bus services shake-up as Webber Bus ceases operations
County Council has stepped in to make sure scores of bus routes
in the Burnham-On-Sea area are covered after one of its key operators
suddenly ceased operating this week.
council is arranging for other bus companies to take over the
routes provided by Webber Bus Ltd which informed the Council yesterday
that it would be ceasing to operate from this morning (Friday,
13th May) due to financial difficulties.
the local services affcted are the 67 service between Wells and
Burnham-On-Sea where First is providing a replacement service.
of the 75 service for Weston / Burnham / Bridgwater are being
advised to use First routes 20/21/21A instead and additional capacity
is being provided where necessary.
users of the 76 service whicg runs between Weston and Burnham
are being recommended to use First service 20 instead.
put our contingency plans into action immediately and are doing
everything we can to keep disruption to an absolute minimum in
what is a very difficult situation," said Cllr David Fothergill,
Cabinet member for Highways.
is by some distance the second largest operator in the county
and organising replacement services at very short notice is a
to the hard work of staff and flexibility of other providers,
were getting there."
here for details of the routes affected and the alternative services.