10 February 2019

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The last week on social media and elsewhere from the local operators and others that you might have missed for the week just gone 2nd - 8th February 2019


3rd Feb Plymouth Citybus

Due to a Police incident on Albert Rd service 34 is being diverted via Devonport Fore St to Stoke in both directions. Service 70 will also be using Devonport Fore St

4th Feb First Kernow

T2 and A17 can not serve Malakof due to accident. Service 25 - 1435 St.Stephen - St.Austell. Unfortunately this bus has been involved in an incident. Everyone is OK thankfully. A replacement bus will start the journey from Trinity Street at 1451 heading towards Fowey.

4th Feb Plymouth Citybus

We apologise that there is currently an incident on the service 42B and this may also delay the 1656 42A departure from Tamerton Foliot.

Due to an accident on the A38 Parkway, there is severe congestion at Marsh Mills which is causing disruption to services 20, 20A, 21, 21A & 51.

Citybus 4 Feb

5 Feb Plymouth Citybus

Due to an on-bus incident we are sorry that we are unable to operate the 21.03 service 21 to St Budeaux. The next available service will be at 21.33

6 Feb Plymouth Citybus

A RTC on the A38 Parkway is causing congestion at Manadon Roundabout which is disrupting services in the area

7 Feb First Kernow

Due to an accident blocking the road outside The Clowance Estate, 38 services cannot serve between Praze en Beeble and Nancegollan but are having to divert via Leedstown at the moment.

7 Falcon

Lane blocked and slow traffic due to accident ,3 vehicles involved on A38 Westbound between Dean (Lower Dean Junction) and A38 (Rattery Turn Off). Lane 2 (of 2) closed. This is causing delays of up to and onwards of 30 minutes

7 Feb Stagecoach

#Barnstaple. the 0830 155 due to be in South Molton at 1005 has been cancelled, this is because of some overgrown vegetation has collided with the vehicle and is no longer serviceable. Barnstaple due to an incident the 1413 service 15A to Appledore and the 1435 from Appledore will not run apologies

8 Feb First Kernow

A serious accident is currently blocking the A39 at Playing Place - Carnon Downs. Both our L2 service towards Helston/St Keverne and our U1 service towards Falmouth Moor are currently stuck in the traffic queues. The RTA at Playing place is having a serious effect on services between Truro and Falmouth. Whilst our two services that were stuck have now been turned around back towards Truro there will be a knock on effect on all services customers should allow extra time for their journey. The RTA will also have an effect on all Truro College services heading for Falmouth and The Lizard areas as they are having to divert via Threemilestone

8 Feb Plymouth Citybus

Taxi protest currently going on in Royal Parade which will inevitably delay all our services trying to depart from Royal Parade. Sorry for this inconvenience which is beyond our control.


3 Feb First Kernow

Truro Tregolls Road - Apologies but there will be delays to services 27, 50 and 93 owing to unexpected Road Works. This is currently delaying services by up to 20 minutes.

3 Feb Stagecoach

Exeter due to roadworks at Burnt oak Sidbury the 9 service will be turning around at Sidford.

4 Feb First Kernow

Service 24 - Tywardreath - apologies but both buses to and from Fowey are running 15-20 mins late due to unscheduled works in Tehidy Road and poor parking near the School. Traffic through the village is at a standstill.

4 Feb Plymouth Citybus

The Cawsand road closure ends Wednesday 6th February. From Thursday 7th February, service 69 will no longer operate. Services 70/70A/70B will be re-instated to the full route. Roadworks at Charles Cross roundabout start today. There may be disruption to our services. We are monitoring the situation to keep you updated. Remember you can see real time departures by downloading our app, to put you more in control of your journey throughout these roadworks.

There is currently congestion at the Ham Drive/Outland Rd junction which is causing disruption to services 35, 35A, 61 & 62

5 Feb Plymouth Citybus

Service 43 will be on diversion from 0930-1530 from Tues to Thurs due to resurfacing works, buses will service Ernesettle loop to Northolt Ave turn around and exit via the same route meaning they WILL NOT service Uxbridge drive and Bull and Bush stops.

Cawsand road closure: Road works will now end TODAY (a day early), so services 70/70A/70B will be re-instated to their normal route from TOMORROW Wednesday 6th February, when the service 69 will also stop operating

5 Feb Stagecoach

Barnstaple Due to Roadworks service 21s to Georgeham are unable to serve from Croyde Bridge down to Ruda

6 Feb Stagecoach

#Exeter - Due to an emergency road closure on Exeter Road, Exmouth all Exmouth services will not be serving the Parade or Exeter Road for the rest of the evening. They will be going via Marine Way in both directions, serving the Savoy Cinema.

6-8 Feb Stagecoach

Plymouth A379 Strete - Strete Gate closed 5th - 8th February. Service 3 diverted, and a Kingsbridge - Torcross - Slapton shuttle bus in operation on these dates

6 Feb First Kernow

All services from Truro, through Victoria Square, are unable to pick up passengers at Victoria square, this is due to road works, please use either Truro bus station or Ferris town as pick up points, we will keep you informed when Victoria square is back in use.

7 Feb Stagecoach

#Barnstaple Service 75A is unable to serve the A386 at Folly Gate due to road closure for roadworks. Service operating via Highampton and Halwill Junction with delays. Closure in place 7th-8th Feb, 11th-15th Feb & 18th Feb. Sorry for any inconvenience

8 Feb First Kernow

Due to overnight roadworks Monday 11th to Thurs 14th Feb on the A393 between Treluswell roundabout Penryn and Redruth, the U2 service will be unable to serve the Ponsanooth or Lanner areas after 19.00 each evening. The U2 will operate a direct service between Tremough and Redruth



2 Feb Stagecoach

Barnstaple due to a breakdown the 75A from Londonderry farm to Okehampton will be operating late, sorry for any inconvenience. 1325 21 Ilfracombe - Barnstaple will not operate due to a Breakdown.

4 Feb Stagecoach

Exeter due to a breakdown the 0721 E service from Exwick to the High street will not be running and the 07:44 E service from High Street to the Lancelot Road will not be running. Bude Service 128 is currently not operating due to breakdown Should be up and running by 1500 apologies. The 14 service to Plymouth city Centre from James Street 1917 is now currently not running due to Mechanical issue at James Street. Sorry for the inconvenience. PLYMOUTH the 1620 100 service from Royal parade is currently not running due to a brake down passengers are advised to wait for the next service, we are sorry for the delays

4 Feb First Kernow

46 service 07.36 Redruth to Camborne , pool school 08.15 running 20 mins late due to brake down. Sorry for the delay .08.17 service 47 to Troon is not running due to previous break down at this time the 08.40 47 service Camborne to Truro is not running

5 Feb Plymouth Citybus

The 08:15 service 34 departure from Derriford is currently delayed due to a vehicle fault engineers are on their way and we hope to resume service shortly. We apologise due to a vehicle issue the 1645 Service 42C departure from Royal Parade is delayed this evening

5 Feb Stagecoach

Barnstaple 06:30 21 service off Ilfracombe will not be operating until mullacott due to a breakdown. Barnstaple 8:25 21 service from Bideford to west meadow road will not operate due to a breakdown. PLYMOUTH the 1507 gold service off of Ivybridge is currently broken down, we are getting a bus up to it as soon as we can to pick up the service. PLYMOUTH the 3 service due to depart Kingsbridge at 1530 is broken down and currently not running, we have engineers on route but are not sure how long it will be down for, we are sorry for the delay. Barnstaple due to a breakdown the 1905 155 from Tiverton will not operate

6 Feb Falcon

The falcon service departing Bristol airport towards Bristol at 03:57 has mechanical issues and is currently not continuing it's service. This will affect the 05:30 departure from Bristol to Plymouth.

6 Feb Stagecoach

#Barnstaple 0651 21 service from westward ho will be operating late due to a breakdown. #Exeter due to a break down the 09:23 56 from Exmouth to Paris Street will be running approx. 30 mins late. #Exeter 09:55 '55B' Service Tiverton to Exeter will not be running due to a breakdown.

6 Feb - 22 Feb Stagecoach

#Gold service will be diverted Mon - Thu 8pm-6am & Fri-Sun 8pm-6am due to A38 road works until 22/2/19 Buses will serve Pool Park in South Brent, then divert via Marley Head and Westover before serving Ivybridge Town Centre. We will be unable to serve Bittaford & North Filham.

6 Feb First Kernow

Service 223 - Bodmin - Truro College. Apologies but this service is running 45 mins late at the minute. There has been a problem with the bus but it is now moving.

7 Feb Stagecoach

#Exeter due to a break down the 0600 from Teignmouth to Exeter will not be running. #Exeter due to a break down the 0654 F1 from Savoy hill to Exwick will not be running. due to a break down the 0731 E service from Exwick to Lancelot Road will not be running. due to a break down the 0812 E service from Lancelot road to Exwick will not be running. due to a break down the 08:50 F2 service from Exwick to the High Street will not be running. due to a break down the 0916 F1 service from the High street to Exwick will not be running. Exeter due to a break down the 10:34 56B from Exmouth to Byron way and back again will nor be running. The 1245 service 155 from Tiverton to Barnstaple will not run due to breakdown apologies. Service 1 to Tavistock due at Yelverton 1720 has broken down. Meaning the 1740 from Tavistock will not be running. 1800 Coypool is currently not running due to break down but the only are all running.

7 Feb Plymouth Citybus

We apologise due to a vehicle breakdown the Service 9 at 1225 and 1405 and the service 8 at 1315 from Royal Parade will not be operating no other services are affected. Sorry for any inconvenience. We apologise the 44a service 1415 from Royal Parade and 1513 return from Camels Head is not running

8 Feb Megabus

The 06:15 M6 service from Plymouth to London has suffered a technical fault and is currently expected to be delayed by 30 minutes. A replacement coach is on route.

8 Feb First Kernow

Service 27, the 0740 St Austell to Truro is currently running 35 minutes late due to an earlier technical fault which resulted in the bus being replaced at short notice.

8 Feb Stagecoach

The service 2 from 07:15 St.Stephens road to Mount Batten is currently not operating, Our engineering team are on-route to try and resolve this. Due to a breakdown the 08.17 K service from Tithebarn Link Road to the High Street will not be running. #Plymouth The 101 service from Royal Parade (09:15) to George Junction Park and Ride is not operating due to a mechanical breakdown. #Dartmouth #Kingsbridge The service 3 operating from Kingsbridge (12:20) to Dartmouth has currently broken down, We has got a replacement vehicle on route to get the service back up and operating, Barnstaple The 1353 Westward Ho!! to Barnstaple will not run due to breakdown apologies

8 Feb Plymouth Citybus

Service 12 has had a breakdown inbound towards Callington, bus will be up and running soon sorry for the delay. Service 12 departing Royal Parade at 23:05 will depart on time with a replacement vehicle and driver. thank you for your patience.


2 Feb Falcon

The 09:00 Plymouth to Bristol will be operating late from Plymouth, It is currently 20 Min late.

2 Feb Stagecoach

#Barnstaple 10:34 21 service to Bideford and the return journey at 11.30 will not operate, sorry for the inconvenience. 12:43 service 15A to Appledore will not operate Sorry for the inconvenience.

4 Feb Megabus

The 07:30 M6 service from Plymouth to London is running approx. 25 minutes late, due to congestion on the A38 - Northbound. Stops affected: Exeter: 09:00 Bristol: 11:30 Bristol UWE: 11:45 London: 14:15.

4 Feb Falcon

The 07:17 Taunton to Bristol falcon service is currently not operating. sorry for any inconvenience caused. The 08:15 Bristol Airport to Bristol Cabot Circus is current not operating. 11:30 Churchill to Bristol is currently not operating. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. The 13:05 Bristol Airport to Plymouth is currently not operating. sorry for any inconvenience caused. Currently the 1745 falcon will not be leaving Bristol Centre due to mechanical issues. We understand that this is the coach many people are awaiting.

4 Feb First Kernow

Station Road, St.Blazey closure 1800 - 1900 today. The St.Blaise Feast parade is on this evening. Station Road will be closed. Please go to the bus stop at Middleway Garage during this closure

5 Feb Falcon

The 06:40 Plymouth to Bristol Falcon service is currently running 20 min late. The Falcon service due to depart Bristol at 23:30 is currently delayed for operational reasons. We will get it running again as soon as possible. The falcon service due to depart Bristol at 23:30 is now up and running, currently about an hour behind schedule.

5 Feb Plymouth Citybus

Service 12 at Launceston is currently waiting to get into Westgate Street due to Cormac removing an abandoned vehicle

6 Feb Stagecoach

#Bude #Barnstaple 0657 service 6 from red post to Exeter will be operating 45 minutes late due to operational issues

6 Feb First Kernow

Service 214 - Par to Truro College. Please can all students get the Double Decker from Fowey as the Single Decker has been dispatched to cover another Truro College run today.

7 Feb Stagecoach

#Exeter - Due to a missed connection with the 'Gold' in South Brent the 'X38' is having to continue on towards Plymouth to get people home, so the 19:22 will be leaving South Brent towards Exeter late

7 Feb Plymouth Citybus

We apologise Service 44 at 1745 will not be running the next service 44 will leave at 1800

8 Feb Falcon

Unfortunately the 07:34 Honiton Park and Ride to Plymouth Falcon is currently not operating. The 10:00 Falcon service from Plymouth to Bristol is currently operating about 35 Min late from Plymouth. The 1900 Falcon from Plymouth to Bristol will be running about 45 minutes late due to earlier break downs. The 1930 from Bristol Airport is Running an Hour Late due to Break down. Sorry for this inconvenience.

8 Feb Stagecoach

#Exeter Due to operational problems the 07.32 R service from Heavitree Bridge to High Street will not be running. Due to operational problems the 08.32 R from High Street to Riffort Road will not be running. Due to operational problem the 07.43 F1 from Savoy Hill to Exwick will not be running. Due to operational problems the 07.50 e service from Kinnerton way to Lancelot Road will not be running. Due to operational problems the 07.43 F1 from savoy Hill to High Street will not be running. Due to operational problems the 08.32 r service from High Street to rifford Road will not be running. Due to operational problems the 08.49 R service from Rifford Road to High Street will not be running. Due to operational problems the 09.12 R service from High Street to County Hall will not be running. Due to a breakdown the 07.57 K service from High Street to Tithebarn Link Road will not be running. Due to operational problems the 08.39 F1 from Savoy Hill to Exwick will not be running


2 Feb Plymouth Citybus

Network update Service 74 is running but is unable to serve Lower Tremar, St Cleer, Commonmoor, Darite and Crows Nest due to ice, the route will be re-assessed again later this morning. Service 12A is unable to serve St Dominic and Ashton due to ice, the service will run on the main road A388 only, Also service 12 is not able to serve Stoke Climsland due to ice and will run via the A388 to Treburley. Service 74 has now returned to normal route again through Crows Nest , Darite, St Cleer and Lower Tremar

2 Feb First Kernow

Services in St.Austell will be severely restricted this morning due to a Heavy Snow shower settling on all roads from St.Austell to as far as Grampound Road. Apologies but as yet we cannot get buses out of our Eden Depot. We are currently unable to serve Whitemoor on the 21 and certain 22 routes, due to fresh snow and slippery conditions. Buses will go direct from St Dennis to Nanpean and vice versa. ST AUSTELL - Update 0730. We are currently assessing routes 24 and 25. Wet snow is currently falling and making certain roads difficult. The A390 at Holmbush now has sleet sticking.

09:02 EDEN DEPOT UPDATE - 0855. All buses have now managed to get out of the yard! Service 22 0858 St.Dennis to St.Austell running, Service 25 0916 Summercourt - St.Austell running, 0933 51 Tregony-Truro running, Service 25 0832 Four Lords - Newquay running

Service 101 - St.Austell Station - Eden Project. The 0846 service is running but will be late. The 101 will be on diversion around Trethurgy due to the road conditions and will head to the Eden service gate only. Luxulyan will be assessed later in the day. Service 30 - St.Austell Town Service. The bus is now operational but is testing the route around some of the estates. If these roads are poor then we will be using main roads only until the Icy conditions improve.

14:48 Service 101 update. We are now able to go through Trethurgy in both directions so it will resume its normal route.

3 Feb First Kernow

Good morning everyone from Eden Depot.All of our drivers have left the depot. They will be running full routes unless they advise of any really bad Icy stretches then of course I will let you all know as soon as. Have a great day and stay safe on those untreated roads. Service 101 update - Unfortunately there is a lot of icy patches from Carn Grey through Trethurgy to the bottom of the Eden Project roundabout, so we will not be going through there for the next few hours. Service 101 update at 12:00pm. Trethurgy has thawed enough for us to operate as normal safely. We have also been out to Luxulyan which is now clear so we should hopefully have no issues on Monday morning. Thank you for bearing with us over the last few days

5 Feb Plymouth Citybus

We are sorry that we are unable to run service 70B between Tregantle and Crafthole at this time due to heavy fog and passenger safety concerns. Services will turn at Tregantle junction down to Anthony and wait time there

7 Feb Dartline

**369 Morchard Bishop to Exeter**We have just been advised that there is a tree down in the New Buildings area, the driver is aware, it might make the service a few minutes late, please bear this in mind.

8 Feb Plymouth Citybus

Tamar Bridge now closed to high sided vehicles, we are currently swapping our buses over to single deck vehicles for the service 12 and 72's. Due to high winds we are unable to service along the cliff Road through Freathy to Cawsand, our Rame services are being diverted via Hounster hill in both directions.

The Service 12 departing Royal Parade at 20:35, will leave approximately 20minutes late owing to the bus being held up in Cornwall by a fallen tree. This particular bus also operates the Service 12 from Launceston at 21:47 & the Service 12 from Royal Parade at 23:05 our apologies



In The News…

  • Calls have been made by MPs to make 2019 the year of “infrastructure, infrastructure, infrastructure" across the South West. DevonLive
  • Five years after the Dawlish rail line was washed away the pressure is growing on ministers, who are accused of delaying a funding package to protect the line. Transport Network
  • Rail passengers in Devon and Cornwall are facing weeks of disruption - with buses replacing trains on the mainline between Taunton and Exeter, and reduced services to and from Plymouth. Both CrossCountry and GWR have confirmed a number other services, such as trains to Barnstaple and Penzance, will also be disrupted,  due to major work to the South West rail network, which includes tunnel upgrades and track replacement Plymouth Live
  • Shattered glass has been left all over a bus after its wing mirror swung round and smashed the door. PlymouthLive
  • Stagecoach has apologised to passengers after five bus services in Exeter did not run. DevonLive

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