Good news for Newry passengers as Translink extend Free Returns offer

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Tuesday, January 10th, 2017
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Extension to the massive value Ulsterbus and Goldline travel deal is now available until 28th February 2017. translink11Due to the popularity of the festive Free Returns offer, Translink have decided to extend the deal, easing financial pressures on customers following an expensive Christmas period. The extended offer provides day return travel for the price of a single after 9.30am everyday until 28th February 2017 on Ulsterbus and Goldline services (Adult & Child). This means that throughout the winter customers can enjoy great value discount travel to towns and cities across Northern Ireland, keeping more money in their pockets. Greg McLaughlin, Translink Service Delivery Manager in Newry said, “We’re delighted to be able to extend this fantastic offer for our customers. January and February can often be challenging financially so our ‘Free Returns’ offer will help to significantly cut the cost of travel.
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jan-2017“Using public transport lets passengers arrive at their destination de-stressed, after catching-up with friends on board or enjoying some ‘me time’, promoting positive mental health, active travel and environmentally-friendly journeys. “Customers can take the opportunity to visit new shopping destinations, special events, visitor attractions, friends and family across Northern Ireland at a reduced cost. “With more than 500,000 additional Translink journeys made in the run-up to Christmas 2016, more people are clearly making Translink the first choice for travel in Northern Ireland – we hope this extended offer attracts even more customers,” added Greg. Welcoming the announcement Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Gillian Fitzpatrick, said, “It’s great to see the extension of this ‘Free Returns’ offer. She added, “It provides great value for money and should help attract even more visitors and shoppers to the region, where they can enjoy our many attractions. I would encourage more people to enjoy the benefits of public transport in 2017 whether it’s for business or leisure.” For further details visit or call 028 90 66 66 30.
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