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The following changes are to be made to services in the Kettering and Corby area from 31st March 2013

Last Updated : 30 July 2013 9:46

CorbyStar 1


Frequency reduced from every 12 minutes to every 15 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays

Sunday& Bank Holiday service withdrawn due to lack of patronage and withdrawal of financial support

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CorbyStar 2


Service 7 running from Lawns to Tesco is revised to run via Exeter Estate and extended to Asda and Rockingham Road/Stephenson Way on Monday to Friday.

0850 departure from George Street to RS Components / CBA replaced by 0836 service X4 departure which arrives at RS and CBA before 0900

0555 and 1921 George Street to Priors Hall circular journeys withdrawn due to low patronage (alternative facility available to RS Components and ASDA on 0535 service 2A from George Street and new 0605 ASDA to George Street journey)

Sunday& Bank Holiday service withdrawn due to removal of financial support on Sundays – George Street to ASDA section partially replaced by an extension of service X4

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CorbyStar 3


Minor change to late afternoon journeys.

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CorbyStar 7


Service 7 running from Lawns to Tesco is revised to run via Exeter Estate and extended to Asda and Rockingham Road/Stephenson Way on Monday to Friday.

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Service 18


The 1700 and 1800 departures from Kettering to Market Harborough retimed to depart at 1705 and 1805 and operate 5 minutes later throughout to provide better departures for passengers finishing work at 1700 and 1800.

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Service 19


The Corby to Kettering section of route is rerouted in Corby to remove the Gainsborough Road / Colyers Avenue section due to low patronage. Buses will run direct between Uppingham Road and Oakley Vale.

Buses extended beyond George Street to ASDA via the new Tesco site to offer new facility and in part replacement for service X1 (see below)

Service retimed between Desborough and Corby.

Buses run half hourly with service X4 from George Street to ASDA and provide two buses per hour back from ASDA.

Connections available with service X1 between ASDA and Oakley Vale / Occupation Road / Stephenson Way at George Street.

Buses to run via The Grange at estate’s shift changing times

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Service 39


Off peak Monday to Saturday service rerouted in Kettering between The Trading Post and Kettering Town Centre to run via Lake Avenue, Kettering Leisure Centre and Bow Hill replacing the ‘local service’ on route 49 / 50.

Service retimed to provide better spacing of departures along Kettering Road in Northampton and with service 38 between Moulton and Northampton.

Off peak journeys extended beyond Greyfriars bus station to Northampton General Hospital (A&E Department) to maintain facility from Kettering Road following curtailment of service 52.

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Service 45


The 1835 journey from Wellingborough to Irthlingborough on Mondays to Saturdays is withdrawn due to low patronage.

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Service 49


Off peak journeys between Kettering Town Centre and Lake Avenue / Leisure centre replaced by diversion of service 39

Some journeys extended from Kettering to Brambleside replacing service D and providing a half hourly facility between Kettering Town Centre and Brambleside (with service 50)

The 0742 Nene Park Clinic to Kettering Town Centre Monday to Friday journey now starts from Boundary Avenue Rushden at 0726 and run via Skinners Hill at 0731 and Higham Ferrers at 0737 replacing the 0725 Boundary Avenue to Corby service 50 journey.

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Service 50


Off peak journeys between Kettering Town Centre and Lake Avenue / Leisure centre replaced by diversion of service 39

Some journeys extended from Kettering to Brambleside replacing service D and providing a half hourly facility between Kettering Town Centre and Brambleside (with service 49)

The 0725 Boundary Avenue to Corby College Days journey replaced by back starting the 0742 Nene Park Clinic to Kettering service 49 journey at Boundary Avenue. 

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Service B


Route B will be revised to provide a 20 minute direct service between Almond Road, Stamford Road, town centre and Tesco/ Venture Park.

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Service C


Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability.

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Service D


Route D will be split into two sections.

The northern section of the route: from Brambleside to Kettering Town Centre will be provided as part of the 49/50 service. This will allow for a direct route between Brambleside and Rushden/Bedford.  The frequency will be reduced to half hourly as a result of poor patronage.

The southern section of route will be renumbered B and continue to provide a 20 minute frequency from Tesco/Venture Park to Kettering Town Centre. These journeys will also continue onto Almond Road and Stamford Road

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Service X1


Following the loss of funding from Northamptonshire County Council for the extension of service X1 to Priors Hall, buses on Mondays to Saturdays will end at Corby, Stephenson Way.

From Corby buses will run via Forest Gate, Occupation Road and then via a clockwise loop using Stephenson Way and Rockingham Road returning to George Street via Occupation Road.

The section of route between George Street and ASDA / Priors Hall will however be covered by service X4.

Existing arrivals at RS Components at 0826 and 0856 are covered by service X4 extensions. The 1542 departure from RS Components / CBA will also run as service X4.

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Service X4


Altered Sundays and Bank Holidays service to Corby ASDA and will operate via the new Tesco store (two hourly frequency) part replacing withdrawn service 2.

On Monday to Saturday, journeys running to Corby Priors Hall, will run via the new Tesco site and depart George Street slightly later than present.

The 0700 departure from Northampton to Corby retimed on Monday to Friday to depart Northampton at 0650 and operate 10 minutes earlier throughout. On arrival in Corby journey is extended to RS Components / CBA via ASDA arriving RS Components at 0825.

The 0750 College only journey from Wellingborough to Corby retimed to depart Wellingborough at 0744 and operate 6 minutes earlier throughout. On arrival at Corby George Street the journey will continues to RS Components and CBA via ASDA arriving RS Components at 0851

These last two journeys replace the existing 0826 and 0856 arrivals at RS Components on service X1

An additional journey will depart Corby Business Academy at 1542 for George Street arriving at 1602 to cover for the existing peak academy journey on service X1

Customers can change at George Street on to either service X1 towards Oakley Vale and Kettering departing 1613 or service X4 to Danesholme Road and Kettering departing 1615.

Finally buses departing Corby in the Kettering / Northampton / Milton Keynes direction between 1540 and 1810 will operate 5 minutes later throughout.

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