Photo of an M1 MetroBus vehicle.

M1 MetroBus service temporarily suspended this weekend (3rd/4th September)

The M1 MetroBus service, which links Bradley Stoke with Cribbs Causeway, Bristol city centre and south Bristol is to be temporarily suspended this weekend (3rd/4th September) to allow an orderly transition to a new operator. Some late evening journeys on Friday 2nd September may also be impacted. The service will resume from Monday 5th September, running to a slightly revised timetable.

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Photo of an M1 MetroBus vehicle stuck in a queue of traffic on the approach to Great Stoke Roundabout.

Bus boss critical of roadworks planning

The managing director of the bus company responsible for running the M1 MetroBus service has singled out the recently commenced roadworks at Great Stoke (Rabbit) Roundabout as an example of long-term infrastructure works that have been planned with insufficient consideration being given to maintaining public transport flows. James Freeman (pictured), MD of First West of England, made the reference in

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