Late Night Buses Return

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Earlier this year, RGU:Union and First Aberdeen worked together to pilot a new late night bus service to help students get home safely after studying late in the library. This was after the Union listening to student feedback and working with First to introduce this new service. The pilot of the new U1 service took place in January, with buses leaving the RGU campus all throughout the night. 

The service was really valuable to students, and RGU:Union is pleased that First Aberdeen is running the service once again from Monday 2nd - Friday 19th May. There shall be buses leaving the RGU campus at 00:07, 01:10, 02:10, 03:10 and 04:10 and going along Holburn Street and Union Street. The service will run from Monday to Friday and will accept all standard tickets including academic term tickets, student passes and concessionary travel.

Edward Pollock, student President (Communication and Democracy) said "This new bus service is such a useful support for many students who are studying hard this time of year. The 24 hour library is so important to students, but its hard to get the most out of it, when the last bus is usually 11pm. These new bus services mean that students can make the most of their studying opportunities and resources and get home safely too."

Daniel Laird, Commerical Manager at First Aberdeen said :“We’re very pleased to be operating this service again following discussions with Robert Gordon University and student representatives. With university facilities available overnight, we want to ensure students have a convenient option for getting to and from the university at all times during the exams period.”

All details about the service can be found at the First Aberdeen website.

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