A bus shelter in the small village of Thrupp has had a mystery makeover complete with an armchair and book shelf.Read the full story ›
More than 90% of passengers using the 60/65 route are pensioners who qualify for free bus travel.Read the full story ›
Bus cuts in Torbay have left some residents feeling cut off and stranded, now relying on expensive taxis to get around.Read the full story ›
Bus company First has entered into a joint pledge with Bristol City Council to improve punctuality of services in the city.
They want to make sure 95% of bus services start on time by 2020.
They'll work together to monitor services and identify any problems which are causing delays and change timetables or routes if necessary.
First is also introducing 59 new buses over the next six months.
Bus drivers in Weymouth who went on strike last month are walking out again in a pay row. 60 drivers from First Hampshire and Dorset are involved the day-long action. They've rejected the companies latest offer. Passengers in Bridport, Portland and Weymouth will all be affected.
New restrictions on pensioners' free bus passes could be introduced in Devon under plans to cut transport budgets. The county council is asking people for their views on proposals including banning the use of free passes on park and ride services.
Special buses to Exeter Chiefs' Sandy Park ground would also be excluded along with services used mainly by schoolchildren.
A train was evacuated at Upwey train station this morning after a fire in one of the carriages.
Two crews from Weymouth attended Upwey rail station, Weymouth, just after 6am this morning following a 999 call to reports of smoke coming from the underside of one of the passenger carriages. All passengers, approximately 20, were evacuated from the train while DFRS and railway staff, (who had used extinguishers on the fire before the arrival of firecrews) dealt with the fire. The train has now been removed from the platform area while crews and rail staff investigate further.
Our Bristol Correspondent Rebecca Broxton reports on bus services in Bristol, which could be taken over by the City Council. The authority is furious with First Bus for cancelling routes on Bank holidays.
It's now looking at forcing private operators to bid for contracts.
Bus services in central Bristol could be taken over by the City Council.Read the full story ›