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Five-hour bus stoppage when drivers meet to discuss change of operators

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All Go Wellington bus services will be cancelled between 9:30am and 2:30pm on Thursday next week (25 May), due to a meeting of the Unions to discuss the recent tender outcomes with their members.

Normal timetables will run until 9:30am. No services will run between 9:30am and 2:30pm
Normal timetables will resume by 2:30pm.

Mana & Newlands Coach Services are not affected. School services are not affected.

What’s happening?
On Thursday 25 May between 9:30am and 2:30pm there will be a meeting of all of the Unions who represent our drivers in the Wellington region. Due to this meeting, all GO Wellington, Valley Flyer and Airport Flyer services will be cancelled during these times.

Why?
The meeting will allow the Unions to discuss the recent tender outcomes with their members.

Does this mean they are going to go on strike?
No. This meeting is to allow all drivers to understand and discuss the impacts of the tender results.

How will services be impacted?

Full services will run until 9:30am
No services will run between 9:30am and 2:30pm
Full services will resume by 2:30pm
Mana & Newlands Coach Services are not affected
School services are not affected.

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