New bus service as coach company takes on route

A LOCAL coach hire company is launching a new bus service for the Hucknall area.

AOT Coaches, in Watnall Road, Hucknall, is to operate the Route 8 service frrom April 22nd.

It will take in stops at Beauvale, Ruffs Drive, Watnall Road, Hucknall High Street, City Hospital and end in Milton Street in Nottingham city centre.

The fare from Hucknall to Nottingham will be £2, with £3.50 return and a weekly pass will be £15.

The company is hosting a pre-launch event on Saturday 20th April.

Members of the public will be able to try the service for free and collect a discount voucher for a seven-day ticket at a special launch price of £ 10.

People can catch this special service at stops along its route.

AOT Coaches is run by husband and wife team Mike and Sarah Rogers, and has been operating for nine years.

Mainly focused on coach hire, the company also runs a service frrom Oxton to Nottingham on behalf of Nottinghamshire County Council and could operate more routes in the future.

For more information about the service, and timetable, visit