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MTA offers special Music City Star train tickets to Wilson County Fair August 17-24

Posted by on Tuesday, July 16, 2013 in Events, News, Transportation.

[Originally published by Music City Star News]

The Music City Star will provide train service to the Wilson County Fair on Saturday, August 17th and Saturday, August 24th.

An allotment of 400 tickets will be available to the general public for each day. Cost is $20 for ages 13 and older, $15 for ages 6-12, and free for ages 5 and younger. The ticket includes round-trip train fare and one-day admission to the fair. Parking is free at all of the outlying stations (Donelson, 2705 Lebanon Pike; Hermitage, 4121 Andrew Jackson Parkway; Mt. Juliet, 22 E. Division St.; Martha. 65 Martha Circle; Lebanon, 334 W. Baddour Parkway), and customers are encouraged to park at these stations as there is no parking available at Riverfront Station.

Tickets are available for purchase online at and with a credit card. Tickets will be on sale until 48 hours prior to departure or until they are sold out, whichever comes first.

The train is scheduled to depart from Riverfront Station at noon, stop in Donelson at 12:12 p.m., Hermitage at 12:26 p.m., Mt. Juliet at 12:35 p.m., Martha at 12:45 p.m., Lebanon at 12:55 p.m. and arrive at the Temporary Fairgrounds Station at 1:05 p.m. The return train to Nashville leaves the Temporary Fairgrounds Station at 9 p.m.

Customers who purchased the special tickets will need to show their ticket to the conductor for scanning when boarding on both trips. Children age 5 and younger will need a printed ticket. Parents should request these tickets when they make their purchase.

Backpacks and folding chairs will be allowed onboard. Any items that will not fit underneath the seat, such as large coolers, bikes and wagons, are not permitted on the train.

For more information, visit the Wilson County Fair website at

Please note: Weekday Music City Star tickets and passes are not accepted on the Wilson County Fair train.

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