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Flat fares from December for Costa Blanca public transport

COMING into effect from December, Alicante is offering a flat rate for €40 a month to use all the buses and the TRAM service. The new 30 day voucher will allow unlimited trips on both services, and was announced following an agreement between Alicante Council, bus and TRAM operators, drivers and representatives of local business. […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Five arrested after Costa Blanca bus drugs bust

THE specialist dog team of the Local Police in Alicante had more success than they anticipated last night (Monday) when a number of people suspected of carrying narcotics were caught. Out of 40 passengers on the service that links Algeciras and Barcelona – a well-known route for drug trafficking – six were asked to leave […]

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Free tourist bus launched in San Pedro Alcantara to connect with town centre

DEPUTY MAYOR of San Pedro de Alcantara, Rafael Pina, together with tourism adviser, Silvia Ruiz, has announced that a free tourist bus will be launched in the town and will run from July 23 until the end of August. Mr Pina said that the aim of the bus is “to facilitate access, both for visitors […]

Extra investment on the buses
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Murcia to invest into bus service improvements

THE Murcia region’s Minister for Development, Pedro Rivera, has announced a grant of just under €80,000 for improvements to one of the most used bus services in the area. The €79,300 is part of a multi-million investment in public transport infrastructure for this New Year, and will be spent exclusively on the 52 route which […]

Agreement for bus service
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Agreement for bus service – Murcia

CENTRAL Government in Madrid has authorised an agreement between the Ministry of Development and transport and passenger organisations to improve the bus service that connects parts of Murcia. The line under question is the No 52 that runs between the city centre and Urbanisation Molinense de Altorreal and the objective is to operate a permanent […]

Controversy over new bus station
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Controversy over new Denia bus station signage

DENIA’S new bus station is taking shape as the façade was installed earlier this week. However, the choice of language used for the sign across the façade, which reads ‘Estacion de Autobuses de Denia’ (‘Denia Bus Station’ in Spanish) has caused controversy amongst residents. Some residents took to social media to denounce the fact the […]

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All aboard the haircut bus

THE Trinitario Casanova Foundation and the Messengers of Peace organisations combined forces to bring to the people mobile hairdressing with a difference. During this week, the ‘Pelobus’ (Hairbus)  – a bus converted into a hairdressing salon – toured the region and allowing the most disadvantaged to have a haircut.  They visited Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca. […]

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Bus driver tests positive for drugs

SIXTY bus passengers in Benalmadena were delayed after their driver was stopped and removed by the Guardia Civil following a routine drugs check. The vehicle was travelling from Hinojosa del Duque in Cordoba to Benalmadena when police boarded the bus and tested its driver for alcohol and narcotics, with the man testing positive for marijuana […]

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Murcia timetables bus route revision

TRANSPORT authorities for Murcia have begun to look at a series of proposals submitted by LatBus for the improvement of some of the most popular routes used by passengers. In particular, they are considering alterations and upgrades to the following: 1 (San Ginés, Murcia, Estadio Nueva Condomina), 7 (La Albatalía, Murcia, La Arboleja), 26 (El […]