Last updated: Fri 12 Sep 2014

Bus services over Christmas

Here is how First Group’s route 161 bus services through Nunney will be affected over the Christmas and New Year period.

Bus Transport in NunneyAlthough First Group proudly announced that it will be running a Sunday timetable service on Boxing Day and New Year’s Day for the first time, Nunney doesn’t have any bus service on Sundays anyway.

Christmas Eve (24 Dec)
normal timetable

Christmas Day (25 Dec)
no buses

Boxing Day (26 Dec)
Sunday timetable (no buses through Nunney)

Saturday 27 December
normal timetable

Sunday 28 December
normal timetable (no buses through Nunney)

Monday 29 December
normal timetable

Tuesday 30 December
normal timetable

New Year’s Eve (31 Dec)
normal timetable

New Year’s Day (1 Jan)
Sunday timetable (no buses through Nunney)

Normal timetables resume on 2 January.

Somerset County Council plans to withdraw funding for the Saturday bus service in 2015, which would leave Nunney without public transport on Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays – a bad move for residents, their visitors and tourists.

The council has started a consultation on the proposed changes. A full overview of the proposed cuts to subsidised bus services is available at http://www.somerset.gov.uk/EasySiteWeb/GatewayLink.aspx?alId=94754

To take part in the consultation, go to www.somerset.gov.uk/bussurvey. To receive a printed copy, phone call Somerset Direct on 0845 3459155.

The consultation is now open and closes on 29 December.

The current timetable for the route 161 bus is available at:
http://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/bristol_bath/assets/pdfs/journey_planning/booklets/Bath_Service_161.pdfhttp://www.firstgroup.com/ukbus/bristol_bath/assets/pdfs/journey_planning/booklets/Bath_Service_161.pdf

Contact information
Transporting Somerset
PPC302, Somerset County Council
County Hall
Taunton
Somerset TA1 4DY
Email [email protected]
Telephone 0845 345 9155
Opening hours: Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm, Sunday closed.

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