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Motorists are hold adult in a large 45-mile trade tailback on a M4 as thousands of song fans conduct to a One Direction gig in Cardiff.

The unison is due to be hold during a Millennium Stadium in a city centre tonight – with many fans travelling there by road.


The Manic Street Preachers are also personification a gig during Cardiff Castle as partial of a BBC’s UK-wide Music Day – definition thousands some-more fans on a roads around a city.

The hulk tailback is reportedly inspiring a widen of a M4 westbound between connection 17 during Chippenham and connection 26 during Malpas, Newport.

Traffic Wales who are in assign of determining trade opposite Wales described a M4 as “incredibly busy.”

Dedicated fans who trafficked from England would have faced “horrendous” delays of some-more than dual hours.

Traffic Wales forked out that drivers faced delays of an hour and 45 mins to get from connection 17 to connection 22 before being strike by another 45 notation check as they continued their tour by to connection 26 in Wales.

A Traffic Wales orator said: “It is really since of a dual concerts. One Direction, it is estimated has about 50,000 people in a track for them tonight and tomorrow, while there is 10,000 for a Manic Street Preachers for tonight. The trade is issuing though slowly.”

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Similar trade jams were seen when a 2010 Ryder Cup was staged during Celtic Manor though a orator combined “it is not something we see each day”. He pronounced there had been no accidents though “it is only a perfect volume of traffic”.

It comes as complicated trade hits a roads with commuters creation their approach home to a west from London and elsewhere for a weekend.

People have been holding to Twitter to voice their frustration.

Dave Morgan tweeted: “45 mile trade jam on M4 so fans might finish adult in Barry Island as Cardiff is removing full.”

Daffyd William Morgan joked: “45 mile stop-start trade on M4 Westbound towards Cardiff for a 1D concert. There’s a reason they’re called One Direction.

Stay with us for some-more information.

Tonight’s unison comes after One Direction heart throb suggested that spirit stays high within a organisation after Zayn Malik separate with them.

One Direction spirit is high after Zayn separate says Harry Styles


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