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Published On: Fri, Oct 20th, 2017 at 6:24pm

Police advice for Hibs’ fans travelling to Hampden for Betfred League Cup semi-final

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Police Scotland have issued the following travel information for all Hibs’  fans travelling to Hampden Park tomorrow for the Betfred Cup Semi-Final.

Supporters should allow extra time for their journey due to ongoing rowadwords in the area surrounding the stadium, particularly in Aikenhead Road. More information on the roadworks can be found HERE.

People attending events at Hampden Park should be aware that the area around the stadium is mainly residential and there is very limited parking for private cars.

On event days, Police Scotland would advise people to use public transport to get to the stadium, if not travelling by organised coaches/buses.

Public Transport

Detail with regard to getting to and from the stadium can be found on the following websites:

Hampden Park

First Scotrail

Additional carriages and services run both pre and post event, with Mount Florida and Kings Park train stations being a short walk from the stadium.

Hibernian supporters using rail services should travel via Mount Florida station.

Celtic supporters using rail services should travel via Kings Park station.

First Bus

Provides transport to the stadium from Glasgow City Centre and surrounding area

Private Car

If you do take the car, please be aware of Glasgow City Council Parking Controls – Event Day Parking Zone – which affects streets near to Hampden Stadium and will come into force during relevant, well attended events:

The Queens Park Recreation Ground, Queens Drive, Glasgow, will not be available for use at this fixture.


Travel advice for Hibernian supporters:


M8 Westbound: Exit the M8 at Junction 22 and join the M77. Leave the M77 at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn left onto Dumbreck Road and continue until the junction with Titwood Road (high vehicles such as double deck buses – turn right, Haggs Road, turn left Shawmoss Road, turn right Titwood Road) continue Titwood Road. Turn right onto Minard Road continue onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (Monument). Take the second exit at the roundabout onto Battlefield Road, continue on Battlefield Road to the first traffic light junction and bear right remaining on Battlefield Road to the ‘T’ junction with Cathcart Road. Turn left onto Cathcart Road and take the immediate right onto Letherby Drive, where coaches will be directed to park in the ‘blue carpark’.

A bus pass for the blue car park will be required for entry.

Buses entering the car park must enter no later than 90 minutes prior to kick off.

Those without a pass should utilise on street parking at Battlefield Road and Langside Road as directed by police motorcycles.

M80 Southbound: Join M8 Westbound and continue as above.

M74 Northbound: Continue from the M74 onto the M73 and thereafter onto the M8 Westbound and continue as above.

M8 Eastbound: Exit at Junction 22, Seaward Street, keep to right lane travelling under motorway bridge, join M77 Northbound, keep left continue on M77 Exit at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn right and continue as above.

A77/M77 Northbound: Exit at Junction 1, Dumbreck Road, turn right and continue  as above.

Private Transport

Designated Parking on WEST SIDE of Stadium Only for Hibernian supporters:

Hibernian supporters attending in private vehicles should follow the directions given for Hibernian supporters’ coaches above, and utilise on street parking where available to the West of the stadium.

A car park pass will be required for entry to the Red, Yellow & Blue car parks; those without a pass should utilise on street parking where available.

Any vehicles entering the stadium car parks, must enter no later than 60 minutes prior to kick off.

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About the Author

- John graduated from Telford College in 2010 with an HNC in Practical Journalism and since then has worked for the North Edinburgh News, The Southern Reporter, the Irish News Review and the Edinburgh Reporter. In addition he has been published in the Edinburgh Evening News and the Hibernian HC Programme.

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