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Service 24V - Overland Service
Due to single vessel ferry on Yell Sound, Service 24V will be operating to the Saturday timetable today, Friday 22nd October. Service will start at Tesco at 1355 and depart the Viking Bus Station at 1410. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
Public Bus Services
All services are operating to the published timetables.
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