Sydney Farewells The Monorail After 25 Years Of Service

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The Sydney Monorail will take passengers on a final tour of the city today as it shuts down after 25 years of service.

With many expected to bid farewell to the city’s sky-high system all proceeds from this weekends ticket sales will be given to 5 different charities.

“If you are planning a final ride this weekend, you’ll be glad to also know your ticket
proceeds will go straight to five very worthy children’s charities: Camp Quality,
CanTeen, Make-A-Wish Australia, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and Youth
Off The Streets,” said Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian in a Sydney Monorail press release.

A lucky winner will has also been chosen from a ballot of 1900 entrants to take the final ride on the Monorail as it takes its last laps around Sydney on Sunday night.

To signify the special event a $5 single loop ticket will be available for adults and children 6 years and over, however no day passes will be sold.

Sydney Monorail’s final passenger loop will take place from 9.30pm.

Sydneys Monorail has more.

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