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Bus service updates

 

Service 154 – Service Change

26th January 2020

Further information

 

 

Service disruption

See below for known bus service disruption in Leicester and Leicestershire.

  • Live service updates are provided throughout the day via various social media platforms by commercial operators.

 

Service 154

Operated by Centrebus, Support by Leicestershire County Council

 

 Service Disruption 

Passengers are advised that Brand Lane in Woodhouse Eaves will be closed from Tuesday 7th January 2020 for up to 5 weeks. This is to allow Leicestershire County Council to undertake structural repair works.

During this time, Service 154 will follow a diversion route via Swithland Road, Joe Moores Lane and Maplewell Road and will not be able to serve Brand Lane or Church Hill, Woodhouse Eaves.

Passengers are advised that Service 154 will continue to serve bus stops on Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves. 

Alternatively, temporary stops are located on Main Street, Swithland, close to the junction with Swithland Road.

 Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused to passengers.

For further information please call the helpline on 0116 3050002.

 

Service 153

Operated by Arriva

 

Service Disruption 

Passengers are advised that Kirby Lane will be closed at the intersection with Hinckley Road from Monday 20th January until Monday February 10th 2020. This is to allow works to be undertaken for a new Tesco Express development on Hinckley Road, Leicester Forest East.

During this time, Service 153 will follow a diversion route via Ratby Lane and Main Street, and will not be able to serve its usual route of Hinckley Road, Kirby Lane and Station Road.

Passengers are advised to use alternative services, serving Hinckley Road, Leicester Forest East. A temporary stops is located on Ratby Lane opposite the Meynells Gorse Park and Ride site.

 

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused to passengers.

For further information please call the helpline on 0116 3050002.

 

Leicester Road – Market Harborough

 

Service Disruption 

Passengers are advised that Leicester Road, Market Harborough be closed from Saturday 18th January 2020 for up to 9 days. This is to allow Leicestershire County Council to undertake carriageway patching works.

During this time, Centrebus 33, 44, Arriva X3 and Stagecoach X7 services will be operating to diversion routes.

Passengers are advised to check operator websites for further information and service updates.

https://www.centrebus.info/

https://www.stagecoachbus.com/

https://www.arrivabus.co.uk/Midlands 

Leicestershire County Council apologises for any inconvenience caused to passengers.

For further information please call the helpline on 0116 3050002.

 

Scheduled bus updates

See below for changes to bus services in Leicester and Leicestershire.

Service Change date Changes
Centrebus 23/25 21/12/2019 New services following PTPS – Melton Mowbray to Stathern & Bottesford
Centrebus 100

21/12/2019

New service following PTPS between Syston and Melton Mowbray

Paul S Winson X26

06/01/2020

15:42 departure from Loughborough to Rothley and return to 15:57. 17:26 journey to 17:12. The 16:42 journey from Loughborough to Rothley and return has been removed due to traffic problems.

Centrebus 154

26/01/2020

Restore the previously withdrawn journeys on service 154.

To improve reliability there will be a change to the timetable and some journeys will omit Station Road & Reservoir Road in Cropston.

For information about the changes to the Melton Mowbray bus services please click here.

For the latest timetable information please visit Traveline.

 

 

Centrebus 154 – Service Changes

 

Following discussions with Centrebus, Leicestershire County Council has reached agreement to allow the service to continue to operate hourly (Monday to Saturday) with a revised timetable in operation from 26 January 2020.

There will be a minor change, which will see some off-peak journeys not serving Station Road and Reservoir Road in Cropston in order to improve reliability on the service.

An updated timetable is attached here.

This arrangement will ensure that the service continues to operate without interruption on 26th January 2020. The service will be reviewed as part of Leicestershire County Council’s Passenger Transport Policy and Strategy (PTPS). More information about the PTPS can be found in the section below.

Notices will be placed at stops along the route to advise passengers about the continuation of this service

If you have any questions regarding this notice, please contact Leicestershire County Council Customer Services on 0116 305 0002 or email ChooseHowYouMove@leics.gov.uk

 

 

Leicestershire County Council Passenger Transport Policy and Strategy

Following a period of consultation, Leicestershire County Council has adopted its Passenger Transport Policy and Strategy (PTPS) to ensure its passenger transport provision is fit for purpose and cost-effective. These documents enable the County Council to review all of the bus services it financially supports and to assess the case for continued support against the Strategy scoring system.

Passenger Transport Policy (PDF, 408 KB)

Passenger Transport Strategy (PDF, 556 KB)

The review of services is well underway and once complete, we will undertake engagement activities with the communities that are affected.
In the meantime, please send any queries via our PTPS@leics.gov.uk mailbox or call 0116 305 0002

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