20 December 2010

Just another quiet morning in Plymouth

Cant be too difficult running a bus company can it? When its like this it can!
05:49: A-LINE COACHES Monday 20th Decemember: Services are suspended due to very heavy snow and black Ice. Updates when we know, if weather gets better. sorry for any inconvenience this might cause but safety comes first.
06:10 CITYBUS We are having difficulty getting information back from our drivers. The foillowing is all we know at the moment. If your service is not listed it will be running but may only be operating on the main roads. These services are affected at the moment.
Services 5 and 5A cannot serve Holmwood Avenue or Oreston
Service 16 unable to serve Kings Tamerton Road
Service 20 not serving St Margarets Road Amados Drive, Cot Hill (Terminating Plymouth Road at bottom of Cot Hill)
Service 28 not serving Charfield drive, Shallowford Road, Culver Way, Austin Crescent (operating Church Hill in both directions)
Service 35 unable to serve Merrivale Road, using Beacon Park Road and Recreation Road instead.
Service 42 not serving Leatfield Drive, operating via Loosleigh Lane
43A turning at the Ploughboy
Service 43B not serving Ringmore Way and Holly Park terminating at Woodford Fort
Service 44 44A unable to serve Whitleigh Green otherwise okay
46/47 cannot serve Lower Compton operating via Henders Corner
Service 50 not serving Keswick Crescent otherwise okay
Service 61 not serving St Pancras Avenue and Coombe Park Lane otherwise okay
Sevice 62A not serving Coombe Park lane, Sheridan Road, Chaucer way (operating Shakespeare Road in both directions
06:29 CITYBUS
Service 59 Due to the overnight snowfall service 59 is suspended until further notice
CITYBUS 06:30 update as above plus
Service 22 unable to serve St Maurice or Wolverwood Lane
Service 31 suspended
06:59 CITYBUS update. The side roads are worse than yesterday following overnight snow and rain. The following is all we know at the moment. If your service is not listed it will be running but may only be operating on the main roads
Services 5 and 5A cannot serve Holmwood Avenue or Oreston and now cannot get to Staddiscombe
40/41 Dunnet Road closed
07:10 CITYBUS update
Service 26 cannot get around Barne Barton turning at the Square
46/47 cannot serve Southway (due to traffic at the George Lights), Lower Compton or Deer Park operating via Henders Corner
Service 42 not serving Leatfield Drive,and now cannot get to Tamerton operating via Loosleigh Lane and turning at Dunnet Road
07:53 FIRST
These routes in Plymouth are operating on main roads only: Service 1/1A not serving Yellowtor Road, St Stephens & terminating at Carkeel Roundabout. Service 2 is operating but disrupted Service 3 is only operating the City to St Budeaux, not serving Barne Barton Service 4 is not serving Station Rd Service 6 is not serving Oreston, it will serve Pomphlett Rd instead ¬ serving Holmwood Avenue
SOUTH DEVON: Service X80/180 not currently operating Services 81/81C not serving Cawsands and Cremyll Services 83/84/86 operating to Yelverton only and are not serving Woolwell or Whitchurch. This service will cease operation around 2000. Services 90/90A - suspended Service 93 - suspended

07:54 CITYBUS
Service 8 and 9 now restricted to Lipson and Laira only. Pike Road and Efford Lane out
08:18 CITYBUS
Service 23 and 24 having to turn at Dartmoor View due to Heathfield Road being blocked
08:45 CITYBUS - its getting worse!
Service 21 turning at the District Centre
Service 23 and 24 turning at Mount Gould hospital <08:44>FIRST
Service 76 is operating to Callington only and not serving Launceston
08:50 CITYBUS (and FIRST) Major problem at Manadon Roundabout with a jack-knifed petrol tanker on the north bound A386 slip road (towards Crownhill) all traffic at a standstill
09:04 CITYBUS
Service 49 will not operate until further notice 09:12 FIRST
SALTASH: Service 33/33A Saltash Circular is currently not operating 09:24 FIRST
TAVISTOCK: Service 87/87A Bere Alston/Bere Ferrers/Tavistock and service 89Tavistock Circular are currently not operating 09:25 FIRST
PLYMOUTH: service 5 (City - Mount Gould) is currently not operating 09:27 FIRST
SOUTH DEVON: Service 48 (City to Wembury) is currently not operating 11:00 FIRST FULL CURRENT POSITION:
Services in Plymouth and South Devon are severely disrupted. Some services in Plymouth and South Devon are operating along the main roads only.

PR1 Plymouth Park and Ride from City to George and Milehouse is operating
PR2 Plymouth Park and Ride from City to Coypool is operating.
Service 1/1A is not serving Yellowtor Road, St Stephens and terminating at Carkeel Roundabout.
Service 2 is operating but disrupted
Service 3 is only operating the City to St Budeaux, not serving Barne Barton
Service 4 is not serving Station Road
Service 6 is not serving Oreston, it will be serving Pomphlett Road instead and not serving Holmwood Avenue
Service 12 to Plympton is operating normal route
Service 15 not serving Mainstone
Service 76 is operating to Callington only and not serving Launceston
Services 83/84/86 Plymouth to Tavistock is operating to Yelverton only and are not serving Woolwell or Whitchurch. This service will cease operation around 2000
Services suspended are as follows.
Service 33/A Saltash Circular
Service X80 Plymouth - Ivybridge " Paignton " Torquay
Service 180 Plymouth " Ivybridge
Service 81/81A/.81C Plymouth " Torpoint " Cremyll
Service 87/A Tavistock- Bere Alston/Bere Ferrers
89 Tavistock Town Service
Services 90/90A Dartmouth Local services
Service 93 Plymouth to Dartmouth and Kingsbridge
North Devon
Services 1/2 are now running a 15 minute service between Barnstaple & Bideford Quay only but not serving Instow, Northam & Westward Ho/Appledore!
Service 4 between Barnstaple & Braunton is now operating normal route and timetable. (Service 3 journeys on to Illfracombe not yet running).
All other services in North Devon are currently suspended This includes
Service 3 Barnstaple - Braunton - Ilfracombe
Service 5 Barnstaple - Landkey/Swimbridge
Service X7 Barnstaple - South Molton
Service X9 Bude - Exeter.
Service 30/32 Ilfracombe - Combe Martin
Service 31 Ilfracombe - Woolacombe
Service 128 Bude Town Service
Service 303 Barnstaple - Woolacombe 10:47 CITYBUS
Plymouth Citybus 40 41 46 and 47 now able to serve Southway fully. Service 42 back into Tamerton but using Loosleigh Lane not Leatfield Drive 11:24 CITYBUS
Service 8 now operating via Pike Road Blandford Road and Mutley Plain. Service 9 turning at Laira roundabout

Hopefully another post later in the day - family time permitting!

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