Trains for game tonight
SHOSHOLOZA Meyl and Metrorail will run free services for spectators heading to Ellis Park Stadium this evening for the Round of 16 match between Brazil and Chile. The services will only be for valid match ticket holders in Johannesburg and Pretoria.
The game kicks off at 8.30pm. Three trains will be set aside for ticket holders travelling to Ellis Park in Johannesburg. The first will depart Park Station at 6.13pm and will head directly to Doornfontein Station, arriving at 6.15pm.
The second train will depart Park Station at 7.16pm and arrive at Doornfontein Station a few minutes later. It will make one stop at Langlaagte Station en route. The third train will depart Park Station at 7.22pm and is scheduled to arrive at Doornfontein Station at 7.25pm promptly. It too will stop at Langlaagte Station.
After the match, the first train will leave Doornfontein Station at 10.50pm; the last at 11pm. Spectators are advised to dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes, as it is a 15-minute walk from Doornfontein Station to the stadium.
Match ticket holders coming from Pretoria can catch one of two trains that have been set aside for the game. The first will leave Pretoria Station at 5.53pm and arrive at Doornfontein Station at 7.23pm.
It will stop at various stations along the way, including Centurion, Oakmoor, Kempton Park, Rhodesfield, Isando and Germiston. The second train will leave Pretoria Station at 6.05pm and is scheduled to arrive at Doornfontein Station at 7.27pm.
It will also stop at the six stations. After the match, the first train will leave at 10.50pm and the second at 11pm.