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News from our partners: Bus operators announce changes to some services

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Shropshire Council has been advised that from September local bus operators will be making several updates to services across the county.

The changes and details of the service operators are listed below for information.

Select Bus Services Ltd
From Monday 4th September, the 436 service, operating between Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth and the 297 service, operating between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster will be operated by Select Bus Services Ltd.
For tickets and timetables please contact the operator via their website www.selectbusservices.com or call 01785 330764.

Arriva Midlands
The following services, operated by Arriva Midlands will have some minor amendments to their timetables, some will include stand changes at Shrewsbury Bus Station from Monday 4th September.
• 1 – Shrewsbury Bus Station to Monkmoor (timetable changes)
• 11 – Shrewsbury Bus Station to Gains Park (timetable changes)
• 2, 2A & 2C – Oswestry to Wrexham (timetable changes on Sunday 24th September) (This service is operated by Arriva Wales)
• 8 & 8A – Telford to Broseley, Much Wenlock and Bridgnorth (Replaces the 8 and 18 services)
• 9 – Bridgnorth to Wolverhampton (timetable changes)
• 10 & X10 – Shrewsbury to Telford (X10A & X10 are replacing the 10 & X10 and will no longer serve Sutton Farm. Sutton Farm will be served by service 17 (X10 & X10A will depart from Stand H)
• 17 – Shrewsbury Bus Station to Sutton Farm (new service for Sutton Farm, replaces the 10) (17 will depart from Stand H)
• 24 – Shrewsbury Bus Station to Sundorne (timetable changes) (24 will depart from Stand J)
• 25 – Shrewsbury Bus Station to Harlescott (timetable changes) (25 will depart from Stand J)
• 37 – Weeping Cross to Meole Brace School (times changed at the request of Meole Brace School)
• 53 – Ellesmere to Oswestry (timetable changes)
• 64 – Hanley to Shrewsbury via Market Drayton (timetable changes) (64 will depart from Stand K)
• 101 – Bridgnorth Town Service (timetable changes)
• 511 & 512 – Shrewsbury to Whitchurch via Wem (timetable changes) (511 & 512 will depart from Stand L)
• 521 – Shrewsbury to Newport schools (521 will depart from Stand H)
• 894 & 895 – Telford to William Brookes School (times changes at the request of William Brookes School)
• X5 – Oswestry to Shrewsbury (timetable changes) (X5 will depart from Stand G)
• X7 – Shrewsbury to Newport (timetable changes)
For all Arriva timetables, please visit their website www.arrivabus.co.uk

20, 544 & 546 bus services
In previous communication it has been mentioned that services 20 (Shrewsbury Bus Station to Radbrook Green), 544 (Shrewsbury Bus Station to Lyth Hill) and 546 (Shrewsbury Bus Station to Pulverbatch) would in September be operated on a flexible/on-demand basis. At this time, the current services will continue to operate in September as per the existing timetables operated by Arriva Midlands.
More information will follow about the launch, later in autumn, of the new On-Demand bus service.

Celtic Travel
From Monday 4th September, X75 (Shrewsbury to Llangurig) will have some slight amendments made to the timetable between Rhayader and Newtown. Please check the timetable once published on Celtic Travel’s website www.celtic-travel.co.uk

Lakeside Coaches
From Monday 4th September there will some changes made to the timetable of the 205 (Whitchurch Town Service) this will include altering the time of school journeys as well as adding additional pick-ups and drop-offs at the Bus Station due to customer feedback.
Also from Monday 4th September there will be changes made to the 449 (Oswestry to Ellesmere) timetable specifically later in the afternoon and early morning.
For all Lakeside Coaches timetables, please visit their website www.lakesidecoaches.co.uk

Tanat Valley Coaches
The following services will have slight timetable adjustments from Monday 4th September, please visit www.tanat.co.uk for up-to-date timetables.
• 76/76B – Llanrhaeadr to Welshpool
• 79/79A – Llangynog to Oswestry
• T12C – Oswestry to Welshpool
• T12D – Oswestry to Wrexham