Thames Travel launches new service to connect Great Western Park and Milton Park

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Thames Travel has launched a new service providing a direct link between Great Western Park and Milton Park in Didcot.

Phil Southall pictured next to a Wrightbus-bodied Volvo with the new Connector livery

The new Connector 99 service operates Monday to Friday with buses running every 30 minutes at peak times and every hour off peak.

Additionally, Thames Travel has increased the frequency of its Connector 98 service on Mondays to Saturdays to operate every 15 minutes between Didcot Parkway and Great Western Park. A new Sunday service has also being introduced, operating every 30 minutes.

The investment has included the addition of three new Euro VI Micro Hybrid double-decker Volvo buses to the Thames Travel fleet.

Phil Southall, Managing Director of Thames Travel, said: “We have listened and responded to customer and partner feedback in relation to services from Didcot. The new Connector 99 service is an important addition as it will directly help residents to get to and from a major employment hub during the working week.

“We have launched this in partnership with Taylor Wimpey and are grateful for their support in helping improve services to and from Great Western Park. It is one of several improvements we are making to Thames Travel services and builds on the success of the recent night-bus timetable that was introduced.”