TORONTO, June 8, 2012 /CNW/ - GO Transit will operate a special event
train for passengers to experience a unique tight-rope walk across
Niagara Falls. Nik Wallenda will attempt to cross the natural wonder on
an 1,800-foot wire on the evening of Friday, June 15.
GO will run a train from Union Station at 3:30 p.m. to arrive in Niagara
Falls at 5:34; events around the Falls are due to begin in the early
evening. Following the event, the return trip will leave Niagara Falls
at 12:01 a.m. and arrive in Toronto at 2:04.
Both trips will accommodate passengers at Union, Exhibition, Port
Credit, Oakville, Burlington, St. Catharines and Niagara Falls
stations. Schedule information is available at gotransit.com.
Regular GO service will not be affected by the special train; there will
be no additional GO Buses for connection with the special trains.
Taking the GO this summer has never been easier with more trips to great
summertime destinations and unique events. Summer weekend GO Train
service to Niagara Falls begins on June 23. Only two hours apart,
Niagara and Toronto offer two very different - and very enjoyable -
experiences. Take the GO for a getaway from the everyday this summer.
As part of our Passenger Charter, we promise to make your experience
comfortable, for more information see gotransit.com/promise.
For more information on GO services, the public can call 416.869.3200,
1.888.GET ON GO (438.6646), 1.800.387.3652 TTY, or visit gotransit.com.
GO Transit is Metrolinx's inter-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 10,000 square kilometres.
Metrolinx is an agency of the Province of Ontario.
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SOURCE GO Transit
For further information:
Media enquiries - Vanessa Thomas, (416) 874-5974 or Malon Edwards, (416) 874-5945