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Transport / Late night buses suspended

The Viking bus station. Photo: Shetland News/Hans J Marter

A NUMBER of late night buses have been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The changes have come into force with immediate effect.

The public buses were largely used for social purposes, and with pubs closing and stricter guidance on movement, they have been stopped for the time being.

The full list of services affected is as follows:

Service 4 – Lerwick to Scalloway

  • 2233 departure from Port Arthur on Fridays
  • 2300 departure from the Viking Bus Station on Fridays
  • 2233 departure from Port Arthur on Saturdays
  • 2300 departure from the Viking Bus Station on Saturdays

Service 6 – Lerwick to Sumburgh

  • 2300 departure from the Viking Bus Station on Fridays
  • 2300 departure from the Viking Bus Station on Saturdays

Service 9 – Lerwick to Walls/Aith

  • 2300 departure from the Viking Bus Station on Saturdays

Service 23 – Lerwick to Toft/Mossbank

  • 2255 departure from the Viking Bus Station on Saturdays

Updates to transport services in Shetland can be found on the ZetTrans website.

 

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