Calling all you Passengers - MAXX to Elton John
ARTA Media Release
8 May 2008
Calling all you Passengers – ride MAXX to Elton John
On Wednesday 14 May, fans of pop legend Elton John can take the MAXX bus, train or ferry to Vector Arena, which is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from Britomart Transport Centre and the Downtown Ferry Terminal.
A regular timetable will be operating for all buses, trains and ferries travelling to Britomart, and normal fares will apply.
The Link bus, which stops on Beach Road close to Vector Arena, is a good way to get to the concert. Passengers can catch The Link from various locations around the CBD, Parnell, Newmarket, Karangahape Road and Ponsonby. The cash fare is $1.60 one way.
Concert-goers are advised to allow plenty of time to get to Vector Arena in time for the show.
Additional train services will be operating after the concert finishes. On the Southern and Eastern Lines, a train will depart Britomart for Papakura (via Glen Innes) at 11.55pm and for Otahuhu (via Ellerslie) at 11.50pm. On the Western Line, a train will depart Britomart for Waitakere at 11.52pm.
An additional ferry to Devonport will leave the Downtown Ferry Terminal at 12am (midnight) to take home Elton John fans who live on the North Shore.
For more information about public transport services to the Elton John concert call from MAXX on (09) 366 6400 or visit www.maxx.co.nz