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NCTD Sets Holiday Schedule

Oceanside CA– In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, North County Transit District modes will follow the Sunday/Holiday schedule on Thursday, November 28. The COASTER will operate eight trains instead of the usual 20 as part of this holiday schedule; four northbound and four southbound.
COASTER connections at Carlsbad Poinsettia and Sorrento Valley stations will also not operate on Thanksgiving. Additionally, the agreement whereby six select Amtrak trains stop at all eight COASTER stations is suspended Wednesday through Sunday of Thanksgiving week.

SPRINTER trains will operate every 30 minutes between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and hourly before 10 a.m. and after 6 p.m. BREEZE buses also operate on a holiday schedule.

Customer service hours will also follow a holiday schedule on Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29. Oceanside Transit Center and Escondido Transit Center will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vista Transit Center customer service will be closed both days, as will the NCTD administrative offices.
However, to accommodate passengers on one of the biggest shopping days of the year, ‘Black Friday,’ all modes will revert to full weekday schedules on Friday, November 29.

Complete schedule information is available at GoNCTD.com or by calling 760- 966-6500. Customers should also note that holiday schedules will be in effect
November 22, 2013 on Christmas, December 25 and New Year’s Day, January 1, 2014.