<![CDATA[Preston Bus News]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news.html <![CDATA[Road Closure - service 14]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/RoadClosure-service14_317.html
Holme Slack Lane closed to traffic for works to be carried out

Service 14 has been diverted this morning - part of Holme Slack Ln is closed so vehicles are using Manor House Lane instead. Delays are possible.

The road is expected to reopen by around 15:30 this afternoon, after resurfacing has been completed.

Apologies for any inconvenience suffered, and thank you for your patience

Tue, 20 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/RoadClosure-service14_317.html
<![CDATA[112 and 114 diversions due to ice]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/112and114diversionsduetoice_315.html Services 112 and 114 were diverted earlier this morning for health and safety reasons, due to the risk of ice on some untreated roads. The routes are now back to normal, but they are likely to be diverted again in the mornings this week, as the forecast is for more low temperatures.

When 112 and 114 are diverted due to ice:

  • Marlborough Drive, Selkirk and Severn Drive in Lostock Hall will not be served (112 & 114).
  • Spring Meadow, Mendip Road, Pendle Drive will not be served in Clayton-Le-Woods (112 & 114).
  • Radburn Brow, Chorley Old Road, Shaw Brow will not be served in Whittle-le-Woods (114).

Apologies for any inconvenience - we will be back to normal routes as soon as possible each day. Thank you for your patience.

Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/112and114diversionsduetoice_315.html
<![CDATA[Blackpool Roads Closed due to high winds]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/BlackpoolRoadsClosedduetohighwinds_314.html Blackpool Promenade and Market Street in Blackpool were closed last night as a safety measure due to the high winds. Service 68 diverted temporarily via the "illuminations" route, using Talbot Road.

With warnings of extreme weather conditions and the possibility of further high winds, it's possible that the service will be diverted again over the coming days.

Apologies for any inconvenience suffered, and thank you for your patience

Fri, 16 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/BlackpoolRoadsClosedduetohighwinds_314.html
<![CDATA[Bus Stop Suspended]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/BusStopSuspended_313.html Use of the Friargate/Walker Street bus stop (the first bus stop on Friargate for services inbound to the bus station) has been suspended for the foreseeable future - possibly for up to three months. This is because there are pedestrian safety concerns stemming from building work taking place in the vicinity.

Passengers of services affected (23, 31/31A, 35, 44, 68, 80) are requested to please use the next stop on Friargate as an alternative (opposite Heatley Street).

Thank you for your patience, and apologies for any inconvenience, the circumstances are out of our control.

Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/BusStopSuspended_313.html
<![CDATA[Delays on 114 due to Lostock Hall roundabout road works]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/Delayson114duetoLostockHallroundaboutroadworks_312.html
Delays are probable on service 114 for the next 30 weeks, especially at peak travel times.

Long term roadworks start today at Lostock Hall Roundabout start today. Expected to last for up to 30 weeks, the road works will cause long traffic queues, especially at peak times. Service 114 is likely to be delayed intermittently.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused, and thank you for your patience

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/Delayson114duetoLostockHallroundaboutroadworks_312.html
On Monday 5th JANUARY Adelphi Street will have a one way restriction imposed. The resulting diversion will affect service 23 for approximately 3 MONTHS.

From Monday 5th January 2015 ADELPHI STREET will be closed to Southbound traffic (travelling towards the city centre) UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. The work is expected to be completed during the MARCH 2015.

Journeys outbound from the city centre will be unaffected (service 23 towards Fulwood).

Inbound journeys will be normal route along Plungington Road. At Plungington Road/Aqueduct Street traffic lights vehicles will be diverted via Aqueduct Street, North Road, Moor Lane to Friargate, and back on normal route.

Apologies for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience

Mon, 05 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/ADELPHISTREET-ONEWAYRESTRICTION_275.html
<![CDATA[Christmas and New Year Working]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/ChristmasandNewYearWorking_309.html We hope everyone had the Christmas they were wishing for!

This week, like last week, we are operating a Saturday timetable (with some extra early morning journeys). On New Year's Eve services will finish by around 8pm. There will be no services operating on New Year's day, and Friday 2nd January we will be operating a Saturday timetable once again. Weekday services return to normal on Monday 5th January 2015. Full details are available in our Christmas Timetable leaflet - which is downloadable here. The printed versions are also available on buses and at our information centre on Preston Bus Station - but may well be out of stock now!

Child flat fares are currently half price at 50p per trip - they return to the normal fare of £1.00 on Monday 5th January 2015

Mon, 29 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/ChristmasandNewYearWorking_309.html
<![CDATA[Congestion in city centre]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/Congestionincitycentre_308.html Congestion on Ringway appears to be causing gridlock in the city centre - consequently there are delays to just about every service at the moment. Apologies for the inconvenience, and thank you for your patience - unfortunately the circumstances are out of our control.

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/Congestionincitycentre_308.html
<![CDATA[Moor Nook Torchlight Parade]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/MoorNookTorchlightParade_306.html Between 16:00 and 18:00 on Saturday 20th December service 8 will be unable to serve Grizedale Crescent or Pope Lane Shops. Buses will divert via Ribbleton Hall Drive, Mitton Drive, Glenview Close, Thornley Road, Pope Lane, Ribbleton Hall Drive. Please board at the first stop on Pope Lane (near Thornley Road) or on Ribbleton Hall Drive. Buses will be back to normal route as soon as the roads reopen.

Apologies for any inconvenience.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/MoorNookTorchlightParade_306.html
<![CDATA[Service delays on Wednesday evening]]> http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/ServicedelaysonWednesdayevening_305.html Severe congestion on Deepdale Road last night between 16:30 and 18:30 resulted in severe delays on services 19A, 88A, 88C and 14. Some services were delayed by up to 20 or 30 minutes. We believe the congestion stemmed from traffic hold ups at the Deepdale Road/Blackpool road junction.

Services 88a, 88C and 14 continue to be diverted via Deepdale Road due to emergency roadworks and resulting closure of St George's Road.

Apologies for any inconvenience suffered, but such circumstances are out of our control.

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT http://www.prestonbus.co.uk/news/ServicedelaysonWednesdayevening_305.html