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There will be a number of changes to services 85, 685 and X85 from Sunday 31st August 2014.

There will be a number of changes to services 85, 685 and X85 from Sunday 31st August 2014:

  • Earlier Monday to Friday morning journey from Newcastle, Hexham, Haydon Bridge and Haltwhistle to Carlisle, arriving there for 0800
  • Monday to Friday morning peak buses to Carlisle retimed to improve punctuality and offer more convenient arrivals for commuters
  • Extra mid-morning bus from Carlisle, Brampton, Haltwhistle and Haydon Bridge to Newcastle, arriving in the city for 1030
  • More fast buses between Newcastle, Corbridge and Hexham at peak commuter times, following customers’ requests
  • Better value fares between Brampton, Warwick Bridge and Carlisle, including a brand new Routesaver ticket valid on all buses
  • New service 185 providing regular all-year round links from Carlisle, Brampton and Haltwhistle to Greenhead, Longbyre, Low Row, Gilsland and Hadrian’s Wall at Walltown
  • Unfortunately, the service 85 journeys at 0757 from Hexham to Newcastle, and at 0835 and 1710 from Newcastle to Hexham are withdrawn due to low usage.

Services affected

685, X85

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