Round Bridport Bus~ Trial Extended U.F.N., Alternatives to be considered

Service 7 Round Bridport Bus Service Trial* operates on Wednesdays and Saturdays servicing the parishes of Allington, Bothenhampton, Bradpole & Bridport

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* Earlier this year and with financial support from Bradpole & Allington parishes Bridport Town Council extended the trial period with revised routes and timetables.

No 7 ROUTES from 6th March 2019

No 7 TIMETABLE from 6th March 2019

An Aug 2019 review demonstrated that whilst there had been a marginal increase in usage the then current levels remained below those expected. 
Alternative options are being considered during which time the existing service will be extended until further notice.

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In Aug 2019 Bridport Town Clerk ,Will Austin, said: “We are disappointed at the take-up to date and want to see more people using the service to demonstrate a greater community benefit. We are also looking at other ways of running the service to show that we’re getting best value.   There is strong support for the service amongst councillors and a recognition of its importance to regular passengers who might otherwise not be able to get to the town centre.”

see: Minute 19 of the 4th Sept Bridport Town Council Environment & Social Wellbeing Committee.

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BPC/BTC Nov 2019