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Possible route expansion for Metrobus

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The Metrobus could operate on eight new routes, linking Bristol to Bath and Nailsea. it could also mean a new network for Weston-super-Mare.

There are already two routes running across Bristol, with a third due to open in January.

The West of England Combined Authority is proposing the new routes to encourage more people to stop using their cars.

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Valid tickets required for Metrobus

The M3 Metrobus service runs from Emersins Green to the city centre. Credit: ITV West Country

People who wish to travel on the Metrobus from Monday, 11 June will need to buy tickets in advance.

More than 25,000 passengers have already used the service for free since it started last week.

Buses run from the Bristol & Bath Science Park to the City Centre.

The m3 bus service currently operating runs from Emersons Green and will call at Lyde Green Park and Ride, Bristol & Bath Science Park, Emerald Park Industrial Estate, UWE, Cabot Circus and the city centre.

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Nightly road closures planned in Bristol city centre

The centre will be closed to traffic from 8pm to 6am, Sundays to Thursdays. Credit: ITV News

Bristol city centre will be closed to traffic overnight for three weeks as roads are resurfaced.

The work is part of the city's MetroBus project.

Closures begin on Sunday 10th September and are planned to last three weeks.

The city centre will be closed to traffic from 8pm to 6am, Sundays to Thursdays.

During the night-time closures the following roads will be closed to traffic:

  • Colston Avenue
  • St Augustine’s Parade
  • Broad Quay
  • Rupert Street (south of St John’s Bridge)
  • Baldwin Street (west of Marsh Street)
  • Denmark Street (south of Gaunt’s Lane)
  • College Green (south of St George’s Road)
  • Anchor Road (east of Lower Lamb Street)
  • Cannon’s Road
  • St Stephen’s Street
  • St Augustine’s Place
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