24 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 16th to 22nd February. Highlights include the open topper for Citybus and some nice updates from network Rail

Plymouth Citybus

17 Feb

18 Feb
SERVICE 11A Passengers please note this bus is on diversion around Bodmin due to Council works in Barn Lane between 0800 and 1730. Buses cannot service between Mount Folly and Beech Drive on the normal route but you can use Dennison Road instead. Service 11a Will resume normal route in Bodmin from 1600 today. Again sorry for any inconvenience. Please note there will be similar diversions running all through this week.

19 Feb
UPDATE ON 20/02/19: THESE SERVICES NOW RUNNING AS NORMAL, WORKS CANCELLED Service 5/5A: there will be a diversion to these services in Staddiscombe area between Thursday 21st and Thursday 28th February due to South West Highways drainage works. Full details here:https://www.plymouthbus.co.uk/n…/service-5-and-5a-diversion/
We apologise the current service 72 from Royal Parade at 10:20 is running approximately 35 minutes late. Sorry for any inconvenience.
20 Feb
Rame customer information: Please be aware that our drivers cannot allow passengers to alight buses in the ferry lanes at Devonport. Please alight on Ferry Hill stop or once the bus has boarded the ferry. This is to adhere to ferry boarding rules and for the safety of everyone.
21 Feb
Service 20a in Ivybridge at 1327 had a medical Emergency on the bus meaning we are currently unable to run the 1327 return journey to Plymouth from Ivybridge.

22 Feb
there is congestion affecting services in various locations around Plymouth, including the city centre, Greenbank, Prince Rock, Laira Bridge & Marsh Mills. We apologise for any inconvenience. Please allow more time for your journey.  The service 48, 12.36 from Wembury to the city centre is running 30 mins late due to major congestion at Laira Bridge

First South West • KERNOW

16 Feb
A reminder to all of our passengers that from Monday 18th February, we are operating School holiday timetables for the half-term break. Please check the timetables as some journeys do not run or adjusted for the holiday week. We regret hat the 0705 U1 service from Truro to Falmouth will not be running due to driver illness. This may have a knock on effect to the 0800 U2 service to Redruth and 0848 return to Falmouth but we are trying to arrange cover and apologise to all for any inconvenience cause
17 Feb
ROADWORKS - Charlestown Road, St.Austell. From 18/2/19 for 10 days there are temporary traffic lights for resurfacing, which could delay the 24 service. We will do our best to minimise delays, however as it is Half-term, traffic in the St.Austell area will be heavier.
18 Feb
Due to the roadworks at Bodmin being under 4 way traffic control our buses are experiencing some delays, please expect your bus to be a few minutes late. WE ARE UNABLE TO SERVE THE BEACON OR MT.FOLLY EITHER. The 09:05 87 Truro to Newquay has broken down at Goonhavern, engineering are on the way to the stricken bus. Apologies for this
19 Feb
ROADWORKS - Kings Avenue, St.Austell. 3 way lights have sprung up on the roundabout this morning. This will effect ALL services in and out of the Bus Station and St.Austell. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. L2 11.00 Services Has broken Down At Culdrose Engineering Are On The Way Apologies For this. This incident in St.Blazey may further delay our 24 services. Please bear with us. Apologies for any inconvenience. (AK) https://t.co/M8Q6hQpmPr
20 Feb
Service 30, the 1147 bus from Slades Road to Boscoppa and St Austell has broken down on Slades Road. The service is currently on hold while we provide a replacement bus. The 13.03 46 service from Camborne to Truro has been delayed and is currently running 14 mins late just approaching Tescos at Pool. Please be aware Roadworks in Carbis Bay /St Ives at Treloyhan are causing traffic congestion and delays to T2 services. We apologise but this is out of our control and may have an effect further along the route towards Redruth/Truro. The 14.45 T1 service from Penzance has been delayed by an unruly passenger This has been dealt with but the service is currently running 20mins late through Hayle. We apologise but this was out of our control We will do our best to make up the time
Apologies but due to unannounced road closure between Bugle and Stennalees the 27 service will be on diversion this evening which will cause long delays and mean we cannot serve Stennalees, Bugle Fore Street or Roche Harmony Road.
21 Feb
Emergency road closure by Cormac is affecting the 27 route Bodmin to St Austell. We are unable to serve Bugle, Stenalees and Harmony Road in Roche. Bugle and Stenalees passengers are requested to wait at Roseveare Road (old garage) in Bugle, Harmony Rd please wait outside surgery. 27 DIVERSION. To make it clear, Bodmin direction, When the bus gets to Bugle traffic lights it will turn right, go through Lockengate to A30 then come into Roche, we can only serve Roche surgery stop. St Austell Direction is the opposite of the above. Expected to be until 26/02. Road closure in Pool, Redruth effecting services: 47 service unable to serve Pool School and 46 service unable to serve Treloweth and Moorfield Road.
22 Feb
Service 47 Redruth to Camborne 06:04 is currently running approximately 15 minutes late. This is due to a fault with the ticket machine. Apologies for the delay. Good Morning the U2 service 0716 from Redruth will be delayed as the A393 Is currently blocked by an accident, There will be delays on the U2 for the next 2 hours due to an incident at Burnthouse blocking the road. We will do our best to keep the service running but there will be delays of up to 30 minutes. The U2's are currently unable to serve Ponsanooth due to the Road Closure at Burnthouse, the nearest stops are Pelean Cross or Edwards Mill. We will let you know once we can resume normal route. The 08:05 51 service Truro to Veryan has broken down at Tregony, engineering and a replacement bus are on the way. We only have a decker to replace so cannot serve Veryan we hope pick the route up from Tregony inbound albeit late. Unfortunately our 47 services are suffering delays today due to roadworks and congestion along the route. The T2 service is suffering delays due to roadworks in Carbis Bay at Treloyhan. We apologise for this, which may affect timings further along it's route to Truro, but this is out of our control. Service 21, the 2133 from Newquay to St Austell is running approximately 30 minutes late due to some passengers being sick and intoxicated on the bus. The bus was changed

Stagecoach South West

16 Feb
Barnstaple 0720 155 from South Molton will be operating 10 minutes late due to a breakdown. 0822 5A off Hatherleigh will operate 10 minutes late due to a breakdown,Barnstaple 10A 1355 service running approx. 20 mins late
18 Feb
#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. #Exeter Due to an emergency road closure in Hanover Road, Exeter, the G service will not be able to serve Hanover Road. The bus will be diverting via South Lawn Terrace and Goldsmith Terrace in both directions. #Exeter All 4 services currently delayed due to earlier accident on A35 near Honiton. Road is still closed and services are being diverted. Exeter 1505 4 service from Axminster currently not running due to a vehicle problem and a road closure near Honiton.
19 Feb
#Barnstaple 0630 21 service to Ilfracombe from chivenor will be operating 10 minutes late, sorry for any inconvenience. Plymouth Service 14 will not operate between Derriford Hospital 09.21 to Powisland Drive. 09.25 to Derriford Hospital due to a broken down Vehicle.  Exeter - '2' Services are experiencing delays of up to 20 minutes on route due holiday traffic & the diversion in Newton Abbot. Exeter 57 services being delayed to Holiday traffic and Heavy Loadings. #Exeter - Due to a road closure in Tan Lane, the Green Park and Ride will be unable to serve Haven Banks, diverting via Alphington Road in both directions. Exeter - 12:15 '55' Service Tiverton to Exeter will not be running due to a breakdown, Sorry for any Inconvenience. #Exeter - Tan Lane is now re open. All Green Park and Rides are back to normal route. Thank you for your patience. #Barnstaple Service 15A/15C, 21/21A have now resumed normal route between Northam & Bideford following the early completion of roadworks on Heywood Road.
20 Feb
#Barnstaple 06:13 15 service will be operating 15 minutes late due to a break down, sorry for any inconvenience. The 13.30 3 service from Dartmouth will not operate due to an internal issue. Sorry for the inconvenience. Plymouth The 3 Service due out 14.25 from Kingsbridge to Plymouth will operate as scheduled. Exeter 2 services delayed around Teignmouth -Bishopsteignton due to Holiday traffic.
Come and see us at Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital between 8am and 2pm today, tomorrow and Friday for travel information, and advice on NHS staff discount travel schemes.
21 Feb
Barnstaple 10:55 service 21 from Ilfracombe to Barnstaple will not operate due to breakdown, sorry for any inconvenience. Exeter - 55B Due to roadworks in Bullen street Thorverton we can only go as far as the Dolphin & then turning to resume normal route at Rufwell Inn. Exeter 2 services delayed due to heavy traffic Teignmouth-Bishopsteignton. Exeter 56B at 1645 from Exmouth to Byron Way currently not running
22 Feb
Exeter, Due to a vehicle breakdown the F1 from Exwick to Savoy hill @ 07:52 will not be running. #Plymouth The 31 service is currently running 20 minutes late due to technical issues. Plymouth The 3 service from Kingsbridge is currently being held up by Lorry off loading goods in Aveton Gifford. We are unable to get around this. Exeter 57 service at 1345 from Exeter to Brixington currently not running due to a problem with vehicle.
Commencing Monday 25th February 2019 the A379 will be closed between Frogmore Bridge and East Charleton to allow for essential roadworks. Whilst this closure is in place Service 3 will be diverted via Sorley Cross and the Mounts between Kingsbridge and Strete. A shuttle service will operate between Frogmore Bridge and Strete (for connections to Dartmouth, Kingsbridge & Plymouth) as follows:


Passengers for Kingsbridge Community College should transfer onto an 07:55 shuttle bus from Strete which will arrive at Kingsbridge College at 08:36. For passengers requiring an early morning bus to Kingsbridge Bus Station, please remain on the shuttle bus at 07:50 from Strete which will run to Kingsbridge Bus Station.
A taxi service will operate once a day, in either direction, between Kingsbridge and East Charleton/Frogmore provided by Devon County Council For more details please contact Devon County Council on 0345 155 1015. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Falcon

16 Feb
Plymouth The 11.00 Falcon Service from Plymouth Coach Station heading for Bristol via Exeter is delayed by an hour due to traffic. Sorry for the inconvenience
19 Feb
# Plymouth Falcon Service 09.54 due from Bridgewater for Bristol Airport has no available Seats left and can not pick up between Brent Knoll and Bristol Airport. #Plymouth The 12.00 Falcon service from Plymouth to Bristol via Exeter will be delayed by 15 min. #PLYMOUTH All lanes stopped and stationary traffic due to police incident on M5 both ways from J24 A38 (Bridgwater South) to J23(Bridgwater North).Congestion to towards J25 (Taunton) for northbound. This is delaying falcons as they have to divert along the A38 through Bridgewater. #PLYMOUTH the 2100 falcon service from Plymouth is running up to 45 minutes late due to the earlier incident at Bridgewater. We are sorry for the delays.
20 Feb
The 05.30 Falcon Service from Plymouth Coach Station is delayed by 20 min due to a technical issue. Sorry for the inconvenience. The 09.00 Falcon Service from Plymouth Coach Station will be delayed by 15 min. Sorry for the inconvenience. The 13.00 Falcon Service from Plymouth Coach Station will be delayed by 45 min. Sorry for the inconvenience
22 Feb
#Plymouth After accident on M5 northbound between Junction 25 and 26 we expect delays to our Falcon services. #Plymouth due to the M5 accidents and car fires the Falcon service is still running about 45 minutes late in both directions.

Megabus

17 Feb
The 15:55 M35 service from Bristol to Leeds will be delayed by approx. 15-20 minutes, as it will be waiting for connections coming from the delayed 12:00 service from Plymouth to Bristol.

Target Travel

19 Feb

20 Feb

Tamar Coaches


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