Info about First Midland Festive Bus Times From Article in the Alloa Advertiser
Article Link: https://www.alloaadvertiser.com/news/18938566.festive-bus-times-released-first-issues-xmas-guidance/?fbclid=IwAR2dQYkAMMUBMrnnWh8929_kduN9uJ6SH6CADE9dulxOlAy9poueS-C0x_Q
BUS operators First Midland have issued festive guidance for customers in the Wee County.
Services will operate on a reduced frequency over the Christmas and New Year period with people advised to plan journeys in advance.
Passengers are also urged to check the latest Scottish Government guidance before travelling.
Those looking to travel are also asked to refer to the First Midland website in the first instance.
Saturday timetables will be in place on December 24 as well as between December 28 and 31.
It will be the same on Monday, January 4.
The last journeys on the days of December 24 and December 31 have also been published.
For service 51, the last bus from Cowie to Alloa will be at 8.22pm.
The last service from Alloa to Cowie will be at 8.25pm while people will be able to travel from Alloa to Manor Powis at 9.25pm.
For service 52, the last service from Alloa to Stirling will depart at 8.16pm and in the opposite direction it will be at 8.36pm.
Service H2 will convey passengers from Dollar to Forth Valley Royal Hospital for the last time on the above dates at 7.33pm and in the opposite direction the last journey will depart at 8.34pm.
No services will operate on Friday, December 25 and the following day, December 26.
Nor will there be any buses on January 1 and 2.
Normal service will resume on Tuesday, January 5.
Graeme Macfarlan, commercial director at First Midland, said: “We want to make it as easy as possible for people who need to make essential journeys to get around and get to their destinations safely during these unprecedented times.
“We have left no stone uncovered to continue to make sure services have been available when passengers need right throughout the pandemic and we have introduced enhanced cleaning regimes and industry leading social distancing measures to keep everyone safe whilst travelling.”
He added: “We wish our customers a very happy and safe festive period, and thank you for your understanding, patience and support over the past year whilst we have continued to deliver essential journeys.”
Passengers can visit firstscotlandeast.com/festive for further information.