06 July 2019

Devon & Cornwall Transit 162

The weekly look at service changes across Devon & Cornwall. As usual please click through on the Licence number for more details and full route histories on the PTBS web site. Links to Traveline and other timetables and maps are provided below where possible, but always check with the operators own web site for up to date information before you travel!

The following service changes are planned for this coming week Monday 8th-13th July 2019

 

St Ives Bus Company Ltd • PH1053866

Licence Route Start Point End Point Effective Notes
PH1053866.023   2 St Ives, Trenwith Car Park St Ives, Royal Square 01-Jul-2019 New registration: Daily service

Frequent service - minimum 6 buses per hour

Joint registration with Nicholas Colin Eastwood PH1086607
PH1053866.021   5 St Ives, Royal Square St Ives, Royal Square 01-Jul-2019 Cancellation. Replaced by PH1053866.021 (as above)

 

The above changes have already taken place - this is the result of a Traffic Regulation Condition imposed by the Traffic Commissioner after a Public Inquiry. The new conditions are as follows:

Traffic Regulation Condition, St Ives, Cornwall with effect from 1 July 2019

Section 1 (Royal Square and Trenwith Car Park) 
  • 1.1. The following conditions shall apply to the use by vehicles operating registered local bus services of the bus stops located at   St Ives Royal Square (OS Grid Ref. 151694, 040389 Naptan Code 800COA05255) hereafter referred to as Stop A.   St Ives outside the Cohort on Chapel Street (OS Grid Ref. 151658, 040385 Naptan Code 0800COD40427) hereafter referred to as Stop B.   St Ives Trewidden Road (OS Grid Ref. 151480, 040190 Naptan Code 0800COA05254) hereafter referred to as Stop C. For the purposes of these conditions the stop is considered to be regulated as a ‘Bus Stand’.  
  • 1.2. Where one or more operators seek to operate shuttle services between Trenwith Car Park and Royal Square, it shall be as part of a single shared registration as a frequent service.  
  • 1.3. Each operator will operate two vehicles as part of their responsibility to the joint registration.  
  • 1.4. Vehicles scheduled to operate services either between St Ives Rugby Club or Trenwith Car Park and Royal Square and vice-versa will be dedicated to solely operate the requirements, or any part thereof, of one individual service registration on any given day. Operators will be required to keep records of which vehicles are allocated to each service on a daily basis, including details of the start and finish times, journeys operated, drivers undertaking operation of the service and any breaks taken. These records are to be kept for a minimum of six months and made available upon request to an officer of Driver and Vehicle Services Agency, Devon & Cornwall Constabulary, Office of the Traffic Commissioner or Cornwall Council.  
  • 1.5. Applications for all service registrations that use either Stop A or Stop B will include a detailed route description and map. 
  • 1.6. Stop A will be reserved for use solely by shuttle services to and from Stop C. Passengers will both board and alight at Stop A.  
  • 1.7. Buses will be permitted to be on Stop A for a maximum period of 5 minutes between arrival and departure or until the arrival of the next shuttle bus, whichever is sooner. 
  • 1.8. No servant or agent of an operator operating services between Trenwith Car Park and Royal Square shall be present at Royal Square for any purpose other than acting as a martial or providing impartial advice to passengers. “Touting” for passengers for individual operators is prohibited. 
  • 1.9. All vehicles using Stop A shall only proceed around the island in a clockwise direction;  
  • 1.10. Passengers of all registered local bus services serving Royal Square, other than Trenwith – Royal Square shuttle buses, shall board and alight at Stop B only;  
  • 1.11. Buses will be permitted to be on Stop B only for as long as necessary for passengers to alight from and board as prescribed in points 5 and 6 above in accordance with Schedule 19, Part 1, Paragraph 3 of The Traffic Signs Regulations & General Directions 2002 (SI 2002/3113); 
  • 1.12. Stop C is reserved for registered local bus services operating exclusively between Trenwith Car Park and Royal Square; and Trenwith Car Park and Porthmeor Beach (Tate Gallery);  
  • 1.13. All services must approach Stop C from the direction of Trewidden Road subject to compliance with The County of Cornwall (St Ives) (Restrictions on Driving) (Consolidation) Order 1990;  
  • 1.14. At the Trewidden Road stop adjacent to Trenwith Car Park the operating procedure will be as follows;  
  • 1.14.1. Buses will park in the layby in a manner which alternates operators vehicles, eg bus operator A, bus operator B, bus operator A, bus operator B, and will depart in the same order 
  • 1.14.2. Buses will depart from Trenwith at intervals which, with all buses taken together, satisfy the Traffic Commissioners requirements for a frequent service. 
  • 1.15. In the event of passenger demand requiring more than one vehicle at any particular time at Trenwith the first and each subsequent vehicle will depart Trenwith Car Park and operate to Royal Square before returning empty to Trenwith to re-join the queue. The last vehicle used in fulfilling a peak in demand will take the place on the Royal Square to assume the next required departure back to Trenwith Car Park. 
  • 1.16. The reverse of the above will apply in the event of peak loadings from Royal Square to Trenwith Car Park.  
  • 1.17. No vehicle will be permitted to undertake a reversing manoeuvre at or in the vicinity of Stop A other than in the event of an emergency or the clockwise loop being blocked.  
  • 1.18. At all stops in the vicinity of Royal Square, travelling in either direction, the driver will switch off engine on arrival and not restart it until ready to depart and will be in breach of this condition if the bus is stationary for over 60 seconds with the engine running. 
Section 2 (The Burrows) 

2.1. No registered local bus service will be permitted to allow passengers to board or alight along the length the road identified as the U6014 from the junction with The Stennack to and including the roundabout forming access to Trenwith Car Park, commonly known as The Burrows.  

Section 3 (Trenwith Car Park) 

3.1. Any new operator wishing to operate within the extent of the Trenwith Car Park must seek the permission of Cornwall Council Parking Services prior to registration of any service with the Office of the Traffic Commissioner and supply evidence of same to the Traffic Commissioner when registering the service.  

The following future service changes have been posted this last week:

Licence Route Start Point End Point Effective Notes OPERATOR
PH2015480.012 PA4 Southway, Dunnett Road (Bottom) Plymouth Argyle F.C 10-Aug-2019 Registration Accepted DEALTOP (PLYMOUTH) LTD
PH1053866.021   5 St Ives, Royal Square St Ives, Royal Square 01-Jul-2019 SEE ABOVE ST. IVES BUS CO. LTD
PH1053866.023   2 St Ives, Trenwith Car Park St Ives, Royal Square 01-Jul-2019 Daily service

Frequent service - minimum 6 buses per hour

Joint registration with Nicholas Colin Eastwood PH1086607
SEE ABOVE
ST. IVES BUS CO. LTD

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