Oxford Bus Company has temporarily suspended one of its park and ride services to better match demand during the latest Covid-19 lockdown.

The park and ride 300 service connecting Pear Tree and Redbridge sites with the city centre will be suspended from Sunday morning until further notice, due to the low number of passengers.

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Normal timetables will continue for the park and ride 400 service which serves Thornhill and Seacourt and the park and ride 500 service which serves Oxford Parkway.

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Oxford Bus Company managing director Phil Southall said: “We have adjusted some of our park and ride services in response to current reduced demand during the latest lockdown. We are better matching supply to demand and continuing to provide vital connectivity for key workers. I’d like to thank colleagues for their incredible professionalism during this challenging time and our customers for their continued understanding.”

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Passengers wishing to travel to and from Redbridge will be able to use Thames Travel services X2 and ST1 or Oxford Bus Company City X3 services. These services provide up to eight buses per hour Monday to Fridays, six buses per hour on Saturdays, and four buses per hour on Sundays to and from the city centre.

Pear Tree park and ride will temporarily close and customers are advised to use either Oxford Parkway or Seacourt.