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As no parking at or near the Stadium will be available to the public, attendees are encouraged to park in the city centre and use the free event shuttle to and from the Stadium that departs from the Civic Centre MyCiTi bus station. A post event MyCiTi bus service will be provided for ticket holders to Table View. No additional trains will be provided after the event.
Train services to Cape Town will run as normal, with no additional trains provided on the evening. Train schedules and related information are available from the 24/7 Transport Information Centre which can be reached on the following toll-free number 0800 65 64 63, and www.capetown.gov.za or www.capemetrorail.co.za
The MyCiTi event shuttle service will run from the Civic Centre Station to the Stadium Station on Wednesday, 4 April 2012:
- The first event bus will depart from the MyCiTi Civic Centre from 17:00
- Thereafter a bus will leave every 15 minutes or when full
- The last bus will leave the Stadium bus station at 23:30
- These buses are free of charge on presentation of a valid event ticket
MyCiTi service between the Civic Centre and Table View
The hours of operation of the MyCiTi service between Civic Centre and Table View bus stations have been extended to cater for concert-goers. Prior to the event, passengers will be required to use their myconnect cards to pay for travel to the Civic Centre bus station. Cards can be purchased at any station kiosk.
After the event, passengers will be able to use the service free of charge on presentation of a valid event ticket stub. Buses will depart from the Civic Centre bus station every 30 minutes from 22:30 until 24:00 which is the last bus. These buses will only stop at Lagoon Beach, Woodbridge, Milnerton, Racecourse, Sunset Beach and Table View stations. The F14, F15 and F16 feeder routes will also depart Table View bus station every 30 minutes from 23:00 until 00:30.
Please note: there are no Park n Ride facilities for this event.
Impact of road closures on public transport services
Public transport services operating in the Green Point and CBD areas may be subject to localised deviations from 17:00 on 4 April 2012. The affected scheduled services are listed below:
Golden Arrow Bus services travelling through the Green Point area
All services along Somerset/Main Road Green Point between Buitengragt and York Road will run along Helen Suzman Boulevard after 21:00. Passengers using this service may board or disembark at the stops either side of the closures at Buitengragt or York Road.
Golden Arrow Bus services entering the CBD
The Waterfront service will operate via the CTICC, turning right into Heerengracht, stopping opposite Standard Bank, proceeding around the circle, back down Heerengracht and on to the Waterfront. The Waterfront/Sea Point service will continue to operate on its normal routes but may be subject to delays.
MyCiTi Bus Service – effective from 17:00
The normal Gardens-Civic-Waterfront MyCiTi bus service will not be free of charge to event ticket holders.
The Civic Centre/Waterfront MyCiTi service will stop at the Stadium bus station en route to the Waterfront and then will be rerouted turning left into Portswood Road from Helen Suzman Boulevard, left into Beach Road and right at the traffic circle into Granger Bay Boulevard.
Granger Bay bus station will be closed for this period while all other stops and services on the Gardens-Civic-Waterfront route will remain operational.
Passengers may use the Waterfront bus station in Breakwater Lane, Stadium bus station and/or Buitengragt stops as alternatives to the Granger Bay bus stations.
On the return journey from the Waterfront, the bus will turn left into Beach Road, right into Portswood Road and left at Helen Suzman Boulevard to continue its normal route to the CBD.
Parking restrictions will be enforced in residential areas adjacent to Cape Town Stadium from 00:00 to 24:00 (midnight) on 4 April 2012, including on Main Road. Motorists are advised to obey the signage to avoid receiving fines. Normal restrictions and charges apply to kerbside parking in the CBD.
People with disabilities
Dedicated parking has been allocated on DF Malan Drive for those attendees with disabilities who wish to use the Stadium shuttle service. Only people with an official disability permit from the City of Cape Town will be allowed to park in this dedicated parking area.
There is no charge for the limited disabled parking at the Stadium in parking area P5 within the Stadium precinct, located off Vlei Road. These tickets can be obtained on request by e-mailing Donne Ludick at Big Concerts – firstname.lastname@example.org
When requesting disabled passes, patrons are to include a copy of their identification document; a copy of the concert ticket; and proof of a legitimate disabled permit or a letter from a Doctor indicating the need for such a parking space. Disabled parking access is issued at the discretion of Big Concerts and is subject to availability.
Attendees may be dropped off and collected in DF Malan Drive opposite the Artscape Theatre or dropped off on Helen Suzman Boulevard (seaside carriageway) between Vlei Road and the elevated traffic circle at Granger Bay Boulevard.
On-street parking in the CBD
On-street parking is available within the CBD, but no additional security will be provided. Parking tariffs will apply until 18:00 when on street parking becomes free of charge.
The VA Waterfront has approximately 3 500 parking bays available to the general public. There is a charge associated with this parking, and traffic flows into and out of the VA Waterfront may be congested.
The Fan Walk provides the opportunity for attendees to move from the Civic Centre bus and Cape Town rail stations to the Stadium at Green Point along a dedicated pedestrian route. After 21:00 roads down the Fan Walk will be closed to vehicular traffic as pedestrian volumes increase. A contra-flow system will be provided for local vehicle access on the mountain side (West bound) carriageway on Main Road in Green Point between York and De Smit Streets.
Pedestrian access between the Waterfront and Stadium will be via Granger Bay Boulevard and, between the City and Stadium, via the Fan Walk and underpass at the Green Point Traffic Circle.
Attendees wishing to cycle to the Stadium are encouraged to do so. Bicycle racks are located on the eastern (Waterfront) side of the elevated circle at the Stadium. Cyclists must provide their own lock and chain as bicycles are left at own risk.
Please remember the ‘ride safe’ motto and wear a helmet, have adequate lighting and wear reflective clothing. Please note that helmets are not allowed inside the Stadium. We advise that you secure your helmets with your bicycles.
Due to the number of people using the Fan Walk, it is advised that cyclists coming from the CBD use the route through the VA Waterfront or the back roads in De Waterkant to access the Stadium.
Attendees are encouraged to collect their tickets from Computicket outlets before the day of the event.
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