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
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