Twilight Run 26th July 2019 18:30-21:30pm
Due to the Twilight Run the following the following services are diverted:
Outbound services will departing Tower Ramparts will leave from stand MM. Buses will then use Woodbridge Road, Grimwade Street then buses will go back to normal route.
Inbound services from Fore Street Post Office, will turn onto Star Lane and use Bond Street to Tower Ramparts.
Services 5, 5E, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10
These services are unaffected.
Buses outbound will use Civic Drive, Handford Road, West End Road, then back onto normal route.
Buses inbound after Princes Street Bridge, will use West End Road, Handford Road, Civic Drive then Tower Ramparts.
Outbound buses will depart via Turret Lane from Star Lane, College Street, Grafton Way to the Rail Station.
Inbound buses from the Fire Station will use Grafton Way, Star Lane, then onto the bottom of the Cattle Market.
We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused and thank you for you cooperation.
12th – 18th June 2019 – Road Closures affecting routes 92 & 97
As there are multiply road closures from the 12th – 18th June 2019, please expect delays and plan your journeys accordingly. We are trying our best to run to our normal timetable, but as roads are so heavily disrupted it is very difficult for us to run our normal timetable. The diversions will be as follows:
12th – 16th June 2019 – Road closed from Bourne Bridge to Freston 09:30 – 15:30:
As the road is closed between Freston and Bourn Bridge the below diversion has been put into place.
Service 92 outbound
The bus will continue to follow the normal route as far as Bourne Bridge, the bus will then go onto the A137 and follow up to Brantham Bull. Buses will go through Stutton and Holbrook, it will then follow the normal line of route.
(Passengers for Ipswich will also be picked up on route)
Service 92 inbound
The bus will follow normal route as far as the Brantham Bull, it will then continue along the A137 to Bourne Bridge, the bus will then go back onto normal route.
Service 97 outbound
The bus will follow its normal route to Bourne Bridge, it will then go onto the A137 to Brantham Bull. The bus will then go through to Stutton and Holbrook back to Freston, then back to its normal route.
Service 97 inbound
The bus will be on normal route as far as Freston, it will then go to Holbrook and Stutton. At the Brantham Bull the bus will turn onto the A137, then follow to Bourne Bridge and then return back to its normal route.
13th June 2019
09:30 – 15:30 on the 13th June only: Due to multiple closures from Bourne bridge to Chelmondistan via Woolvestone the following diversion will be in operation:
Service 97 outbound 12th – 16th Diversion
The bus will go as far as Holbrook Compasses and turn into Fishponds Lane, it will then follow the road until the Bakers Arms Harkstead. The bus will turn into Ipswich Road, right into River View road, it will then turn into Church Lane/Lings Lane. It will began normal route in Chelmondistan.
Service 97 inbound
The bus will follow the route as normal as far as Chelmondistan Lings Lane, the bus will then use River View Road, then onto The Street/Holbrook Road, Ipswich Road then back to the 12th -16th diversion from Holbrook Compass, as stated above.
14th – 16th June 2019
As the road from Bourne Bridge to Shotley via Freston, Woolverstone and Chelmondiston is closed from 09:30 – 15:00. The following diversion will be in place:
Outbound will be on 12th – 16th diversion as far as Chelmondistan Lings Lane, the bus will then follow the road until River View Road, then onto The Street, then back in line with the service 98 route.
Service 97 Inbound
The bus will follow our service 98 as far as Harkstead Bakers Arms, onto Ipswich Road. The bus will then go onto River View Road, Lings Lane, then back onto normal the 12th – 16th diversion.
17th – 18th June 2019
Service 97 outbound
Will follow its normal route to Chelmondistan Lings Lane, then River View Road, The Street, then 98 route to the Shotley.
Service 97 inbound
Will follow the 98 route to Bakers Arms, then onto Ipswich Road, River view Road, Lings Lane, then back to normal route.
21st October 2018 – Colchester, High Street Bus Stop change.
On the 21st October 2018 Colchester Town bus centre are having a change with their stop allocations. Buses that normally arrive and depart from Colchester, High Street bus stop GA will depart from bus stop GC.
Great East Run
Sunday 16th September 2018
Services 5, 8, 9, 10, 15 inbound and 15A outbound – Not affected
Access to Depot via West end rd from Saturday pm to Sunday pm.
Morning services diverted until 1225 out bound and 1155 inbound, which will resume normal route.
Diversion outbound; Depart stop MM. right out of TR, Woodbridge rd, Argyle st, St Helens st, Grove Lane, Foxhall rd, Tomline rd, Derby rd, right in to Felixstowe rd, Left into Alan rd, Left in to Nacton rd, Right in to Clapgate lane, follow normal route.
Inbound; From Clapgate lane on to Nacton rd, right into Alan rd, right into Felixstowe rd, left into Derby rd, Left into Tomline rd, Left into Foxhal rd, Grove Lane, St Helens St, Majors corner, TR.
Morning services diverted until 1213 out bound and 1133 inbound, which will resume normal routes.
Diversion outbound; Depart stop MM. right out of TR, Woodbridge rd, Argyle st, St Helens st, Grove Lane, Foxhall rd, Tomline rd, Derby rd, Hatfield rd, left in to Nacton rd, then normal route.
Inbound; Nacton rd, right into Hatfield rd, Derby rd, Left into Tomline rd, Left into Foxhal rd, Grove Lane, St Helens St, Majors corner, TR.
Morning services diverted until: 12 Outbound 1155 from TR, 12 Inbound 1139 from Cambridge Dr, 13 Outbound 1150 from TR, 13 Inbound 1142 from Tesco, which will resume normal routes
Diversion outbound; TR, Civic Drive, Handford rd, Ranelagh rd, Ancaster rd, then normal route.
Inbound; Ancaster rd, Ranelagh rd, Handford rd, Civic drive, St Matthews st, TR.
Outbound. Diverted until 1405 from TR, which will resume normal service.
Diversion; TR, Civic Drive, Handford rd, Ranelagh rd, Burrell rd, then normal route.
Inbound. Diverted until 1435 from TR, which will resume normal service.
Diversion; Maidenhall approach, Luther rd, Belstead rd, Willoughby rd, Ranelagh rd, Handford rd, Civic drive, St Matthews st, TR.