trentbarton’s rushcliffe mainline bus service linking Bingham, Radcliffe and West Bridgford with Nottingham are increasing in frequency from Sunday [August 30] to up to every ten minutes.
trentbarton has invested just under £200,000 in the new rushcliffe mainline and rushcliffe villager routes and created four new jobs. Tom Morgan, trentbarton’s service delivery director, explained: “These new routes have come from consultations with local customers, councillors and our team members.
“Our aim has been to simplify the network for customers and increase our reliability. We’ve also had issues with overcrowding at peak times so we’ve worked hard to address these issues.”
rushcliffe mainline will be a new direct route between Bingham and Nottingham whilst also serving Radcliffe and West Bridgford every 10 minutes throughout the day. Tom added: “We’ve seen growth along the corridor between Bingham and Nottingham so we’ll now have more and bigger buses, more frequently throughout the day to give customers a relaxing journey.
“West Bridgford is also an important venue which has a growing number of retail and leisure outlets, so customers from Bingham and Radcliffe will have more destination options with rushcliffe mainline.”
Alongside rushcliffe mainline, rushcliffe villager will also launch to connect all the main villages between Bingham and Nottingham, providing an important transport link for day-to-day tasks.
As well as late night buses on rushcliffe mainline, rushcliffe villager has an improved evening timetable.
Tom said: “From our customer feedback this was a common issue, so we’ll be trailing more buses after 6pm for six months.”
Details about the rushcliffe mainline and their new timetable are here.