Stagecoach takes over 11 bus via Camberley after Countryliner goes into administration
By mattcollison | Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 11:41
CONTRACTS with bus service provider Countryliner have been terminated after the company went into administration.
Countryliner is no longer running the 11 bus from Farnborough to Paddock Hill via Camberley.
With effect from today (Wednesday October 10) Surrey County Council (SCC)has terminated all services the operator ran on behalf of the authority.
From today Stagecoach will be operating the 11 Farnborough to Paddock Hill via Camberley service.
School bus passes and season tickets purchased from Countryliner, including weekly and monthly tickets, will be accepted by the new operators until their expiry, without further charge.
Countryliner has been unavailable for comment since it was announced the company had gone into administration.
A SCC spokeswoman said: "With effect from Wednesday October 10 2012, Surrey County Council has terminated all contracts for the provision of local bus services that Countryliner runs on behalf of the authority.
"To safeguard the interests of the travelling public, alternative operators have been engaged from 10 October, to continue all the services with the current routes and timetables.
"From information received, the council feels that Countryliner is no longer in a position to run these services to the required standards."