Road closures in Thornton affecting service 26
From 11th June 2021
On Friday 11th June between the hours of 9am and 3pm, Leicestershire County Council have granted a road closure to allow Cadent Gas 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 and Heath Lane continuing to Main Street in Bagworth and onto 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.