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ScotRail reminds fans of free train travel to Hampden


Euro 2020 supporters attending tomorrow night’s final Group D match between Scotland and Croatia in Hampden are reminded by ScotRail that supporters with a valid match ticket are entitled to free train travel between Glasgow Central and Mount Florida.

Field of Dreams: Hampden

The travel offer was in place for the previous two games at Hampden, with thousands of supporters heading to Mt Florida, which is a five-minute walk from Hampden Park.

ScotRail offers 21 shuttle services over a three-hour period before matches, meaning that nearly 4,000 fans will be able to travel for free by showing their match ticket, thanks to a partnership between the rail operator, Glasgow City Council and UEFA.

Physical distancing rules will always be in place at stations and onboard trains throughout the tournament, in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines. Thus, fans should allow sufficient time to travel as the capacity of train services to and from matches is limited.

Volunteers will be on hand to provide details on alternative walking routes to the games, if the train’s capacity is reached.

Fans are also reminded that ScotRail’s alcohol ban will be in place during the tournament.

UK Transport Police will have a strong presence in Glasgow Central and Mount Florida to enforce the policy and ensure people in train queues are patient and follow physical distancing rules.

Phil Campbell, ScotRail Customer Operations Manager, said: “This is a very important game for Scotland, and we hope everyone can use our services to get to Hampden and show their support for the team.

“But, we remind supporters that due to Covid-19 rules on physical distancing, they will have to queue for trains before and after games.

“We advise them to go to the stations early to give themselves every chance to access one of our services.

“I hope the return trip is part of the celebration after a successful night for the national team qualifying for the last 16.”

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