20/10/2011

BREEZE around Bury St Edmunds with Stephensons...

Stephensons Of Essex have officially launched their new Bury St Edmunds town services which begin on Monday 24th October 2011.

Branded as BREEZE the new services promise "a better bus service for Bury St Edmunds!"

The services which offer bargin priced introductory fares and will be run using newly refurbished buses - believed to be the five Alexander ALX200 bodied Dennis Dart SLF's recently purchased from Ensignbus are as follows...

BREEZE 1
Mildenhall Road Estate • Howard Estate • Rail Station • Arc Shopping Centre • West Suffolk Hospital • Nowton Estate circular

Full BREEZE 1 route runs every 30 minutes plus during the day when combined with BREEZE 2 gives a combined every 15 minute service between Mildenhall Road Estate and Bury.

Click Here to download the full BREEZE 1 timetable

BREEZE 2
Mildenhall Road Estate • Howard Estate • Rail Station • Arc Shopping Centre • West Suffolk College • Westley Estate • Priors Estate circular

Full BREEZE 2 route runs every 30 minutes during the day and every 30 minutes during late afternoons between Bury/West Suffolk College/Westley Estate/Priors Estate plus during the day when combined with BREEZE 1 gives a combined every 15 minute service between Mildenhall Road Estate and Bury.

Click Here to download the full BREEZE 2 timetable

BREEZE 3
Bury St Edmunds Bus Station • Arc Shopping
Centre • Horringer Court • Priors Estate circular

Full BREEZE 3 route runs every 60 minutes during the day and up to every 30 minutes during early morning and late afternoons

Click Here to download the full BREEZE 3 timetable

Stephensons have also produced a very smart BREEZE guide including summary timetables for all three routes plus a network map and fares information.

Click Here to download the full BREEZE guide

All BREEZE services will run FREE of charge on the first day of operation (Monday 24th October) and after that bargin introductory fares will be in operation as follows...

£1.20 for any one way ride
50p for any two stop short hop
£2.00 for any return ride
£2.20 for 1 day of unlimited travel
£6.00 for 7 days of unlimited travel
£20.00 for 4 weeks of unlimited travel


I wish Stephensons every success with their new venture in Bury St Edmunds and hope to be able to visit early next month - look out on the blog for a review of the new operations when I have visited!

> Click Here to find out more about BREEZE and Stephensons Of Essex plus details of their other services in the Bury St Edmunds and Haverhill areas