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More Trains for Final Scotland Home Match Before Euros

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ScotRail has confirmed additional trains and more seats for fans travelling to Hampden Park for the men’s international friendly between Scotland and Finland on Friday (7 June) at 19.45. 

The national team will play their final match before the European Championships get underway, with the train operator adding more services and seats to and from Mount Florida, the closest station to Hampden. 

Customers heading to the game are advised to allow additional time for travel as queuing systems will be in place at Glasgow Central before the football, and at Mount Florida after the final whistle. 

Fans are also reminded that Mount Florida station can only be accessed from Bolton Drive after the match, which is the main road leading to the station from the stadium.  

To reduce the need to queue, all customers are encouraged to buy their return tickets in advance via the mTicket system on the ScotRail app. 

Buying tickets through the mTicket system means people can purchase tickets from the comfort of their home or on the way to the station and it will instantly become available on their mobile device. 

ScotRail will have extra staff on hand to assist customers, and the train operator is reminding everyone that the carrying and consumption of alcohol is prohibited on ScotRail trains and in ScotRail stations. 

Phil Campbell, ScotRail Customer Operations Director, said: 

“We’re looking forward to helping fans travel by train to watch the Scotland men’s national team play Finland at Hampden on Friday night. 

“We’re adding more services and extra carriages to trains between Glasgow Central and Mount Florida to help supporters travel to and from the match, and we’ll have additional staff on hand to help you. 

“Customers heading to Hampden should plan ahead and allow more time for travel, as queuing systems will be in place before and after the match, and trains will be busy. 

“Buying your return tickets in advance through our mTicket system on the ScotRail app will reduce your need to queue.” 

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