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Cardiff’s 3-year old “Temporary” bus stop!

In August 2015, the bus stop for National Express coaches was shifted to its temporary location outside Sophia Gardens. Awaiting the new location, the bus stop has been here for 3 years and it doesn’t look like it’s going anywhere anytime soon.

People enjoying the beautiful view of Sophia Gardens while waiting for their buses at the bus stop

It was originally supposed to be shifted to the permanent location by 2017. After a quick chat with one of the Customer Service Advisers of National Express, Anthony, he says, “We are now told that the bus stop will be relocated to its permanent address by 2020.”

Customer Service Adviser, Anthony happily striking a pose

This temporary bus stop is located at one of the most beautiful gardens in the city, Sophia Gardens. Sophia Gardens is the largest park in Riverside, Cardiff.

Capturing the beauty of Sophia Gardens, the location of the bus stop

The Ticket counter for the Nation Express Coaches near the bus stop

Two police officers go on rounds every day on their horses starting from this bus stop

 

The place for the buses to park