South East Wales

M4 toll queues caused by Heineken Cup fans clear

Traffic on the Second Severn Crossing Image copyright Traffic Wales
Image caption Drivers faced six miles long queues at the Second Severn Crossing tolls

Motorway traffic into Wales faced delays for a second day earlier as thousands of rugby fans headed to the Heineken Cup Final in Cardiff.

Traffic Wales reported a six-mile (10km) queue approaching the M4 tolls on the Second Severn Crossing earlier on Saturday.

It said fans going to the Millennium Stadium for the Toulon-Saracens match were causing the queues.

By 16:30 BST traffic was flowing freely again.

On Friday evening there were 32-miles of stop-start traffic on the M4 ahead of the Amlin Challenge Cup final.

The bank holiday getaway traffic was also a likely factor in the delays, according to Traffic Wales.

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