A number of City centre roads will be closed on game days throughout the Autumn International Series. Please see below for information provided by each operator.
In order to facilitate the Wales v Tonga game (KO 14:30) at the Principality Stadium on Saturday 17th November 2018 there will be a full city centre road closure from 11:00 – 17:30 on the following roads:
The following roads will be closed in their entirety: Duke Street, Castle Street, High Street, St Mary Street, Caroline Street, Wood Street, Central Square, Westgate Street, Quay Street, Guildhall Place, Golate, Park Street, Havelock Street & Scott Road
If there are any safety concerns in connection with crowds queuing to go into the venue prior to gates opening there may be a need to close Wood Street & Westgate Street earlier, along with lane restrictions adjacent to Gate 1 on Cowbridge Road East.
If there are any safety concerns in connection with the Central Station & Queen Street Station queuing systems, then in Station Terrace, Wood Street, Westgate Street, Park Street, Havelock Street, St Mary Street, Penarth Road, Saunders Road and Custom House Street will remain closed until safety concerns are remedied.
Your buses will start from different city centre locations. The dates and times of these diversions are as follows:
|Route Number||City Centre Terminal Point|
|1 and 2 ▲||Hayed Bridge Road (JH)|
|6 (baycar) ●||Customhouse Street|
|8, 9 and 9A to Cardiff Bay or Sports Village||Hayes Bridge Road (JH)|
|8, 9 and 9A to Heath Hospital||Churchill Way|
|13 to Cardiff Bay and Sports Village||Hayes Bridge Road (JH)|
|13 to Drope||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|15||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|17 and 18||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|21, 23 and 24||Greyfriars Road|
|25||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|28, 28A and 28B||Greyfriars Road|
|44, 45, 45B||Churchill Way|
|49 and 50||Churchill Way|
|54 to Cyncoed||Greyfriars Road|
|54 to Channel View||Hayes Bridge Road (JH)|
|57 and 58||Churchill Way|
|61 to Pentrebane||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|61 to Pengam Green||Churchill Way|
|63 and 63A||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|64 and 65||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|66||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|92, 92B, 93, 94 and 94B||Customhouse Street until 19:00 or Taffs Mead Embankment after 19:00 until end of closure Mondays to Saturdays. On Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays buses arrive and depart from Tudor Street all day.|
|95 to Barry||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|95 to Heath Hospital||Greyfriars Road|
|95A, 95B and 95C||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|96 and 96A||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|X45 towards St Mellons||Churchill Way|
|X45 towards Cardiff Bay Retail Park||Hayes Bridge Road (JH)|
|X59||Dumfries Place HT (all day)|
|X91||Taffs Mead Embankment|
|CCFC Shuttle Bus||Taffs Mead Embankment|
▲ On event day services 1 and 2 do not serve the rear of Central Railway Station (Stop JM & JN) from the time roads are closed.
● On event day baycar runs between City Centre (Customhouse Street – JG) and Cardiff Bay only and does not serve the city centre loop or rear of Central Railway Station (stop JM) from the time roads are closed.
Wood Street in Cardiff will be closed for crowd control. The X2 services will divert to Tudor Street to pick up and drop off passengers during the closures.
On the dates shown below, Wood Street may close later and open earlier than scheduled. However, drivers may not be aware of this and will observe the times listed below:
The number 30 Newport to Cardiff service will terminate and depart from Greyfriars Road during the dates and times below:
|Wales v Scotland||Saturday 3 November||11:00 - 18:30|
|Wales v Australia||Saturday 10 November||13:45 - 21:30|
|Wales v Tonga||Saturday 17 November||11:00 - 18:30|
|Wales v South Africa||Saturday 24 November||13:45 - 21:30|
The X30 will operate as normal during these times.
Due to the Wales v Tonga Rugby event several roads will be closed in Cardiff on Saturday 17th November 2018. All Stagecoach buses will finish and start and at Greyfriars Road after 10:00am for the rest of Saturday.
Buses 122 and 124 will divert via North Road after 10:00am and NOT serve Cathedral Road
Bus 25 will NOT serve Cardiff Bay after 10:00am
TrawsCymru T4 and T14, Stagecoach 132 and X4 will leave from Bus Stop GN until 20:00, Bus Stop GJ thereafter.
Stagecoach 25, 26 and X3 will leave from Bus Stop GH
Stagecoach 122, 124, 136 will continue to leave from Bus Stop GE
Trains in the Cardiff area will be busy all day