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Tuesday, 02 September 2014

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Reays extends City Hopper bus service to Wigton

A new Reays bus service which will go from Carlisle to Wigton via Dalston hits the road today.

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Chris Reay

The number 74 City Hopper bus service will run six-days-a-week from Carlisle city centre through Currock, Denton Holme and Morton Park and out to Dalston and Wigton and back, stopping at both Caldew School and Nelson Thomlinson School.

Previously the service, which starts at West Tower Street, only went as far as Dobbies Garden World at Orton Grange, following a more restricted city route.

But from today – to coincide with the return of pupils to school after the half-term break – the 74 will make more city stops and also go to and from Dalston and Wigton mornings and afternoons.

Chris Reay, managing director of the family-run firm, said: “We are extending our 74 City Hopper service in response to high levels of public demand, especially from people travelling to and from school or work in Wigton, Dalston and Carlisle.

“We are optimistic about attracting good numbers of passengers in the mornings and afternoons, particularly school pupils, so we have tailored the timetables accordingly, but the buses will run a full service throughout the day every day apart from Sundays.”

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