TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - GO Transit is running extra GO Train
service in support of Toronto's Scotiabank Nuit Blanche on September
29. Those living along the Lakeshore, Milton, Kitchener, Barrie and
Richmond Hill GO lines can ride trains to and from the annual
contemporary art event.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche begins on Saturday, September 29 at sundown and
lasts until sunrise the following morning. In the spirit of the
all-night art celebration, two homebound trains will run along the
Lakeshore GO lines in the early hours of Sunday, September 30.
The Milton, Kitchener, Barrie and Richmond Hill GO lines will each have
a train traveling into Toronto in the early evening of Saturday,
September 29, returning homebound in the early hours of September 30.
Day and group passes purchased on September 29 will be valid for use on
the extra train trips; regular service will operate as scheduled.
GO's special event service helps everyone from moving cars off the road
to helping the environment to supporting local community events.
For more information on GO Transit services, the public can call
416.869.3200, 1.888.GET ON GO (438.6646), 1.800.387.3652 TTY, or visit gotransit.com.
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Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is Toronto's annual all-night celebration of
contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with
Toronto's arts community. Since 2006, the event has featured more than
700 official art installations, created by nearly 3,000 artists and has
generated more than $100 million in economic impact for Toronto. Full
details are available at http://www.scotiabanknuitblanche.ca.
GO Transit is Metrolinx's regional public transit system linking Toronto
with the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area. GO carries about 62 million
passengers a year in an extensive network of train and bus services
that spans more than 11,000 square kilometres. Metrolinx is an agency
of the Province of Ontario. Follow GO on Twitter and Facebook.
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SOURCE: GO Transit
For further information:
Media enquiries - Malon Edwards, (416) 874-5945, or Mark Ostler, (416) 874-5975.