For immediate release
ALL ABOARD! CSX $1 Train Days at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
January 19-20, 2013
January 11, 2013 - Jacksonville, Fl -
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens will hold its annual CSX Train Days promotion on January 19 and 20. 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 website, www.csx.com.
For nearly a century, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens has been dedicated to inspiring the discovery and appreciation of wildlife through innovative experiences in a caring environment. Started in 1914 with an animal collection that consisted of one red deer fawn, the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens now has more than 1,800 rare and exotic animals. It has won national acclaim for its South American Range of the Jaguar exhibit and regional, state and local awards for its botanical gardens. The Jacksonville Zoo is a nonprofit organization and is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. It is open year-round, seven days a week, from 9 a.m. to 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.