Friday, 24 July 2020

Face Coverings Are Now Mandatory to Wear in Bus Stations

From today, you must wear a face covering inside enclosed Bus stations, unless you're exempt.

If travelling from the Bath Bus Station please make sure to put your face covering on before entering the station.


National Express Coach Service From Frome To London To Restart On Monday 27 July

National Express is restarting it's Frome to London coach service from Monday 27 July. Due to the redevelopment work in Frome town centre it will pick up passengers at Gorehedge / The Corner House bus stop (near Gentle Street). Please note the route is slightly different to the normal route. We believe the route will be: Frome - Trowbridge - Melksham - Sells Green - Devizes - Wourghton - Swindon - London Heathrow - London Victoria Coach Station. Check the National Express website for full details: https://www.nationalexpress.com/en The times of the service are slightly different too: Depart Frome 08:15 Arrive to London 12:20 Depart London 17:30 Arrive in Frome 21:30 Tickets for next week from Frome to London are currently priced at £7.80 for a single or £15.60 return. Just like bus travel you will be required to wear a face covering. For further information on how National Express is operating their coaches with Coronavirus precautions: https://www.nationalexpress.com/en/help/coronavirus

Thursday, 23 July 2020

New D2 Timetable

New D2 timetable which starts on Sunday 2 August is now available.

https://www.firstgroup.com/uploads/node_images/D2%20%28Bath%29%202%20Aug%2020.pdf

Just a reminder the D2 is still on diversion via Rodden Road / Frome railway station as the Market Place is closed.

If your catching the bus to Bath (and normally catch it from Frome town centre) then you need to pick the D2 bus up from near The Cornerhouse / Gorehedge bus stop.

The D2 will only go via Cork Street in Frome town centre when heading in the Bath to Frome Sainsbury's direction.


Friday, 26 June 2020

Additional charges to D2 market place stops from 28th June

The D2 will not serve the Market place bus stops, instead stopping at a stop on Cork street. Buses towards Bath will not serve Cork street, for punctuality reasons. Customers travelling from the market place towards Bath are welcome to board the bus as it travels towards Critchill. Bus users can also board the bus at Gorhedge. The D2 will also drop customers off by the stop in Gorhedge to access Frome market place ( older bus users can cross over and pick up the 30 or 53 at the bus stop opposite to continue to town)

Monday, 22 June 2020

Phase 2 of Boyles cross works commencing 22nd June

Frome market place will be closed to through traffic for around 11 weeks.  The works are to put in new bus bays, shelters  and  2 courtesy crossings. Buses won't be able to stop in the market place during the works.

First Bus, Frome bus and Libra  will be picking up and dropping off near the cinema in Cork street. Faresaver x34 will be terminating at Fromefield due to issues with their double decker using the alternative route.  The x34 will pick up at the stop opposite the co op and drop off by the hospital.

Friday, 12 June 2020

Coronavirus service update for week commencing 10th August

The D2 will be operating in both directions along the Critchil estate ( no longer serving the Butts)

For latest time table use the link below firstgroup.com/coronaviruswoe

Frome Bus
Normal service
30 Frome Town service (Saturdays)
31A Packsaddle and Stonebridge
31B Spring Gardens and Whatcombe
47 Frome - Dilton Marsh - Westbury
53 Frome - Warminster
162 Frome - Kinney - Leigh - Stoke - Doulting - Shepton
x69 Frome - Beckington - Bradford On Avon - Melksham
81 Gillingham - Maiden Bradley - Horningsham - Frome ( Thursday only )
x81 Frome - Westbury and Trowbridge ( Thursday only)
67/ 234 Frome - Trowbridge

Reduced service
30 Frome Town service (Monday to Friday doing half hourly service instead of every 15 minutes)
Suspended services
The 414/ 424 will see the following reduction to service
0700 (424 Frome - Midsomer Norton and 0720 (414) Midsomer Norton - Frome will be temporarily suspended until further notice. All other journeys remain unchanged
x53 Frome - Warminster ( school service)
For timetable details visit www.fromebus.co.uk

Faresaver Buses
x34 Normal service
x67 Discontinued
To view timetables visit www.faresaver.co.uk

Libra Travel
184 normal service

Thursday, 4 June 2020

New rules on face mask use from 15th June

Face coverings will be mandatory from 15th June on public transport England
passengers can be fined if they do not cover face on public transport
Face covering exemption for children and disabled people