The German group Rammstein will play on Saturday at the National Stadium as part of the Europe Stadium Tour 2022. In connection with the event, traffic restrictions will be introduced in Saska Kępa. It is also possible to close the Poniatowski Bridge at night, if a large group of fans decides to return to the center on foot.
Rammstein’s concerts are described as spectacles full of heavy sounds, pyrotechnics, bangs and smoke. Fans will be able to enter the event area from 5 pm. Simultaneously with the opening of the gates of the National Stadium, restrictions on entering Saska Kępa will apply.
The changes in the traffic organization will consist in excluding from traffic the individual area limited by the following streets: aleja Poniatowskiego, aleja Wojcietona, international street, al. USA and Wał Miedzeszyński, as well as al. The restrictions will not apply to vehicles of persons with SK IDs, ZTM vehicles, taxis and two-wheeled vehicles.
The City Hall announces that although the concert will start in the evening, changes in traffic will be introduced earlier to make it easier for thousands of fans to reach the stadium. “From 17.00 to the end of the concert, if it is not possible to travel along Zamoyskiego, Zamoście and Sokola streets, buses 102, 125 and 202 They will go along Targowa and Kijowska streets to the Dw. Wschodni stop. A line will also run along Targowa Street 135and line buses 146 and 147 they will go down Zieleniecka Avenue. By contrast, the buses of the line E-1 will be directed to the route running along the following streets: Świętokrzyski Bridge – Zajęcza – Topiel – Tamka – Świętokrzyski Bridge “- we read in the release.
They can close the Poniatowski Bridge
After the end of the concert, additional buses will be sent to the route for the concert participants (line 509 can be reached from the Washington roundabout towards Winnica and Gocław) and the tram line 3 (to Annopol) and lines 26 (to the Piaski terminus), departing from the Aleja Zieleniecka terminus. Additionally, trams of the line will run on the changed route Gocławek – Ratuszowa – Zoo 9.
The City Hall announces that if a large group of participants intends to walk towards the center after the concert, the Poniatowski Bridge and Aleje Jerozolimskie will be closed to pedestrian traffic. Then, around 11.30 p.m., the passage from the Washington Roundabout to the de Gaulle Roundabout will be blocked.
“If the crossing is excluded from traffic, the trams and buses of Warsaw Public Transport will be redirected to the detour routes. Line compositions: 7, 22 and 25 they will go over the Śląsko-Dąbrowski bridge, and the line 9 and 24 on the downtown side they will finish their routes on the Starynkiewicza square terminus, and on the Praga side to the Ratuszowa-Zoo “- informs the city office.
During this time, a replacement bus line will be launched for public transport passengers Z-9. Her buses will run on the route: Zawiszy Square – Aleje Jerozolimskie – Nowy Świat – Aleje Ujazdowskie – Trasa Łazienkowska – Wał Miedzeszyński – Zwycięzców – Saska – Washington Avenue – Wiatraczna. In addition, line buses 111, 117, 158, 166, 507, 521, N22, N24 and N72 They will bypass the closed part of the routes on the Łazienkowski Bridge.
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