Thames Journey has renewed its partnership with Oxford United to proceed its ‘Soccer Particular’ match-day bus service this season.

The primary dwelling sport is that this weekend with Cambridge United visiting the Kassam Stadium on Saturday.

The bus service offers essential hyperlinks to and from the Kassam Stadium for league matches for followers throughout the county. In step with earlier seasons offering the providers for cup fixtures will probably be thought-about on a match-by-match foundation.

The OX2 begins in Didcot with stops in Nice Western Park, Steventon, Drayton and Abingdon. The OX3 and OX7 providers carry supporters to and from United dwelling video games from Witney, Carterton, Brize Norton, Curbridge, Witney, Eynsham, Botley, Kidlington, Summertown, Marston, Cowley and Headington.

In an additional enhance for followers Oxford Bus Firm’s 3A service from the town centre now straight serves the Kassam Stadium.

Supporters wishing to journey to the bottom from the town beforehand needed to alight at Knights  Street in Blackbird Leys and stroll to the stadium. Nevertheless, an extra cease on the Kassam Stadium has been added to the timetable and improved bus cease infrastructure has been put in on Grenoble Street. The service operates each half-hour serving Iffley Street, Rose Hill, Oxford Science Park, Littlemore, Higher Leys, Blackbird Leys and Cowley.

Luke Marion, interim Managing Director of Thames Journey and Oxford Bus Firm, mentioned:

“Our on-going partnership with Oxford United finally helps extra supporters attend matches safely and help their native membership. The Soccer Particular service is made attainable by working in partnership with Oxford United to make bus providers extra accessible on matchdays. The service has bought stronger extra time and everybody at Thames Journey and Oxford Bus Firm is trying ahead to the brand new season. The addition of a bus cease on the Kassam Stadium on the Oxford Bus Firm 3A service can also be a optimistic enchancment for folks travelling to and from matches from the town centre.”

Mick Brown, Oxford United Secretary, mentioned: “I’m delighted to proceed our partnership with Thames Journey. Giving followers the chance to succeed in video games is a precedence for us, and this partnership proves that. Whereas the membership needed to subsidise funds for the service final season, we consider this partnership is of nice significance and as such bus fares for this season have been frozen.”

Little one fares will probably be half the grownup fares.

Timetables will probably be shared through the bus firm’s web site forward of the season right here: https://www.oxfordbus.co.uk/oufc-football-services


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