Somerset County Council

Transport affected by bad weather


You can find all the latest information about County Council services that are being affected by snow and ice on our Somerset Newsroom. 

We will update this page with the latest information about school and public transport during a period of bad weather. The documents in the Information and Resources section of this page will be constantly updated with the status of each public transport service, and each school transport service in Somerset.

Please note that information on this page is as accurate as possible, but in bad weather the situation can change rapidly.

Public Transport
For details of public transport routes please refer to the 'Weather affected routes - Public Transport' document in the Information and Resources section at the side of this page. This list will be updated each time we receive any new information from bus operators.

For up to date information from individual bus operators, please visit their company websites using the links in Information and resources.

For rail travel updates visit the First Great Western or National Rail websites.

School Transport
You can find details of whether a school is open, closed, or partially open on theSomerset Learning Platform - School Notifications - Closures and Partial Closures page.

To find out whether a certain school transport route is running, on a restricted service, or cancelled, please refer to the 'Weather affected routes - School Transport' document in the Information and Resources section of this page. Please note that we rely on the transport providers to give us information about weather affected routes and we will update the school transport document as soon as information becomes available to us. For more information about restricted services please contact the transport provider.

Health and Social Care Transport
If there are severe weather conditions, all non-urgent Health and Social Care transport will be cancelled. Every effort will be made to make sure that all urgent health transport (such as for kidney and cancer treatment) goes ahead.

For up to date information about bad weather affecting roads in Somerset, please visit the Travel Somerset website. 


Contact: Transporting Somerset
Address: PPC302, Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 4DY
Phone: 0300 123 2224
Opening Hours: Monday 8am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

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