Reading Buses have informed Rotherfield Peppard Parish Council that the 7.08 a.m. service from Peppard (Unicorn) will cease temporarily during February and March. This bus route (and timing) enjoys very heavy usage between Sonning Common and Reading. As such, Reading Buses advise an upgrade in capacity from single-decker to double-decker is required.
This is of particular concern and inconvenience to all our school children who use this service.
Clearly, the double-decker requires greater height clearance all along the route. This is proving a serious problem between Sonning Common and Peppard (with overhanging tree branches etc).
Please note that at this stage it is only the 7.08am service that is affected – we have not been advised of any other changes
We value our bus service – we must encourage Reading Buses to keep a full service running throughout Peppard