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TallShips4The MBTA expects thousands of additional riders during Boston's Tall Ships Festival over the upcoming holiday weekend, Friday, June 29, through Sunday, July 1, and leading up to Wednesday, July 4.   

Customers are urged to take public transportation to and from Fourth of July events should visit mbta.com for up-to-date service information during the holiday weekend. Buying your return CharlieTicket at the beginning of your trip is strongly encouraged and will help to avoid long lines during your holiday travels.

To accommodate the additional holiday ridership, bus, subway, and Silver Line trips will be added throughout the holiday weekend and on Wednesday, July 4, 2012.  Tall Ships special event shuttle buses will run from JFK Station to Castle Island over the weekend and on July 4.  A complete holiday service summary is available at mbta.com.

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