For immediate release
ALL ABOARD! CSX $1 Train Days at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
January 14-15, 2012
January 09, 2012 - Jacksonville, Fl -
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will hold its annual CSX Train Days promotion on January 14 and 15. It’s a thrill for kids and a bargain for parents! For these two days the Zoo will only charge $1 per person for train rides, sponsored by CSX Corporation. CSX employees will act as honorary train conductors for part of the two-day period.
CSX Corporation, based in Jacksonville, Fla., is one of the leading transportation companies, providing rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services. The company’s transportation network spans 21,000 miles, with service to 23 eastern states and the District of Columbia, and connects to more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at the company’s web site, http://www.csx.com.
For over 96 years, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has been dedicated to inspiring the discovery and appreciation of wildlife through innovative experience in a caring environment. Starting in 1914 with an animal collection that consisted of one red deer fawn, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has become one of the best zoos in the nation with more than 1,400 rare and exotic animals and 1,000 plus unique plant species. The Jacksonville Zoo is a non-profit organization and is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). It is open year-round, seven days a week, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. except Christmas Day and is located on Jacksonville’s north side at 370 Zoo Parkway, one-half mile east from I-95. For more information on the Zoo, log on to http://www.jacksonvillezoo.org.