Six Nations Preview: Wales v England

Friday 10th February 2017

Watch the rugby Chat with Flats and Shanks match preview: Wales vs England.

Over 7,000 extra seats are being provided to and from Cardiff’s Principality Stadium this Saturday as Wales take on England in the Six Nations.
Wales play at the Principality Stadium on Saturday 11 February against England, with kick off at 16.50.

The key advice for those lucky enough to see the game live from the Principality Stadium is:
• A queuing system will be in place at Cardiff Station following the game
• 14 extra trains are running –  but plan your journey in advance at

With Wales hosting England, former England and Wales Rugby Internationals David Flatman and Tom Shanklin visited the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park as part of their series of videos for Great Western Railway.

Watch the rugby Chat with Flats and Shanks match preview: Wales vs England.

For fans travelling early to the match, GWR has pulled to together a list of things to do and places to eat and drink pre-game:

GWR Development Manager Wales Mark Youngman said:

“While we have provided 7,000 extra seats to meet demand, a post-match queueing system will be in place to help passengers board their train home safely.” 

Some Cardiff Central station car parks will be closed prior to and during the games and Cardiff Queen Street will close just before the end of the match.

Seat reservations will be honoured where possible; if for any reason we are unable to do so, or if you have a reservation and are not able to get to a seat please contact our customer services team for compensation.

Notes to editors

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