Planned change to service 594

15 February 2023

What are we consulting about?

We are seeking customer feedback on our proposal to retime the 0739 trip on service 594.

Why are we considering changes to services?

Following existing customer feedback received, we are proposing to retime this trip in aim to improve the punctuality and reliability of the services arrival time at Doxford International.

What changes are we proposing?

Service 594 currently departs Roker Gladstone Street at 0739 on a Monday to Friday.

Following existing customer feedback received, we are proposing to retime this trip to depart at 0730 in aim to improve the punctuality and reliability of the services arrival time at Doxford International.

How would customers be affected by our proposed changes?

The bus would depart Roker Gladstone Street at 0730 on a Monday to Friday and operate approximately 9 minutes earlier throughout the route arriving at Doxford International for 0840.

Existing customers travelling would be required to arrive approximately 9 minutes earlier than current at their stop location.

Your views?

This consultation was open from Wednesday 15 February – Wednesday 8 March 2023. All feedback received on or before Wednesday 8 March 2023 was taken into consideration.

During this consultation we received 0 responses from customers. 

In view of the feedback received we have decided to progress with our planned changes. 

The new timetable will be effective from Sunday 14 May 2023.

We would like to thank everyone who took the time to provide us with their views.

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