Stagecoach to take over X5 route

PUBLISHED: 16:00 31 August 2019

The operator will be taking over the X5 route

The operator will be taking over the X5 route

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Bus operator Stagecoach West will take over a key bus route in North Somerset from tomorrow (Sunday).

Stagecoach West will take over the X5 service previously run by First West of England, which connects Weston-super-Mare with Clevedon, Nailsea, Portishead and the Cribbs Causeway shopping centre.

The route and times of the X5 bus service will remain the same.

Customers will be able to travel on the service with the Avonrider ticket, which costs £7 for a day ticket or £32.50 for the week.

Discounts are available for children and students.

Cllr Donald Davies, leader of North Somerset Council said: "We welcome Stagecoach West moving into North Somerset for the first time.

"As a council we are committed to our residents having access to high quality public transport and we look forward to working with Stagecoach to explore future opportunities for its expansion into our area."

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