New statement for Harrogate Bus Company customers amid coronavirus fears
The Harrogate Bus Company has issued a new statement to reassure customers amid coronavirus fears, detailing the measures being taken to keep people safe and well.
The company has reiterated its commitment to delivering its bus services as normal, despite the "ever-changing circumstances."
A spokesperson said: "We always want all of our customers and every one of our colleagues to be safe and well, particularly when working and travelling with us. Things happen every day which are beyond our control, and this is another challenge. But our drivers, engineers, customer services colleagues and the rest of the frontline team are working hard and continue to do a fantastic job for you and for us under ever changing circumstances.
"The advice from the NHS and the Government is that most people can continue to travel on public transport. We echo this advice because we believe it’s really important that everyone is able go about their lives normally and we want to carry on playing a key role in making sure that happens.
"We would like to reassure everyone that our buses are safe to use, and that our normal cleaning regime is thorough with each vehicle cleaned inside and out every night, with extra valets taking place during the day at bus stations. Additionally we have raised the number of extra cleans buses get during the day and are increasing the use of disinfectant used in our processes particularly on well-used surfaces.
"With our buses as clean as they’ve ever been, and our dedicated team of drivers ready to take you where you need to go, we’ll carry on being here to keep you moving with confidence."