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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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/ Categories: PTA News, Transperth

Don’t Lose Yourself, lose the car for Eminem

Eminem fans won’t need to Walk on Water to get to the Eminem concert at Optus Stadium, they can simply catch a bus or train.

Public transport is included in all tickets to the event and concert-goers should check the Transperth website to plan their journey.

Train passengers will need to change in the city to the Armadale or Thornlie Line to reach Optus Stadium.

Special event services will be operating to get concert-goers to and from the event. The Suburban event bus network will not be operating before the event, however it will operate afterwards, along with special event trains to get attendees home.

Wednesday February 27

Trains:
Trains will stop at Perth Stadium Station every seven minutes from 1.22pm.

  • From 1pm timetabled services on the Armadale Line will stop at Perth Stadium Station about every 15 minutes.
  • From 1.20pm timetabled services on the Thornlie Line will stop at Perth Stadium Station about every 15 minutes.
  • There will be no Joondalup and Fremantle line specials - passengers will need to change to a train to Perth Stadium Station in the city.
  • Mandurah Line passengers will all need to change in the city for a stadium train shuttle.
  • Midland Line passengers can go to East Perth Station and walk across the Windan Bridge or continue to the city and change to a stadium train shuttle.
  • Armadale and Thornlie line passengers can catch a train direct to Perth Stadium Station. On the way home Thornlie Line passengers should catch an Armadale Line train to Cannington Station and then change to train replacement bus Route 908 to Thornlie.

Buses:
To event:

  • Route 661 shuttle from the Perth CBD to Matagarup Bridge Bus Stands will operate every five-to-ten minutes between 4.41pm and 8.10pm. 
  • Passengers can also use normal weekday Transperth bus feeder services to reach the city and change to a train or bus shuttle.

From event:

  • The special suburban bus network (to Karrinyup, Mirrabooka, Morley, Ellenbrook, Canning Vale, Curtin, Fremantle and Hamilton Hill) will run every two-to-ten minutes from 10.50pm for one hour after the event.
  • The CBD shuttle will operate from Matagarup Bridge Bus Stands (on the East Perth side of the bridge) will run every two-to-ten minutes from 10.55pm.

Moore Street level crossing closure:

  • The pedestrian and level crossing on Moore Street will be non-operational between 4.00pm and 12.30am (February 28). Pedestrians can use the McIver Station underpass at the east end of the station.

McIver and Claisebrook Station closures:

  • Trains will not stop at Claisebrook or McIver stations after the concert – train replacement buses will operate.

Parking

  • The joint-ticketing arrangement does not cover parking at Transperth stations. Passengers must pay for parking on weekdays.

For more information and to plan your journey, visit the Transperth website.

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