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Cardiff Bus offers travel advice ahead of Take That concert

Bus passengers heading into Cardiff city centre on Saturday June 8th are getting travel advice ahead of the Take That concert at the Principality Stadium.

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2019 marks Take That’s 30th Anniversary and to celebrate their milestone, the band announced a massive UK arena and stadium tour performing their much-loved greatest hits and will be joined on-stage by special guest Rick Astley.

In order to keep travel disruption to a minimum, Cardiff Bus is alerting customers to road closures, route diversions and bus stop changes being put in place in the city centre from 5.30pm until end of service.


Services 1 and 2 will continue to serve Canal Street in the city centre during the road closures.

Bus stop changes will see the Baycar (service 6) starting from Customhouse Street and it will not serve the rear of Central Station or the city centre/Cathays Park loop during the road closure.

The 8, 9 to Cardiff Bay and the Sports Village; 9C to Channel View, the 13 to the Sports Village and the X45 to Cardiff Bay Asda will all start from Hayes Bridge Road.

Services 8 and 9 to Heath Hospital; 11, 44, 45 and X45 (to St Mellons), 49, 50, 51, 52, 57 and 58 will start from Churchill Way. While the 13 (to Drope), 15, 17, 18, 25, 61, 63, 64, 66, 95,  95A, 96 and 96A will begin at Tudor Street.

The 21, 23, 24, 27, 28, 28A, 28B, 30, 35, 53, will all start from Greyfriars Road. Finally, services 92, 93, and 94 will start at Customhouse Street from 5.30pmpm until 6.45pm then these services will start from Tudor Street until the end of service.

The X59 (Park & Ride East at Pentwyn) will also start and end on Dumfries Place all day on Saturday.

Cardiff Bus’ acting operations and commercial director Gareth Stevens said: “Take That are a very popular band so we can expect thousands of fans coming into the city on Saturday.

“We would like to remind our customers of route diversions and bus stop alterations in the city centre which will come into effect this Saturday and could impact their journey.

“As such we would urge all those travelling into the city centre on Saturday to plan ahead and check all the travel information before they set off.

“For all the details on our services visit our website and social media channels @CardiffBus for further information, or to call our customer service helpline on 02920 666 444.”