24 May 2012>
The popular Beacons Bus Network returns to the Caerphilly county borough this summer offering an exciting and environmentally friendly way of exploring one of the most scenic parts of Wales.
The services operate every Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday from 3 June to 30 September 2012. It will also operate on the Jubilee Bank Holiday – Tuesday 5 June 2012.
This year there are two routes serving the county borough:
Route B4 departs Blackwood Interchange at 0840 and operates via Pontllanfraith, Pentwynmawr, Newbridge, A467, Crosskeys, Risca and High Cross to Newport before continuing to Brecon.
Route B5 starts from Cardiff at 0900 and operates via A470, Nantgarw, Nantgarw Road, Caerphilly Interchange, Llanbradach, Ystrad Mynach Hospital, Nelson Bus Station and A470 to Merthyr Tydfil then on to Brecon.
On arrival at Brecon there are a number of services operating to various parts of the Brecon Beacons National Park including the Brecon Mountain Railway, National Botanic Gardens, Geopark, Hay-on-Wye and Big Pit. There are also four journeys around the very heart of the park with on-board guides on two of the journeys giving information about the area. All-day Beacons Bus Tickets can be purchased from the driver at a cost of £9 (Adult), £6 (Child) and £18 (Family of up to 2 adults and 3 children). Welsh Concessionary Bus Pass Holders can travel free on the entire network (except for journeys made solely within England on Service 39A).
Leaflets have been distributed to outlets along the line of the route, details are available on the Brecon Beacons website and on our Beacons Bus page. Should you require more information or additional timetables, please the Integrated Transport Unit on (01495) 235223.
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