Let’s get out and get going

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‘LET’S get out and get going’ on Translink’s Causeway Rambler bus service running until 30 September.

The 402 rambler service, operated with support from the Rural Transport Fund, runs every day throughout the Summer and enables visitors to enjoy the spectacular scenery of the North Coast.

Speaking about the service, Translink Rural Transport Development Coordinator Katy Lamont said: “Summer offers a great opportunity to explore the North Coast area.

“With many people planning fun days out, we want to make travel by public transport as convenient and hassle-free as possible.

“Our Causeway Rambler service offers reliable and comfortable bus travel for both local people and visitors to the area, whether they want to enjoy the stunning landscape or visit the great attractions that can be found in the Causeway area.

“ If you planning to attend The Irish Open in Portrush from 28 June to 1 July, why not also take a trip on the Causeway Rambler and see what’s on offer.

“Whether it’s venturing across Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, sampling the delights of Bushmills Distillery, strolling along Whitepark Bay or enjoying an ice-cream in Portrush, the North Coast is the perfect location for the outdoor enthusiast.

“By leaving the car behind passengers can sit back, relax and take in the surroundings.

“The service is also a cost-effective way to travel with a range of special tickets available.”

An All Day Hopper Ticket is available at £5.90 per adult or £2.95 per child.

A special Translink Family and Friends Ticket is also available on Saturdays and Sundays as well as the main school summer break.

It offers unlimited bus and rail travel for up to two adults and four children for just £20. Causeway Rambler tickets can also be used on the North Coast Open Topper Service 177.

iLink Zone 4 offers unlimited bus and rail travel throughout all areas of the Causeway Coast.

To find out more about the great places to explore along the coast with the Causeway Rambler, download the ‘My Tour Talk App’ available on iPhone or Android.

Jamie Hanna, My Tour Talk, explained the new initiative: “The My Tour Talk and Translink Rambler service partnership allows visitors to Northern Ireland to enjoy the Rambler service a whole lot more, by downloading our Causeway Coastal Route audio tour guide.

“The guide will help listeners decide where to hop on and off the rambler with fun and memorable tours telling the highlights of all the great locations along the North Coast.

“So get on the Rambler and use the My Tour Talk Northern Ireland app to find all the hidden gems this summer.”

To find out more pick up a copy of the Translink Rambler booklet from local Ulsterbus stations or Tourist Information Centres featuring route maps to help plan the journey. Download a copy from www.translink.co.uk or call 028 90 66 66 30.