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Bus Transit information
LocaleSouth West England
Service areaCornwall
Service typeLocal bus service

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Truronian was a bus service and coaching holiday operator primarily located in mid-Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, In April 2008 Truronian was taken over by First Group PLC. Truronian local bus service has now merged with First Devon and Cornwall's bus operations. Truronian still operates the holiday and private hire businesses alongside First Devon and Cornwall. Since it was taken over the holiday and private hire business is managed by their General Manager, Robbie Lamerton who has been employed by First since 1998. In March 2011 Robbie Lamerton was promoted to General Manager Devon Operations and still oversees the Truronian Holiday business along side Debs Hart, Truronian Holiday Supervisor. In June 2011 it was announced that the holiday unit will be wound down and cease operating on 1 November 2011.Truronian Holidays operated UK and Continental holidays throughout the year using executive coaches and fully trained drivers. , two brochures are produced each year, summer and winter. Truronian Holidays can be contacted by calling 01872 273453 or at their offices in Truro at 24 Lemon Street, Truro Cornwall TR1 2LS.

Truronian Private Hire operates tours, excursions, day trips within the UK and Europe for schools, social clubs, groups and individuals using everything from 48 Executive coaches to Open Top Double Decks to 16 sear minibuses. They are one of the leading Private Hire companies in Devon and Cornwall. The Private Hire office is open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm and can be contacted on 01872 321130.

The company was formed in 1987 following the acquisition of small coaching and private-hire businesses. Truronian had continued to expand in recent years following awards of tenders from Cornwall County Council and at time of acquisition by First Group has over 200 staff and around 100 vehicles.

Its main operating base at Newham Bus Depot in Truro is now the Truro depot of First Devon & Cornwall

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Bus companies operating in South West England

BristolBuglers * First Bristol * First Somerset & Avon * Wessex Connect * South Gloucestershire Bus & Coach
CornwallFirst Devon & Cornwall (including Truronian) * Plymouth Citybus * Stagecoach in Devon * Western Greyhound *
DevonCooks Coaches * First Devon & Cornwall * Plymouth Citybus * Stagecoach in Devon
DorsetDorset Sprinter * First Hampshire & Dorset * Transdev Yellow Buses (list of routes) * Wilts & Dorset (list of routes) * Shamrock Buses
GloucestershireBuglers * Cotswold Green * First Somerset & Avon * Stagecoach West (Stagecoach in Cheltenham, Stagecoach in Gloucestershire, Stagecoach in the Cotswolds) * Thamesdown Transport
SomersetBerrys Coaches * Buglers * Cooks Coaches * Damory Coaches * First Hampshire & Dorset * First Somerset & Avon * Nippy Bus * NORDCAT * Quantock Motor Services * South West Coaches * Webberbus
WiltshireConnect2Wiltshire * Dorset Sprinter * First Somerset & Avon * Stagecoach in Swindon * Thamesdown Transport * Wilts & Dorset (list of routes)
NationalMegabus * National Express

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United Kingdom
bus companies:
First Aberdeen * First Berkshire & The Thames Valley * First Bristol * First Cymru * First Devon & Cornwall (including Truronian) * First Eastern Counties * First Edinburgh * First Essex * First Glasgow * First Hampshire & Dorset * First Midlands (First Leicester, First Northampton, First Midland Red) * First London * First Manchester * First Potteries (First Chester & The Wirral) * First Somerset & Avon * First South Yorkshire * First West Yorkshire (First Bradford, First Calderdale & Huddersfield, First Leeds) * First York * First Student UK * Greyhound UK
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Ireland: Aircoach
Railway companies:First Capital Connect * First Great Western * First Hull Trains * First ScotRail * First TransPennine Express (55% with Keolis) * Heathrow Connect * DSBFirst (25% Danish, 30% Swedish with DSB)

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