Holiday Service to include multiple routes, special event train Downtown
NASHVILLE – This Independence Day, WeGo Public Transit bus service will operate on Sunday/Holiday service hours and run the Star’s annual July 4th train. These services help residents and visitors safely celebrate the Let Freedom Sing! Fourth of July event. Masks are required on all WeGo services.
All routes will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. Service on select routes will be extended to get customers home after the fireworks. Rides will be free from 4 p.m. until the end of service.
Regular service buses on all routes will depart WeGo Central at 9:15 p.m. At the conclusions of the fireworks display, select routes will have a single departure at 10:30 p.m. from Broadway in front of Hume-Fogg Magnet School (between 7th and 8th Avenues):
3 West End/White Bridge
5 West End/Bellevue
8 8th Avenue South
14 Whites Creek
17 12th Avenue South
23 Dickerson Road
34 Opry Mills
50 Charlotte Pike
52 Nolensville Pike
55 Murfreesboro Pike
56 Gallatin Pike
Free Park & Ride lots for the special holiday service are at the follow locations:
Vanderbilt lots of Natchez Trace
Bellevue Park & Ride
Global Mall at the Crossings
Walton Lane on Gallatin Pike
Dollar General at Hickory Plaza
Public Library Bellevue, Edgehill, Hadley Park, Inglewood, Madison, Richland Park, Southeast, and Thompson Lane branches
Starting June 9, 650 July 4th train tickets will be available for purchase on ticketsnashville.com. Round-trip tickets cost $15 with a $1 processing fee and cannot be purchased at local train stations. The tickets will remain on sale until 24 hours before the event, or until the train is sold out. Riders will receive one ticket for the round-trip and must present it to receive a colored wristband for the return trip. Children age four and younger will not need a ticket to board, but are required to sit in a parent or guardian’s lap. Weekday WeGo Star tickets or monthly passes will not be accepted for the July 4th train.
The return train will leave Riverfront 45 minutes after the conclusion of the fireworks show. Riders will need to show their wristband in order to reboard the train.
The WeGo Star will depart train stations to Nashville at the following times:
Lebanon: 4:00 p.m.
Hamilton Springs: 4:08 p.m.
Martha: 4:15 p.m.
Mt. Juliet: 4:25 p.m.
Hermitage: 4:35 p.m.
Donelson: 4:45 p.m.
Riverfront: 5:00 p.m.
Regular Access service will end at 9:30 p.m. Rides will be free from 4 p.m. until the end of service. At the conclusion of the fireworks display, Access vans will have a single departure at 10:30 p.m. from Broadway in front of Hume-Fogg Magnet School (between 7th and 8th Avenues). Access riders who would like transportation leaving the July 4th event need to schedule their trip before 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 3.