Second and third routes for Bristol Metrobus announced

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The launch of the second and third routes for greater Bristol's controversial Metrobus scheme have been announced.

The M2 will open in November followed by the M1 from Cribbs Causeway to South Bristol in January, three years later than first planned.

The M3 from Emersons Green opens in two weeks.

The bus will make use of the new flyover and other additions to Bristol's infrastructure. Credit: ITV News West Country

At £250m, the scheme is over budget but supporters say it will be worth the wait.


cost of the Greater Bristol Metrobus project.

The Metrobus scheme is set to fully open by January 2019. Credit: ITV News West Country

You can find more information on the Metrobus project and a map of the route here.