CLOSURE OF SPEEDWELL STREET, OXFORD from 20:00 on 18 MARCH

The right turn from St.Aldates into Speedwell Street in Oxford City Centre will be closed off from 20:00 on Tuesday 18th March until 05:00 the following morning. Buses on service 280 towards Oxford Rail Station will need to continue straight ahead at the junction then turn right at the next lights into Thames Street and then right at the next lights and immediately left to rejoin the normal route.

No problem on the return journey.






DIVERSION FOR LATE-NIGHT SERVICE 300 VIA SAUNDERTON

The 300 journey at 23:50 from High Wycombe Bus Station to Aylesbury will need to divert each evening from Monday 17th March until Friday 28th March inclusive except for Saturday 22nd March. From Bus Station to use NORMAL 300 routeing to Walters Ash, Bradenham Woods, then left into Bradenham Woods Lane and right back onto the A4010 and normal route through Saunderton.

This is due to the closure of West Wycombe Road for re-surfacing from 1900 each evening.






SERVICE 70 IN BLETCHLEY BUS STATION

From Monday 17th March until further notice, Bletchley Bus Station will partially close and will not be served by service 70. Instead buses will run direct from Princes way to Saxon Street and vice-versa. However two temporary stops are to be introduced in Princes Way, coded E & F, as per the attached map, and these should be served by service 70.

Bletchley Bus Stops






AYLESBURY SAPPHIRE 280: EVENING CLOSURE OF A418 THROUGH DINTON

 

Update

Diversion off!

Our eagle eyes have spotted that the advance warning signs posted at the roadside do not tally with the official notice and we now have it confirmed that the section of road to be closed is the part that will NOT effect the 280 service, so our Sapphire can operate to usual route.






AYLESBURY SAPPHIRE 280: EVENING CLOSURE OF A418 THROUGH DINTON

The A418 between Scotsgrove and Dinton is due to be “joint sealed” overnight from 1900 to 0530. Closure for the evenings of Thursday 13 March, Friday 14 March, Monday 17 march, Tuesday 18 March, Wednesday 19 March, Thursday 20 March and Friday 21 March.

Journeys from Aylesbury as normal to Stone, opposite Village Hall, then turn left by the pond into Bishopstone Road,  down to the crossroads and turn right. Carry straight on into Haddenham and rejoin the normal route at the crossroads immediately after the Health Centre. Opposite of this route on return to Aylesbury.

Note the first bus each morning that runs dead to Thame will need to use this route [except turn left at the Bugle Horn junction and go straight along the “lower road” through Haddenham.

Evening journeys affected are the 1850 ex Aylesbury through to last bus; and the 1802 ex Oxford through to last bus.






SERVICE 150: ROAD RACE IN MILTON KEYNES: SUNDAY 9th MARCH

Due to a road race in Milton Keynes on Sunday 9th March, various roads will be closed at times between 0800 and 1600, thereby affecting service 150. Avebury Boulevard will be closed for part of this time and buses should after dropping off at MK Shops, u-turn at the roundabout and then turn left at the junction with Secklow Gate and left into Silbury Boulevard and use that road to get down to Grafton Street and then into the Rail station as usual.

On return, again use Silbury Boulevard and turn right into Secklow Gate and right into Midsummer Boulevard, u-turn at the roundabout and then pick up at the normal stop for the Shops. The depart as usual.

The exact times of closures are not known, and it could be there will be some short additional closures affecting the 150 for a few minutes.






AYLESBURY SERVICE 8: CLOSURE OF BROUGHTON AVENUE

Due to work on the roadway “joint sealing”, Broughton Avenue will be closed on Monday 10th March and Tuesday 11th March so that service 8 will be unable to serve Barnsbury Avenue, Narbeth Drive, Broughton Avenue and Richmond Road – instead running via Tring Road in both directions to access Bedgrove.

The closure states “daytime” s this should mean from 0700 until further notice that service 8 diverts as above the whole operating day unless advised otherwise. Bus stops along Tring Road in both directions MUST be observed by service 8.






Church Square closure

Church Square in Southcourt will be closed between 0900 and 1500 on Tuesday 11th March and Wednesday 12th March, affecting service 9.

Buses towards the Hospital should still serve Churchill Avenue but after Chalgrove Walk stop turn right into Russell Avenue, ahead at the mini roundabout into Lavric Road then follow the road around the bends into Alham Road then right into Hamble Drive and right into Cornbrook Road and left onto Ellen Road to rejoin normal route at Walton Court shops.

On return towards the Bus Station, same as outward in reverse – straight ahead at the Ellen Road/Hannon Road junction, second right into Cornbrook Road, immediately left into Hamble Drive then left again into Alham Road, ahead into Lavric Road, straight across at the mini roundabout into Russell Avenue and then left back onto normal route in Churchill Avenue.

This diversion should apply to all journeys departing the Bus Station from 0853 until 1454 inclusive and to all journeys departing SMH from 0846 until 1439 inclusive.






AYLESBURY SERVICE 16: CLOSURE OF ROAD AT POUNDON & TWYFORD

On Friday 21st February from 0700 to 1900 will close the road between Marsh Gibbon and Poundon, affecting service 16.

Buses will need to travel from Charndon Field via Charndon Village, into Marsh Gibbon and do a circuit of the village via Little Marsh Road, Millfield Avenue, Station Road, Castle Street and back via Charndon Village to Charndon Field and resume normal route.

Therefore Poundon and Twyford will not be served for this one day.






LEIGHTON BUZZARD: CLOSURE OF LAKE STREET

Lake Street, between Stanbridge Road roundabout and Lesons Road junction is to be closed for re-surfacing on Friday 21st February and Monday 24th February between 20:00 and 06:00.

This will affect the last service 70 to LB Station which should divert if necessary via South Street, Hockliffe Street and Lesons Road.

Service Dash direct will need to divert from Hockliffe Street via Hockliffe Street, South Street, Stanbridge Road to Billington Road and then on return from Sandhills via the reverse of the outward diversion.

Service 150 will not be affected as it should still be able to turn right from Lesons Road into Lake Street.