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Snow falls across Surrey

  With snow falling across parts of Surrey, the council’s fleet of gritters has been out spreading salt on the county’s roads. Surrey County Council stockpiled 12,500 tonnes of salt ahead of the winter and has a fleet of 37 gritters to help keep the county moving, while an army of farmers equipped with spreaders … Continue reading

VIDEO: Electric buses launched in Guildford

A fleet of zero emission buses has been launched in Guildford in what is believed to be the first all electric park and ride service in the UK. The county council, borough council and Stagecoach worked together to bring the single decker vehicles to the town. “Introducing Surrey’s first electric #buses through securing £1.5m in funding … Continue reading

VIDEO: Environment Cabinet Member outlines electric vehicle plans

County council Cabinet Member for Environment Mike Goodman outlines Surrey’s plans to help establish a comprehensive network of vehicle charging points, create electric car clubs and promote low emission buses.

Surrey keeps Epsom and Ashford hospital bus services running

Surrey County Council has worked with Transport for London (TfL) to keep the 166 bus between West Croydon and Epsom Hospital running and to ensure the 216 service continues to serve Ashford Hospital. Cabinet Member for Transport Mike Goodman (pictured) said: “There’s a vital need to fund these services in Surrey to help people get … Continue reading

Plans unveiled to ease congestion, improve transport links and boost economic growth

Plans to ease congestion, boost economic growth and make it quicker and easier to get around Guildford and other parts of the borough have been unveiled. Proposals include changes at key junctions on the A331 Blackwater Valley road, improved flood protection in the town centre and better bus services. Surrey County Council and Guildford Borough Council … Continue reading

Surrey unveils plans to cover Abellio bus routes

Plans have been unveiled by Surrey County Council to award contracts covering Abellio bus routes in a move that will improve services in some areas and save £700,000 annually. A report being considered by Cabinet on Tuesday reveals that nine bus companies are set to cover 22 services Abellio currently run or previously operated in … Continue reading

VIDEO: Bus review to save £723,000 while maintaining ‘key’ services

Surrey County Council has signed off plans for the second of a three-year review into local bus services in the county at today’s meeting of Cabinet. The latest changes will save the county council more than £720,000 annually while ensuring people can make virtually all the journeys they did previously. Watch Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member … Continue reading

Two weeks left to help shape bus routes

People have just under two weeks left to help shape the way bus services are run in Surrey. The county council has been consulting on the third and final phase of a bus review, which aims to ensure services are run where they are needed most while saving millions of pounds on spiralling subsidy costs. … Continue reading

Chance to help shape bus services in Surrey

Surrey County Council is set to launch the third phase of a bus review that has already seen passengers have their say on shaping services while also saving £2.5 million. The final stage of the review, covering Epsom and Ewell, Mole Valley, Guildford and Waverley, starts on 1 November. A public consultation will run until … Continue reading

Mobile service for Surrey buses a success

New technology has proved a success in helping to make rushing for a bus in Surrey a thing of the past. More than 1,000 passengers a month are using Surrey County Council’s mobile phone web service to check bus times.* Latest figures for this year show the service has been used an average of 1,038 … Continue reading

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