Cornwall Council races to arrange alternatives as bus company stops trading

Cornwall Council says that following the announcement from DAC coaches that they will cease trading on Friday, they been making arrangements with other bus companies to cover the work that the company operates under contract to the Council.

A spokesman said: "At such short notice, it has not been possible to cover bus services which would have operated at the weekend; however the following replacement services have been arranged from Monday, March 24."

Local Bus Services: Timings may alter, please check with the new operator.

Service 236 Liskeard – Launceston - will be operated by Group Travel – tel: 01208 77989.

Service 283 Menheniot – Liskeard – St Neot - will be operated by Jackett’s Coaches – tel: 01822 832304

Service 79 Callington – Tavistock – will be operated by Plymouth Citybus - tel: 01752 264224 and Western Greyhound – tel: 01637 871871

School/College Services: pick-up times and locations are unchanged. Callington Community College CAL104 – Calstock – will be operated by C J Down Coaches – tel: 01822 810242 CAL105 – St Dominick - will be operated by C J Down Coaches – tel: 01822 810242 CAL108 – Pillaton – will be operated by Plymouth Citybus – tel: 01752 264224 CAL109 – Blunts, Quethiock - will be operated by C J Down Coaches – tel: 01822 810242 CAL111 – Pensilva - will be operated by Caradon Riviera Tours – tel: 01579 362226 CAL113 – Rilla Milla, Linkinhorne - will be operated by Caradon Riviera Tours – tel: 01579 362226 CAL114 - Stoke Climsland - will be operated by Caradon Riviera Tours – tel: 01579 362226 CAL116 – Luckett - will be operated by Target Travel – tel: 01752 242000 CAL117 – Latchley – Girlings Coaches – tel: 01752 337824 Liskeard School and Community College LIS109 – Budges Shop, Doddy Cross - will be operated by Jackett’s Coaches – tel: 01822 832304 Launceston College LAU007 – Laneast, Pipers Pool – will be operated by Group Travel – tel: 01208 77989 Cornwall College Saltash SC0021 – Pensilva, Liskeard – will be operated by Caradon Riviera Tours – tel: 01579 362226

For any other queries about the bus services, please contact Cornwall Council’s Passenger Transport Unit on 01872 323562.

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