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Changes to Music City Star schedule proposed by RTA; public meetings scheduled

The potential changes were based on customer feedback and from a Music City Star service survey relative to operational regulations, Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee spokeswoman Amanda Clelland said.

"We heard from a lot of passengers that they would like for the morning trains to arrive earlier and the afternoon trains to depart later to better accommodate their work schedules," Clelland said.

Three community meetings are scheduled in Donelson, Mt. Juliet and Lebanon that will provide information and gather feedback along with comments being accepted online, by phone and email through Oct. 15.

The RTA staff will present findings from the public comment period on Nov. 14, Clelland said. The effective date of the schedule approved is to be determined, but will be no later than Dec. 31.

Friday night train to stop

The RTA's Friday night round-trip train will be discontinued regardless of any of the schedule options ultimately approved.

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