New Bus Route For Covingham & Nythe


A NEW bus route connecting east and west Swindon will hit the road from the end of next month.

Thamesdown Transport has announced the new route as part of the latest round of service amendments.

The east-to-west bus connection across Swindon will return from Sunday, May 31.

“Service 1/1A, which currently serves the town centre and Middleleaze, will be extended through to Covingham and Nythe, replacing Service 2,” said a Thamesdown spokesman.

“There will be an improved frequency for Covingham and Nythe, with a service every 10 minutes during the day and a regular half hour service in the evenings.”

Paul Jenkins, managing director of Thamesdown Transport, said: “We aim to provide a bus network that reflects changing needs.