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Bus Service News

The managing director of Going Forward Buses, Mike Ward, says services in the district could be at risk unless passenger numbers improve.  And not helping matters is a reduction, this Autumn, in concessionary bus pass payments which are operated by … Continue reading

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Bus Service News

Going Forward Buses, which runs the D1 bus service from Wallingford to Didcot via Long Wittenham, has announced that, owing to problems with driver availability, it has had to suspend its Saturday service that was recently re-introduced. Unfortunately, the company … Continue reading

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New Bus Services Plan

Going Forward Buses, which operates a Monday only D1 service between Didcot and the village, plans to put on additional services on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Much depends on whether the bus company can recruit a driver.  Permission for the new … Continue reading

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Thames Travel Bus Service

The Thames Travel bus service between Didcot and the Culham Science Centre via Long Wittenham is being discontinued from the end of this Friday (19th November) because of poor passenger numbers and a shortage of almost eighty drivers. A new … Continue reading

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Bus Services Survey

Earlier this year, the Government published a new National Bus Strategy which sets out a framework for how bus services can recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, with a vision for future improvements to bus provision. To meet this challenge, Oxfordshire … Continue reading

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Bus Service Changes

Going Forward Buses has announced some changes to its once a week D1 service on Mondays between Wallingford and Didcot, which calls at Long Wittenham.  The changes will take effect from Monday 6th September 2021. The service will be revised … Continue reading

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Bus Service Improvement Plan

Oxfordshire is aiming to encourage more passengers back on to the buses through closer working to improve services in the county. Oxfordshire County Council’s (OCC) Cabinet, in its role as local transport authority, has agreed to establish an ‘enhanced partnership’ … Continue reading

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Going Forward Buses Special Offer

Going Forward Buses has announced the following special offer from Monday 17th May to the end of June: Two journeys for the price of one.  Buy an adult single ticket and return (same day) for free.  For most journeys the … Continue reading

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Clifton Hampden Bridge Open

Clifton Hampden Bridge has re-opened to traffic after weeks of closure following work on strengthening part of the river bank and removing vegetation.  The bridge re-opened yesterday (Thursday 1st April), earlier than scheduled. Going Forward buses will resume its Monday … Continue reading

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Bus Services Update

Now that South Oxfordshire has moved into Tier 4, Going Forward Buses, which runs the twice weekly service to Didcot, has announced that it may have to alter or suspend its services at short notice.  Please check its website for … Continue reading

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