Festival goers facing transport chaos as thousands travel to TRNSMT

Event organisers have urged music fans to make weekend travel plans ahead of TRNSMT festival.

TRNSMT travel chaos expected as no festival parking or ScotRail trains running on Sunday Getty Images

Festival goers are bracing for travel chaos this weekend as 50,000 music fans are to descend upon Glasgow Green on Saturday and Sunday for TRNSMT.

Event organisers have urged those planning to attend the festival this weekend to travel to Glasgow by public transport, and make their way on foot to Glasgow Green.

ScotRail, which is currently running extremely limited rail services and has been affected by mass last-minute cancellations, has warned revellers to look at alternative travel options and not rely on trains to get them to and from TRNSMT and to check its website for the latest information.

Due to the temporary timetable currently in place, there will be a very limited number of trains out of Glasgow city centre after 11pm on Saturday night, with the last train leaving at 11:45pm from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh Waverley.

However, festival goers on Sunday, July 10, have been urged to leave early as there will be no trains departing the city centre after TRNSMT ends at 11pm.

It means that fans witnessing the comeback of West Lothian chart topper Lewis Capaldi may have to cut their weekend festivities short.

Further chaos is expected as there is also no festival parking at the event due to Glasgow Green’s location within a residential area.

Road closures are in place surrounding the festival throughout the weekend and the most convenient walking routes from the city centre to Glasgow Green have been published on the TRNSMT website.

Phil Campbell, ScotRail Head of Customer Operations, said: “Customers going to TRNSMT on Sunday should be aware that there will be no trains after the event, so please check your entire journey and know what alternative transport is available.”

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