North Somerset Council extends X10 after successful trial

News stories are free to read. Click here for full access to all the features, articles and archive from only £8.99. People living in the Clevedon, Weston-in-Gordano, and Portishead areas of Bristol and North Somerset will continue to be able to access key services after a successful trial of route X10 means the service is set to continue with a new operator and extended operating hours. The trial ran from Monday 5 June and offered three round trips per day on weekdays and four on a Saturday. The service had been cancelled due to low usage in 2021, but was reinstated following a petition submitted by around 3,000 local residents. From 8 April Transpora will take over operation of the X10, expanding its current offering to link communities to Southmead Hospital and extending the hours of operation will also be extended to cover both morning and evening peak times. The service will now operate between 0700 and 1905hrs.

Best Place Order Tramadol Online Cllr Hannah Young, Executive Member for Highways and Transport at North Somerset Council, said: “I’m delighted that the X10 will not only continue to run but will now offer residents an easier and more cost-effective way to get to Southmead Hospital direct from Clevedon and Portishead. It’s also great to welcome new operator Transpora to North Somerset – their investment in our local network has reduced the need for the council to subsidise this service. “I hope regular passengers will continue to use the X10 and that many more will try this updated service, which is part of our Bus Service Improvement Plan to connect people and services.”

Tramadol Rx Online Head of Commercial at Transpora Group Simon Newport said: “Our hope is that the extended journey times will give passengers better opportunities for essential and leisure focused travel.”

Ian Bell, General Manager of Transpora Bus South, added: “The X10 not only provides direct travel to Cribbs Causeway and Southmead Hospital, but it also provides north Bristol residents with the opportunity for a day out in Portishead and Clevedon. We are really looking forward to working with North Somerset Council to make this service a success.” North Somerset Council is supporting the X10 as part of the region’s Bus Improvement Service Plan.