Start date announced for new MetroBus service

PUBLISHED: 11:00 15 August 2018

The MetroBus M2 service will be active at Long Ashtons Park and Ride next month. 	Picture: Jon Rowley

The MetroBus M2 service will be active at Long Ashtons Park and Ride next month. Picture: Jon Rowley

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First Bristol will start running its new M2 bus service from September.

The bus will serve people travelling from Long Ashton’s Park and Ride to Bristol’s city centre.

It will replace the current 903 service which is run by Bristol City Council.

The M2 service will make stops at Ashton Gate Stadium, ss Great Britain, Wapping Wharf, Temple Meads Station and Cabot Circus.

The bus will run from Mondays to Saturdays at various times and First group will be offering users of the service discounted travel for two weeks after its opening date.

On Monday to Friday it will run from 6am to 9.30pm and on Saturdays from 10am to 6pm.

The M2 service will begin running from September 3.

Day, season and group tickets bought for use on First bus services will also be accepted on the M2 bus.

For more information about MetroBus and its M2 service, log on to www.metrobusbristol.co.uk

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