If you're heading to Belmar this Sunday for the St. Patrick's Day parade, NJ Transit is trying to make the trip a bit smoother.

NJ Transit is offering extra rail service on the North Jersey Coast Line between Long Branch and Bay Head to get parade-goers to Belmar, and kids 11 and younger travel free with each fare-paying adult.

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IMPORTANT NOTE:  No beverages of any kind, in any type of container, open or closed, will be permitted on board trains, buses or light rail vehicles on Saturday, March 3, and Sunday, March 4. This policy will be strictly enforced.

Here is the full NJ Transit expanded schedule. Be safe on Sunday, and enjoy the kickoff of St. Patrick's Day season at the shore!

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