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Further Timetable Updates Due To Coronavirus

Newport Transport - Friday, April 03, 2020

From Monday the 6th of April. we are introducing further reductions to our service timetable. The services will run Monday to Saturday only at the exception the 60 service Monmouth that will operate Monday to Friday.

We are determined to keep on providing transportation for keyworkers and for essential travel despite an understandable heavy reduction in passenger numbers. When reviewing the timetable, we took into consideration the travelling needs of people going to work. Download the timetable listing here

We will also carry on with offering FREE alternative transport to NHS and emergency services personnel who live in Newport and Cwmbran where the bus service times do not suit. The NHS personnel who needs to use our alternative travel arrangements can get in touch, providing a telephone number, pick up point, place of work and shift times either via email to nhs-support@newporttransport.co.uk or phone on 01633 211 202.

Newport Bus also ask its passenger to respect the following social distancing measures on its services. The driving staff will only allow 50% of the seating capacity to be utilised. We ask customers not to sit together and to refrain from using the seats directly behind the driver.

All updates with regards to Newport Bus Coronavirus measures are available HERE. The timetables can be downloaded at www.newportbus.co.uk/journey-planner or on the Traveline Cymru website (www.traveline.cymru).

Enjoy a book on us when you ride with Newport Bus

Newport Transport - Wednesday, May 15, 2019

 


As the principal bus operator in the city of Newport, we are delighted to announce the release of free personal on-board entertainment on all our main bus routes. Newport Bus vehicles are now equipped with the Bustle Entertainment platform!

Thanks to an update of our on-board Wi-Fi system, Newport Bus can now offer passengers with free access to audio and visual entertainment, such as e-books, audiobooks, podcasts, magazines and games.

The system is simple, with the entertainment platform appearing automatically on the login screen when passengers connect to the on-board Newport-Wifi using their mobile device, phones or laptops.

From the main page, the customer can choose from a selection of e-books, audio books and podcasts as well as browse magazines or play games. They can come back to the portal and their chosen activity later too, by simply entering www.bustlewifi.com while connected to the on-board WiFi hotspot. The content is managed by a third-party company is renewed every 3 months. Passengers have also the option to simply go online by selecting the Go Online button.

And, there’s no need to create an account or download an app to take advantage of this!

As Morgan Stevens, our Director of Delivery explains:” A bus journey to work or school is becoming more than just a journey, but a time to unwind and relax, especially on the extended routes of Cardiff, Cwmbran and Chepstow.”

We’re delighted to be able to bring a free entertainment package to our customers. At Newport Bus, we always strive to deliver the best journey experience to the people of Newport and the surrounding communities.

 


Newport Bus MOT & Service Centre

Newport Transport - Friday, October 16, 2015

Newport Bus are very pleased to have completed the refurbishment of our MOT & Service Centre.



These images taken by Dezines Internet Solutions Limited - show the new signage at the front of our premises and our warm and comfortable customer reception area - reinforcing the fact that we do much more than just bus travel. Our friendly staff will make you feel very welcome, and you can help yourself to hot or cold drinks, read daily newspapers or watch our flat screen television while we complete your vehicle testing.

If you're looking to have your vehicle MOT tested now or in the future, then we provide the expertise and great customer service excellence, all at a fair price you can trust. Our services cover not only cars but also vans, motorhomes, mini-buses and buses. Did you know that we are an approved UNIPART Car Care Centre and that all of our work is guaranteed for 12 months?

If you would like to book your vehicle in for an MOT, please fill the booking form online today:  BOOKING ONLINE TODAY.


Newport Bus Fleet Luxury New Mercedes Minibuses

Newport Transport - Saturday, August 22, 2015

With comfortable leather seats, these brand new luxury 19 seat Mercedes Minibuses are perfect for traveling in smaller groups. Our air conditioned luxury mini-buses are available for short term hire, airport transfers, concerts, party nights, business functions and special occasions - seating up to 19 passengers. Our mini-buses feature radio and CD players, seatbelts, and a spacious luggage compartment. Read more ..... or BOOK ONLINE.





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