Service Changes in Hinckley and Nuneaton

From 4th January 2021

We’re making changes to some of our services around Hinckley and Nuneaton from 4th January 2021. 

Our 65, 66, and 67 services to MIRA Technology Park currently receive grant funding that draws to a close at the end of the year. We have worked with Leicestershire County Council to prioritise resource and maintain key connections in a revised network, both for those working at MIRA Technology Park and for the rural communities we serve.

NEW Service 6/6A | Burbage – Hinckley – Hollycroft – Higham on the Hill – Nuneaton – See new timetable here

  • This NEW service replaces parts of routes 7/7A and 66, operating every hour between Burbage and Nuneaton
  • It will form a coordinated 30 minute frequency with service 7 between Burbage, Hinckley Town Centre, and Hollycroft 
  • Stoke Golding and Higham on the Hill will continue to be served hourly
  • Some journeys will be numbered 6A and will operate via Trent Road; these journeys will not call at Henry Street or Morrison’s
  • The S66 school day journeys will be renumbered S6 with a minor change to times; these journeys will continue to be reserved for school/college children only in line with current government advice

Service 7/7A | Burbage – Hinckley – Hollycroft – St Nicolas Park – Nuneaton – See new timetable here

  • This service will now operate every hour between Burbage and Nuneaton
  • It will form a coordinated 30 minute frequency with new service 6/6A between Burbage, Hinckley Town Centre, and Hollycroft 
  • St Nicolas Park will continue to be served hourly
  • Service 7A through Trent Road will be replaced by new route 6A providing essential journeys; alternatively service 158 operates every 20 minutes along Coventry Road

Service 65 | Tamworth – Atherstone – MIRA Technology Park - Nuneaton

  • There are no changes to the route or timetable of this service
  • Buses will continue to connect MIRA Technology Park with Nuneaton bus and rail stations every hour Monday to Saturday

Service 66 | Hinckley – Higham on the Hill – MIRA Technology Park - Nuneaton

  • This service will be replaced by the new 6/6A – see above
  • The Green in Dadlington will no longer be served, but alternative bus stops are located adjacent to St Martin’s School
  • For MIRA Technology Park, use service 6/6A and connect with service 65 at Nuneaton Bus Station

Service 67 | Hinckley – Hollycroft – MIRA Technology Park – Nuneaton

  • This service has been suspended since March as a result of COVID-19 and will not be reinstated
  • For MIRA Technology Park, use services 6/6A, 7, or 158 and connect with service 65 at Nuneaton Bus Station
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