Disruption to Arriva bus services from Wales until 19 December

17 November 2021

Passengers on bus services running between North Wales and Chester, affected by an industrial dispute, are being advised to plan their journeys in advance.

The Arriva Buses Wales services across the border will not be running over the next five weeks up until 19 December, unless an agreement can be reached sooner between the company and their staff and unions.

The Arriva bus services affected are: 

1/1A Chester – Blacon (partnership service is operating as normal)

1 Chester – Wrexham

3 Chester - Broughton  

4/4S/X4 Chester - Mold 

5 Ellesmere Port - Mold

10 Chester - Connah’s Quay  

10A Chester - Flint

11/11A Chester - Holywell

15 Chester – Saughall (partnership service is operating as normal)

15B Blacon - Countess of Chester Hospital

The Arriva Midlands services 2, 2A and 2C in Wrexham and Arriva North West Services 84 and X30 into Chester will continue to operate.
Councillor Karen Shore, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Environment, Highways and Strategic Transport, said: “The Council is providing information to passengers who would normally catch the buses which are not running during this period."

“The Real Time Information screens have been updated to keep passengers informed. We are advising passengers who plan to travel on affected services to check details before setting off. The Council’s Park and Ride services from Boughton heath, Upton and Wrexham Road are fully operational.”

Passengers are advised to check one of the following for updates before travelling:

Visit Arriva on Twitter @arrivabuswales and Facebook @arrivabuseswales for further information or visit https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/walesupdate2021
Residents can call Arriva customer services on 0344 800 44 11 for enquiries. Alternatively, passengers can contact National Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 who will be able to advise on other transport options if available within the local area.

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