Metlink Provides Free Fares as 1000s Head to Vigil
Metlink Provides Free Fares as Thousands Head to
Metlink is providing free fares on
buses and trains tonight as thousands make their way to the
Basin Reserve to pay respects to the victims and survivors
of the Christchurch attack.
Free travel on buses and
trains will be available from 4pm to 9pm across all city
services for this evening’s public vigil which starts at
While normal Sunday services are in effect,
Metlink is replacing single decker buses with double deckers
on the route 1.
There will be free parking in the
CBD from 4pm. Up to 12,000 people are expected to attend
and traffic is expected to be heavy before and after the
Metlink advises all passengers to check the
Metlink website and app before travelling tonight.
Our thoughts are with Christchurch.
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