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Major Updates

This route will provide frequent services from Long Ashton Park & Ride to Bristol city centre via Temple Meads.

Aerial video of part of the route

This video was filmed in March 2017. It shows the Ashton Vale to Temple Meads route from Bathurst Basin to the Long Ashton Park and Ride.

Funding

The scheme was given full approval by the Department of Transport (DfT) in September 2014. The DfT will provide a maximum funding contribution of £34.508m towards the estimated total scheme cost of £49.621m.

Revised section of route planning application

The Central Area Development Control committee of Bristol City Council approved the planning application for the Revised Section of Route in March 2014.

Transport and Works Act Order

The Transport and Works Order for the Ashton Vale to Temple Meads MetroBus route was granted by the Secretary of State for Transport in November 2013.

The granting of the order followed the public inquiry into the scheme that took place in summer 2012.

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