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Bus changes update

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Courtesy of BucksCC

Changes to bus services
15 May
16/17 Red Rose Travel Aylesbury – Marsh Gibbon: Route 17 (Aylesbury to Bicester) will be withdrawn. Route 16 timetable revised, some journeys to call in Westcott Venture Park.
27 May
WP1 Redline Buses Slough – Wexham Park Hospital: Timetable changes to Monday to Friday journeys, introduction of Saturday and Sunday service.
4 June 
Orangeroute 3 Star Travel Aylesbury – Quarrendon: Timetable revisions, Saturday route extended to the John Kennedy stop.
5 Star Travel Aylesbury – Haydon Hill – Quarrendon: Increased frequency to Monday to Friday off peak timetable. Minor time changes to Sunday service.
5A Star Travel Aylesbury – Berryfields: Increased evening journeys. Saturday timetable revised to run every 15 minutes. Earlier journey introduced on Sunday service.
18 June
8 Arriva Aylesbury – Bedgrove: Revised Saturday timetable, bus frequency reduced to run hourly.
9 Arriva Aylesbury – Stoke Mandeville Hospital: Revised route and timetable on Saturdays. Buses will terminate at the Ambulance Station no longer servivng the New Wing at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. The Saturday daytime service will now operate up to every 20 minutes.
50 Arriva Aylesbury – RAF Halton: Minor timetable changes to the Monday to Friday service. The Saturday timetable frequency reduced to operate hourly.
70 Arriva Milton Keynes – Luton: Saturday morning 0810 Billington Park to Milton Keynes journey revised to start in Luton and retimed.
150 Arriva Aylesbury to Milton Keynes: Revised route and timetable. In Leighton Buzzard buses will serve Lake Street instead of Hockliffe Street towards Milton Keynes. Revised timetables daily with some journeys curtailed/withdrawn. Frequency of Sunday timetable reduced.
19 June
210 National Express Wolverhampton to Gatwick Airport: Minor timetable changes.
 Service disruption and stop closures provides information on diversions and disruption to bus services due to road works or stop suspensions . 
 
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Leighton Buzzard high street

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Leighton Buzzard High Street will be closed for the annual May Fayre from noon on Sunday 30 April and all day until 20.00 on PH Monday 1st May. 

Service 150 will divert ALL DAY SUNDAY & MONDAY via the usual diversion, i.e. via West Street in both directions. The 150 will NOT use the High Street and Lake Street/Hockliffe Street bus stops at all over the two days. The signed temporary stops in West Street are to be used in both directions.

May Day diversion

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

 Monday 1st May will see the usual May Day celebration sin Oxford affecting service 280.

 

Oxford High Street is scheduled to be closed in both directions until 09.00. The first service 280 journey to Oxford Rail station will therefore be affected if the closure is not lifted until 09.00. This journey may need to divert from The Plain roundabout via 2nd exit into Iffley Road, right into Donnington Bridge Road, ahead Weirs Lane, right Abingdon Road, ahead St.Aldates, left Speedwell Street to normal route to the Rail station. The High Street should be re-opened for the return journey.

 

BUCKINGHAM CHRISTMAS PARADE: SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 2016

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Saturday 11th December is the day for the annual Christmas Parade in Buckingham, between 10.00 and 13.00. The High Street and bus stand will be closed so diversions as follows:-

Service 60: to operate via the by-pass from the Tesco roundabout, into Stratford Road, then right into Addington Road and left into Moreton road and as normal to Maids Moreton. Reverse of this on return.  .

Service X60: As normal to London Road, Swan leisure, then right into Bourtonville, right into Bourton Road, left onto the by-pass and direct to the A422. Reverse of this on return.

FRIDAY 2nd DECEMBER: ROAD CLOSURES for services 280, X8, 300 & X30

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

There are two road closures on Friday 2nd December as follows:-

 

Service 280: Thame High Street shut from 12.00 midday until 22:00 due to a “Christmas Event”. Service 280 to divert both ways via Bell Lane and service X8 to turn via Bell Lane, the roundabout by Police station, Bell Lane. Same as Thame Fair closure.

 

Service 300: Princes Risborough High Street closed from 12.00 midday through to last bus. Usual diversion via New Road, observing the temporary bus stops in that road.

CLOSURE OF LEIGHTON BUZZARD HIGH STREET: 1st to 4th DECEMBER

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Leighton Buzzard High Street will be closed from 19.30 on Thursday 1st December, and all day on Friday 2nd December, Saturday 3rd December Sunday 4th December. 

Diversions throughout this period as below:-

 

Dash – to run in both directions via West Street and Leston Road. Observe temporary bus stops in West Street and for driver changeovers.

 

32/33/34/35 – to terminate in Lake Street, [northern section], layover and driver changeovers there, then depart via Hockliffe Street to usual route.

 

70 – towards Milton Keynes – via Lake Street, [northern section & driver changeover here if applicable ], Hockliffe Street to Leston Road , West Street and normal route – observe temporary stop in West Street.

         Towards Luton – via West Street, Leston Road direct to Lake Street [southern section]. Observe temporary buss top in West Street [driver changeovers here when applicable]

150 – in both directions diverted via West Street direct to and from North Street. Observe temporary bus stops in West Street and driver changeovers here when applicable.

 

SERVICE 70: DIVERSION DUE TO CLOSURE OF ROSBERY AVENUE, LINSLADE

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Due to gas main works in Rosebery Avenue, Linslade, service 70 will be required to divert during the works. 

The dates given will be as “expected to be from Monday21st November through to Friday 23rd December” and I will notify you if we receive any change to these dates.

 

The closure is from 08:00 to 18:00 but to avoid any confusion we will divert for the entire day so has to have continuity of the diversion.

 

The diversion from Linslade towards Milton Keynes is as follows:

 

From LB Rail Station via Station Road, left onto Soulbury Road, at the roundabout, right onto the by-pass, then at the next roundabout, right again onto Stoke Road then first left back onto normal route towards the Three Locks.  

 

From Milton Keynes, the reverse of the outward diversion.

 

CLOSURE OF PART OF HOCKLIFFE STREET, LEIGHTON BUZZARD

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Hockliffe Street, between Market Square and Leston Road will be closed for Anglian Water works from Monday 21st November to Wednesday 23rd November. 

Services 34, 35 and 150 will divert via Lake Street and Leston Road to the roundabout at the junction of Leston Road and Hockliffe Street and then back on normal route.

 

As the bus stop in Hockliffe Street outside Santander will not be served, drivers should observe the stop in Lake Street instead.

SERVICE 300: CLOSURE OF FROGMOOR, HIGH WYCOMBE- THURSDAY 1th NOVEMBER

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Due to the annual Christmas lights switch-on in High Wycombe, Frogmoor will be closed all day on Thursday 17th November. 

Service 300 will therefore need to divert via Glenisters Road and Arch Way in both directions, thereby not serving the bus stops in Frogmoor and Oxford Street.

 

ROAD CLOSURES FOR SUNDAY 13th NOVEMBER FOR REMEMBERANCE DAY

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Service 280 in Thame: High Street and North Street closed from 10:00 through to 12:00 – buses to divert both ways via Bell Lane.

Service 300 in High Wycombe: Frogmoor and Oxford Street closed from 07:00 through to 13:30 – buses to divert both ways via Glenisters Road and Arch Way.