MTA Press Releases

Press Release
June 22, 2012
Service Advisory for Randall's Island Governor's Ball Concerts
Express Bus Service from 125th Street

MTA New York City Transit is providing X80 express bus service between the 125th Street-Lexington Avenue 4, 5, 6 station and Randall's Island this weekend, June 23 and 24, for those attending the Governor's Ball Concerts.

The concerts begin at noon each day; gates open at 11:30 a.m. Customers boarding the X80 toward the island will pay the express bus fare which is $5.50. To expedite the rush at the end of the concerts, no fares will be collected leaving the island; customers pay when they enter the connecting subway. Customers may also take the M35 to and from the Randall's Island.

The X80 will operate from 9:30 a.m. to midnight, about every 4-5 minutes during the event.

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