12 January 2010

Sunday Savers for Cornwall

Cheap Sunday Fares in Cornwall.

A new fares promotion for Cornwall offers a special fare of just £1 a trip (and even better value £2 for a family ticket):
Cornwall Council has once again teamed up with bus operator First Devon & Cornwall to offer a special Sunday Saver bus fare for any single journey within Cornwall on Sundays from 10 January - 28 March 2010. The ‘Get Around for Less campaign is aimed at encouraging passengers onto the Sunday bus services at a quiet time of year. In order to promote the benefits of Sunday bus travel, a number of local attractions and businesses such as the National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek are offering discounted admission to people who can show a valid bus ticket for that day, giving the travelling public real value for money. Bus fares will be £1 adult, 60p child, £2 family (up to 5 people " no more than 2 adults) and Concessionary Bus Pass holders still travel for free. The Sunday network of bus services is now quite extensive and this initiative stems from the need to ensure potential passengers are aware of this and to give an opportunity to use services at reduced fares. Adverts in the local press, leaflets and posters will be directing people to www.cornwallpublictransport.info where there is a list of businesses offering discounts and further ideas for days out " new businesses will be added during the campaign. You can also view and print maps and timetables and get further information on journey planning.

Thanks to the anonymous comment I should confirm that this offer is also available on Western Greyhound buses as well as First which does make it even more useful, especially for anyone  planning a journey from Plymouth. 
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Sorry for the lack of posting yesterday - I have been engrossed in online searching for a new camera and didn't realise just how long it took me! The good news is I have now ordered a nice new Panasonic Lumix camera which should be with me within the week. Cant wait to get back out there taking photographs - which I am sure will soon start to appear on the blog!

First on Twitter 10 Jan 2010
09:37 Most Sunday services in Plymouth and South Devon are operational, but will operate via main roads rather than side and estate roads.

09:39 Service 48 between Wembury, Plymouth, Yelverton and Burrator will terminate at Yelverton. Buses are turning at Seaview Drive in Wembury.

09:40 Service 82 between Plymouth, Yelverton, Dartmoor and Exeter will not operate.
17:36 Services in Plymouth and South Devon are operational this evening, but will operate via main roads rather than side and estate roads.

11 Jan 2010
07:37 CORNWALL: Severe disruption in Cornwall. Services are not currently operating in the Helston,Camborne,Truro,St Austell & Penzance areas.

08:07 PLYMOUTH:Service 7 is not serving Pick Pie Drive in Woolwell or Marjons (can only get as far as Bickleigh Down roundabout on Woolwell Road). PLYMOUTH: Services 1/1A, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13,15, 17 are operating as normal

08:09 PLYMOUTH/CALLINGTON: Service 76 between Plymouth, Callington and Launceston, is operating but not serving Ashton and St Dominic. PLYMOUTH/TORPOINT: Service 81/81C between Plymouth, Torpoint and Cremyll are not serving Great Park in Torpoint. PLYMOUTH/TAVISTOCK: Services 83/84/86 between Plymouth, Multley, Derriford Hospital, Yelverton and Tavistock are now serving Whitchurch 13:16 PLYMOUTH/CALLINGTON: Service 76 from Plymouth to Callington/Launceson is now operating it's normal route & can serve Ashton and St Dominic

13:20 PLYMOUTH: service 7 can now serve Marjons (but still cannot serve Pick Pie Drive in Woolwell)

Citybus on Twitter / Facebook 10 Jan 2010
09:37 Good Morning. We are operating a full Sunday service with the only places unserved being Leatfield Drive, Charfield Drive and Culver Way.

17:29 Bar more snow we intend to operate ALL services on Monday with a few minor revisions Full details are on the NOTES tab on our Facebook page

17:44 Updates on our services will be posted from early tomorrow morning here on our Facebook page and during Gordon Sparks show on Radio Devon.

11 Jan 2010
06:16 All services as normal but in Plymouth we still cannot serve Culver Way Charfield Drive & Leatfield Drive The 31 will use Beacon Park Road

06:17 Outside of Plymouth no service to Wotter St Dominick Horrabridge Crapstone Milton Coombe Buckland Monachorum an St Georges Road Saltash.

06:52 Charfield Drive and Culver Way are both now open

11:43 Leatfield Drive is now fully open to buses.

20:45 Tuesday All services will operate normal routes however based on driver reports we still cannot serve Milton Coombe Leg of Mutton & Wotter

PlymTransit on Twitter

1 comment:

  1. This promotion is not just with First - this from the Western Greyhound website ...

    Cornwall Sunday Saver £1 Fare – get out and about on Sundays!

    Cornwall Council are re-introducing Sunday Saver Fares from Sunday 10th January 2010.

    Available every Sunday between 10th January & 28th March 2010 (inclusive), passengers can travel on any Western Greyhound bus within Cornwall for a flat £1 single fare (adults) and 60p (children) per journey. A family Sunday Saver ticket is also available at £2 (for up to 5 people travelling at the same time with no more than 2 adults).

    Simply ask your Western Greyhound bus driver for a Sunday Saver ticket and go off and explore the wonders of Cornwall.

    Terms and conditions: The £1, 60p and £2 Sunday Saver tickets are for single journeys only. The £1, 60p and £2 fare will be the maximum single fare charged.

    Holders of National Concession passes can still use their passes as normal.

    Holders of the Cornwall Council Border Pass can still use their pass provided they are travelling within the Border Pass zone.


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