TORONTO, July 30, 2012 /CNW/ - GO Transit is offering free train rides
on its Barrie rail line on August 5 as part of its new Barrie weekend
service. The Barrie line has stops at Allandale Waterfront, Barrie
South, Bradford, East Gwillimbury, Newmarket, Aurora, King City, Maple,
Rutherford and York University GO Stations and Toronto's Union Station.
This offer applies to GO Train trips only.
In a summer pilot until September 3, GO runs six train trips every
Saturday, Sunday, and on holidays, along the Barrie line in either
direction. Two return trips make all stops between Allandale Waterfront
and Union Station, and four return trips make all stops between East
Gwillimbury and Union Station.
GO's summer weekend and holiday train service along the Barrie line
makes GO an easy choice for getting to great summertime destinations.
Those heading to Toronto from stops along the Barrie line can take in
the nightlife, shopping, sporting and cultural events of the city
including Caribbean Carnival.
Barrie-bound passengers can take advantage of the beach-lined
waterfront, great hiking trails and outdoor recreation, or enjoy
Barrie's vibrant nightlife full of great dining, entertainment, music
and festivals including the annual Kempenfest held along Barrie's
waterfront. Barrie is the perfect destination for fun-filled daytrips.
For more information about GO Transit's Barrie summer weekend train
service and the free rides on August 5, visit gotransit.com.
As part of our Passenger Charter, we promise to make your experience
comfortable. Visit gotransit.com/promise/comfort.
GO Transit is Metrolinx's interregional public transit system linking
Toronto with the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto & Hamilton
Area. GO carries about 62 million passengers a year in an extensive
network of train and bus services that spans over 10,000 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 - Vanessa Thomas, (416) 874-5974 or Malon Edwards, (416) 874-5945.