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Following changes to government guidance in England, from 19th July more seats are available on our buses and standing is allowed.

Please continue to wear a face covering throughout your journey, unless you’re exempt. 

For the latest travel information for England, Wales and Scotland, see our Coronavirus page


Newmarket Road Works

Newmarket Road will be temporarily closed from Friday 26th March at 8PM until Friday 2nd April at 6AM for underpass works.   This will affect bus services: 3, 11 and 12 which will be following diversions during this closure.

Bus Stop Closures:

  • Ditton Walk, both directions
  • Maldon Close, outbound
  • Stansfield Road, inbound to city
  • Pool Way
  • Thorleye Road
  • Rayson Way


Services 11 & 12:

Both of these services will be diverted via Mill road in both directions.

Outbound:  Buses will serve Maids Causeway -> East Road -> Mill Road -> Brooks Road -> Barnwell Road and will then resume their normal route.  


Inbound towards the City Centre: Buses will serve Barnwell Road -> Brooks Road -> Mill road -> Parkside -> Drummer Street.


The Guided Busway stop opposite the police station at Parkside will be used as an alternative stop for the Grafton Centre.


We will not be stopping along the route of the diversion.

Citi 3:

Towards Whitehill and Fison Road: Buses will follow the normal route out of the city centre.  They will serve the stops on Newmarket Road as far as the bridge, then do a U-turn and head back down Newmarket road. From here they will be diverted via: Coldhams Lane -> Barnwell Road -> Fison Road and resume the normal route from here.



Inbound towards the City Centre: Buses will serve the normal route to Newmarket Road and will then divert via: Maldon Close -> Whitehill Road -> Coldhams Lane -> Newmarket Road (serving the stop just after The Beehive centre roundabout ) and resume the normal route into the City Centre from here.



  • Passengers wishing to use the service 11 or 12 from Newmarket road will need to board the Citi 3, and then change on Barnwell road onto services 11 or 12 for onward travel to Newmarket and Ely. 

Newmarket Road Closure