Change of stop in West Bay

Notice to Customers

Due to essential crane works taking place on George Street in West Bay:

Customers are required to go to the temporary bus stop, which is close to Nauticles Roundabout.

This applies to the following dates ONLY:

Monday 4th of October 2021

Wednesday 6th of October 2021

Monday 8th of November 2021

Tuesday 16th of November 2021

Thursday 18th of November 2021

(If required, customers can also look for directions to this stop, on the map situated in the bus stop on George Street)

WATAG General Meeting: 23 September 2021

We are holding our One Hundred and Fifteenth General Meeting at 6.30 pm on Thursday 23rd September 2021. 

The agenda will be: 

  1. Introductions and Apologies 
  2. Bus Matters, to include an update on the National Bus Strategy 
  3. Rail Matters, to include the South Western Railway Consultation on their December 2022 Timetable 
  4. Any Other Business, to include items raised by anyone 

Although we hope to return to the Bridport WI Hall in the near future, we have decided to stay with the virtual format for the time being.

This facility has been made available courtesy of Yeovil Railway Centre (You can visit their site here: ) to whom we are most grateful.

The link to join the meeting, which will be hosted via Zoom, will be provided on request.

If you would like to table a question in advance, or make a statement – particularly useful if you are a public transport provider – please email these to: or phone our chairman, Bob Driscoll, on 01308 425518 or 07856 291891 (mobile). You can also make comment/ ask questions on the night, via the ‘chat bar’.

WATAG News 5

We are pleased to issue the latest edition of WATAG News, where we highlight Dorset Council’s Bus Service Improvement Survey, easy ways to track your train and bus, updates on local bus and rail services as well as a comparison of public transport provision with our neighbours to the west!

If you are reading online you can click any of the links to take you to the websites mentioned.

Dorset Council Bus Survey

Dorset Council is asking for feedback for its Bus Service Improvement Plan.

“We would like to hear from both people who already use buses, and from those who currently do not and why.”

The deadline for the survey is 27th August 2021, so this is your chance to have your voice heard and to make a real contribution to improving bus services.

The survey is located here: