Local bus operator First Group has announced further cuts to services between Bradley Stoke and Bristol city centre.
The 73 service, which currently runs every 12 minutes during off-peak day time hours from Monday to Saturday, will operate at a reduced frequency of every 15 minutes from Monday 8th February.
The company says it is making the changes to “improve punctuality”.
Other changes on the route will see a few extra early morning journeys serving Cribbs Causeway.
The latest cut back follows the axing of the 74 and 74X services in February last year, which led to then Bradley Stoke Mayor Robert Jones describing the bus company’s actions as “death by a thousand cuts”.
The announcement is accompanied by a rare piece of good news for bus travellers: some multi-journey tickets are to become slightly cheaper. For example, the price of a First Day Adult Peak ticket will be reduced from £4.30 to £4 from Sunday 7th February.
- Bus Services in Bradley Stoke (The Journal)
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