Council asks Tom Jones fans to help cut city congestion

7 August 2018

Now last month’s postponed Tom Jones concert has been rescheduled, Cheshire West and Chester Council is encouraging fans to give the Park&Ride a try. 

The service cuts traffic queues by sailing into the city on dedicated bus lanes and passengers can hop off at a variety of cross-city stops.

On Sunday 12 August the last bus back to the PR1 route of the Park&Ride will be 10.35pm from HQ/the Abode to Upton (the Zoo); and 10.57pm to Wrexham Road.

The Council’s Cabinet Member for Environment, Councillor Karen Shore said: “If you’re coming to the concert on Sunday 12 August, please use the Park & Ride.  You’ll be doing your bit to cut congestion in the city and it’ll make your journey in and out really easy.

“Every Park&Ride bus has USB charging, free wifi and comfy premium seating. The buses are frequent and have the very latest enviro-clear engines – so you’ll be saving the planet too.  It’s just £2 for a return ticket and you can hop on and off all day.

”If you’re not attending the concert this weekend, why not give the Park&Ride a try for your daily commute, day out or shopping trip.” If children need to travel too, two children (under 16) travel free with an adult.

More information about the extended service for the concert, timetables and routes are available on the Council’s website.

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