Monday, 15 June 2015

Service Alterations Registered

During my absence two Eastern Area Traffic Commissioner's Notices and Proceedings Reports have been published on 27th May and 10th June

Semmence S707JJH in Norwich during March 2014
The only content of the former report (Publication No 2206) of relevance to our local area is notice of a public inquiry to be held on 15th June for consideration of disciplinary action against H Semmence and Company Limited of Wymondham under Section 17 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act of 1981 and also under Section 28 of the Transport Act 1985. Semmence is the sister company of Great Yarmouth based Ambassador Travel and often provides coaches for schools' services in the local area

Publication No 2207 notes the registration of a new service by High Suffolk Community Transport Limited of Woodbridge, The hail and ride service, linking Kenton Old Crown Public House and Lowestoft Railway Station, operates on the fourth Saturday of each month commencing on 27th June 2015

Borderbus Deckers at Moor Business Park, Beccles in April this year
The same publication provides (retrospectively) details of  'new' X1 and X2 services between Norwich and Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft respectively for the Radio One Big Weekend special event over the 23rd - 25th May Bank Holiday weekend

Under the heading of 'Applications to Vary Existing Services' Borderbus of Beccles is to amend route, stopping places and timetable of its route LAT3 between the Latitude Festival site at Henham and Southwold from 17th July 2015.

First Eastern Counties is to amend the route, stopping places and timetable of  its 1/1A/1B Lowestoft to Martham routes from 26th July 2015 

Whippet's SF05XYZ on the summer Coastal Service in April 2014
Under the 'Cancellation of Existing Services' Whippet Coaches has surrendered its Coastal Service A between Cambridge and Great Yarmouth's Beach Coach Station from 26th July 2015. Similarly it has abandoned Coastal Service B between Cambridge and Cromer and Services G and H from Cambridge and Lowestoft from the same date

Three Norse operated Norwich Park and Ride Services services have been cancelled from the 15th June 2015. These are the 603 to the Airport plus the 605 and 606 routes between Postwick Park & Ride and Sprowston Park & Ride

The Public Inquiry of the 1st June accepted the undertakings from Venturer Coachways of Woodbridge and accordingly granted their application for a licence


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