New express bus service links East Bristol with UWE, MOD and Aztec West

A new express bus service launched today (Wednesday 2nd January) links Kingswood and Emersons Green with major employment centres in the North Fringe of Bristol The X18 service, operated by First Group working in partnership with South Gloucestershire Council, provides five or six journeys in each direction during both the morning and afternoon rush hours, Monday to Friday only. First

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Mixed news for Little Stoke bus users

Bus passengers in Little Stoke have received mixed news about the future of local services. The good news is that First Group has reversed its proposed withdrawal of the Council-subsidised number 18, which runs between Emersons Green and Southmead Hospital, via Frenchay Hospital. In Little Stoke, the number 18 runs along Gipsy Patch Lane, Little Stoke Lane and Kingsway. The

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Hospital bus service under threat from First

Another local bus service is under threat after First announced its intention to withdraw the Council-subsidised number 18, which runs between Emersons Green and Southmead Hospital, via Frenchay Hospital. The service, which calls at Parkway Station and runs along Hatchet Road, Little Stoke Lane, Kingsway and Gipsy Patch Lane, is operated with financial support from South Gloucestershire Council (SGC). The

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