Saturday, 21 December 2013

First fares up on 5th Jan

First Essex are putting their fares up on 5th January. Full details here. Here are the main changes to tickets covering Brentwood:

  • Some single & return fares will rise
  • FirstDay Brentwood will be cut to £3.50
  • FirstDay Basildon Outer will increase to £6.20
  • FirstWeek Basildon Outer increases to £25
  • FirstMonth Basildon Outer increases to £88
  • FirstDay Essex remains unchanged, as do the Essex-wide weekly and monthly tickets.

Saturday, 14 December 2013

New timetable for 351 from 3rd Feb

First 351 to Chelmsford is having its timetable changed from 3rd February 2014. Here are the details from their website:

We'll link to the new timetable as soon as it is available.

Monday, 9 December 2013

Christmas & New Year buses in Brentwood

Of all the bus companies serving Brentwood, only First and TfL has advised what their service levels will be over the festive season. Here's what First will be doing:

Monday 23rd December: Normal weekday service
Christmas Eve 24th December: Normal weekday service
Christmas Day 25th December: No service.
Boxing Day 26th December: No service.
Friday 27th December: Saturday service.
Saturday 28th December: Normal Saturday service.
Sunday 29th December: Normal Sunday service.
Monday 30th December: Saturday service.
New Year's Eve 31st December: Saturday service.
New Year's Day 1st January: No service.
Thursday 2nd January: Normal weekday service.

TfL will have the following service levels on their London Bus Network, which includes the 498 from Brentwood:

Monday 23rd December: Normal weekday service
Christmas Eve 24th December: Saturday service.
Christmas Day 25th December: No service.
Boxing Day 26th December: Sunday service.
Friday 27th December: Saturday service.
Saturday 28th December: Normal Saturday service.
Sunday 29th December: Normal Sunday service.
Monday 30th December: Sunday service.
New Year's Eve 31st December: Saturday service.
New Year's Day 1st January: Sunday service.
Thursday 2nd January: Normal weekday service.

To find out what the other local bus companies will be doing, please contact them directly.