Service Disruptions Last updated: Wednesday, 05 June 2019 04:02 PM

London Road, Leicester Railway Station

To allow for improvement work and a new cycle lane along London Road, work started on the bus stops at the Railway Station from 7th January and will be completed around the end of July 2019.

North-bound passengers, towards Leicester City Centre, can catch services at the bus stop just before East Street.  UHL customers towards LRI and Glenfield can catch the service from the temporary bus stop located next to The Hind pub.

South-bound passengers towards Goodwood, Evington and the General Hospital will need to move to a temporary bus stop located outside the Tesco Express after Conduit Street.

Affected Services:

  • ic_bus 22A
  • ic_bus 22B
  • ic_bus 22C
  • ic_bus 54A
  • ic_bus 81
  • ic_bus UHL
From 22nd January
Broadmarsh Bus Station, Nottingham

Due to the closure of Broadmarsh Bus Station, service 19 will use stop C12 in Canal Street.

Affected Services:

  • ic_bus 19
  • ic_bus 19
Until further notice
Cranford Road, Kettering

Cranford Road will be closed due to roadworks for a new housing estate and gas mains work. 

During this we will be unable to access Cranford from Kettering towards Thrapston.  Service 16 will divert from the A14 to Cranford, in to the village via Church Lane/Duck End and back to A14 roundabout towards Woodford.

This will add 5-10 minutes extra on to all journey times.

Affected Services:

  • ic_bus 16
  • ic_bus X16
17th April to 20th August
Belton in Rutland Closure

To allow for drainage works, Nether Street and Littleworth Lane in Belton in Rutland will be closed.  Originally planned to be finished by Friday 14th June, due to the bad weather this work will now continue to 25th June 2019.

For the duration of the works the 747 service will be unable to serve Belton in Rutland in both directions.

Unfortunately, the shuttle bus provided for 747 passengers between Belton and Uppingham will also not be able to operate after 15th June.

747 and R47 Passengers, who travel to and from Belton in Rutland, will need to use the bus stops on the A47.

Affected Services:

  • ic_bus 747
  • ic_bus R47
  • ic_bus 747
  • ic_bus 747
Tuesday 28th May to Wednesday 26th June 2019
Hitchin to Pirton

Due to a road closure of Waterloo Lane in Holwell there will be a change to the route and temporary timetable of the 89 service from the 20th May 2019.  Currently these roadworks are expected to last for up to 9 weeks.

Service 89 will not be able to serve Holwell during this time.  A special service 89A will shuttle between Holwell and Hitchin at peak times on all days Monday to Saturday and also off-peak on a Tuesday, Friday and Saturday only. 

The main service 89 will divert to operate direct between Pirton and Hitchin via Hitchin Road and Pirton Road with an adjusted route within Hitchin on peak services due to the bus reaching the town from the West rather than the North.

See a map of the diversion and of route 89A here

Affected Services:

  • ic_bus 89
  • ic_bus 89
From 20th May 2019 for upto 9 weeks
44 Great Bowden Road, Market Harborough Closure

Parts of Great Bowden Road in Market Harborough will be closed to allow Severn Trent Water to undertake water mains renewal works.

During the closure, the 44 service will operate to a diversion route via Clarence Street and The Headlands, and will not be able to serve the bus stops at Market Harborough Railway Station and stops on Great Bowden Road, south of The Headlands junction.

Passengers affected are advised to use the bus stops located on Great Bowden Road, north of The Headlands junction.

Affected Services:

  • ic_bus 44
Monday 10th to Sunday 30th June 2019