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In Wales you must wear a 3 layer face covering on public transport and put it on before travelling unless you are exempt.
In Wales you must wear a 3 layer face covering on public transport and put it on before travelling unless you are exempt.
Stagecoach

New Oxford SmartZone fares from Sunday 28th January

12 Jan 2018

 
PRICE FREEZE AND INFLATIONARY RISE FOR OXFORD SMARTZONE PASSENGERS

•SmartZone 5-day and 12-trip bundles have been frozen for a second consecutive year
•Increases on fares for 4, 13 and 52-week tickets in line with inflation 

Fares for Oxford SmartZone weekly tickets and popular 5 day and 12-trip bundles have been frozen for 2018. 

The SmartZone bus companies, comprising of Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach and Thames Travel, have confirmed the prices will be held for the second year running on many products. 

Fares for 4, 13 and 52-week tickets will increase on 28 January 2018, in line with inflation, by an average of 3%. 
 
The changes include a 99p increase for adult 4 week passes, a £5.01 increase for 13 week passes and a £29.01 increase for an annual season ticket, which continue to represent significant savings on individual tickets. 

In a joint statement, the Oxford SmartZone operators, said: “Over the past year severe road works and increased congestion in the county have impacted upon our services, which has led to an increase in our operating costs. 

“Alongside this all of us have continued to invest significantly in our fleets, resulting in better technology and timetable improvements for our passengers.” 
  
“Despite the increase in some fares, we have ensured that they remain extremely good value for money across the board and continue to ensure bus travel is the most cost-effective way to travel in Oxfordshire.”

Oxford SmartZone is a scheme involving Oxford Bus Company, Stagecoach and Thames Travel offering multi-operator ticketing on bus routes operating mainly in the Oxford City area. 
 

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