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Stoke Gifford bus timetable changes from Sunday 3rd September 2023

Bus passengers in Stoke Gifford and Little Stoke will see a number of timetable and route changes coming into effect from Sunday 3rd September. The changes affect First Bus services M4 MetroBus, 19, 73 and Y6. Some journeys on the M4 MetroBus service will be “sped up to avoid excess slack in the timetable”, while the Y6 has a route change between Southmead Hospital and Bristol city centre.

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Reopening of Station Road junction delayed AGAIN – until 24th February

A further overrun on remedial work taking place on the railway embankment adjacent to the new bridge on Gipsy Patch Lane means that the Station Road junction is now not expected to reopen until later this month. The additional delay is being blamed on the need to carefully phase the works to ensure temporary ground stability, along with issues relating to buried utilities.

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M4 MetroBus service up and running between Cribbs, Parkway & city centre

The new M4 MetroBus service running along the £57 million Cribbs Patchway MetroBus Extension (CPME) route began operating today (Sunday 22nd January). Designed to provide an express connection between The Mall at Cribbs Causeway and Bristol Parkway Station, the investment has included the installation of a new railway bridge and brand-new bus lanes on Gipsy Patch Lane.

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New M4 MetroBus service (Cribbs to Bristol via Parkway) to start in January

The new M4 MetroBus service on the Cribbs Patchway MetroBus Extension route is to start running on Sunday 22nd January 2023, First West of England has announced. Although originally specified as a link between The Mall at Cribbs Causeway and Bristol Parkway, the new service will in fact extend onwards to Bristol city centre via the University of the West of England.

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