Coronavirus: Stagecoach South to move to its school holiday timetable in West Sussex

Bus company Stagecoach South has announced it is to move to its school holiday timetables.

The firm said the move came after the Government announced schools and colleges should close from this afternoon (Friday) amid the coronavirus outbreak.

A spokeswoman added: “Bus Company Stagecoach South have announced that from Monday March 23 it will be running school holiday timetables across Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex.”

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