IF YOU are attending Rangers v Aberdeen on Saturday 3 December please read the following travel advice. 

People attending events at Ibrox Stadium 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:

SPT – Subway:

Additional carriages and services run both pre and post event, with Govan underground station being a short walk from the stadium. There are trains every 4 minutes and a complete circuit takes 24 minutes.

The Aberdeen supporters should use the inner circle to Govan underground station pre-match and the outer circle from Govan underground station post-match, and will be encouraged to do so by police, SPT staff and stewards.

http://www.spt.co.uk/subway/timetable/

First Scotrail:

Services run both pre and post event, with Dumbreck train station being a short walk from the stadium.

http://www.scotrail.co.uk/plan-your-journey/timetables-and-routes

First Bus:

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

http://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 Ibrox Stadium and will come into force during all

football matches. People must not park in streets near to Ibrox Stadium, which have been coned by Glasgow City Council.

ACCESS/EXIT 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.

Travel advice for Rangers supporters:

Pre-match Travel Advice

All Rangers supporters’ coaches and private vehicles should approach the stadium from their usual routes;

Post-match Travel Advice

The Rangers supporters should follow the reverse of their initial route, and the supporters coaches will be assisted by the police motorcyclists.

Travel advice for Aberdeen supporters:

Please note, the Aberdeen supporter’s coaches and private vehicles will be parked in the Broomloan Road car park, located near to the North West of the stadium which will be the access point for the away support. The Aberdeen support will be encouraged to do so by police and stewards. The Aberdeen supporters must ensure they attend at the parking area in sufficient time, with the stadium being approximately 5 mins walk.

Pre-match Travel Advice

All Aberdeen supporters’ coaches and private vehicles travelling along the M74 should exit the M8 at junction 23 (signposted Govan & Dumbreck) turning right towards Ibrox Stadium, north on Broomloan Road, travelling through the roundabout, where they will park as directed within the Broomloan Road car park.

All Aberdeen supporters’ coaches and private vehicles crossing the Kingston Bridge should exit the M8 at junction 24 (signposted Govan) turning right towards Asda, north on Helen Street, before turning right at the roundabout onto Edmiston Drive. Travel east on Edmiston Drive, before turning left at the roundabout onto Broomloan Road, where they will park as directed within the Broomloan Road car park.

Post-match Travel Advice

The Aberdeen supporters should exit the car park turning right, north on Broomloan Road towards the M8 motorway, and will be assisted by the police motorcyclists. All vehicles within the car park will be held for a short time and will all leave in convoy.

ROADSIDE VEHICLE CHECKS

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. Police officers will carry out roadside vehicle checks at numerous locations prior to this event. Supporters’ coaches and vehicles may be stopped at these locations and may be subject of a thorough search to ensure this legislation is being complied with.

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