Evening bus service – probable cancellation

Unfortunately it looks like the evening bus service will not run after 14th August due to low numbers of users. Could all users of any bus service please ensure that any card they have is swiped on the bus’s machine to ensure their journey is recorded. If the queue for the bus is busy and… read more

Transport Report July 2017 – evening bus services to be cut

Transport Report – July 2017 — evening bus services to be cut The evening bus services operated by Thamesdown, Service Nos 70A and 72A, funded by Wiltshire Council and Swindon BC and not run as a commercial service, will be withdrawn from Monday 14th August 2017.  We have heard of a number of concerns from… read more

August Transport report

Transport Report – August 2017 Evening Bus Services – update           6th Formers School Transport saved   As the Ridgeway Bell was going to press, we are no nearer knowing if we have an evening bus service.  A lot of work has been done in the last month by SBC officer, Nigel Hale, in getting quotes… read more

Akers Way roadworks update

Third phase of Akers Way reconstruction to start next week Phase three of the work to reconstruct Akers Way stared on Monday (10 July) following the successful completion of the latest section of carriageway. For the last four weeks, the contractor delivering the project on behalf of Swindon Borough Council has been working to improve… read more

Rail Disruption

From 8th July, Network Rail will be carrying out work in the Chippenham area to prepare for new trains later in the year. As a result, services will be amended and replacement buses will run on routes via Chippenham. For more details on these changes, and other planned engineering works on the Great Western line, visit the… read more

Updates on traffic, footways, carparks

Regent Circus consultation to take place next week Proposals to change the layout of Regent Circus will be unveiled to the public next week. Two drop-in sessions have been organised at the Central Library next Friday (16 June) and Saturday (17 June) to explain the plans, which include installing a continuous bus lane that will run… read more