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EXTRA TRAINS SET FOR JULY 3 KABOOM! FIREWORKS IN RED BANK

Customers encouraged to purchase “Day Pass” ticket in advance

June 24, 2010
NJT-10-040

NEWARK, NJ — NJ TRANSIT will operate nine additional North Jersey Coast Line trains on July 3 and will offer a special, convenient ticket option to accommodate spectators attending KaBoom! Fireworks on the Navesink in Red Bank.  The event is expected to attract record crowds, and NJ TRANSIT urges customers to purchase tickets in advance and check schedules to avoid lines and reduce crowding.

 

A weekend schedule will be in effect on July 3, supplemented by nine additional North Jersey Coast Line trains to and from Red Bank, made possible through a sponsorship by radio station HIT 106 FM.  Customers are encouraged to visit njtransit.com/kaboom for complete schedule information and important tips.

 

Beginning today, customers at North Jersey Coast Line stations from Point Pleasant Beach to Aberdeen-Matawan can purchase a special $6 “Day Pass” at ticket offices and ticket vending machines.  The Day Passes are valid for round-trip transportation between Red Bank and any other North Jersey Coast Line station as far north as Aberdeen-Matawan on July 3 only.  (Customers using Ticket Vending Machines should select “Special Promotions” on the touch-screen display.) 

To help ensure a safe, enjoyable trip, NJ TRANSIT is offering the following travel tips:

Additional Service to Red Bank Before the Fireworks

In addition to regular weekend service on the North Jersey Coast Line, NJ TRANSIT will operate the following trains before the fireworks:

For complete post-event schedule information, visit njtransit.com/kaboom.

 

For more information about the event, visit kaboomfireworks.org.

 

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NJ TRANSIT is the nation's largest statewide public transportation system providing more than 895,000 weekday trips on 240 bus routes, three light rail lines and 12 commuter rail lines. It is the third largest transit system in the country with 165 rail stations, 60 light rail stations and more than 18,000 bus stops linking major points in New Jersey, New York and Philadelphia.