Workers and visitors travelling to and from Royal Derby Hospital could be given a boost as a shuttle bus service is due to be set up from Mackworth. NHS bosses have taken to Facebook to post about the new service, which is due to start next month, after a need had been identified by Sparrow, a bus operating service. The aim is to get bus users to the destination efficiently. However, some in Mackworth have criticised the plans as they believe it will turn the area into an NHS car park and they are calling on health chiefs to rethink the proposals. A statement on the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust Facebook page reads: "A new direct shuttle bus service between the Royal Derby Hospital and Mackworth will begin operating at the start of next month. "The new service will be trialled by transport operator Sparrow from Monday, September 3. "It will run from Monday to Friday, between the hours of 6am and 10am, as well as 3pm to 7pm. "The service will also be … [Read more...] about New shuttle bus to Royal Derby Hospital may cause more problems
News / Dundee by Reporter July 30, 2018, 6:07 am FacebookTwitterLinkedInWhatsAppEmail Sign up to our Daily newsletter Local bus firm Xplore Dundee is running a special 22c shuttle bus to keep patients, visitors and staff connected with Ninewells during the forthcoming closure of Charleston Drive. One of the busiest roads in the city, Charleston Drive is undergoing essential resurfacing work between Earn Crescent and Lochay Place from Monday August 6 to Friday August 24. Xplore Dundee managing director Christine McGlasson said: “We realise it’s vitally important to make sure that people can still get to the hospital throughout these roadworks and we’re trying to ensure we maintain the highest level of service possible in this area, despite the disruption to the road network.” The shuttle will provide a clockwise loop around Menzieshill every 12 minutes and connect with service 22 on Glamis Road at Balgay Cemetery. Meanwhile, service 17 will … [Read more...] about Xplore Dundee running a special Ninewells shuttle bus during roadworks
0 Post a comment Friday, 13 July 2018 - Local People by Dylan Davies - Deputy news editor @dylandavies1 [email protected] A SHUTTLE bus service that will run people around Harlech this summer has been welcomed as ‘a great idea for the town”. The Hoppa Harlech summer shuttle bus service which will run every 30 minutes to take people from the beach, holiday parks and train station up into Harlech town centre.The pilot service, which will run from 21 July to 2 September, may be accompanied by a voucher scheme offering bus passengers discounts in local shops. Harlech Castle is offering to refund the cost of the bus journey if passengers visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site.The Hoppa Harlech service will be closely monitored to gauge how many people use the shuttle bus.Cllr Judith Strevens, Harlech Community Council chairman and owner of Castle Gift Shop, said the service was designed to overcome parking problems in upper Harlech by encouraging car owners … [Read more...] about Shuttle bus ‘great news’ for town
Manchester Airport has introduced charges to people who use their terminal drop-off zones - but what about the free option? Drivers are able to use Jetparks 1, which is a car park near Terminal 2, where passengers can then hop on to a free shuttle bus to their terminal. And if holidaymakers need help with their luggage then they can be accompanied for a limited time. This means that they are able to avoid the new 'kiss and fly' fees that the airport has introduced. With the new charges, drivers are being charged £3 for five minute stays and £4 for ten minutes. People face a £25 fine if they stay over 10 minutes Our colleagues at the Manchester Evening News tested a free drop-off to Terminal Two - to give you an idea how it works and what it’s like. They said: "Arriving at Jetparks at 12.25pm - our sat nav took us to the wrong place but we found it by following signs from Terminal 2 - we parked up and a friendly marshall said I could accompany my passenger to … [Read more...] about Here’s how Manchester Airport’s new free drop-off shuttle bus works
Manchester Airport has introduced charging people who use terminal drop-off zones - but what about the free option? Drivers can also go to Jetparks 1, a car park near Terminal 2, where passengers can take a free shuttle bus to their terminal. Holidaymakers can be accompanied if they need help with their bags - but there’s a time limit. It means they can avoid new ‘kiss and fly’ fees. Drivers are now being charged £3 for five minute stays and £4 for ten minutes. People face a £25 fine if they stay over 10 minutes. The M.E.N tested a free drop-off to Terminal Two - to give you wan idea how it works and what it’s like. Arriving at Jetparks at 12.25pm - our sat nav took us to the wrong place but we found it by following signs from Terminal 2 - we parked up and a friendly marshall said I could accompany my passenger to the terminal. A quiet time of day and not yet the school holidays, there were no queues, lots of spaces and the barrier wasn’t … [Read more...] about How does Manchester Airport’s new free drop-off shuttle bus work?