SPECIAL TRAINS TO THE SOWETO DERBY ON 7 MARCH 2015 FOR ONLY R20 RETURN TRIP

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Metrorail, a service of PRASA Rail Operations will effortlessly move thousands of soccer loving fans to FNB stadium to witness yet another thrilling match between the two Soweto Giants, Kaizer Chiefs Vs Orlando Pirates. The game is scheduled for Saturday, 07 March 2015, at Soccer City with the kick off time at 15:30.

Metrorail Gauteng will run seven dedicated special trains to and from Nasrec station which is 5 minutes walking distance to FNB stadium including secured parking facilities at no extra cost at major stations. These trains will be coming from: Vereeniging, Leralla, Springs, Mabopane and Pienaarspoort to Nasrec Station and back. Two Shuttle trains will run between Johannesburg and Nasrec station for only R20 a return trip. Tickets are available at all Metrorail stations.

Fans will get to the stadium on time without having to worry about traffic jams and parking nightmares associated with such big matches. The soccer loving fans are invited to use Metrorail’s safe and convenient Park ʼn Rail facilities at selected stopping stations and at Johannesburg Park Station (Platform 11 & 12) on the day. Commuters are advised to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the departure of the special trains as no other trains will be provided outside the schedule.

MABOPANE NASREC: Train 5510, departing from Mabopane 12:00, Soshanguve 12:03, Kopanong 12:08, Pretoria North 12:24, Pretoria 12:47, Centurion 12:59 Oakmoor 13:13, Rhodesfield 13:30, Germiston 13:47, Johannesburg 14:09, arriving in Nasrec at 14:39. Departure after game from Nasrec – Train no 5511 at 18:15, arriving in Pretoria at 20:47.

PIENAARSPOORT NASREC: Train 5502, departing from Pienaarspoort 12:05, Mamelodi Gardens 12:13, Eerste Fabrieke 12:17, Denneboom 12:20, Eersterust 12:24, Pretoria 12:41, Johannesburg 13:51 arriving in Nasrec at 14:21. Departure after game from Nasrec – Train no 5503 at 18:20, arriving in Pienaarspoort at 20:46.

SAULSVILLE PRETORIA: Train 5506 Departing from Saulsville 12:10, Atteridgeville 12:12, Kalafong 12:14 arriving in Pretoria at 12:32. Departure after game from Pretoria – Train no 5509 at 20:20, arriving in Saulsville at 20:42.

DEWILT PRETORIA NORTH: Train 5518 Departing from De Wilt 11:50, Talliardshoop 11:53, Ga-Rankuwa 11:55, Medunsa 11:58, Lynross 12:04 arriving in Pretoria North at 12:15. Departure after game from Pretoria North – Train no 5519 at 20:40, arriving in De Wilt at 21:05.

LERALLA NASREC: Train 2220, departing from Leralla at 12:55, Tembisa 13:01, Kaalfontein 13:06, Kempton Park 13:17, Rhodesfield 13:19, Germiston 13:41, Johannesburg 14:03 arriving in Nasrec at 14:33. Departure after game from Nasrec, Train no 2221 at 18:25 arriving in Leralla at 19:57.

VEREENIGING NASREC: Train 2211, departing from Vereeniging at 13:00, Residensia 13:37, Stretford 13:44, Lenz 14:04, Midway 14:09, Kliptown 14:16, Nancefield 14:20, Orlando 14:23, New Canada 14:28 arriving in Nasrec at 14:50. Departure after game from Nasrec Train no 2214 at 18:10, arriving in Vereeniging at 19:59.

SPRINGS NASREC: Train 2232 departing from Springs at 12:25 to Brakpan 12:37, Benoni 12:47, Dunswart 12:50, Germiston 13:08, Johannesburg 13:31 arriving in Nasrec at 14:01. Departure after game from Nasrec Train no 2233 at 18:35, arriving in Springs at 20:11.

Shuttle service from Johannesburg Park Station to Nasrec Station There will be two (2) dedicated train sets shuttling between Johannesburg Park Station and Nasrec Station. First shuttle train will depart at 13:10 and the second at 14:40 to Nasrec Station. After the game, all shuttle trains will depart from Nasrec at 18:00 and 18:45 back to Park Station.

Use Metrorail’s safe and convenient Park ʼn Rail facilities at stopping stations or at the following identified venues Metropark Offices (corner Leyds and David Webster Street), Umjantshi House (Wolmarans Street) and on platform 13 and 14 at Park Station. For more information, please  contact 0800 12 70 70 or visit our website, www.prasa.com and Go Metro on www.gometro.co.za to get up-to-the-minute train schedules to plan your journey.

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