We’re making changes to buses in your area from 12th AprilWe’re making changes to buses in your area from 12th April, as restrictions start to lift and the government’s roadmap out of lockdown comes into effect. Go to our Latest Timetable Information page for more info.

Closure of Main Street in Thornton

From 15th March 2021

Main Street in Thornton will be closed in both directions from Monday 15th to Friday 19th March 2021 to allow Cadent Gas and Contractors to undertake new gas installations.

During this time, service 26 will be unable to serve Main Street in Thornton (from Reservoir Road), Bagworth Lane and Botcheston.

Service 26 towards Coalville will divert from Botcheston Road, via Markfield Lane, Thornton Lane, Reservoir Road, Merry Lees Road, Heath Lane continuing to Main Street Bagworth before returning to the normal route.

The diversion will be reversed towards Leicester.

Your nearest bus stops for passengers boarding in Botcheston can be found on Botcheston Road where temporary bus stops will be in place. Passengers boarding in Thornton can find bus stops at Thornton Service Station for Leicester, and on the opposite side of the road for Coalville.

See a map of the diversion below.

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