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Stagecoach Bluebird would like to advise passengers of changes to timetables and service numbers from the above date.

Last Updated : 19 November 2012 9:45

Stagecoach Bluebird would like to advise passengers of timetable and service number changes from Monday 29th October.

Service numbers will change as followed:

Service 35/35A replaces Service 305/325

Service 35B replaces Service 35

Service 37/37A replaces Service 307

The services below have timetable changes from the above date:

7A & 7B   Aberdeen – Portlethen – Newtonhill – Stonehaven

The Monday to Saturday evening and Sunday daytime service is being increased in frequency from every hour to every 30 minutes. The centre of Newtonhill will be served by the 7B on weekday evenings which will operate direct along the A90 rather than via Cove and then serve Schoolhill and Portlethen before serving Newtonhill and Stonehaven. The 7A will operate as per the current route but will omit the centre of Newtonhill, other than on Sunday evenings when the present service will continue to operate.

N7    Aberdeen – Portlethen – Newtonhill – Stonehaven

All journeys from Aberdeen on this Friday and Saturday late night service will also now extend through to the centre of Newtonhill.

X7    Aberdeen – Stonehaven

The journeys on this service which operate between the Stonehaven estates and Aberdeen will be renumbered X6 to make identification easier between these journeys and those which continue to Montrose and Dundee, which will continue as the X7.

10/10A/10B/X10  Aberdeen – Inverurie – Keith – Elgin – Inverness

Revised evening and Sunday journeys as service 10B which will serve all stops between Aberdeen and Inverurie, providing a 30 minute headway with service 37.

Some other minor timetable changes to improve reliability, please check our new timetable for full details.

X17   Aberdeen – Woodend – Westhill – Elrick

This service is increased in frequency to every 10 minutes during the daytime Mondays to Saturdays with buses running every 30 minutes at weekends and in the evening.

New vehicles will also be introduced on this route complete with free wifi for customers.

31, 31A & 31B Elgin – Findhorn – Forres

New service 31B will serve the Abbey Crescent area.

Service 32 Burghead - Elgin

Following customer feedback, the weekday journey at 0740 from Elgin to Burghead will operate 15 minutes earlier leaving Elgin at 0725, the 0815 from Burghead will also operate 15 minutes earlier leaving Burghead at 0800.

No other changes will be made to the timetable on this service.


35, 35A & 35B Aberdeen – Oldmeldrum – Banff – Elgin – Inverness

These new services largely replace the existing 305/325 services. The 35A will operate every hour between Aberdeen and Inverness via Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, mainly replacing the 305 service.

The 35 mainly replaces the 325 service and operates every hour to Banff via Oldmeldrum. The section of route to Dyce, Asda is no longer served, with all journeys now operating via Victoria Street.

The current 35 service between Elgin and Buckie is renumbered 35B.

All services will run with revised times of departure to improve reliability, please check our timetables for full information.

37 & 37A  Aberdeen – Blackburn – Kintore – Inverurie

This new service replaces the existing 307 service with an improved weekday daytime frequency of every 15 minutes.

The 37 service will operate as per the existing 307 service via Great Northern Road every 30 minutes, but in Kintore will also serve the Hall Forest Avenue area, giving this developing area a direct service to Aberdeen for the first time.

The 37A will also operate every 30 minutes but will serve Aberdeen Royal Infirmary and North Anderson Drive before continuing along the present 307 route to Inverurie.

N37   Aberdeen – Blackburn – Kintore – Inverurie

This service replaces the existing 937 night bus service but will also operate on Fridays in addition to Saturdays.

40   ARI – Kingswell Park & Ride

Due to very low usage, this service is regrettably withdrawn.

59   Balnagask – City Centre – ARI – Northfield

Minor early morning timetable change to improve reliability.

201, 202 & 203 Aberdeen – anchory – Ballater – Braemar

Minor timetable change in the afternoons to improve reliability.

218   Aberdeen – Elrick – Alford

Revised evening service with an earlier last bus from Aberdeen to Alford.

269   Peterhead – Crimond – Fraserburgh

Additional early morning journey from Peterhead to Fraserburgh.

275   Fraserburgh – St Combs

Minor timetable change to early morning journeys.

306   Inverurie – Insch – Huntly

Timetable change on Sundays.

727   JET Direct Aberdeen – Aberdeen Airport

Minor timetable change to the arrival times of early evening journeys to improve reliability.

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