Plymouth City BUS - Network changes: Sunday 1st September 2019

Plymouth City Bus will be making some changes to their network in Plymouth and Cornwall from Sunday 1st September 2019. They said these changes will help them maintain reliability and introduce new school and winter timetables. 

Updated timetables will be available on this website and via their Travel Centre on Royal Parade from Wednesday 21st August 2019. If you have any questions please get in touch with their Customer Experience team who will be happy to help.

Service 5/5A: This service will be re-timed through Plymstock to improve reliability, with changes to late afternoon journeys to Saltash. An additional evening service 5A to Plymstock will depart Royal Parade at 23:45. 

Service 11A: The 15:20 service 11A from Padstow via Callywith will be withdrawn and replaced with a standard journey at 15:30. 

Service 27/A/B: The 06:52 service 27B from Derriford Hospital will be given additional running time. Daytime journeys on these services will be re-timed, and evening journeys will run 10 minutes later to improve reliability. 

Service 28/A/B: All evening journeys will run 10 minutes later to improve reliability. The last Sunday and Bank Holiday journeys on service 28A will be extended from Henders Corner to Royal Parade due to passenger demand.

Service 42/A/B/C: These services will be re-timed around Plymouth Marjon University. On Sundays and Bank Holidays 42A journeys will be given additional running time. On Bank Holidays, short journeys between Woolwell and Derriford on service 42C will be withdrawn due to low passenger numbers. 

Service 50: On Sundays and Bank Holidays, the 18:32 service 50 from Derriford Hospital will now depart at 18:26 with additional running time to improve reliability. 

Park & Ride 3: Due to low passenger numbers in the evenings and on weekends all Saturday services and all weekday evening services on the PR3 will be withdrawn. Passengers travelling on these services can instead use services 42/42A/42C. PR3 tickets will be valid for travel on the 42/42A/42C services. 

Ocean City Sights: This service will be withdrawn as we head into the winter months. 

Service 171 and 172: The service 172 will no longer service West Looe or Polperro and instead will serve East Taphouse. The afternoon journey will no longer continue to Plymouth. A new service 171 will be introduced to service West Looe and Polperro, also taking in Lostwithiel and Sweetshouse. 

Services 174 and 74/74A: A morning journey on the service 74A will be added serving Upton Cross. Service 174 will have a revised afternoon service to serve Upton Cross.

Service 177: The Holsworthy to Launceston section of this service will remain unchanged. From Launceston, it will then serve South Petherwin then direct to Callywith College.

Service 178: The Callington to Launceston section of this service will remain unchanged. From Launceston, it will serve Tregadillett and Five Lanes before continuing to Callywith College via Bolventor.

Service 179: This service will have a revised afternoon journey to serve Dobwalls.

Service 186: This is a new service from St Stephen to Callywith College. 

Service 187: This service will operate from Fowey via Tywardreath and Sweetshouse to Callywith College. 

Service 188: This service will now start at Lanjeth and operate via Penwithick and Lanivet to Callywith College.

Service 189: This service will now start at Biscovey.

Further changes from 22nd September 2019:

Service 70A: The summer-only Sunday evening journey to Cawsand will revert to terminating at HMS Raleigh for the winter period. 

Service 72/A/B: Additional services will be introduced for the Looe Festival weekend. This service will then revert to its winter timetable.

Service 73: This service will revert to a winter timetable, which includes the withdrawal of the summer-only 18:40 journey from Liskeard, and the return journey at 19:35 from Polperro.

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