Commencing Sunday 26th May 2019
We're making a number of changes to our current timetables to make them easier and simpler to use and to improve frequency and connectivity for our customers.
Plymouth and West Devon:
Service 1 between Tavistock and Plymouth will have an earlier journey Mon-Sat mornings and additional later journeys Monday to Saturday evenings at 2100 and 2300 from Tavistock, 2200 and 2400 from Plymouth.
Exeter, Mid and East Devon and Teignbridge:
Service 2 will have an earlier journey into Exeter and minor timing changes to improve reliability
Services 4/4A/4B The frequency between Exeter and Cranbrook has been increased to 20 mins and certain times have changed to improve reliability. Additional journeys on Sunday which extend to Honiton and then continue to Sidmouth as Service 9
Services 5/5A/5B/5C The majority of journeys have been re-routed to serve West Garth Road and Wrefords Lane to provide additional journeys into the City Centre and to also provide links to St Davids Station (5A/5B). The timetable has been revised to improve reliability
Services 6/6A Most journeys have been diverted to serve Tedburn St Mary and Pathfinder Village and will serve Dunsford Hill and Cowick Street on the way to St Davids Station. The journeys that remain on the A30 and Alphington Road are now numbered X6. The current 1800 departure from Bude to Exeter will now depart at 1745 to provide better train connections.
Services 9/9A Minor timetable changes to improve reliability, particularly in the afternoon. A new Sunday service will run between Honiton and Sidmouth, replacing seasonal service 56B
Service 20 This is a tendered service and the operation will transfer to Dartline from 26th May
Services 55/55A/55B/55C/155 Changes to the timetable to improve reliability. Certain early morning and late night journeys have been withdrawn.
Service 56/56A Service 56A journey from Exmouth has been retimed to improve reliability. Sundays operate between St Davids Station and Exeter Airport, the summer extension to Honiton and Sidmouth being replaced by Services 4 and 9. Later buses to run on Sunday evenings.
Service 57. New timetable to improve the reliability of this key service. New Service N57 will link Exeter, Topsham, Exmouth and Brixington every 30 mins on Friday nights/Saturday mornings and Saturday nights/Sunday mornings with buses running until 0405 from Exeter
Service 58 Journeys into Exeter in the morning peak will depart earlier to ensure an on time arrival into Exeter.
Services 98/98A have revised times to improve the reliability of these services.
Services 157/357 have revised times to improve the reliability of these services. The Summer timetable on Service 157 starts again and runs until September 15th
NEW Open Top Hop 222 starts for the Summer season and will link Teignmouth, Dawlish and Dawlish Warren on an hourly frequency (1305 from Teignmouth and 1335 from Dawlish Warren will not operate)
Service A Frequency reduced to 12 mins and additional running time given to improve the reliability.
Service B/2B The route have been revised in Exeter to terminate at Union Road (Pinhoe covered by new Service L) and extended hourly from Exminster to Dawlish as 2B. Timetable revised to improve reliability.
Service E Frequency reduced to every 15 mins all day
Services F1,F2 F2 will now terminate at Summerway (Pinhoe covered by new Service L) frequency amended on both services to be a combined 15 min all day.
Service G This is a tendered service and the operation will transfer to Country Bus from 26th May
NEW Service L will operate between Pinhoe, Harrington Lane, Beacon Heath, Price Charles Road, Old Tiverton Road and the City Centre every 15 mins, extending every 30 mins through to St Thomas, Dunsford Hill and Crossmead. This service will use single deck buses to increase the seating capacity over the busy sections of the route. There will also be an evening and Sunday service to and from Pinhoe. Serves EDF Energy in the morning and afternoon peak.
North Devon and North Cornwall:
Services 5B The majority of journeys have been re-routed to serve West Garth Road and Wrefords Lane in Exeter to provide additional journeys into the City Centre and to also provide links to St Davids Station. The timetable has been revised to improve reliability
Services 6/6A Most journeys have been diverted to serve Tedburn St Mary and Pathfinder Village and will serve Dunsford Hill and Cowick Street on the way to Exeter St Davids Station. The journeys that remain on the A30 and Alphington Road are now numbered X6. The current 1800 departure from Bude to Exeter will now depart at 1745 to provide better train connections.
Services 11A/11C The evening and Sunday services will all operate as Service 11C and will operate via Forches, Whiddon Valley, Coppice Gate and Newport in a one way loop.
Services 15A/15C Will now be under contract to Devon County Council and will, apart for a couple of journeys to/from Barnstaple on Mondays to Fridays, operate between Bideford and East the Water
Service 19 An earlier journey on Mondays to Fridays will leave Roundswell Cedar Grove at 0618 arriving at the Bus Station at 0640, continuing to the North Devon District Hospital at 0642
Services 21/21A The journeys that currently terminate at Bideford will be extended to Northam and Appledore o provide a 15 min service to Northam. The evening and Sunday journeys that currently serve East the Water (21A) will be withdrawn and operate along Barnstaple Street (21 route). Journeys to Braunton, Croyde and Georgeham will also be numbered 21A. The Sunday Summer service to Croyde and Georgeham will start and continue to 15th September.
Service N21 starts again and is now extended by popular demand to serve lfracombe. The route will be amended to incorporate Old Barnstaple Road and Marlborough Road in Ilfracombe.
Service 75. The 1655 from Affinity Outlet will now leave at 1645
Service 85 The timetable is revised to allow more time between Holsworthy Hospital and Holsworthy Beacon
Service 372 The Monday diversion to serve Affinity Outlet at Bideford will be withdrawn and will revert to the previous Monday and Friday route and timetable. The 1715 departure from Bideford will now operate at 1725.