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COP26 – plan ahead!

Written by SPT 25/10/2021

COP26 – plan ahead!

As Glasgow gets ready to host the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) from 31 October to 12 November 2021, the city will find itself the focus of global attention.

This is the biggest summit the UK has ever hosted and SPT is working closely with key partners to ensure that those who need to travel around the city will be able to. However the impact the event will have on the city should not be under-estimated. The scale and impact on transport and travel is expected to be unprecedented.

Many road closures, including the Clydeside Expressway, the Clyde Arc and Lancefield Quay will be in place from 23 October until 14 November. For those that must travel, you must start to plan ahead now.

To assist those travelling in the city during COP26, SPT has extended its usual Subway Sunday opening hours on Sunday 31 October and Sunday 7 November with services running from 08:00 to 22:00.
In addition, at Buchanan Bus Station, Edinburgh bus stances will remain open throughout the night for Edinburgh services.

The Subway will run as normal during COP26.
Services (Monday to Saturday) will run from 06:30 to 23:40. Last trains will leave the City Centre at 23:32.
Additional services will run on Sunday 31 October and Sunday 7 November*. Services will run from 08:00 to 22:00. Last trains will leave the City Centre at 21:50.
*please note, Sunday 7 November. Football is also being played at Ibrox, 3pm kick off.

Buchanan Bus Station (BBS)
During COP26, the BBS concourse closes at 23.00. However, the bus stances will remain open throughout the night for the Edinburgh services.

The last delegate shuttle bus arrives at BBS at 00.29.

Get Ready Glasgow has developed a COP26 specific website to help you plan your journey and how to get about the city during the event.
This is a one-stop-shop for the most reliable and up-to-date information, designed to help keep Glasgow moving during this major world event.
For more information and to plan ahead, visit Get Ready Glasgow
on Twitter: @GetReadyGlasgow
Transport Scotland – plan ahead