Glastonbury Festival Encourages Eco-Friendly Travel by Train

By Ivan PetrenkoJun 16, 2024 12:30 PMNews
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Eco-friendly travel initiative for festival-goers. Source: unsplash

Glastonbury Festival, the world-renowned music event held at Worthy Farm, is encouraging attendees to travel by train to reduce their carbon footprint. Scheduled from June 26 to June 30, this year’s festival aims to be more environmentally conscious, and taking the train is a significant step towards this goal.

Following the example set by Dave Grohl in 2023, festival-goers can reduce their CO2 emissions by 67% if they choose to travel by train instead of driving. The nearest train station to the festival site is Castle Cary, and additional train services will be available from London Paddington, Reading, Bristol, Bath, and Weymouth, ensuring a convenient and eco-friendly journey for everyone.

Festival organizers have made it easier than ever to take the train. A free shuttle bus service will be provided for festival ticket holders, running between Castle Cary station and the festival site at Worthy Farm. This initiative not only supports sustainable travel but also simplifies transportation logistics for attendees.

Traveling by train not only benefits the environment but also offers a hassle-free travel experience. Tickets can be purchased from the trainline website, allowing festival-goers to plan their trip in advance. With more train services available, arriving at the festival will be smooth and efficient, leaving more time to enjoy the music and festivities.

Glastonbury Festival is known for its commitment to environmental causes, and this year is no exception. By promoting train travel, the festival is taking a significant step towards reducing its environmental impact. Attendees can be proud to support this initiative and contribute to a greener future while enjoying one of the world's most famous music festivals.

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