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Travel New Years Day.

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Travel New Years Day.

Is there any Public Transport running on New Years Day 2108? We are wanting to travel from Swindon to London City but cannot find anything on the buses. Cheers, Ron

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1. Re: Travel New Years Day.

Will buses even exist in 2108?

Trains might be running, but it's too early to say.

Anyway, why do you want to travel from Swindon to London on new years day?

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2. Re: Travel New Years Day.

Whoopsy, 2018, New Year's Day. Our Hotel is booked in London for 1/1/2018 hence the travel.

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3. Re: Travel New Years Day.

There are seemingly no National Express Coaches on 1st January 2018, trains may well be off too. A suggestion is one of the local airport taxi services. It'll not be cheap, It will be perhaps £120 so it depends how many are travelling. i assume your London hotel is not cancellable?

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4. Re: Travel New Years Day.

There is usually a full football program on New years day so i would imagine there will have to be a train service provided of some sorts,then again there are quite often line closures for maintenance over the holiday period so part of the journey could involve a bus journey into the capital.

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5. Re: Travel New Years Day.

New Year's Eve in Swindon - lucky you :)

Trains run on New Year's Day. There is always the possibility that engineering work will disrupt the schedule (Christmas and New Year is a favourite time for major projects as fewer people are travelling) but we won't know that until much nearer the time. In any case alternative arrangements will be made, including replacement buses if needed.

National Express usually has a limited service on New Year's Day but again we won;t know the schedule until much nearer the time.

I don't know how the local buses will be running that day. There is no consistency in the UK and it could range from no service at all to a full Sunday schedule.

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6. Re: Travel New Years Day.

Local buses do not normally run in Wiltshire on New Years Day. However as Wirewiper says, there is normally some form of Train service and National Express coach service to London, but the timetables will not be published for many months yet.

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