Reading Buses is conducting a consultation on proposed changes to routes that they intend to implement on January 11th 2010. The routes in Caversham that have changes are number 22, 24 and 27. You only have until the 4th November to send feedback and can find out more information on the Reading Buses website by clicking here
The number 62 bus is going. Similarly the 63/64 'These services will be withdrawn and replaced by new Premier Routes 65, 65a, 66 and 67.
It will be replaced by the 65. 'New service between Central Reading and Woodley via Shepherd’s Hill, Reading Road, Howth Drive, Beechwood Ave, Headley Road, Butts Hill Road, Glendevon Road,
Tippings Lane and Headley Road East returning to Central Reading via reverse of Woodley bound route. The frequencies will be every 30 minutes during the daytime on Mondays to Friday, Saturdays and Sundays. The Monday to Friday peak period service will be enhanced. The Reading bound route will operate via Forbury Road to Blagrave Street stop FW.'
Please send any comments to arrive by 4 November 2009.
Comments can be sent by e-mail to:-
or by post to:-
Great Knollys Street
In my opinion any changes will disrupt and annoy customers. Reading Buses should be clearer in which services are actually being cut, most bus users wont have seen their consultation before they find the service has changed. I expect many annoyed commuters will be very unhappy with this.
Also it was announced on the 22nd October, with a finish date on 4 November! With a postal strike on some people wont get their comments in on time. I cant see any mention of it on the www.reading.gov.uk website. They changes the service only a few months ago in August
A couple of weeks ago the council finally noticed that the bio ethanol buses were not as green as they had been saying, and with the cost going up have abandoned them, at great cost to us.
hattip Cllr Dave Luckett
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