Tag: Stagecoach

Christmas and New Year municipal and transport services

Swindon Borough Council and local bus companies have the following changes to their services in East Wichel over Christmas and the New Year. The waste and recycling collection that would otherwise be on Christmas Day (mainly for those living to the north of East Wichel Way) will be done at some time between Wednesday 27

Stagecoach announce extra Sunday bus services

In a move clearly intended to increase competition with newly privatised Thamesdown Transport, Stagecoach West has announced extra bus services in Swindon from 1st April. Stagecoach’s new services include an hourly service on service 9 on Sundays from Swindon town centre to Wroughton via Wichelstowe. Thamesdown Transport already run buses every half hour on Sundays on their

Stagecoach to divert Wroughton bus service through Wichelstowe

Bus company Stagecoach have announced that, from 6th November, they will be diverting their bus service 9 through Wichelstowe. The bus service presently runs direct between Old Town and Wroughton along Croft Road via North Wroughton. From early November it will instead run through East Wichel to Waitrose, then along Mill Lane and Wharf Road

Christmas and New Year bus services

Over the Christmas and New Year period Thamesdown Transport will be running the following bus services on route 15 to East Wichel: Wednesday 24th December – normal weekday service but with the last bus from Fleming Way to Wichelstowe at 8.05 pm and the last bus from Waitrose to Fleming Way at 7.56 pm; Thursday 25th December

Withdrawal of Stagecoach service 73

Stagecoach have announced that their bus service 73 is to be withdrawn. The service will run for the last time on Saturday 1 September. The service was introduced with the intention of providing a bus link between East Wichel and Wroughton. In practice it has been mainly used by East Wichel passengers as a more

Bus service changes from 30 April

Stagecoach are making changes to bus service 73 from 30 April. The service will now be part of the service 72 schedule, rather than a standalone service. In addition the bus will be extended and diverted in the town centre. Buses from East Wichel will call at Fleming Way stop C, the rail station, and

Usage monitoring on bus service 73

Today the driver on Stagecoach service 73 was keeping a tally of passengers and where they were travelling to and from. It seems the review of this ‘experimental’ service is under way.