TORONTO, Sept. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - GO Transit is running extra GO Train service on and around September 15 in support of Hamilton's popular annual art festival, SUPERCRAWL.
Those looking to travel to and from Hamilton can take the special Lakeshore West GO Trains or regular GO Train and Bus service serving Hamilton GO Centre. One special Toronto-bound train will accommodate passengers experiencing the art crawl on the Friday evening, departing Hamilton GO at 12:20 a.m. in the early hours of Saturday, September 15.
Saturday festival-goers can take a special GO Train from Union Station at 6:20 p.m., arriving at Hamilton GO at 7:42 p.m. The return trip will depart Hamilton GO at 12:20 a.m. in the early hours of Sunday, September 16.
The special trains operating for SUPERCRAWL, as well as a regular train departing Union Station at 6:35 p.m. on Friday evening will include the Art Train Conductor No. 9. The artsy GO railcar, Art Train Conductor No. 9, allows GO passengers to travel to their destination comfortably while experiencing a unique and interactive public art project.
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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SUPERCRAWL is an annual event that celebrates the diversity of James North, Hamilton's multi-disciplinary arts community, and the incredible spark that results with our unique mix of cultures, businesses and creative people. Supercrawl is heading into its 4th year in 2012 with the hopes to continue to grow the event into the downtown premier event of the year.
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
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Media enquiries - Malon Edwards, (416) 874-5945, or Mark Ostler, (416) 874-5975.