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Christmas buses on Stagecoach services confirmed

Posted on - 20th December, 2017 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Preston News, Roads, Transport
Stagecoach bus leaving the Bus Station Pic: Paul Melling
Stagecoach bus leaving the Bus Station Pic: Paul Melling

Details of when buses will and won’t be running on Stagecoach buses in Preston have been confirmed.

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All Stagecoach services are to run as normal up to and including Saturday (23 December).

Buses are to run until 8pm on Christmas Eve (Sunday 24 December) and operate a standard Sunday service. No buses will run on Christmas Day.

A limited timetable will run on Boxing Day (Tuesday 26 December) on the 1,3,111 and X2 services.

From Wednesday (27 December) to Saturday (30 December) a Saturday timetable operates on all services.

On New Year’s Eve – Sunday (31 December) – buses are to run a normal Sunday service with all buses finishing by 8pm.

No buses will run on New Year’s Day.

A normal timetable resumes from Tuesday 2 January.

Read more: Here’s what’s happening with Preston Bus services over Christmas

Managing director for Stagecoach Merseyside, Cheshire and South Lancashire Rob Jones said: “We know many people will be relying on our services to get them from A to B over the festive period.

“This year, we’re running a selection of popular routes on Boxing Day to help our passengers get out and about, spend time with family and friends, and grab a bargain without the hassle of driving in our busy town centres.

“Christmas is a busy time of year and we’d advise all passengers to follow us on Twitter before travelling and keep up-to-date with live service updates.”

Read more: Walton-le-Dale park and ride scheme is given more time

Full timetables for all Preston services during Christmas can be found on the Stagecoach website.

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