Stagecoach Bus:- Bank Holiday Friday timetable changes
Written by Gavin on 7th May 2020
Update from Stagecoach in South Wales on timetables that will operate on May Bank Holiday Friday • Stagecoach continue to help tackle challenging situation • Safety and well-being of customers and bus employees remains top priority
Stagecoach in South Wales has provided an update on special timetables that will operate on Bank Holiday Friday 8th May only.
The special timetables are now available on the Stagecoach website and are also being sent out on Twitter. The temporary timetables which are operating across the region until further notice will continue from Saturday 9th May. These timetables are continuing to be revised to ensure that critical routes are maintained wherever possible.
Details are as follows:
Thursday 7th May: temporary timetables will continue to operate
Friday 8th May: Special timetables will operate
Saturday 9th May: temporary timetables will continue to operate
Sunday 10th May: No services
Monday 11th May: temporary timetables will continue to operate
The Bank Holiday Friday services can be viewed via the link below
The temporary timetables can be viewed via the link below
Stagecoach is strictly following government and public health guidelines, including those from the World Health Organisation, to keep its employees and customers safe. A number of extra measures have been put in place including:• Asking passengers to pay by contactless wherever possible, or have the correct change for their journey if they can. Alternatively payments can be made online or via the App.• In addition to asking customers to use contactless, mobile or pre-payment methods, an exact fare system is now in place for passengers who can only pay by cash. Under the new temporary arrangement, any additional cash received as a result of not giving change will be donated to the NHS Charities Together Appeal, which supports NHS staff and workers• Supplied thousands of bottles of personal hand sanitiser to employees with larger refill bottles at depots.• Ensured that nearly all buses are fitted with security screens which have been adapted to provide a barrier to help prevent transmission of the virus.• Launched an enhanced cleaning regime of buses and workplaces, which is being strictly adhered to and includes extensive cleaning of the key touch-points such as the ticket machines, hand poles, and cash tray.• Carried out extensive customer communications asking people only to travel if necessary, and to practice social distancing by using a single row per person if possible, avoiding the two rows directly behind the driver and keeping a safe distance between the driver and other passengers.
Customers can stay up to date with all the latest news from Stagecoach on Twitter @StagecoachWales or by signing up to the email mailing list.