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Changes to Services from 1st September 2019

2 weeks ago Wed 31st Jul 2019

From Sunday 1st September, we're making changes to some of our services, including:

  • Launching new NCT 50 to Daleside Road, Colwick Industrial Estate and Victoria Retail Park every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes
  • Extending Lilac 25 to Arnold on Monday to Saturday evenings
  • Doubling Pink 30 to operate every 30 minutes on Sunday daytimes
  • Red 44 becoming the Racecourse Park & Ride bus to the City Centre
  • Pathfinder 100 changing colour to Lilac, with newer buses and new number 26
  • NightBus service for Netherfield Centre introduced at the weekends
  • Revising timetables on some services, using our historic real time tracking data to reflect traffic conditions, to improve reliability

PDFs of the new timetables are shown below. Full stop-by-stop timetables are also uploaded. Head to Routes and Timetables then select the Preview the Upcoming Changes button.

South Notts 1, 1A, 1B

Buses through Clifton towards Loughborough are re-timed to run slightly earlier.  

On Mondays to Fridays, some morning buses in both directions are re-timed to better reflect traffic conditions, including:

  • The 07:30 from Nottingham to East Leake Academy is retimed from Wilford Green onwards, with the bus retimed to run up to 10 minutes earlier.
  • The 07:55 from Nottingham (1A) to Clifton is retimed to run up to 3 minutes earlier.
  • The 08:40 from Loughborough and 09:45 from Nottingham are re-timed to run 5 minutes earlier throughout.

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Some Outer Area fares will also increase. Click here for more details.

Green 10, 10C, 10X

Revised timetable on all days, with buses between Ruddington and Greythorn Drive Top towards City retimed slightly earlier.

On weekdays, buses to/from Ruddington Fields Business Park are re-timed to improve reliability. The existing 07:20 from City is replaced by a new journey at 07:09, designed to ensure arrivals on to the Business Park for people starting at 8am. The existing 07:20 bus will instead operate as a 10 to Ruddington Village. 

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Brown 17

In Bulwell, buses towards City will change stop at Duke Street and use the second stop (coded BUT1).

Lilac 24, 25, 27

Revised timetable on all days to improve reliability.

Lilac 25 is extended from Mapperley to Arnold on Monday to Saturday evenings, running every 30 minutes until approx. 22:30. An additional Lilac 27 is introduced from City on Monday to Saturday evenings at 23:32.

At The Vale, buses towards Arnold will additionally use the stop on Mansfield Road outside Kwik-Fit.

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Pink 28

The 15:35 from Trinity School to City on Schooldays will now operate with 1 double deck bus only.

Pink 30

Sunday daytime buses doubled to run every 30 minutes.

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Orange 34 

Revised weekday morning timetable towards University Park Campus during term time to provide additional capacity for the core arrival time on campus of 9am.

Red 43

Revised timetable on all days to improve reliability.

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Red 44, 44A

Revised timetable on all days to improve reliability. On Mondays to Saturdays, the early evening frequency is improved from City with buses every 15 minutes until approx. 20:00 and a later 23:30 journey from City introduced too. Earlier Saturday morning buses towards City are also introduced.

Red 44 becomes the main Park & Ride bus from Racecourse to the City Centre, offering buses every 10 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes (replacing Ecolink). Park & Ride customers can now benefit from all NCT fares, tickets and passes being available, including all day tickets, Easyrider and Grouprider.

Netherfield Centre will now be served by NightBus N26 (currently numbered N100), which is re-routed to serve Chaworth Road, Meadow Road, Netherfield and Manor Road.

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Navy 49/X

New Sunday journeys are introduced, funded by Boots, from City at 08:03 to Boots Site and 17:18 from Boots Site to City. On Saturdays, the 17:13 from Boots Site is retimed to operate 5 minutes later.

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Service 50

New service 50 provides a Monday to Saturday daytime service, every 30 minutes, between City and Victoria Retail Park, via Lady Bay Retail Park, Daleside Road, East Point Retail Park, Racecourse and Colwick Industrial Estate.

Service 50 replaces the current City Council funded Ecolink service, which will no longer operate.

All NCT fares, tickets and passes will be available, including all day tickets, Easyrider and Grouprider.

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Grey 54

In Clifton, times from stops between Lark Hall and Green Lane are revised to run slightly earlier.

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Lime 56, 57

An additional stop is introduced for buses towards City on Thackeray’s Lane. Buses will now use the stop near Knighton Road (which is the stop currently only used by Lilac 25 to Arnold).

On Mondays to Fridays, the 15:57 and 16:57 from Plains Estate to City will now operate as 57X direct via Arno Vale Road and won’t serve Whitby Crescent or Somersby Road.

On Schooldays, the 15:24 from Newcombe Drive is retimed to depart at 15:15 and will operate as a 57X direct via Arno Vale Road and won’t serve Whitby Crescent or Somersby Road.

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Lime 59

An additional stop is introduced for buses towards City on Thackeray’s Lane. Buses will now use the stop near Knighton Road (which is the stop currently only used by Lilac 25 to Arnold).

Yellow 69, 69A

In Bulwell, buses towards Snape Wood will change stop at Duke Street and use the second stop (coded BUT1).

Pathfinder 100, N100

Newer buses, new number and a new colour are introduced as Pathfinder becomes Lilac 26.

The timetable remains largely unchanged, except for the first two buses from Southwell on weekdays operating slightly earlier. The 09:40 from Norwood Gardens on weekdays is retimed to run 5 minutes earlier.

In the City Centre, the Victoria Centre drop off stop will move from outside Lloyds Bank to the stop near the bottom of George Street, coded V5, so it is consistent with all other services that enter the service via Hockley.

NightBus N100 is renumbered N26 and will be re-routed to serve Netherfield Centre, Manor Road and Burton Road towards Southwell, instead of using Colwick Loop Road. Day Return tickets purchased towards Nottingham will now be valid on the N26 from Nottingham.

Existing Lilac 26, 26C buses are renumbered 26A.

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Some Outer Area fares will also increase. Click here for more details.

School bus A1

In Bulwell, buses towards Snape Wood will change stop at Duke Street and use the second stop (coded BUT1).

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1 week ago 12th Aug

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