CERTAIN bus routes are set to be reduced from Sunday, due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Operator Salisbury Reds says that a new timetable for its activ8 service will be implemented from the end of this week.

It cites the "ongoing coronavirus situation", and said: "we will be reducing our activ8 service from Sunday 29 March".

The new routes are:

Salisbury - Amesbury - Tidworth - Andover

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Andover - Tidworth - Amesbury - Salisbury

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A spokesperson for the company said: "This situation will be reviewed regularly, and if we need to make any further changes we will update you in the normal way. We thank for your continued custom and support in these very difficult times.

"And once again, we pay thanks to our fantastic colleagues who are still keeping the wheels turning."

For more information, visit: salisburyreds.co.uk

The spokesperson addded: "We are advised that we should limit cash payments, and would like to encourage as many people as possible to use contactless or our clickit2ride mobile app to pay for their bus tickets. However, we will still take cash if that is your only way to pay.

"We would like to thank all our customers for their patience during this time and commend our front-line colleagues who are all doing a fantastic job in difficult circumstances.

"If as a result of these changes, as a key worker, you are experiencing difficulties in travelling to and from work, please do contact us."