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Changes to bus services

Bus companies can make changes to their services by giving six weeks’ notice to the traffic commissioner and the council. Under certain circumstances, the traffic commissioner can give permission for changes at shorter notice.

Full details of all bus timetables are available on the Traveline website.

Lyde Green Park and Ride

Lyde Green Park & Ride site is located off the A4174 Rosary Roundabout on Willowherb Road. Parking is free and cycle racks available. Bus stops are situated on Willowherb Road outside the site in both directions. Metrobus route M3 and bus services 86 and 462 serve these stops towards Bristol City Centre, Science Park, Kingswood and Yate.

Summary of forthcoming bus service changes in South Gloucestershire

Service Change 28 April 2019

Service 1 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Brentry – Bristol Centre – Broomhill) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 2 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Southmead – Bristol Centre – Stockwood) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 3 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Shirehampton – Avonmouth – Henbury – Cribbs Causeway) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 4 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Shirehampton – Henbury – Cribbs Causeway) introduction of additional journeys during the afternoon peak Monday to Friday, timetable amended on other days of operation but frequencies remain the same. No change to route.

Service 6 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Lawrence Hill – Soundwell – Kingswood) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 7 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Lawrence Hill – New Cheltenham – Staple Hill/Mangotsfield) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 7XP Severn Express – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Cribbs Causeway – Chepstow – Newport) Sunday and Public Holiday timetable is revised and will consist of four journeys in each direction between Bristol and Chepstow only. Timetable amended on other days but frequencies remain the same. No change to route.

Service 35 & 35A – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Wick – Marshfield) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route. Double decker vehicles will be allocated to some journeys to provide additional capacity.

Service 37 – Coachstyle (Hullavington – Malmesbury – Marshfield – Bath) change of the Bath terminus from Grand Parade to Bath, Abbey. No change to timetable.

Service 42 & 42A – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Oldland Common – Bitton) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 43 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – Kingswood – Warmley – Cadbury Heath) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 48 – First (Emersons Green – Downend – Fishponds – Bristol Centre) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 48A – First (UWE Frenchay Campus – Blackberry Hill – Fishponds – Bristol Centre) frequency of buses off peak Monday to Friday is reduced from every 10 minutes to every 20 minutes to reflect lower demand to/from UWE Frenchay campus. No change to route.

Service 49 – First Bus (Emersons Green – Mangotsfield – Staple Hill – Bristol Centre) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service 70 – First Bus (UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Ashley Down – Bristol Centre) the frequency of buses Monday to Friday during the main part of the day is reduced from every 15 minutes to every 20 minutes. No change to the route or to the timetable on Saturdays, Sundays or Public Holidays

Service 71 – First Bus (UWE Frenchay Campus – Filton – Bristol Centre – UWE Bower Ashton Campus) the frequency of buses Monday to Friday during the main part of the day is reduced from every 15 minutes to every 20 minutes. No change to the route or to the timetable on Saturdays, Sundays or Public Holidays

Service 73First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Bradley Stoke – Bristol Parkway – Bristol Centre – Temple Meads) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service m3 & m3x – First Bus (Emersons Green – UWE (m3 only) – Bristol Centre) timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation. No change to route.

Service U3 – First Bus (Bristol Centre – UWE Frenchay Campus) Service U3 will not operate over the summer months, Service 70 will continue to operate every 60 minutes throughout the night between the Centre and UWE Frenchay.

Service X5 – First Bus (Cribbs Causeway – Portishead – Clevedon – Weston-super-Mare) the route is revised to operate via Sheepway as opposed to Portbury Hundred. Timetable amended but frequencies remain the same across all days of operation.

 

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