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Latest Service Announcements & News

Last Updated: Thursday 14th December 2017 @ 13:26

 

 

Christmas Bus Services 2017:

 

 

 

606 Service Disruption From Monday 27th November until Friday 22nd December 2017:

 

Passengers are advised that Pennylands Bank, Broadway will closed for 20 days to allow for highway repairs to be undertaken for Worcestershire County Council.

 

During this period we shall not be able to serve the following bus stops:

B4632 Station Road, Broadway (Caravan Park) in both directions.

B4632 Station Road, Broadway (Football Ground) in both directions.

 

From Cheltenham Towards Broadway Diversionary Route:

This service will travel to Leadon’s Park, Childswickham via the normal route where it will turn around within the park and travel back along the Childswickham Road towards B4632 Cheltenham Road. The service will then turn left onto the B4632 Cheltenham Road towards Broadway before turning right onto the B4632 Station Road to Broadway.

 

From Broadway Towards Cheltenham Diversionary Route:

This service will travel from the High Street, Broadway (opposite the Lygon Arms) before turning left onto B4632 Cheltenham Road then right into Childswickham Road to Leadon’s Park, Childswickham. The service will then turn around within the park and travel back along the Childswickham Road towards B4632 Cheltenham Road. The service will then turn right onto the B4632 Cheltenham Road towards Toddington.

 

 

606 Service Disruption From 2nd January 2018 Until 16th February 2018:

 

Passengers are advised that Station Road, Broadway will closed to allow for bridge repairs to be undertaken during this period.

 

 

During this period we shall not be able to serve the following bus stops:

B4632 Station Road, Broadway (Caravan Park) in both directions.

B4632 Station Road, Broadway (Football Ground) in both directions.

 

 

Diversionary Route From Cheltenham Towards Broadway:

This service will travel to Leadon’s Park, Childswickham via the normal route where it will turn around within the park and travel back along the Childswickham Road towards B4632 Cheltenham Road. The service will then turn left onto the B4632 Cheltenham Road towards Broadway before turning right onto the B4632 Station Road to Broadway.

 

 

Diversionary Route From Broadway Towards Cheltenham:

This service will travel from the High Street, Broadway (opposite the Lygon Arms) before turning left onto B4632 Cheltenham Road then right into Childswickham Road to Leadon’s Park, Childswickham. The service will then turn around within the park and travel back along the Childswickham Road towards B4632 Cheltenham Road. The service will then turn right onto the B4632 Cheltenham Road towards Toddington.

 

 

W1 & W2 Service Disruption From Tuesday 2nd January 2018 For Approximately 6 - 8 Weeks:

 

We are sorry to advise the road between Gotherington & Gretton will be closed from 2nd January 2018 for approximately 6 – 8 weeks to allow for repairs & repainting work to be carried out on the GWSR bridge. During this period we are unable to serve the following bus stops:

 

Gretton Road (Manor Lane), Gotherington - Your nearest stop is located at Cleeve Road (Village Stores).

Gretton Road (The Lawns/Primary School), Gotherington - Your nearest stop is located at Cleeve Road (Village Stores).

Gretton Road (War Memorial), Gotherington - Your nearest stop is located at Cleeve Road (Village Stores).

Sunrise Avenue (Vale Road) - Your nearest stop is located at Gotherington Lane (Hardy Road).

Sunrise Avenue (Homelands Park) - Your nearest stop is located at Gotherington Lane (Hardy Road).

A435 Evesham Road (Gotherington Cross), Gotherington - Your nearest stop is located at Malleson Road (The Shutters).

A435 Evesham Road (Farmers Arms), Bishops Cleeve - Your nearest stop is located at Malleson Road (The Shutters) or Gotherington Lane (Hardy Road).

 

These services will be diverted in both directions via Gotherington Lane, A435 Evesham Road, B4077 Stow Road & Gretton Fields. No bus stops will be in operation along the diversion route.

 

Passengers are advised to allow extra travelling times as some minor delays are possible during this period.

 

We would like to apologise for any in convince that maybe experienced, albeit out of our control.

 

 

M18 Service Changes With Effect From Wednesday 3rd January 2018:

 

Pupils are advised from that from Wednesday 3rd January 2018, we are making some minor time and route changes to our M18 service, so that we can improve reliability and punctuality. New stops have been added in Woodmancote (Britannia Way & Station Road) and Bishops Cleeve (Linworth Road).

 

 

 

M18 Service Disruption From Wednesday 3rd January 2018 For Approximately 6 - 8 Weeks:

 

We are sorry to advise the road between Gotherington & Gretton will be closed from 2nd January 2018 for approximately 6 – 8 weeks to allow for repairs & repainting work to be carried out on the GWSR bridge. During this period we are unable to serve the following bus stops:

 

Sunrise Avenue (Homelands Park) - Your nearest stop is located at Gotherington Lane (Hardy Road).

Gretton Road (War Memorial), Gotherington - Your nearest stop is located at Cleeve Road (Village Stores).

Gretton Road (Manor Lane), Gotherington - Your nearest stop is located at Cleeve Road (Village Stores).

 

These services will be diverted in both directions via Gotherington Lane, A435 Evesham Road, B4077 Stow Road & Gretton Fields. No bus stops will be in operation along the diversion route.

 

We would like to apologise for any in convince that maybe experienced, albeit out of our control.

 

 

Change Of Travel Shop Saturday Opening Hours:

Please note that in 2018 the Travel Shop opening times on Saturday will be changing. Starting on Saturday 6th January, the new opening hours will be 09.30am - 1.30pm.

 

 

Marchants Excursions & Holidays Change Of Pick Up Point In Gloucester City Centre:

 

Owing to the re-development of the Gloucester Bus Station, we are no longer able to serve the bus stop outside Lister Buildings (Kaspa's Desserts), Station Road, Gloucester.

 

From Thursday 10th August and until the beginning of 2018 the collection/drop off point for Gloucester will be temporarily moved. The new collection point will be on Bruton Way, in the layby outside the Old Courts building (Carriage Building/Railway House). This is located after the lights at the junction of London Road, Black Dog Way & Bruton Way and before the traffic lights by the Train Station.

 

      

 

For live service information & weather related travel updates* for all our bus services including schools throughout Cheltenham, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Winchcombe & the North Cotswolds: 

                                           

 

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*Live service information is available Monday - Friday between 9am & 5pm

 

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