07 July 2019

Social Media 29 June

The last week on social media and elsewhere from the local operators and others that you might have missed for the week just gone

Saturday 29 June

Plymouth Citybus:

  • The service #pcb12A due to depart Callington at 09:30 to Plymouth has broken down. A replacement bus is on the way but the journey will operate 20-30 minutes late. Sorry for any inconvenience
  • REMINDER: Today between 1700 and 1830 there will be various road closures around the Hoe area during the Red Arrows air display, as part of Armed Forces Day. As a result some evening Ocean City Sights and service 25 buses will be unable to operate: (link: http://bit.ly/2NjsKFY) bit.ly/2NjsKFY

First Kernow:

  • The U4 10.10 From Penryn Campus to Penzance is running about 10 minutes late. out of our control we will resume service asap
  • Camborne-the 2331 T1 to Redruth is running late as we have had an incident on our vehicle(cp)

Stagecoach:

  • Today is #ArmedForcesDay! If you are armed forces personnel wearing uniform, carrying military ID or carrying a veteran’s badge you can benefit from FREE bus travel to honour this special day of remembrance
  • Barnstaple Due to an incident on Barnstaple Old Bridge services are suffering delays of up 20 mins
  • Barnstaple Due to earlier delays the 1053 21 From Westward Ho! is 30 mins late.
  • Get involved with the action and take part in our @ExeterFestival competition for your chance to win a 13 week megarider worth £178.80, giving you unlimited travel in and around Exeter. Simply enter our competition here: (link: http://stge.co/KHMw50uP1Xj) stge.co/KHMw50uP1Xj

Megabus:

  • The 08:00 M6 service from London to Plymouth is currently running 70 minutes late, due to the M5 closure. Stops affected: Exeter: 13:05 Plymouth Uni: 14:15 Plymouth: 14:25
  • The 11:40 M36 service from Leeds to Plymouth is running approx. 60 minutes late. Stops affected: Bristol UWE: 17:35 Bristol: 18:00 Exeter: 20:05 Plymouth Uni: 21:15 Plymouth: 21:20

Falcon:

  • Plymouth Falcon SERVICE 16.45 from Honiton P&R was delayed by 1.0 h and is now broken down. This Service will not operate from Taunton onwards heading for Plymouth.
  • The 17.20 Falcon from Plymouth Coach Station will be delayed by 1 h due to a Road closure on the M5 in both directions.


Sunday 30 June

Plymouth Citybus:

Stagecoach:

Falcon:

  • The Falcon Service 10.30 from Bristol, 10.57 Bristol Airport, 12.00 Taunton, 12.39 Exeter Honiton is not operating due to a broken down Vehicle


Monday 1st July

Plymouth Citybus:

  • The Torpoint ferry is running a reduced service this morning. There is currently queuing traffic at Torpoint. This is likely to cause some disruption to services #pcb70 #pcb70A #pcb70B
  • Diversion reminder : #PCB21 #PCB21A #PCB34 #PCB70A #PCB70B : DEVONPORT Park Ave closed this evening for resurfacing works from 7pm - 6am from Albert Rd to Ferry Rd

First Kernow:

  • Service 101, the 0811 from Luxulyan to St Austell will this morning be starting from Eden Project at 0815 due to a vehicle technical issue. We are sorry about this failure.
  • The 35 0940 Falmouth Moor to Helford Passage and 1015 Return journey will be running 20 minutes late due to a technical fault with the vehicle. We are sorry for the inconvenience caused
  • Due to inconsiderate parking in West Street, Penryn, the 1430 U2 Falmouth To Redruth is running 15 minutes late, we are sorry for the inconvenience caused

Stagecoach SW:

  • Barnstaple Due to a breakdown the 0815 11c to Whiddon Valley and 0833 11A back will not operate. Sorry for any inconvenience
  • PLYMOUTH 32 SERVICE NOT OPERATING DUE TO A BROKEN DOWN VEHICLE
  • Barnstaple #Bude Due to Rtc near Stibb the 0845 219 Bude to Kilkhampton and back will be delayed 25 mins

South West Rail Resilience Partnership


Tuesday 2 July

Stagecoach SW:

  • Barnstaple #Bude Due to a breakdown the 0803 6 Holsworthy to Bude will run 30 mins late. Sorry for any inconvenience

Falcon

  • The 06:40 Falcon service from Plymouth to Bristol is delayed by approximately 40 minutes.  #Plymouth The Falcon Service 06.50 from Plymouth is now operating.

Plymouth Citybus:

  • Good Morning from the #PCB Customer Experience Team who are here this morning to take your calls and enquiries. The network is running well this morning with delays in the city of about 5 mins or less. In Cornwall the #PCB12 has delays of 10 mins but everything else is ok
  • Midday Network service update : No major issues across the network this lunchtime, most services are running close to time with only a few minor delays. Beautiful sunny afternoon why not relax and take an OCS trip? Any information contact Customer Experience 01752 662271.
  • Customers for #PCB21 #PCB21A #PCB34 #PCB83 Park avenue will be closed between St Aubyn Rd and Fore St in Devonport this evening from 7pm. Buses will be using Fore st and Albert rd. #PCB34 will use New Passage Hill outbound to the Ferry. #PCB70A #PCB70B are not affected

First Kernow:

  • 08.02 T1 Camborne to Penzance has broken down engineering are in attendance
  • 07:40 39 Service Camborne to Helston running late due driver error (RG)
  • The 35 1240 Falmouth to Helford Passage and return trip at 1315 will not be running as the fan belt has failed on the vehicle, we are very sorry for inconvenience caused

Tamar Coaches:

Plymouth City Council


Wednesday 3 July

Megabus:

  • 01:00 M6 Plymouth-London running with a 30 minute delay Stops affected Exeter 02:10 Bristol 04:10 Bristol UWE 04:25 London 07:00
  • 05:45 M6 Plymouth-London is running with a 35 minute delay

Falcon:

  • #Plymouth 0750 Falcon from Plymouth is currently running 30 minutes late sorry for any inconvenience.

Stagecoach SW:

  • #Plymouth the 32 service has currently broken down. We will get this service up and running as soon as we can.

First Kernow:

  • service 218. The bus is currently having technical difficulties. Engineers are on the way, Students at Camelford and St Kew, could you catch the 212 to allow you to get in to college on time. Thanks
  • Sorry for the delay buy the 46 service 10.10 Pengegan to Redruth has broken down engineering are in attendance this will have n knock on affect for the 11.06 Redruth to Camborne
  • 46 service 12.05 Camborne to Redruth is not running to no vehicle.
  • Service A5 Newquay to Padstow. This vehicle is suffering a little in the heat and a replacement vehicle has been sent out to relieve it. There is currently a 25 minute delay to the service. This will affect the returning 13:25 service as well
  • Afternoon from Penzance the 13.20 service 5 from Penzance bus station will not be running due to Mechanical failure this will affect the 13.44 from Sheffield to Penzance
  • The 1415 35 Helford Passage to Falmouth is running 20 minutes late due to inconsiderate car parking in Mawnan Smith, we are sorry for the inconvenience caused

Plymouth Citybus:

  • Due to a RTC Blocking Martin hill/Looe /barbican services 72A/73A/x11 and 73 are likely to be running late we will do our very best to run the services to normal route
  • Service update #PCB48 we are sorry due to an accident in Oakfield Terrace Rd Cattedown this service will now be diverted via Elliott Rd and Laira Bridge Rd in both directions until further notice.
  • Thank you all who stopped by Marsh Mills today to catch us and the Plymotion team - great seeing you all! Catch the Bus Week continues tomorrow... We'll be in the Plymco car park at The Ridgeway between 9.30 and 12. See you there?
  • Customer Experience is now closed: Service update at 6pm unfortunately again tonight we are experiencing some heavy delays to our services between 5 and 20 mins. We do apologise for any inconvenience caused and our drivers are working hard to get you home this evening.
  • Due to road works on Wolseley Rd inbound services towards Plymouth #PCB11 #PCB12 #PCB16 #PCB33 #PCB43 #PCB51 will be diverted at St Levans Roundabout via Bartholomew Rd towards Milehouse between 7pm and 6am Thursday. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

 


Thursday 4 July

Falcon:

  • All Falcons are on diversion currently at lime kilm Roundabout due to RTC. They are now heading towards Aston Gate.

Megabus:

Stagecoach SW:

  • Plymouth 14 service. Due to technical difficulties sorry for the delay. We will endeavour to get this sorted asap. Sorry for the inconvenience. #Plymouth 14 service is up and running at full service. Sorry for any inconvenience.
  • Plymouth 101,100 service are not servicing Milehouse due to an RTC. Sorry for the inconvenience
  • Plymouth We are currently operating a very slightly reduced service on route 2.

First Kernow:

  • Service 22, we are sorry that the 0725 from St Austell to Truro has broken down in St Austell Bus Station. A replacement bus is on its way. We expect the service to operate about 30 minutes late.
  • Service 27 in Bodmin we are pleased to announce that we can again serve Beacon Road now that the road-works have been completed.
  • 38 Service Camborne to Helston running 7 mins late due to vehicle not being ready for the road in time
  • Perranporth Beach Road. We are unable to serve Beach Road due to the road-works currently across the highway. For Services A4 & 87 please wait at Tywarnhayle Square Taxi Rank or opposite. For Service 86 please wait on Liskey Hill by the end of Wheal Leisure.
  • 251 Service has broken down in Helston engineering are attending

Target Travel

Due to a problem with the bus the Service 46s from Tamerton Foliot will not be running this morning. we apologise for any inconvenience

National Express:

  • STOP CLOSURE: Wadebridge St Columb Major St Columb Minor Newquay (Porth Four Turns) Bodmin (Chy Trevail) Sat 27 July Service 504 13:00 departing London will not serve the stops above. The nearest served stop is Bodmin & Newquay. The stops will be served at all other times.

Plymouth Citybus:

  • Outland Rd has been closed by police at the junction with Ham Drive due to a RTC. The service #pcb34 will operate inbound via Beacon Park and Seagrave Rd. The service #pcb35 & #pcb35a will operate inbound via Weston Pk Rd until the road re-opens
  • The service #pcb70, due to depart Cremyll at 11.00 is currently stuck due to an incident involving the fire service at Cremyll. This service will proceed once the road re-opens but will run late. Other services will not serve Cremyll until the road re-opens. The road into Cremyll has now re-opened. The service #pcb70 will resume normal route. Thanks for your patience.
  • Due to technology updates between 8pm TONIGHT and 8am tomorrow there will be restricted access to The Key online portal. Please avoid topping up online during these hours. You will still be able to use all Key cards on our buses as normal. Any questions please give us a call.
  • Due to an RTC on Wolseley Road outbound services #PCB11 #PCB12 #PCB12a #PCB43 #PCB50 #PCB72 are being diverted via Peverell Cherry tree and North Prospect towards St Budeaux. we are sorry for any inconvenience this causes please expect some delays. Service update: Outbound services #PCB11 #PCB12 #PCB12a #PCB43 #PCB50 #PCB72 are now returning to normal working. Sorry for any inconvenience.
  • Wolseley Rd. Outbound roadworks tonight between 1900 and 0600 Friday. #PCB11 #PCB12 #PCB16 #PCB43 #PCB50 will be diverted via Milehouse Rd. Bartholomew Rd. to St Levans Roundabout (Queens House) on to normal route. #PCB33 will follow same diversion to St Levans Road.
  • Customer Experience are closing now. Back tomorrow morning at 8am. Due to the viaduct we do have delays on services of between 5 and 20 minutes this evening. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Drivers are as always doing their best to get you home safely this evening.

 Plymouth City Council


Friday 5 July

First Kernow:

  • Service 102 we are sorry that the 0933 from St Austell to Heligan Gardens and return is not running this morning due to a vehicle breakdown on its way to St Austell. The 1045 from St Austell will be running.
  • Due to an accident, the U2 and L1 are unable to service Clinton Road in Redruth at the moment, if you are intending to catch the bus please make your way to the Railway Station or the Trefusis Arms stop.
  • Due to road works in Lelant T2 / A17 services are running late
  • The traffic delay affecting the U2 in Redruth is now over, and everything is running back to normal.
  • The T1 to Truro From Penzance 18.47 is running 20 minutes late. but it is running

Plymouth Citybus:

  • Good Morning from your Customer Experience Team who are here to help you on 01752 662271. Network update from the control centre at 8am : Running fine with only minor delays in both Plymouth and Cornwall #PCB21A running 12 mins late in Devonport everything else within 5 mins
  • Due to an RTC at Britannia Junction #PCB11 #PCB12 #PCB12A #PCB16 #PCB33 #PCB43 #PCB50 #PCB72 are on diversion outbound via Bartholomew Rd. Sorry for any inconvenience
  • Service update #PCB12 we are sorry but due to an onboard medical emergency the 11am Launceston service is currently stuck at Milehouse and is delayed. Next departure is Midday. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause
  • Service update : All the following services #PCB11 #PCB12 #PCB12A #PCB16 #PCB33 #PCB43 #PCB50 #PCB72 are now returned to normal route outbound. Also the 11am #PCB12 delayed at Milehouse is running with a 25 min delay sorry for the inconvenience.
  • Wolseley Rd. Outbound roadworks tonight between 1900 and 0600 Friday. #PCB11 #PCB12 #PCB16 #PCB43 #PCB50 will be diverted via Milehouse Rd. Bartholomew Rd. to St Levans Roundabout (Queens House) on to normal route. #PCB33 will follow same diversion to St Levans Road

Falcon:

  • Falcon service is currently slow moving on the M5 Northbound due to heavy traffic.

Stagecoach SW

  • #Barnstaple Due to operational issues the 0605 15C service from East The Water will be operating 20 minutes late, sorry for any inconvenience caused.
  • #Barnstaple Delays to services 21 & 21A due to traffic congestion in Braunton, Barnstaple & Bideford. Sorry for any inconvenience

South Hams DC


Catch The Bus Week

  • Did you know… Five billion bus journeys are made annually in Great Britain, with one billion to or from work.
  • Did you know… The introduction of Low Carbon Emission Buses is already saving 55,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions per year and delivering £8 million in health and environmental benefits
  • Did you know… Buses are crucial to maintaining family life. 41% of surveyed passengers said they would spend less time with their family if they did not have access to bus and coach services
  • Did you know… The UK’s 88,683 buses and coaches deliver 5.2 billion passenger journeys amounting to 18.1 billion miles each year.
  • Did you know… Nearly half (47%) of passengers would spend less time with friends if they did not have access to the bus. This rises to 53% among the under 25s.

 


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