Linkin Park CT transport info released

2012-11-05 14:49
Cape Town – Transport details for Linkin Park's performance in Cape Town on Wednesday, 7 November have been announced.

The City of Cape Town has put an extensive public transport plan in place to transport concertgoers to and from the event and are urging fans to arrive early using public transport or to avoid peak traffic if not using public transport.

Public transport:
As no parking at or near the stadium will be available to the public, event ticket holders are encouraged to park in the City Bowl and use the free bus shuttle between the Civic Bus Station and the stadium. Normal fares apply to all normal train and normal bus services (Table View, Gardens, Waterfront, Airport). No additional trains or buses will be provided on normal rotes before the event. After the event trains will be provided on Fish Hoek, Bellville and Strand lines and buses on the Civic Centre - Table View and Civic Centre - Garden Routes.

Metrorail service:
Metrorail services to and from Cape Town will run as normal before the concert and passengers will be required to pay the applicable fee.
Limited special train services will be available after the concert and will be free on presentation of a valid concert stub. Trains will depart promptly after the concert at the following times:

1. From Cape Town to Fish Hoek - every 15 minutes, from 23:30 – 00:15
2. From Cape Town to Bellville (via Monte Vista) – every 15 minutes, from 23:30 – 00:00
3. From Cape Town to Strand (via Goodwood) – at 00:00

Click here for train schedules and related information or phone the Transport Information Centre's toll free number 0800 65 64 63.

Event Shuttle Buses

First bus from the Civic Centre bus station in Hertzog Boulevard departs at 16:00. Thereafter a bus will leave every 15 minutes or when full with the last bus leaving the Stadium bus station at 01:00. There will be no shuttle bus from the University of Cape Town or Hout Bay. This service is free of charge on presentation of a valid event ticket.

MyCiTi service:
The standard hours of operation and fares will apply for the Civic Centre to Table View, Waterfront and Gardens routes. Passengers will be required to use the myconnect card to travel to the Civic Centre bus station. Cards can be purchased at any open Revenue Kiosk or call 0800656463.

Free special services (on presentation of a valid concert ticket stub) will be provided after the concert from the Civic Centre to:
 
Table View (trunk & feeder) and Gardens:
First bus will leave the Civic Centre bus station at midnight (00:00); second bus will leave 30 minutes later; last bus will leave after midnight at 01:10 and the last feeder buses will leave Table View Station at 01:40.

People with disabilities:
Dedicated parking has been allocated on DF Malan Drive for those attendees with disabilities who wish to use the Stadium shuttle. Only people with an official disability permit from the City will be allowed to park in this dedicated parking area. Ticket-holders must formally request access to the dedicated parking bays for people with disabilities by sending an e-mail to Mike Lord at mike@alliancesafety.co.za or donne@bigconcerts.co.za

For more transport information click here or phone 0800 65 64 63.

Linkin Park will also be performing in Johannesburg at the Soccer City Complex, FNB Stadium on Saturday, 10 November.

Comments

  • nick.vuletic - 2012-11-05 15:16

    Woulda sold one of my kidneys for tickets... Enjoy it everybody!

      ruth.laatzreineke - 2012-11-05 15:38

      I have tickets for sale if you'd like?

      nick.vuletic - 2012-11-05 16:08

      I'd luv tickets ruth...but my body and my last kidney probably wouldn't! Hahaa

      zurina.samodien - 2012-11-07 09:45

      but there are tickets on Computicket still available

  • rpmaluleke - 2012-11-05 15:37

    What about Johannesburg?

      denis.dendrinos - 2012-11-05 16:42

      exactly! Got a sms saying we have to book for parking - kinda sucks! too bad no gautrain station close to this venue!

  • rozanne.kamalie - 2012-11-05 22:12

    Firstly, the concert is on WEDNESDAY, 7 November and secondly...transport is provided for routes not rotes......does anyone edit these stories or is it just type and upload. Good God!!

  • palesa.yonke - 2012-11-05 22:52

    Hi I am coming all the way from Johannesburg alone and would be happy to have someone show me around. I have an extra ticket if anyone is interested.

  • palesa.yonke - 2012-11-05 22:52

    Hi I am coming all the way from Johannesburg alone and would be happy to have someone show me around as I am not too familiar with Cape Town. I have an extra ticket if anyone is interested.

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