Update from Stagecoach in South Wales on further changes to timetables (30th Match)
Written by Gavin on 30th March 2020
Stagecoach in South Wales has provided an update on further changes being made to its timetables in response to government advice on avoiding non-essential travel.
Further revised timetables will be in place from Wednesday 1st April and are now available on the Stagecoach website and are also being sent out on Twitter. These temporary timetables, which will operate across the region until further notice, are continuing to be revised to ensure that critical routes are maintained wherever possible.
From Wednesday 1st April, there will be revised special timetables until further notice
There will be no Sunday services until further notice
Stagecoach in South Wales will also be offering free travel to NHS workers on all its services with the exclusions of: England, Megabus and Traws Connect services 40A/B/C and 43/X43. Details are available on the stagecoach website:- https://www.stagecoachbus.com/coronavirus
Nigel Winter, Managing Director of Stagecoach in South Wales said: “We continue to play a crucial role in ensuring that key workers, such as NHS staff and the people vital to the food supply chain, can get into work.
“We have tried hard with our temporary timetables to ensure that we are continuing to serve critical routes. If our customers feel we haven’t got things quite right, then we’d really like to receive any comments through our dedicated feedback form which can be found at www.stagecoachbus.com/coronavirus.
“I’m extremely proud of the way in way our team in South Wales is pulling together to ensure that we can continue to deliver our services. They are key workers too and I would like to thank them for their continued support and resilience in these challenging times.”
In addition to enhanced cleaning regimes, Stagecoach has taken extensive action to protect the safety of its customers and staff with a number of additional measures in place. Contactless payments are being encouraged wherever possible and social distancing guidelines are being displayed on buses.
The bus and coach industry is continuing to engage with government on the additional support measures urgently needed to help keep vital public transport links running at this time, and also to protect them for the long term.
Customers can stay up to date with all the latest news from Stagecoach on Twitter @StagecoachWales or by signing up to their email mailing list. Full details are available at stagecoachbus.com.