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Suspension of regional transport

Several news outlets, including the MailOnline and the Independent, cover news that bus companies including National Express and Megabus are ceasing operations

National Express has stopped selling tickets for journeys from 11.59pm on Sunday 5 April until further notice. Megabus services are also 'temporarily winding down', with anyone whose journeys have been cancelled receiving refunds. It is not only national bus companies, but also rail services, that are being affected.

West Midlands Railway has also announced that services from Worcester to Hereford  will cease next week. The company said the changes will come into effect as passenger numbers continue to fall and increased numbers of rail staff are self-isolating, and have been designed to keep as many services running as possible if part of the network has to close due to the increased impact of coronvirus.

Arriva-owned Grand Central, which runs trains from London’s King’s Cross to Yorkshire and the North East, has also announced that services have been suspended on Friday.

Full articles:

MailOnline - Megabus announce suspension of all services in England and Wales one day after National Express also cancelled all coaches

The Independent - NATIONAL EXPRESS TO SUSPEND ALL COACH SERVICES AMID CORONAVIRUS LOCKDOWN

Express and Star - Another train operator set to suspend services

Worcester News - Worcester to Hereford train service will stop next week

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