line station in the background
Colorful images adorn the glass at Bellevue Downtown Station

Plus, at Bellevue Downtown, Spring District and Redmond Technology Stations, you’ll find large installations perfect for capturing your next selfie. Remember to tag #2Line for a chance to be featured on Sound Transit’s Instagram page

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