Cup Final bus and car routes – Heart of Midlothian FC


HEARTS SUPPORTERS’ COACHES

The drivers of all Hearts supporters’ coaches, irrespective of size and including minibuses, must adhere to the following police instructions.

PRE MATCH ROUTES APPROACHING THE WEST OF THE STADIUM

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. (LOW BRIDGE 13’ 9’’. High sided vehicles such as double deck buses – turn right, Haggs Road, turn left Shawmoss Road, turn right Titwood Road, rejoin route) continue Titwood Road. Turn right onto Minard Road continue onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (Langside Monument). Take the 2nd exit continuing 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 towards Queens Drive, where your coach will be directed to park.

M80 Southbound: Join M8 Westbound and continue as above.

M8 Eastbound: Exit at Junction 24, Helen Street, turn left onto Helen Street, continue to the roundabout and turn right onto Edmiston Drive at the next roundabout turn right onto Broomloan Road, continue through the junction onto Dumbreck Road and continue as above.

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

PRIVATE TRANSPORT

HEARTS supporters using private vehicles will have limited facilities to park within the Queens Park Recreation Ground, Queens Drive, Glasgow (on payment of a small fee).

Follow the above coach routes as far as Titwood Road: Thereafter turn right onto Minard Road and onto Langside Avenue to the roundabout (monument), turn left onto Langside Road, turn left at traffic lights and continue on Langside Road, turn right onto Queens Drive where you will be directed to park in Queens Park Recreation Ground.

POST MATCH ROUTES EXITING THE STADIUM

Langside Road: Continue to Langside Monument. Take 3rd exit onto Langside Avenue. Continue west on Langside Avenue through the junction with Pollokshaws Road onto Minard Road. Continue on Minard Road and turn left onto Titwood Road and follow reverse of inward route towards M77/M8 as appropriate. On Titwood Road consider reverse diversion route for high sided vehicles via Shawmoss Road and Haggs Road.

Queens Drive: Turn right onto Victoria Road, turn left onto Calder Street, and continue onto Nithsdale Drive. At the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Nithsdale Road.  Continue to the ‘T’ junction at Dumbreck Road; thereafter follow the respective road signs for the M77 or M8 as appropriate.

Additional Information for Coach Operators/Conveners

In order to assist Police Officers/Traffic Wardens at traffic junctions and other points, please display the enclosed ‘Coach Pass’ in a prominent but safe place on the coach windscreen.

Operators/Conveners are reminded that it is an offence to carry/consume alcohol on coaches traveling to and from major sporting events. Strathclyde Police have indicated that ‘road checks’ will be in operation on the day.

Strathclyde Police would like to take this opportunity to wish you a safe and pleasant day at the National Stadium.  We ask for your patience and co-operation by following the above routes, which may be subject to police control and have been specifically chosen with your safety in mind.

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