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Malta Public Transport announces special services for Rockestra 2023
Avoiding any parking hassle!

Emma Galea

Malta Public Transport is organising a special service for the upcoming Rockestra 2023 concert that will be held on September 30th at the Malta Fairs & Conventions Centre (MFCC) in Ta’ Qali.

Following the end of the concert, Malta Public Transport will be operating several bus routes departing from the Ta’ Qali Outdoor Gym area. The routes are:

TQ1: Serving the northern area

The route will depart from Ta’ Qali with stops in ir-Rabat, il-Mosta, in-Naxxar, St. Paul’s Bay, Buġibba, il-Qawra, and il-Mellieħa. The departure times for the route are scheduled at 11:30pm, 11:50pm and 12:10am.

TQ2: Serving the central area

The route will depart from Ta’ Qali with stops in Ħal Lija, Birkirkara Bypass, San Ġwann, St. Julian’s, Tas-Sliema, and Valletta. The departure times for the route are scheduled at 11:30pm, 11:45pm and 12:15am.

TQ3: Serving the southeast area

The route will depart from Ta’ Qali with stops in Ħ’Attard, Ħal Balzan, Birkirkara, il-Ħamrun, Paola, Kottonera, Ħaż-Żabbar, il-Fgura, Ħal Tarxien, iż-Żejtun, and Birżebbuġa. The departure times for the route are scheduled at 11:30pm and 12am.

TQ4: Serving the southwest area

The route will depart from Ta’ Qali with stops in Ħaż-Żebbug, Ħal Qormi, Marsa P&R, Ħal Luqa, Ħal Kirkop, Ħal Safi, iż-Żurrieq, L-Imqabba, and il-Qrendi. The departure times for the route are scheduled at 11:20pm and 12am.

The Special Services are part of the free public transport initiative aimed to encourage more people to travel by bus. All personalised Tallinja Card holders can travel free of charge, while cash tickets at €3 per passenger will be available for purchase from the Bus Ticket Machine for any passengers who do not have a valid Tallinja Card. Visitors from abroad can also benefit from the Tallinja Explore Flex option, priced at €2.85 per trip.

In the event of any concert delays, the Special Service departure times will be adjusted accordingly to align with the concert's end.

For the full schedule, further updates, and announcements, please follow Malta Public Transport on social media channels and visit the official website www.publictransport.com.mt.

28th September 2023


Emma Galea
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Emma Galea
Emma is a Gozitan writer who loves all things related to English literature and history. When not busy studying or writing you will either find her immersed in a fictional book or at the cinema trying to watch as many films as she possibly can!

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