City of Cape Town Announces Public Transport Plan for the Much Anticipated Bafana Bafana Vs Norway Match
The City of Cape Town has announced its public transport plan for the much-anticipated Bafana Bafana vs Norway match, which is part of the national squad’s preparation for the fast approaching 2013 Afcon.
The match will be played at the Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday, January 8, and kick-off is at 8:15pm.
"The city is expecting a large crowd of supporters at the Bafana Bafana vs Norway match and therefore our best advice is arrive early, make use of public transport if possible and avoid peak hour traffic," said the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Tourism, Events and Marketing, Grant Pascoe.
The city also advised that there will be no ticket sales at the stadium on match day, urging fans to purchase tickets beforehand.
The following transport arrangements have been made for the event:
No parking at or near the stadium will be available. Road closures will come into effect in the afternoon. To accommodate the delays in moving around the city, match ticket-holders are encouraged to do one of the following:
* Use public transport to the MyCiTi Civic Centre bus station and then catch the free event shuttle to the stadium;
* Park in the City Bowl in designated parking bays – please do not obstruct access and egress points. From there, supporters can walk to the stadium via the fan walk or use the free event shuttle to the stadium;
* Park at Cape Town International Convention Centre and walk to the stadium via the fan walk or take shuttle service;
* Park at the V&A Waterfront and walk to the stadium.
No additional bus and train services have been scheduled before the match and normal tariffs will apply. Limited special Metrorail and MyCiTi services will be available after the match.
Metrorail services to and from Cape Town will run as normal before the match and passengers will be required to pay the applicable fee. Train schedules and related information are available from the Transport Information Centre’s toll-free number 0800 65 64 63 or at www.capemetrorail.co.za.
Limited special train services will be available after the match and will be free on presentation of a valid ticket stub. A copy of the transport plan will be posted online at www.capetown.gov.za
All enquiries regarding transport options for this match may be directed to the Transport Information Centre – 0800 65 64 63 or by e-mail email@example.com.
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