MARTA steps up service for Saturday’s SEC Championship

MARTA will offer more frequent train service for Saturday’s SEC Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

The game pits the Georgia Bulldogs against the LSU Tigers. The kickoff is 4 p.m.

Before the game, MARTA will run trains every 10 minutes on its north-south lines between Lindbergh Center station and Airport station, as well as on its east-west lines between Ashby station and King Memorial station. In addition, the agency will operate a shuttle train between Five Points and the Mercedes-Benz Stadium/State Farm Arena/GWCC station from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

After the game, MARTA will operate trains every eight to 10 minutes on the north-south lines and every six to eight minutes on the east-west lines.

MARTA police officers and other personnel will help load and unload trains at station platforms.