Additional trains for Wales v France at the Millennium Stadium

Wednesday 19th February 2014
First Great Western (FGW) is delighted to announce five additional trains will be provided to help Wales fans return home from Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium this Friday [21 February], but are warning customers to allow plenty of time.

With 74,000 fans expected to watch Wales take on France, train services will be busy prior to and after the match. FGW is to provide five additional trains, equating to almost 2,500 extra seats, as well as strengthening other services.

FGW’s General Manager Central, Rob Mullen, said:

"We are delighted to announce five additional trains will be provided to help Wales fans return from Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium, but customers are warned to allow plenty of time, as a queuing system will be in place to help customers board trains safely. Those travelling from further afield are also urged to check the time of the last service to ensure onward connections are not missed."

Passengers not attending the match are advised to travel at a different period to avoid the crowds.

Final connections along routes are as follows:

  • Weston/Taunton/Exeter – 22.04
  • Bath/Westbury – 22.04
  • Bristol Parkway/Swindon/Paddington – 21.25
  • Bristol Temple Meads – 23.27
Real-time running information for First Great Western can be found at JourneyCheck.