Temporary suspension of all services: 5 January 2021

Urgent message to all our passengers at 1430 on 5 January 2021:

One of our team has sadly tested positive for Coronavirus. We have been clear from the beginning that the safety and wellbeing of our staff and our passengers is the most important thing for us, and as a result we are taking the following steps as a precaution:

  • We have instructed all our drivers to complete the trips that they are currently driving and then to bring all the buses back to the depot
  • All our drivers will then get an NHS Covid test
  • All our vehicles will be deep-cleaned and fogged
  • Our offices will also be deep-cleaned and fogged
  • Staff will be able to return to work when they confirm a negative test result.

We will not run any services until this process has been completed. This means no services for the rest of today and no services tomorrow. We are hoping to run at least a limited service on Thursday and by Friday we hope to be back to normal.

We apologise to all our passengers affected and ask that anyone who is stuck as a result of the buses not running please call the office on 01273 681681 and we will book a taxi for you.

Thank you for your understanding, take care and we will update this website and social media as soon as we get more information.

Tom and the Team at The Big Lemon

Useful phone numbers:

Brighton & Hove City Council Public Transport Team: 01273 292480

Brighton & Hove Buses: 01273 886200

Compass Bus: 01903 690025

CityCabs Taxis: 01273 205205

Streamline Taxis: 01273 202020

Brighton & Hove Community Transport: 01273 677559

6 thoughts on “Temporary suspension of all services: 5 January 2021

  1. Karen

    Hope you are all ok, and hope all get a negative results, yopu are all amazing, good luck, and hopefully see you again on Thurday morning. Kind regards Karen

  2. Harry

    Thanks for all information and hope all your staff come back with good health and thanks for looking after your staff and your lovely passenger great work by your team

  3. Richard Gray

    Hello, sorry to hear about the setback. Are there likely to be 52 services Thursday morning? I can understand if not, but I need to make arrangement for work. Best wishes, Richard.

    1. Tom Druitt

      Hello Richard! Sorry about the delay; we have been working on this all day but can now confirm we will be running a full timetable tomorrow morning 😀

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