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Soccer fans enjoy free public transport

ARTA Media Release
4 December 2008


Soccer fans enjoy free public transport to ‘The Beautiful Game’


On Saturday 6th December, soccer fans that have pre-purchased tickets to see Oceania All Stars take on LA Galaxy can enjoy a free ride to and from the game.

The excitement kicks-off at Mt Smart stadium at 7.30pm, and fans that show their match tickets are able to take trains travelling to Penrose Station free of charge. Free transport to Penrose for game-goers starts three hours before kick-off, and fans should allow plenty of time for travel as there is also a 10-15 minute walk to Mt Smart from the station. Spectators should hold on to their match ticket, as they can also ride the train for free on services departing from Penrose Station following the game.


Additional services will be running on the lines servicing Penrose station, and rail passengers should visit MAXX www.maxx.co.nz or call (09) 366 6400 for further details.

Alternatively, supporters can catch one of the special bus services to get the game. These services are also free of charge for those showing their match ticket

Bus service details

Bus Departure Point

To/From Mt Smart

Departure Times

Route

Albany Park and Ride via Busway

(Platform 2b)

To

5.30pm

6.00pm

Via all Northern Busway stations

From

End of game

Manukau City Centre

(Leighton Way Stop A)

To

5.45pm

6.15pm

Direct

From

End of game

Botany Town Centre

To

5.30pm

6.00pm

Via Pakuranga Plaza

From

End of game

Midtown Shuttle Bus

(Outside the Civic Centre on Queen Street)

To

5.00pm – 7.00pm

Continuous direct service (approx every 10 minutes)

From

End of game

Please note that if you do not show a valid game ticket, then normal fares will apply to train services, and the following fares will apply to bus services;

• North Shore Buses: $6.00
• Manukau City Centre Buses: $5.00
• Botany Town Centre/Pakuranga Plaza Buses: $400
• Midtown Shuttle Bus: $4.00

For more information about public transport services to Mt Smart for this event please visit www.maxx.co.nz or call (09) 366 6400


ENDS


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