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NEWS: Fans urged not to travel by train for Tuesday night's game against Birmingham City

17 November 2021

Ahead of Coventry City’s game against Birmingham City, local authorities and the two clubs are strongly advising supporters not to travel by train post-match from Coventry Arena station.

The match takes place at the Coventry Building Society Arena on Tuesday 23rd November 2021, with kick-off at 7:45pm.

West Midlands Railways, British Transport Police, West Midlands Police, the Sky Blues, Birmingham City and the Coventry Building Society Arena are all uniting to advise fans to use alternative transport.

There is a very limited service running after the game from the Coventry Arena station, restricted to only one scheduled train back to Coventry Station due to COVID-19 measures.

While this will be supplemented by rail replacement buses, we strongly urge fans to make alternative plans and not to travel by train when leaving the Arena.

A big crowd is expected at the Sky Bet Championship game, with over 18,000 tickets sold already, as the two sides meet again back at the Coventry Building Society Arena following the Sky Blues’ groundshare at St Andrew’s.

When travelling to the game, fans are asked to keep the below in mind:

  • Train services between Birmingham and Coventry are expected to be very busy
  • You are strongly advised not to travel by train from Coventry Arena post-match
  • Queueing systems will be in place to help keep you safe

For live updates and travel info, fans are advised to visit wmr.uk/plan

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On site parking for this game is no longer available. 

To book off site parking, a short walk from the stadium, click here

Birmingham City fans who have organised a coach or mini buses to the game must contact the Coventry Building Society Arena directly to book a parking space at the ground - please e-mail christopher.otoole@apcoa.com


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