Bus News

Find below a summary of the latest bus service changes in Cumbria.

The new timetables will be added to the relevant district's page - Allerdale, Barrow, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden, South Lakeland - as soon as they are available.

 

  • >>> Revised timetables during the Christmas and New Year period <<<
  • >>> Road closure between Castle Inn and Keswick - Diversions of X4 and 554 <<<
  • >>>  Boxing Day timetables now available <<<
  • >>> Blueworks 11 and X12 timetables Revised from 11 December <<<
Bus News - service changes table
Change Date Service Number Description of Changes District(s) Affected
OCTOBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
30th 554 Carlisle - Wigton - Castle Inn - Keswick : Road closed between Castle Inn and Keswick for six weeks. Service diverted and temporary shuttle in place for part of route Allerdale / South Lakeland
" X4 Workington - Cockermouth - Castle Inn - Keswick - Penrith : Road closed between Castle Inn and Keswick for six weeks. Service will NOT serve stops between Dubwath and Keswick via Castle Inn and instead run direct via A66. See 554 for temporary shuttle Allerdale / Eden
DECEMBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
11th 11 Barrow - Roa Island - Coast Road - Baycliffe - Ulverston (- Coniston) : Revised timetable come in to operation Barrow / South Lakeland
" X12 Coniston - Torver - Lowick - Spark Bridge - Greenodd - Ulverston (- Barrow) : revised timetable comes into operation South Lakeland
24th - - Normal Sunday service, but most journeys after 18:00 will not operate All
25th -- No Service All
26th -- Barrow : 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 6 : Sunday timetable 08:00 to 18:00 with some extra journeys Barrow
" -- Carlisle : 61 / 61A / 61B / 62 / 67 / 76 : A Sunday service will operate from 08:00 to 18:00 with some extra journeys Carlisle
" 104 Carlisle - High Hesket - Penrith - Whinfell (Center Parcs) : Sunday timetable : 06:00 to 20:00 Carlisle / Eden
" 685 Brampton - Warwick Bridge - Carlisle : Hourly timetable 09:00 to 18:00 : No service East of Brampton Carlisle
" 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Sunday service Allerdale
" X5 Penrith - Keswick - Cockermouth - Workington : Sunday timetable Allerdale / Eden
" - - Central Lakes : 505 / 516 / 555 / 599 : Full Sunday timetable in operation [NB this includes the 599 - not the reduced timetable shown in the Lakes Connections booklet] Allerdale / South Lakeland
" -- West Cumbria 30 / 301 : Sunday timetable 08:00 to 18:00 Alledale / Carlisle / Copeland
" -- Workington : 46B / 47 / 50B : Sunday timetable with some extra journeys 08:00 to 18:00 Allerdale
27-30 -- Normal Service on most routes All
" 597 Windermere Town : Service suspended for Christmas week South Lakeland
" BR3 Low Row - Gilsland - Birdoswald - Banks - Lanercost - Brampton (Wednesdays) : Will not operate on 27th Carlisle
" X95 Carlisle - Longtown - Canonbie - Langholm - Hawick - Selkirk - Galashiels : A SATURDAY timetable will operate (except no late night journey on Wednesday and Thursday) Carlisle
30th - - Normal Sunday service, but most journeys after 18:00 will not operate All
JANUARY 2018 --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
1st 599 Kendal - Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside - Grasmere : An hourly service will operate from 09:00 to 16:55 South Lakeland
" - - Service Suspended for Public Holiday on most routes (except 599 above) All
2nd - - Normal Service resumes : except X95 Carlisle - Galashiels All
" X95 Carlisle - Longtown - Canonbie - Langholm - Hawick - Selkirk - Galashiels : Sunday service on 2nd - normal service resumes on 3rd Carlisle
" 6 Barrow - Dalton - Ulverston - Haverthwaite - Newby Bridge - Windermere : Disruption to the service likely due to a road closure between Newby Bridge and Bowness on Windermere. Look out for details of shuttle bus service Barrow / South Lakeland
MARCH ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
23rd - New Summer 2018 timetable comes into operation for Lake District Services : Look out here in February 2018 for details of changes All

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