Just the ticket! Fares boost for Christmas

Ian Donaghey, President, Causeway Chamber of Commerce, joined Translink driver Colm McIlfatrick at the Coleraine Bus Centre to call on the public to support local businesses and public transport this Christmas.
Ian Donaghey, President, Causeway Chamber of Commerce, joined Translink driver Colm McIlfatrick at the Coleraine Bus Centre to call on the public to support local businesses and public transport this Christmas.
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Translink and the Causeway Chamber of Commerce has call ed on the public to support the local Coleraine economy and public transport this holiday season.

In honour of December’s Small Business Saturday, Ian Donaghey, President, Causeway Chamber of Commerce, and Annette Deighan, Operations Manager, Causeway Chamber of Commerce, recently joined Translink driver Colm McIlfatrick to highlight Translink’s special Christmas fares for the Coleraine area.

Lynda Shannon, Communications Manager for Translink, explains: “We are delighted to bring in our new £2 Ulsterbus day return fare to entice local shoppers into their local towns and cities across NI helping to boost the local economy at this important time of the year.

“We also know many people like to get out and about with family and friends at this time of the year too whether it is to buy presents, see Santa or a enjoy social occasion so we want to remind people of the range of everyday offers available like our 1/3 off day return tickets on Goldline and NI Railways. We hope these special services help our passengers have a very Merry Christmas this year.”

an Donaghey, President, Causeway Chamber of Commerce added: “We applaud any effort that makes it easier for people to travel to and from Coleraine and support our local economy, so we appreciate Translink for setting up additional services this season at an affordable cost for everyone. We encourage everyone to take public transport this Christmas and enjoy some shopping in and around Coleraine.”