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Region misses out on bus services

June 19, 2011 by


With all the events of recent months it has been easy for some news items to pass by unnoticed. One of these was the decision by Redbus to discontinue its Amberley commuter bus service. Of course, this was a trial service in the first place so the decision made was to not turn it into a […]

Changes to Darfield service

December 2, 2010 by


Not huge news but it is something of a pet interest of mine! The Darfield bus service, operated by Redbus, is having a Saturday service introduced, leaving Darfield at 10am and returning from the City at 3pm. This seems to replace the previous shoppers service. I am really interested in this service, primarily because it […]

Extra Darfield bus service

July 5, 2010 by


Its good news for Red Bus’ new Darfield service, with the introduction of a new friday shopper service from 16 July. The new service will leave Darfield on fridays at 10am and return from Christchurch at 3pm. While this is a small event in the grand scheme of things, I do think it is interesting to […]

Darfield Bus Service Operating

June 3, 2010 by


Darfield’s new bus service began on Monday morning, and according to the Selwyn Times, was used by ten locals on its first run. There are high hopes that support will increase for the service, and once again the prospect of people driving to Darfield to catch the bus was mentioned. Interestingly, it looks like a tour-coach […]

Darfield Bus Service

May 25, 2010 by


Red Bus is to trial a Darfield bus service starting from May 31. This appears to be a Red Bus driven initiative rather than a Metro one and is in response to requests from the Darfield community who approached Red Bus themselves. The trial is for three months and will be reviewed in August. Fares […]