Justin Bieber CT: New transport info

2013-05-07 09:57
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Cape Town - Additional transport measures have been put in place by Big Concerts for Justin Bieber's Cape Town show on Wednesday, 8 May at the Cape Town Stadium.

New Drop and Go facilities have been added and concertgoers are urged to make use of them before and after the concert.

The Drop and Go Facilities are as follows:

1. Along the carriageway on Helen Suzman Boulevard in the direction of the City Centre on the stadium side

2. P4 via Vlei Road, off Helen Suzman Boluevard.

Information services will also be set up in the P4 zone should further assistance be required after the concert.

Big Concerts have also issued a road closure advisory due to the World Economic Forum taking place in Cape Town from 8-10 May. The following roads will be closed or severely congested and concert attendees are advised to plan for a late afternoon arrival in Cape Town:

 - Table Bay Boulevard
 - Walter Sisulu Boulevard
 - Lower Long Street
 - Lower Adderley Street

Justin will perform in Johannesburg at the FNB Stadium on Sunday, 12 May.

Other transport services for Justin's Cape Town show:

1. Metro Rail Service

Metrorail services to and from Cape Town will run as normal before the concert and passengers will be required to be in possession of a valid train ticket.

Train schedules and related information are available from: The 24/7 Transport Information Centre’s toll-free number 0800 65 64 63, and www.capemetrorail.co.za

Limited special train services will be available after the concert and will be free on presentation of a valid concert stub.

2. Coaches and Buses

Private coaches and buses may, on first-come basis, use limited coach parking on Helen Suzman Boulevard between Beach and Vlei Roads.

3. Park-and-Ride

These are situated at or near rail stations and a nominal fee may be applicable at some of these facilities. Please contact the
Transport Information Centre on 0800 65 64 63 for more information.

Concertgoers are again urged to:

•    Arrive early (to avoid the congestion at the security check and access points)

•    Use the Fan Walk between the City Centre and the Stadium

•    Commute into and out of the City using the event related rail service

•    Place an emergency contact number on their phones indexed ICE (in Case of Emergency)

A 24 hour Hotline number is available for information and assistance: 011 759 7215. Calls will be managed directly in Cape Town.

For more detailed information regarding transport visit Big Concert's website.

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