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Red Hot Chili Peppers JHB: transport info

2013-02-01 09:32
 
Johannesburg - Transport details for the Red Hot Chili Peppers concert in Johannesburg on Saturday, 2 February have been announced.

According to Big Concerts' Facebook page, an extensive plan has been put in place for concertgoers to enjoy a safe and secure travelling experience to and from the FNB Stadium.

Gates at the FNB Stadium will open at 17:00 and due to transport and entry systems being pressured with the large crowd, concertgoers are encouraged to allow enough transport and entry time so as not to miss part of the show.

There are three options in place for fans attending the concert:

1. Park 'n Ride

Tickets are R120 per return ticket from Northgate Shopping Centre, Birchwood Hotel in Boskburg, Silverstar Casino, Menlyn Shopping Centre, Royal Elephant Hotel and Emerald Casino. 

All Park 'n Ride facilities will open at 13:00 with the first bus leaving at 14:00 and the last bus at 16:00, except for Northgate Shopping Centre where the last bus will leave at 16:30.

Depending on the facility, there will be no additional payment at any of the Park 'n Ride facilities and you are not expected to pay any security or parking attendance staff.

Buses will start leaving the stadium 30 minutes after the show for the Park 'n Ride centres, as and when each bus reaches capacity, with the last bus leaving no later than one hour after the end of the concert.

Park and Ride tickets can be purchased from Computicket.

2. Park and Rail:

To the concert:

There will be two trains shuttling between Pretoria Station and Nasrec:

1. Train 2242 will depart from Pretoria at 15:35 and will arriving at Nasrec at 17:55.

2. Train 2244 will depart from Pretoria at 16:00 and will arriving at Nasrec at 18:25.

Returning:

The following return train service will be available as follows:
 
Nasrec – Pretoria
Train 2242 will depart from Nasrec at 00:30 via Johannesburg, Germiston, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park, Centurion and arrive at Pretoria at 02:38.

Nasrec – Randfontein
Train 2244 will depart from Nasrec at 00:30 via Johannesburg, Germiston, Rhodesfield, Kempton Park, Centurion and arrive at Pretoria at 02:38.

There will be two trains shuttling between Johannesburg Park Station and Nasrec.

The first train will depart at 16:15 and the second train at 16:45. Both trains are to be expected at Nasrec Station before 18:30.

After the concert, both these trains will return back to Park Station at 00:15 and 00:25.

For more information visit, www.prasa.com or www.gometro.co.za.

3. Parking at the stadium

A limited number of parking tickets within Soccer City precinct are available from Computicket, and car-pooling is advised if you have purchased a parking ticket.
 
Disabled parking is available and fans in possession of a Disabled Parking Ticket will be directed to parking conveniently situated close to the stadium entrance. These parking tickets can also be purchased from Computicket.

Fans are advised not attempt to approach the stadium by car, unless they are in possession of a Computicket issued parking ticket. 

Roads in the Soccer City precinct will be closed from 06:00 on Saturday, 2 February and you will not be allowed entry unless you have the prerequisite parking ticket.

Red Hot Chili Peppers will also be performing at the Cape Town Stadium on Tuesday, 5 February. Transport details for this concert will follow.

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