Megabus reveals when services will restart in Sheffield

Megabus has announced when it will be restarting in Sheffield as Government lockdown restrictions ease.

Thursday, 25th June 2020, 11:58 am
Updated Thursday, 25th June 2020, 11:58 am

As travel restrictions lift, people are now planning ‘staycations’, trips away and reunions with friends and family.

The budget coach operator has revealed a revised network will restart will start on July 3, serving cities across England including Sheffield along with London, Bristol, Leeds, Newcastle, Nottingham and more.

And additional safety measures have been put in place to make sure that megabus services are Covid-19 secure.

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These include deep-cleaning vehicles, PPE for drivers, sanitation stations and social distancing while on board.

Passengers on public transport are currently required to wear face coverings by law, which will also apply on Megabus services.

Mark Venables, managing director of megabus, said: “We’re absolutely delighted to be getting our coaches back on the road from July 3, helping to connect people with friends and family, as well as taking people across the country for staycations and day trips.

“We’ve been carrying out research with our customers and from the overwhelming response we received, we know that people are very keen to get back on board our megabus services as quickly as possible. With the extra safety measures we have to make sure that our services are Covid-19 secure, and with customers following all the government guidance in place, people can have confidence in travelling with us.

“The timetable we are putting in place will provide access to key cities and towns right across the country. Due to social distancing, there will be reduced capacity on coaches, so we’d urge people to plan ahead and book their journey with us early.

“Public transport will continue to play a crucial role in the country’s recovery ahead. As well as helping to restart our economy, it is vital in bringing normality back to many areas of our daily lives, keeping families and communities connected and contributing towards a safer, cleaner and healthier nation.”

For more information on megabus journeys or to book a ticket, visit https://uk.megabus.com/

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