Transport and Travel Update - March edition

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If you want to find your nearest bus service or plan a journey on public transport, please visit www.essexbus.info or Traveline.

Follow @Essex_PT on Twitter for public transport information.  We will keep you as up to date as possible with Bus Service changes during this difficult time.

For live updates on buses, you can also follow your local bus operator on Twitter by clicking here: Arriva, Chambers, Ensign, First, Hedingham and NIBS.


Concessionary Bus Pass Holders

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These are challenging times and we know people will be relying on bus services to be able to get to key services. You may also have heard that a number of supermarkets, banks and other businesses are making special early opening arrangements so that people in high risk groups can use them before the general public are allowed in.  

To help people make use of these offers, Essex County Council has agreed with bus operators that holders of Essex concessionary bus passes will be able to use them to travel free all day instead of after 09:00 as at present. This will start from Saturday 21 March 2020 and will continue until the government relaxes the current restrictions. 

As the availability of bus services is likely to change over the coming weeks, you are strongly advised to check on your bus operator’s website, social media and phone apps to see what bus services will be running before starting your journey.


Coronavirus Updates - Timetables & Updates

As the availability of bus services is likely to change over the coming weeks, you are strongly advised to check on your bus operator’s website, social media and phone apps to see which, bus services are running so that you can plan your journey.