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Free bus or train ride for Blues fans to stadium

ARTA Media Release
12 March 2008


Free bus or train ride for Blues fans heading to North Harbour Stadium

Super 14 fans who pre-purchase their tickets for the Blues v Western Force game at North Harbour Stadium on Saturday 15 March will be able to ride for free on selected bus and train services.

Auckland Regional Transport Authority General Manager, Customer Services, Mark Lambert says, "To ride for free on selected bus and train services you must show the driver your Eden Park membership card* or your pre-purchased ticket for the Super 14 game at North Harbour Stadium on Saturday 15 March 2008.

“Free train travel to the game applies to trains from all stations and on all lines to Britomart between 2.30pm and 10.30pm on 15 March 2008.

"Free bus travel applies to regular Northern Express bus services departing Britomart stop D1 for Albany Park and Ride (travelling via all Northern Busway stations) between 3.30pm and 5.00pm. Northern Express bus services depart Britomart for Albany Park and Ride every 10 minutes so there are plenty of options to get you there.”

Passengers can connect between Albany Park and Ride and North Harbour Stadium using the free shuttle that will operate continuously between Albany Park and Ride and North Harbour Stadium between 3.30pm and 5.30pm. Return shuttle bus services start at the end of the game and will operate continuously between North Harbour Stadium and Albany Park and Ride.

After the game, special buses will depart from North Harbour Stadium for Britomart, travelling via all Northern Busway stations.

"Please don't forget to show your ticket, otherwise normal fares will apply for all train services and the Northern Express buses, and a fare of $1 each way will apply for travel on the shuttle bus between Albany Park and Ride and North Harbour Stadium. Don't forget to keep your ticket for the return journey,"Mr Lambert says.

Super 14 fans planning to use public transport to and from the game can get more information from MAXX on (09) 366 6400 or at www.maxx.co.nz

For more information about the Blues game at North Harbour Stadium visit www.stadium.co.nz or www.theblues.co.nz


* Eden Park membership includes ASB Club Lounge members and Eden Park Ground members.

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