SUPPORTERS travelling to Celtic Park on Sunday should read the following travel advice from Police Scotland.

People attending events at Celtic Park should be aware that the area around the stadium is mainly residential and there is very limited parking for private cars. Any deviation from these routes may result in increased traffic congestion adding to your inconvenience.

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:

SPT – Subway:

There are no underground stations in the vicinity of the stadium. Supporters wanting information in relation to subway travel should visit SPT website.

www.spt.co.uk/subway/timetable

First Scotrail:

Services run both pre and post event, with Duke Street, Bellgrove, Bridgeton and Dalmarnock train stations being a short walk from the stadium.

www.scotrail.co.uk/plan-your-journey

First Bus:

Provides transport to the stadium from Glasgow City Centre and surrounding areas.

www.firstgroup.com/journey-planner

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 Celtic Park and will come into force during all football matches.

People must not park in streets near to Celtic Park, which have been coned by Glasgow City Council.

ACCESS ROUTES

These are the Police Scotland recommended routes for patrons attending this event. Any deviation from these routes may result in increased traffic congestion, adding to your Inconvenience.

Please note, the Rangers supporter’s coaches will be parked in a designated coach park, located to the south of the stadium, which will be the access point for the away support.

Ranger’s supporters must ensure they attend at the parking area in sufficient time, with the stadium being approximately a 20 minute walk.

Pre-match Travel Advice
All Rangers supporters’ coaches and private vehicles travelling along the M74 should exit at Junction 2, signposted for Rutherglen A724. Vehicles should then take the route for Dalmarnock A724. At Farme Cross junction continue right onto Dalmarnock Road. Continue to Springfield Road where you will be directed by police motorcyclists where to park.

Post-match Travel Advice
Ranger’s supporters should follow the reverse of the Pre-Match route. Coaches will be assisted by police motorcyclists.

POLICE SCOTLAND
In Scotland, it is an offence to possess or consume alcohol on board a public service vehicle, or a railway vehicle which is attending a designated sporting event. The legislation in relation to this is stated within section 19 of the Criminal Law (Consolidation) (Scotland) Act 1995.

Supporters’ coaches and vehicles may be stopped and may be subject of a thorough search to ensure this legislation is being complied with.

All supporters travelling to and from the fixture should refer to their respective clubs website for further information regarding Police cordons both pre and post-match and factor this into their journey.

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