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Forza Transperth for Italian football spectacle

Two of the biggest clubs in Italian football will descend on Optus Stadium tomorrow, and Transperth will be there with the assist to get fans to and from the game.

For the first time in Australian sporting history, AS Roma and AC Milan will face off in a massive exhibition match at Optus Stadium, and all game tickets will include travel on Transperth services for three hours before, during and after.

To get fans there, direct trains will leave Perth Station frequently from 4.19pm, while regular Armadale Line trains from Perth will stop at Stadium Station all day (terminating at Victoria Park Station due to the Armadale Line shutdown).

There will be no direct trains on the Fremantle and Joondalup lines before the match due to the clash with regular afternoon peak services. The suburban event bus network – with the exception of route 660 (Cannington Station to Perth Stadium) will also not be in operation pre-game.

Impacted passengers should use Transperth’s JourneyPlanner to find alternative timetabled services to the City, where they can then transfer to a train to Stadium Station, or catch the red CAT bus to Matagarup Bridge.

Armadale Line passengers beyond Victoria Park are also encouraged to use JourneyPlanner to ensure they catch the most appropriate bus.

Suburban buses and the Joondalup/Fremantle Line special event trains will be running for 60 minutes after the final whistle. Passengers catching the 652 (to Mirrabooka Bus Station) and 653 (Morley Bus Station) buses after the game will need to go to the stands on the city side of the Matagarup Bridge.

Transperth spokesman David Hynes said services always run a little differently for Friday evening games and urged ticketholders to plan their journey. 

“Transperth is putting the green in the Italian flag for tomorrow’s big game, but it’s important that those aiming to attend via train or bus plan ahead to avoid missing any of the action,” he said. “The scheduling and availability of public transport for events always runs a little differently on a Friday as the vast majority of our trains and buses are already out on the system running regular peak services. Because of that, some services which passengers may be used to catching for a typical Saturday or Sunday event at Optus Stadium might not be running on a Friday, so we encourage everyone to use the Transperth app or jump on the website to plan their journey ahead of time.”


Visit or download the Transperth App for more information.


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