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Buses of Somerset

Changes in Somerset to improve bus services

Buses of Somerset is making timetable changes to some services in Somerset. The changes, which have been added to improve service and capacity, come into force on June 3, 2024.

Weldmar Hospicecare and First Wessex team

First Wessex joins the Stampede by the Sea

  • Bus operator First Wessex has joined forces with Weldmar Hospicecare as Transport Partner for the Stampede by the Sea art trail 
  • First Wessex’s Jurassic Coaster will take passengers along the trail 
  • Partnership will encourage bus usage as a sustainable travel option to the trail 
Renault Trucks’ electric HGV at Hoeford

First Bus powers up Renault Trucks' electric truck tour

  • First Bus' Hoeford depot in Fareham provided electric charging for Renault Trucks’ electric HGV
  • Renault Trucks’ eHGV ‘The Good Truck’ Roadshow is travelling across Europe to show the range of electric road freight vehicles and availability of charging infrastructure