Transit officials suggest taking Caltrain to Giants game from San Jose, heavy traffic jams expected

Transit officials sugget taking Caltrain if communting to the afternoon game of the Giants and Dodgers doubleheader on Saturday. Heavy traffic is expected. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Heavy traffic is expected today as the San Francisco Giants play the Los Angeles Dodgers at San Francisco's AT&T Park, and Caltrain officials suggest those coming from San Jose consider taking transit.

The archrivals will face off in a doubleheader today and one game Sunday. Game 1 is set for 1:05 p.m. today and Game 2 at 7:05 p.m. tonight, according to transit officials.

In response, Caltrain is running two extra pre-game trains this morning departing San Jose Diridon Station at 9:41 a.m. and 10:28 a.m. The trains are marked with "S" in the schedule.

For the evening game, Caltrain will run two extra pre-game trains departing Diridon at 4:28 and 5:08 p.m.

On Sunday, the game begins at 2:05 p.m. - a change from the previously scheduled 1:05 p.m. start time, transit officials said. Caltrain will run two extra pre-game trains departing Diridon at 10:28 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.