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Student Transport 2020-21.

Transport Update 

Important Update - As from Monday, 14 September 2020:

College Contract Buses – learners MUST have a bus pass and will be unable to travel without a valid pass. 

Public Service Buses – learners MUST pay the bus fare, which may be reclaimed at Campus Office on production of a valid ticket and subject to validation checks. We will contact relevant learners at their college email account with more details.    

www.firstgroup.com/south-west-wales/tickets/ticket-prices

All learners must wear a face covering when getting onto a bus and has to be worn for the duration of the journey.  Disciplinary action will be taken if this is not adhered to.

All Learners - Travelling by Bus or Taxi
Please try and make your own transport arrangements to and from college, travelling with members of your household or extended household.
If feasible, consider walking or cycling. These are the safest and healthiest options for you, especially at this time.

We are in exceptional circumstances and ask everyone to be patient. Measures are implemented to minimise the risk of transmission of the COVID19 virus for all travelling in college buses and taxis. The safety of everyone is paramount at this time.

TRAVELLING BY BUS
Application for College Bus Pass

New and returning students must apply for student transport every year.  There is no carry forward. 

Applying for a college bus travel pass is done during enrolment, there is no separate application form.  If you haven't been contacted about enrolment, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to check on the status of your course application.

If you are a full-time further education learner and have already received your username, you can apply for transport at https://apply.colegsirgar.ac.uk/

College Contract Buses
  • Routes / Times will be publicised on college website;
  • Likely that buses may operate behind schedule due to additional cleaning requirements;
  • Anticipated to be reduced capacity on college contract buses;
  • Face coverings must be worn by all learners when travelling on buses to and from college.
  • If application is successful, learners will be issued with a bus pass;
  • Learners will not be allowed onto the bus without a valid pass. This will be strictly enforced as from 14 September 2020 – with no exception;
  • Temporary passes will not be issued;
  • You will have to wait to receive your bus pass through the post before you can travel on the bus to college.
Public Service Buses
  • Allocated routes will be publicised on college website;
  • Possible that not all public service bus routes will be reinstated for September;
  • Likely that buses may operate behind schedule due to additional cleaning requirements;
  • Very limited capacity on public service buses - no guarantee of a seat;
  • Wearing of facemasks is compulsory;
  • Social distancing of 2m is compulsory;
  • Public Service bus passes will not be issued before end September 2020;
  • If you have no option other than to travel on a public service bus, then provided you are eligible for a bus pass then you can reclaim the bus fare at the college provided you retain and submit the ticket (subject to checks). This will be reviewed end September 2020. Details of ticket offers will be posted on college website.
TRAVELLING BY TAXI - Additional Needs Transport

Learners with medical conditions, disabilities or learning difficulties may be eligible for taxi or bus provision, subject to relevant supporting evidence. These applications are considered on an individual case basis.

  • Please try and make your own transport arrangements;
  • Taxis will not be in place for 7 September 2020. We will advise of start dates;
  • Application forms available on request by emailing: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Please complete and return electronically together with supporting evidence for applications to be assessed.

Please do not telephone the College or Carmarthenshire County Council but keep looking at the College website www.colegsirgar.ac.uk which will be updated as soon as information is confirmed.

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