Sunday, 29 April 2018

D2 Timetable

The new D2 bus service is launched today. This services replaces the 267.It goes on more or less the same route from Frome to Bath.

The new timetable can be viewed:

Photo of the D2 in Beckington on Sunday 29 April

Friday, 27 April 2018

Favbugs bus stall is back today 28/4/18

We will be outside Nationwide in Frome from 0830 until 1215

Tracey Harding, Lucy & Peter Travis will be manning the stall today. We all do this voluntarily. Today we will be handing out your new Frome market bespoke & D2 timetables We will also have all of your other operators bus time tables Faresaver Buses, Frome Minibuses & Libra Travel. We also give out advice were we can. Drop by to see us on this possibly damp morning

Just a reminder that Frome and Villages Bus User Group will be holding a bus stall on Saturday 28 April in Frome Market Place from 830am to 1215. We will be handing out bus timetables covering all bus operators in Frome and trying to answer any questions on buses for Frome and the surrounding area.
Plus at Sainsbury’s First Bus will be showcasing their new D2 Frome to Bath bus service which will be replacing the 267 from Sunday 29 April. They will be at Sainsbury’s from 9am to 1500 on Saturday 28 April.

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Your new Frome market bespoke bus timetable

Frome And Villages Bus User Group - Favbug have been working with Frome Town Council to create an easy to use bus timetable that incorporates all bus routes and operators through Frome Town Center.
Copies will be at Frome Information desk, at the FAVBUG stall this Saturday in Frome Market Place or you can download a copy here and also door dropped to parts of Frome.

Faresaver buses  are pleased to announce that wifi is coming to their large single deck and double deck buses. This means that the buses used on services 60, 228, 555, X10, X31, X34, X67, X72 and Ralph Allen School will all have wifi  in the very near future.

Faresaver - your local, family owned, independant bus company, always reinvesting and improving to provide the best service we can !

267 will be changing to D2 From 29/ 4/18

The 267 will be changing its number from the 29/4/18 to D2. The D2 is part of 3 buses that will make up the new Discover bus fleet. The D2 will have FREE  Wi Fi  & usb charging points + contactless payments. 

The D2 will be running 1/2 hourly  in both directions to take in Frome Sainsbury's. The D2 will be omitting Frome hospital from the new route. Going around the hospitals car park was never ideal for a bus as they used to get stuck behind a parked car or worse stuck in a grass verge, The closest stops to Frome Hospital will be at Berkley road or  Fromefield. The new route is as follows bellow 

Bus 1 will do the following route 
B3090, Bath Road, Fromefield, Frome Market place, Bath Street, Christchurch Street  West, Broadway, Oakfield Road, Chritchill road, Marston Lane, Masons Way, Frome Sainsbury's, Marston Road The Butts, Bath Street Frome Market Place, Berkley Road, Clink road, Brunel Way, Frome sports, Frome College, B3090

Bus 2 will do the following route half an hour later 
B3090 Frome College, Frome sports Centre, Brunel way, Clink Road, Berkley Road, Frome Market place Bath Street, The Butts, Marston Road, Frome Sainsbury's, Masons Way, Marston Lane, Chritchill road, Oakfield Road, Broadway, Christchurch Street West, Bath Street Frome Market place, Fromefield, Bath Road, B3090