SacRT Offers Free Light Rail Service on New Year’s Eve

December 21, 2018 SacRT News

Sunday/Holiday Schedule on December 25 and January 1

The Sacramento Regional Transit District (SacRT) is offering free rides on light rail on Monday, December 31 for the New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular in Old Sacramento. Simply present the Free Ride Flyer, which is available at, and ride light rail for free to and from the event.

“We are thrilled to partner with Visit Sacramento to offer free rides on New Year’s Eve for people to come out and celebrate,” said Henry Li, SacRT General Manager/CEO. “Riding light rail is a safe, convenient and family-friendly way to travel to the festivities without having to drive.”

To take light rail to downtown/Old Sacramento, SacRT recommends parking at one of our 22 park-and-ride stations. Light rail trains operate every 15 to 30 minutes depending on the time of day. The last Gold Line train traveling toward Sunrise/Folsom will depart the 7th & Capitol Station at 10:54 p.m. The last Blue Line train traveling toward Cosumnes River College will depart the 7th & Capitol Station at 11:16 p.m., and the last train traveling toward Watt/I-80 will depart the 9th & K Station at 12:32 a.m.

To view a light rail schedule, visit and click on the “Schedules” link on the home page or call our Customer Service and Sales Center at 916-321-BUSS (2877) Monday through Friday, from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

A reminder for riders, SacRT will operate on a Sunday/holiday schedule on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day and Tuesday, January 1, 2019, New Year’s Day. Check SacRT’s ”Services” web page for Sunday/holiday schedules for bus, light rail, and other transportation services.