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Strætó Reduces Public Bus Service in Reykjavík

By Yelena

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Photo: Strætó bs.

Reykjavík’s public bus service Strætó is temporarily reducing its services starting today. The decision is made due to a great decrease in the number of passengers as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

On weekdays, Strætó buses will operate according to a Saturday schedule. Extra trips will be added in the morning so the buses start operating at a similar time as on the regular weekday schedule. Service on Saturdays and Sundays will remain unchanged.

There are a few exceptions to this change: route 31 will run every 30 minutes before and after noon on weekdays. Routes 27 and 29 will operate according to their normal schedule. All service on routes  8, 16, 22, 33 and 34 is suspended.

Mondays-Fridays, route 15 will drive four scheduled trips from Reykjalundur towards Flyðrugrandi. Passengers travelling with route 15 towards Mosfellsbær who wish to stop at Reykjalundur can let the driver know and they will make the stop.

All night buses from Reykjavík city centre have been suspended until further notice.

Passengers using the public bus service are currently required to enter using the back doors of the bus and are encouraged to pay for their trip via bus cards or the Strætó app, as the driver and farebox are cordoned off in all buses. Passengers are also asked to maintain a distance of two metres between themselves and other passengers.

Strætó notes that the physical timetables at bus stops will not be changed, and asks passengers to consult timetables on Strætó’s homepage or in the Strætó app.

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