Festival Offers Bus Service is Support of Green Initiatives

Glasgowbury Music Group and Chambers Coach Hire have joined forces to encourage greener transport for this festival season.

In support of greener initiatives and to encourage public transport at the time of the festival, Glasgowbury and Chambers have teamed up to offer return bus services from throughout the province.

The return bus services will operate from selected points throughout the north, departing on Friday evening (July 23rd) to allow campers to avail of two nights camping, before returning to the designated locations on Sunday after the festival.

Buses will run from the following locations from Friday (23rd July) at 7pm and will be charged at £20 for a return journey including unlimited shuttle bus service within the festival site:

– Ballymena – Belfast – Coleraine – Derry – Limavady – Newry (with stops in Armagh & Dungannon) – Omagh – Strabane – Magherafelt (this service will cost £12)

All buses will depart from the festival site on Sunday 25th July at approximately 12 noon, giving campers enough time to make themselves look respectable.

To book a place on any of the bus services or to find out more information, contact Chambers on 028 867 48152 or email mail@coachireland.com).

Eugene Donnelly, Business Development Manager for Chambers, said he was excited to be working in partnership with Glasgowbury while encouraging the use of public transport.

“Chambers and Glasgowbury share a common goal that fans get to the festival safely, securely and on time,” he said.

“We are excited to be working with the local festival to offer festival-goers the opportunity to travel to the event with their friends in a worry free environment.”

Festival organiser Paddy Glasgow has urged the public to help support greener initiatives being introduced by Glasgowbury and avail of the bus services.

“With so many people travelling to a rural area we want to try and encourage public transport where possible and are excited that Chambers will be offering this wide reaching service,” he said.

Glasgowbury 2010, the tenth anniversary of the ‘Small But Massive’ festival takes place on Saturday 24th July and tickets are on sale now. See www.glasgowbury.com for more information.

Small but massive!