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  • Bus strike cancelled as talks progress

    By mattcollison at 13:11 on 20/08/12
    Bus services were disrupted after drivers staged a walkout
    BUS services were operating normally this morning around Guildford after industrial action was called off. Strike action due to take place today (August 20) and Tuesday (August 21) has been cancelled. Some services around Guildford were disrupted on Monday August 13 due to industrial action at West Byfleet bus depot. About 80 staff working for Abellio took part in a walkout in protest against a pay freeze. Unite, the union representing...
  • Stagecoach scrap proposed changes to Guildford bus routes 70, 71 and 92

    By MaxRaymond at 11:33 on 12/07/12
    Stagecoach and Surrey County Council have reached an agreement meaning that the current services will be maintained. (Photo credit: 'Ingy The Wingy' - http://bit.ly/gSdTiM)
    Three bus services that go through Guildford will continue as normal for the time being after being faced with the prospect of a service reduction. Routes 70, 71 and 92 travel from Guildford to Midhurst via Godalming and Haslemere. The move, confirmed by Surrey County Council's Cabinet Member for Transport and Environment John Furey, follows the third phase of the Surrey Bus Review and after cabinet members expressed concerns about a...
  • Westborough residents invited to pitch ideas, Dragon's Den style, to improve transport in the area

    By MaxRaymond at 11:37 on 12/06/12
    Will residents pitch ideas to benefit cyclists?
    A local community in Guildford will soon be able to pitch ideas that will help their community as local government takes a Dragon's Den-style approach to democracy. Surrey County Council are looking to the Westborough area of Guildford, alongside other regions in the county, for schemes that would make it easier, cheaper and greener for people to travel in the region. This is part of the Travel SMART initiative, set up by Surrey...
  • Rain causes problems for Guildford commuters

    By MaxRaymond at 10:39 on 11/06/12
    Trains between Guildford and Redhill were suspended earlier.
    Last night's persistent rain has caused problems for commuters in Guildford this morning (11th June). Flooding in Shalford earlier on had meant that First Great Western had to suspend some services between Guildford and Redhill and put on a replacement bus service although now all lines have re-opened. The A281 Shalford Road in Shalford had also been closed due to flooding between the Pilgrims' Way junction and the Quarry Street...
  • Changes made to bus services in Guildford on Sundays

    By MaxRaymond at 11:02 on 01/06/12
    Three Sunday routes being trialled go through Guildford. (Photo credit:  'Ingy The Wingy' - http://bit.ly/gSdTiM)
    Three Sunday bus services that will travel through Guildford will be trialled for a year. Surrey County Council have pledged to make some changes to the way that buses in the area operate following a cabinet meeting on Tuesday (29th May). The routes being trialled include: Route 32 from Guildford to Dorking, every two hours   Route 71 from Guildford to Haslemere, every two hours   The extension of route 53...

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