Service changes in Leicester from 4 November 2017
Start Date: 17/10/2017
We're making changes to services in the Leicester area from 4 November 2017.
5/5A - Leicester to Melton Mowbray
Minor changes to improve timings with the timetable reflecting the amount of traffic at different times of day.
The route around Melton Mowbray town is revised to give residents a direct service to Leicester. Buses will operate a loop of Leicester Road, Edendale Road, Valley Road, Dalby Road, Queensway, Norfolk Drive and Burton Road.
Certain Monday to Friday peak hour journeys will be numbered X5 and operate from Melton Mowbray (Wilton Road) via the A607 to Leicester, omitting Asfordby.
6 - Leicester to Thurmaston
There are changes to this service to simplify this route and improve punctuality.
We will no longer serve Lonsdale Road and Ferndale Road, instead we will use Humberstone Lane.
The route beyond Thurmaston Asda is withdrawn due to low passenger numbers; Syston continues to be served by services 5/5A every 10 minutes.
14 - Leicester to New Parks & Braunstone Frith
We’re adding extra journeys to your service 14 on Monday to Saturday evenings, as well as a brand new Sunday service.
127 - Leicester to Loughborough and Shepshed
There are minor changes to this service to improve timings with the timetable reflecting the amount of traffic at different times of day.
Buses will continue to operate every 12 minutes Monday to Friday during peak hours, and every 15 minutes off-peak and on Saturdays.
An afternoon journey will start from outside Rawlins Academy on schooldays making it easier for children to board the service at the end of the day.
X3 - Leicester to Market Harborough
There are changes to the timetable of this service to improve punctuality, with the timetable reflecting the amount of traffic at different times of day.
There are changes to some early morning and later evening journeys, with buses that previously finished in Kibworth either terminating in Market Harborough or continuing through to Leicester.
There are changes to the times of buses serving the High Street and Barnards Way areas of Kibworth Beauchamp to avoid buses having to pass on Fleckney Road.
16 - Coalville to Loughborough
The 1740 and 1840 departures from Coalville will depart at 1750 and 1850 and operate ten minutes later throughout.
27 - Leicester to Ratby
The 0732 departure from Leicester is re-timed to 0725 to coordinate with other services along Groby Road to County Hall.
49 - Leicester to Fleckney
The terminus in Fleckney will move round the corner from Saddington Road to Manor Road.
52 - Leicester to Meridian & Thorpe Astley
An additional journey from Leicester to Meridian and Thorpe Astley will operate at 0640 Mon- Fri.
The 0905 departure from Leicester is re-timed to operate at 0840 arriving at Meridian for 0900, making it easier to get to work around Centurion Way.
53 - Leicester to Thurnby Lodge
There are minor changes to the timetable to improve punctuality.
55 - Leicester to Scraptoft
There is a minor change to this service, with buses now waiting time at Church Hill in Scraptoft.
58/58A - Leicester to Hamilton
There are additional early morning journeys from Hamilton to Leicester at 0603 (58A) and 0620 (58).
84 - Leicester to Lutterworth
The 1545 Mon-Fri journey from Leicester will depart at 1550 and oeprate 5 minutes later throughout.
85 - Leicester to Counteshorpe & South Wigston
The 1448 M-F journey from South Wigston will wait 5 minues at Countesthorpe Leysland Community College to allow students to board, departing 1506 and running 5 minutes later for the rest of the journey.
104 - Leicester to Fosse Park
There are minor changes to this service to improve punctuality. The service will operate up to every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday, and every 30 minutes on Sundays.