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Service Changes in Leicestershire from 23rd February 2020

Start Date: 23/02/2020


Location: Leicestershire

From 23th February 2020 we will be making some changes to services in Leicestershire.

126/127 Leicester to Loughborough

We're making minor changes to the timetable of this service to improve punctuality during the morning an evening peak periods. There will also be changes to journeys around school times to provide more capacity towards Loughborough in the mornings, as well as better meeting the needs of students at Rawlins Academy, Loughborough College, and DeLisle College.

There will be changes to journeys serving the Rothley Lodge development following feedback from employers on the timetable currently operating.  Journeys from Loughborough to Rothley Lodge will be approximately 15 mins earlier than present, with those returning to Loughborough approx. 15 mins later.

You can view the new timetable here.

153 Leicester to Market Bosworth/158 Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton

We're improving these services to make it even easier getting to work at Poundstretcher near Desford.  An additional journey of service 153 will depart Leicester St Margaret's Bus Station at 0515 Monday to Friday, calling outside Poundstretcher at 0542; in the evenings a journey of service 158 will divert via Desford Crossroads to call at Poundstretcher at 2214 before rejoining the usual route at The Red Cow and continuing into Leicester City Centre.

You can view the new timetable here.

158 Leicester - Hinckley - Nuneaton

The last outbound journey of service 158 is extended beyond Braunstone X-Roads to New Lubbesthorpe on Monday to Saturday evenings, terminating on Beggars Lane at the junction of Tay Road. 

You can view the new timetable here.

X5 Leicester - Melton Mowbray (calling at Long Field Academy)

There is a change to the morning journey serving Long Field Academy.  The 0720 departure from Leicester Haymarket Bus Station will now be numbered X5 and will call at Long Field Academy at 0823 on schooldays.

The 0740 departure from Leicester will now run as 5A and operate via Asfordby at 0826, arriving at Melton Windsor Street for 0837.

In the afternoons the 1524 X5 from Wilton Road will no longer call there on school days.  Customers travelling to Leicester are advised to board this journey at Burton Street (Crown Inn) at 1517.

You can view the new timetable here.

Services affected

126
152, 153
158
5, 5A, X5

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