/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - GO Transit hosts KidSummer event next Thursday, August 7/

    TORONTO, Aug. 1, 2008 /CNW/ -

    What:     GO Transit is hosting its annual KidSummer day next Thursday,
              August 7. The free event begins at Union Station where kids
              ages 4-12 can explore the GO miniature safety village. Then
              it's a train ride to Exhibition station for a meet-and-greet
              with the newly redesigned GO Bear, and activities such as an
              interactive rail safety presentation, face-painting, and much
              more. As a special treat, kids will get a light and healthy
              lunch courtesy of Bombardier Transportation.

    When:     Thursday, August 7, 2008
              10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
              Registration at Union Station at 10:00 a.m.
              Event moves to Exhibition station on the 10:43 a.m. Lakeshore
              West train
              Registered participants can take the 12:00 p.m. train back to
              Union Station

    Where:    Event starts at Union Station in the GO concourse, 140 Bay St.,
              just south of Front St. in downtown Toronto
              Event moves to Exhibition station
              Media should report to the KidSummer registration desk at Union
              Station for 10:00 a.m.

    Who:      Hundreds of children from across the GTA
              GO Bear, GO Transit's mascot

    Background: KidSummer is Today's Parent magazine's summer event series
giving Toronto-area families a behind-the-scenes look at local businesses and
attractions. GO Transit has been proudly hosting its KidSummer event for over
12 years.

    Disponible en français

For further information:

For further information: Media enquiries - Jessica Kosmack (GO Transit),
(416) 869-3600 ext. 5231; or Jennifer Beck (GO Transit), (416) 869-3600 ext.

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