Bus Service Updates & Disruption Notifications

At Arriva, we pride ourselves in giving our customers the most current information on routes and services. You can rest assured we'll let you know as soon as something changes, so you can plan your bus journey accordingly.

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Dalesbus returns to 2024!

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Dalesbus is back for 2024! In partnership with Dalesbus Community Interest Company, we once again connect the Tees Valley area with the picturesque Yorkshire Dales. - From May 5th to October 20th - Adult single fares capped at £2! Plan your journey https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/latest-news/dalesbus

Winterfield Lane

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Winterfield lane will be closed until the 4th October 2024. During this time we will be unable to serve Clare Park, East Malling. Services will operate direct along London Road.

Roadworks in Rhostyllen

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Due to major delays on all of our services, due to these roadworks a diversion has been put in place on Services 2, 2A, 2C, 3, 4A, 4C, 5 and 5C Full info and diversion routes: https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/latest-news/roadworks-in-rhostyllen-june-24

Temporary diversion Hanover St extended

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From Fri 28 June and every subsequent until Sun 28 July, all Arriva services will be diverted away from Hanover St on selected dates and times. Full info and diversion routes: https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/hanover-june24

Outbound2/2A - Diversion due to Spider Island Works

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Due to planned works on Spider Island, service 2/2A outbound will divert via Nightingale Rd & Osmaston Park Rd between 0800-1630 until 8 August. During this time we will be unable to serve Nightingale Rd, Waverley St, Campbell St, Ascot Drive South & Peveril St stops.

Liverpool ONE Bus Station - Stand Closures

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All services that usually terminate at stand 6 will now terminate at a temporary stop on Strand Street, prior to Liverpool ONE Bus Station. Full info: https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-updates/liverpool-one-bus-station-stand-closures/

Busway closure

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Between 8 – 29 July, the Busway will be closed in both directions from New Bedford Road to Chaul End Lane, due to maintenance work. Services A, Z, F70 & F77 will be diverted via Hatters Way.

Melton Road, Syston closure

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Between 22-25 July Melton Road, Syston will be closed. Services 5 & 5A will be unbale to serve Melton Road, Syston from the junctions of Goode’s Lane to Barkby Road. Your nearest bus stops can be found at Syston Health Centre & Wellington Street.

Service 28 Ratby Road, Groby

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Flood defence works will take place in Groby from 23 July till early October. Service 28 will be unable to serve Ratby Road and Leicester Road from the junctions of Pymm Ley Ln & Martinshaw Ln Groby. Your nearest bus stops can be found at Groby Library & Oaktree close.

Service 5,5A,6,6A

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Road closure: Melton Road, Leicester 5,5A,6,6A are affected. Phase 1: 22 - 31 July Checketts Rd to Loughborough Rd nearest bus stops Belgrave Rd & Marfitt St. Phase 2: 1 - 4 Aug buses will divert via Catherine St & Marfitt St nearest bus stops Belgrave Circle & Marfitt St.

Service 8 and 9 - Hillside Road (Huyton)

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Hillside Road will be closed from Wednesday 10 July 2024 for approximately 2 weeks. Full info and diversion routes: https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-updates/hillside-road-(huyton)/

Loughborough Rd, Mountsorrel closure

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Leicestershire County Council have granted a road closure at Loughborough Rd, Mountsorrel from 15 July to allow Power On to supply to Broadnook Village. Services will divert via Leicester Road, Mountsorrel, A6 & Granite Way until mid-August. Bus stops will be served on diversion

Closure of Peelers Way

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From 16 - 29 July, Peelers Way will be closed. Tamworth service 8 rwill divert through Fazeley before getting back on route at Park Farm Road. We won’t be able to serve any stops on Peelers Way.

Service 322 - High Street

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From 23rd July – 30th July: Service 322 cannot serve The High Street via Joan of Arc School due to resurfacing. Services are diverting via the A414 to the Train Station.

Road works on High Street North junction of Houghton Road, Dunstable

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Services F70 & F77 are currently experiencing delays due to roadworks on High Street North junction of Houghton Road, Dunstable.

Stoke Road Hinckley closed for 3 days

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Stoke Road, Hinckley, will be closed from 22-24 July between the junction with Hollycroft & A47. Service 7A will divert via the A47 Normandy Way in both directions. Nearest bus stop can be found at Greenfinch Road.

Kids under 11 go free this summer with a fare paying adult

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Kids aged 11 and under go free with Arriva when travelling with a fare paying adult. For full details visit https://bit.ly/469jsRx

Service 322 diversion

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Due to emergency gasworks, Barton Way will be closed until 2 August, meaning service 322 will divert via Baldwins Lane and The Green back to the Sportsman PH.

Service 414

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Service 414 will be unable to serve Horton Kirby between 22-25 July due to electrical works on Horton Road. The nearest alternative stop will be East Hill/Jolley Miller.

Service 483/482 - Kings Farm

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We'll be unable to serve a portion of Kings Farm due to major gas works from 22/07 - 30/09. After Hawkins Ave we will be diverting back down Whitehill Rd to Echo Sq. Nearest alternative stops are Hawkins Ave and Echo Sq. A temporary stop will be on Whitehill Rd near Echo Sq.

Service 54, 54A and 63 - South Parade (Crosby)

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South Parade will be closed between Brownmoor Lane and Hazel Grove from Monday 22 July 2024 for approximately 9 days. Full info and diversion routes: https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-updates/south-parade-(crosby)/

Road Closure Neasham Road Darlington

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Due to a road closure on Neasham Road between Geneva Road and Brankin Road between 24 July and 28 July inclusive services 13A and 13B will divert and be unable to serve stops at Geneva Road Roundabout and on Brankin Road

Service 127 Cossington Lane Rothley

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From Monday 1 July Cossington Lane, Rothley will close for ongoing works for the Broadnook Garden Village development. Service 127 towards Leicester will divert via Loughborough Road & new A6 roundabout until works are completed. Your nearest bus stop can be found at Woodcock Farm Shop.

Road Closure – Chell Road 19:30hrs – 06:00hrs Daily

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Chell Road will close daily from 18 July – 30 August between 1930 – 0600 for resurfacing works. Service 5e will terminate and depart from the Stafford Railway Station stops during the closure period.

Newbiggin Seacrest Road Closure – Service 35 and X21 from 21st July

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Due a closure of Newbiggin Seacrest Road by Northumberland County Council, services will be unable to serve this section of route for upto 6 weeks from 21st July. Passengers for service 35/X21 should use stops at the Sports Centre.

Service 44 - Meols Cop Road (Southport)

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Meols Cop Road will be closed between Argameols Close and Kew roundabout from Tuesday 23 July 2024 for approximately 4 days, between 0900 and 1600 each day. Full info and diversion routes: https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-updates/meols-cop-road-(southport)/

X4 - Delays

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Service X4, is experiencing some short delays due to holiday congestion and road works.

Service 310- Dodds Lane (Maghull)

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On Monday 22nd July 2024 until Tuesday 27th August 2024, Dodds Lane will be closed in both directions from the junction of Kenyons Lane to the junction of Moss Lane Service 310 will divert via Deyes Lane, School Lane and Park Lane. Not serving Moss Lane and Dodds Lane.

Old Road, Leighton Buzzard closed

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Old Road closed service F70 & F77 diverted via Station Road.

Road Closure – Station Road, Oakengates

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From Monday 22 July until Sunday 11 August 2024, Station Road (Oakengates) will be closed. Services 4, 5, 5a, 5e, 6, 99a and 99c will be diverted. Full details visit https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/latest-news/station-road-oakengates-july-24

Walderslade Road Closure

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Until 1st September – Walderslade Rd will be closed. During this time the following diversion will be in place: Walderslade bound: Chatham bus Stn, Chatham rail, Best Street, Luton Rd, Street End Rd, Churchill Ave, Poachers Pocket then normal line of route to Walderslade Village Chatham bound: Nor

Hoo Road Closure

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Until 1st Sep – Hoo Road will be closed due to Gas works. During this time the following diversions will be in place: Towards Grain - Normal line of route to Chattenden, Penninsula way, Bells Lane, Knights Rd, Serving St Johns, left on to Bells Lane, normal line of route to Grain Towards Chatham -

Service 3 and 3A - Minstead Avenue (Kirkby)

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Minstead Avenue, Kirkby will be closed in both directions from the junction of Westhead Avenue to the junction of Quarryside Drive Avenue on Tuesday 23rd July 2024. Full info and diversion routes: https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-updates/minstead-avenue-(kirkby)/

Bennetts End Road closure

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From 30th July – 2nd August (9.30am-4pm)- Service 2 will not be able to serve Bennetts End Terminus. Instead they will be stopping at Howe Road at a Temporary stop then returning down Leys Road to pick up normal line of route along Lawn Lane.

Pepperhill Bridge Closure

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Until 5th August - Pepperhill Bridge will be closed - due to this we will be diverting up and down the A2. Unfortunately this is likely to cause delays for our Service 489.

Nicholson House Stop

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Service 2 will not be serving Nicholson House bus stop for the rest of the week due to gas works. These works will move over the next 20 weeks so please watch for service disruption updates over the coming weeks.

Queensway - Collage Drive

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From 29th July - 2nd August: Service F70 & F77 will be diverted via Queensway, Collage Drive, Busway, Blackburn Road, Townsend Farm Road, Houghton Road & pick up normal line of route from High Street North.

Oadby Food Festival

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Due to the Oadby Food Festival on Saturday 27th July, services 31 &31A will not serve The Parade & Chestnut Ave. The Nearest stops can be found on Brabazon Rd, Wigston Rd & London Rd.

The Parade, Oadby

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The Parade, Oadby, will be closed 8am Mon 29th July until 4pm Thurs 1st August. Buses will divert via Brabazon Rd & Chestnut Ave & will not serve Epic Accessories. Nearest stops can be found at Brabazon Rd near to Seagrave Dr & Chestnut Ave.

Smorrall Lane, Bedworth

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Smorrall Lane, Bedworth, will be closed Mon 29th July until Thurs 1st Aug 9.30am - 3.30pm each day. During this time Services 79 & 79A will divert via Dark Lane & Goodyer's End Lane. Nearest stops can be found on Goodyer's End Lane & Dark Lane.

Service 79, 166 and 188 - Gerrards Lane (Halewood)

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Gerrards Lane (Halewood) will be closed from 24/7 until 1/9/24 between Wood Ln & Foxhill Ln. Services on divert from 22/7. Free shuttle will run MF mornings/evenings & Sundays between Wood Ln and Belle Vale . https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-updates/gerrards-lane-(halewood)/

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