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Major Updates

  • Start: 28/08/20 - Finish: TBC

    Last modified: 28/08/20

The table below gives a summary of bus service changes in the West of England Combined Authority (WECA) area commencing from 6th September 2020. This does not include services within the North Somerset area.

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ServiceRouteOperatorSummary of Changes
3/3a/3b (Bath) Weston - Royal United Hospital - Fox Hill - St Martin’s Hospital - St Mary’s Buildings - Bath City Centre - Walcot - Batheaston - Bathford First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction from every 15 minutes to every 20 minutes.
3B/3X 3B Bristol Parkway – Aztec West
3X City Centre – Whiteladies Road – Gloucester Road – Aztec West
Stagecoach 3B – Service withdrawn
3X – Route amendment in central Bristol to serve Redcliffe Way, Victoria Street, Union Street.
4 (Bath) Weston - Royal United Hospital - Bath City Centre - Odd Down - Odd Down P&R First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction from every 15 minutes to every 20 minutes.
5 (Bath) Bath City Centre - Twerton Bridge - Haycombe - Whiteway - Twerton Bridge - Bath City Centre First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction to every 10 minutes.
6/6a/7 (Bath) Bath City Centre - Fairfield Park - Larkhall - Fairfield Park - Bath City Centre First Bus Timetable amendment, no changes to frequency.
6 (Bristol) Bristol City Centre - Lawrence Hill – Whitehall – Soundwell – Kingswood First Bus Timetable amendment, no changes to frequency.
7 (Bristol) Bristol City Centre - Lawrence Hill – Whitehall - New Cheltenham – Staple Hill First Bus Timetable amendment, no changes to frequency.
7 (North Somerset)Worle - Weston-super-Mare Centre - OldmixonFirst BusSunday evening journeys withdrawn.
8 (Bath) Bath City Centre - St Mary's Buildings - Oldfield Park - Moorlands - The Oval - Kingsway First Bus Monday to Saturday frequency reduced from every 20 minutes to every 30 minutes.
9 (Bath) Bath City Centre - Kingsmead - Lower Weston - Newbridge - Weston - Upper Weston First Bus Service withdrawn, please see service 20a/c for an alternative service.
9 (Bristol) Temple Meads Stn - Temple Way - Cabot Circus - Bristol City Centre - Tyndall's Park - Cotham - Redland - Clifton First Bus Service withdrawn, please see Service 72/72a for an alternative service.
10 (Bristol/SGC) Avonmouth – Shirehampton – Westbury on Trym – Southmead Hospital – Lockleaze – UWE – Bristol Parkway – Aztec West - Thornbury Stagecoach New service replacing services 11A/77, service will operate from Avonmouth to Thornbury via Shirehampton, Westbury-on-Trym, Southmead Hospital, Lockleaze, UWE, Bristol Parkway and Aztec West. Certain journeys will be extended to Severn Beach to link in with employer shift patterns. Service 10 will operate hourly Monday to Friday, hourly Saturday and 2 hourly Sunday.
11/11A (Bristol) Avonmouth – Shirehampton – Westbury on Trym – Southmead Hospital Stagecoach Service 11A will be re-numbered to 10 (see service 10)
Service 11 will be extended to operate to/from Bristol Parkway, certain peak journeys will be extended to Aztec West. Service 11 will operate hourly Monday to Friday, hourly Saturday and 2 hourly Sunday.
11 (Bath) Bath City Centre - Bathwick - Bathampton First Bus Timetable amendment, however no changes to frequency. 
12 (Bristol) Bristol Parkway – Patchway – Cribbs Causeway – Pilning – Severn Beach Stagecoach New service replacing service 625, service will operate from Bristol Parkway to Severn Beach via Patchway, Cribbs Causeway and Pilning. All journeys will now operate to/from Severn Beach industrial estate. Service 12 will operate hourly Monday to Friday, hourly Saturday and 4 journeys on Sunday.
12 (Bath) Bath City Centre - Oldfield Park - South Twerton - The Hollow - Haycombe First Bus Timetable amendment, no changes to frequency. 
13 (Bristol) Shirehampton – Sea Mills – Coombe Dingle – Westbury-on-Trym – Charlton Road – Southmead Hospital – Bishopston – Redland – Cotham – The Centre Stagecoach New service replacing services 77/508, service will operate from Shirehampton to the Centre via Sea Mills, Coombe Dingle, Westbury-on-Trym, Southmead, Southmead Hospital, Bishopston, Redland and Cotham. Service 13 will operate hourly Monday to Friday and hourly Saturdays.
17 (Bristol/SGC/ Keynsham) Southmead Hospital - Horfield Common - Fishponds - Staple Hill - Kingswood - Hanham - Longwell Green - Keynsham First Bus Route amendment in Keynsham due to social distancing.
Timetable amendment to ensure pupils can get to/from Wellsway School.
18 (Bath/SGC) Bath City Centre - Newton St Loe - Keynsham - North Common - Kingswood First Bus Service will be extended to UWE.
Timetable amendment to ensure pupils can get to/from Wellsway School.
19 (Bath/SGC) Bath City Centre - Newbridge - Bitton - Cadbury Heath - Kingswood - Downend - Frenchay - UWE Frenchay - Bristol Parkway Station - Stoke Gifford - Cribbs Causeway First Bus Route amendment at Bristol Parkway, journeys will now operate via Rosedown Avenue and Hunts Ground Road.

Timetable amendment to ensure pupils can get to/from Oldfield School.
20 (Bath) University of Bath - City Centre – RUH – Upper Weston – Twerton – Odd Down – University of Bath First Bus Service re-numbered to 20a/20c, service will now operate a circular route combining services 9/20/U2. Service will operate from the University of Bath in a circular route via City Centre, RUH, Upper Weston, Twerton and Odd Down, service 20a will operate the route in an anti-clockwise loop and 20c will operate the route in a clockwise loop. Service 20a/20c will operate hourly Monday to Friday and hourly Saturdays. Additional short workings between the University of Bath and Twerton will operate Mondays to Fridays every hour, combined to provide a half hourly frequency over this section of route.
24/24a (Bristol) Southmead Hospital - Lockleaze - Eastville - Broadmead - Bedminster - Ashton Gate - Ashton Vale First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction from every 10 minutes to every 12 minutes.
36 (Bristol) Bristol City Centre - Barton Hill - St Anne's Park - Brislington First Bus Additional journeys operating as 36S to Oasis Brislington.
37 (Bristol/SGC/ Bath) Bath City Centre – Newbridge Oldfield School – Bitton – Hanham – Lawrence Hill – Bristol City Centre First Bus Re-instatement of Monday to Friday off peak only.
41x (Bristol) Lawrence Hill - Broadmead - Lawrence Hill First Bus Timetable amendment, service will now operate between 0930 - 1700
42 (Bristol) Bitton – Oldland Common – Cadbury Heath – Kingswood – St George – Lawrence Hill – Old Market – City Centre First Bus Withdraw of additional Monday to Friday peak time journeys, which were introduced due to social distancing.
72/72a (Bristol) Temple Meads - Cabot Circus - Bristol City Centre - Cotham - Horfield - UWE First Bus New service 72a replacing service 9. Service will operate from Temple Meads to UWE via BRI, Whiteladies Road, Redland, Gloucester Road, Filton Avenue and Lockleaze.
Service 72/72a will operate hourly providing a combined frequency of every 30 minutes on common sections of route.
77 (Bristol/SGC) Thornbury – Almondsbury – Patchway – Stoke Gifford –Frenchay Campus – Southmead Hospital – Westbury on Trym – Golden Hill – Kingsdown Parade - Broadmead Stagecoach Service withdrawn, replaced by services 10 and 13 (please see above)
79Bath City Centre – Marshfield - Tormarton Faresaver Re-instatement of service 79 journeys.
96 (Bristol) Brislington - Knowle - Knowle West - Hengrove Park First Bus Timetable amendment to ensure pupils can get to/from Oasis Academy Brislington and St Brendans College.
171 (Bath) Farmborough - Paulton - Midsomer Norton - Radstock - Peasedown St John - Odd Down - Bath City Centre First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction to hourly. Services 171/172/173/174 will provide a 15 minute frequency over common sections of route.
172 (Bath) Paulton - Farringdon Gurney - Midsomer Norton - Radstock - Peasedown St John - Odd Down - Bath City Centre First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction to hourly. Services 171/172/173/174 will provide a 15 minute frequency over common sections of route.
173 (Bath) Wells – Binegar - Chilcompton - Midsomer Norton - Radstock - Peasedown St John - Odd Down - Bath City Centre First Bus Timetable amendment, no changes to frequency.
174 (Bath) Wells - Croscombe - Shepton Mallet - Oakhill - Stratton on the Fosse - Midsomer Norton - Radstock - Peasedown St John - Odd Down - Bath City Centre First Bus Amendment to short working journeys to accommodate pupils for Blue School. Route amendment, short working journeys will no longer serve Dinder.
177 (Bristol/Bath) Bristol City Centre - Temple Meads - Whitchurch - Pensford - Clutton - Paulton - Midsomer Norton First Bus Service withdrawn; peak journeys have been withdrawn due to end of developer funding, off-peak journeys have been withdrawn due to the service not being commercially viable.
376 (Bristol/Bath) Bristol City Centre - Temple Meads - Whitchurch - Pensford - Clutton - Chewton Mendip - Wells - Glastonbury - Street First Bus Monday to Friday daytime frequency reduction to every 20 minutes.
Additional closed journeys as Service 376S for Strode College (0840 arrival and 1650 departure)
508 (Bristol) Southmead – Filton – Brentry – Westbury on Trym – Coombe Dingle – Sea Mills - Shirehampton Stagecoach Service withdrawn, please see service 13 for an alternative.
625 (SGC) Severn Beach – Pilning – Easter Compton – Cribbs Causeway – Patchway – Little Stoke –Stoke Gifford - Frenchay Stagecoach Service withdrawn, please see service 12 for an alternative.
634/684 (SGC/ Keynsham) 634: Tomarton – Hinton – Doynton – Wick – Warmley – Kingswood
684: Wick Church – Wick – Upton Cheyney –Bitton – Willsbridge - Keynsham
South Gloucestershire Council Services 634/684 operating normal timetable rather than on-demand.
D2 (Bath) Bath City Centre - Odd Down - Hinton Charterhouse - Norton St Philip - Woolverton - Rode Hill - Beckington - Frome First Bus Timetable amendment, no changes to frequency.
m3x (SGC/Bristol) Bristol City Centre - Emersons Green First Bus Monday to Friday peak time frequency reduction to every 12 minutes.
R2 (Bath) Southdown – Odd Down – Ralph Allen School First Bus/ABUS Service will now be operated by Abus.
SB1 (SGC/Bristol) Soundwell - Kingswood - Cadbury Heath - Longwell Green - St Brendan's College First Bus Re-instatement of SB1 for new academic year.
T1/T1b (SGC/Bristol) Thornbury – Almondsbury – Bradley Stoke – Harry Stoke – BRI – Bristol City Centre First Bus Route amendment in Thornbury Town Centre due to social distancing measures.
Monday to Friday frequency reduction from every 20 minutes to every 30 minutes.
U1 (Bath) 20/9/20 and 27/9/20 University of Bath - Bath City Centre - Lower Bristol Road - Oldfield Park - Bath City Centre - University of Bath First Bus Frequency increased from week commencing 20th September and 27th September 2020.
U1 (Bristol) 21/9/20 Stoke Bishop - Westbury Park - the Downs - Redland – Clifton - Clifton Down - Clifton - Tyndall's Park - Bristol City Centre First Bus Service reinstated from 21 September 2020, service will operate every 4 minutes
Services U1/U2 will become cashless services at the request of the University.
U2 (Bath) University of Bath – Odd Down – Southdown – South Twerton – Whiteway – Odd Down - University of Bath First Bus Service withdrawn, please see service 20a/20c for an alternative service.
U2 (Bristol) Langford - Havyat Green - Wrington - Redhill - Lulsgate Bottom - Barrow Gurney - Barrow Common - Long Ashton - Ashton Park - Bower Ashton - Hotwells - Canon's Marsh - Tyndall's Park - Bristol City Centre First Bus Service reinstated, all journeys extended to City Centre and a minor route amendment at Clifton Triangle due to social distancing measures.
Services U1/U2 will become cashless services at the request of the University.
U3 (Bath)
20/9/30 and 27/9/20
University of Bath - Claverton Down - Bathwick Hill - Widcombe - Lower Bristol Road - Oldfield Park - Lower Bristol Road - Widcombe - Bathwick Hill - Claverton Down - University Of Bath First Bus Service reinstated from week commencing 20th September, frequency increase form 27th September.
U5 (Bath) Bath City Centre - Lower Bristol Road - Newton St Loe - Bath Spa University First Bus Services U5 and U6 have been combined into a single U5 service. Service will operate every 10 minutes Monday to Friday, every 30 minutes Saturday and hourly Sundays. Service U5/5 will provide a combined 5 minute frequency from Twerton to the city centre.
U6 (Bath) Bath Spa University - Newton St Loe - Lower Bristol Road - East Twerton - Lower Weston - Newbridge - Newton St Loe - Bath Spa University First Bus Service withdrawn, please see service U5 for an alternative service.
Y1 (SGC/Bristol) Bristol City Centre - Broadmead - Bus Station - Fishponds – Downend - Coalpit Heath - Yate - Chipping Sodbury First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction from every 20 minutes to every 30 minutes
Y3 (SGC/Bristol) Yate – Iron Acton –Winterbourne – Bristol Bus Station First Bus Removal of Monday to Friday additional peak time journeys.
Y4 (SGC/Bristol) Yate – Coalpit Heath – Yate –Winterbourne – Frenchay Hospital – Bristol Bus station First Bus Monday to Friday frequency reduction from every 30 minutes to every 60 minutes
Y6 (SGC/Bristol) Chipping Sodbury – Yate – Frampton Cotterell – Winterbourne – Stoke Gifford Parkway Station – Cribbs Causeway – Southmead Hospital First Bus Route amendment, service will now operate from Coldharbour Road via A4174, Rosedown Avenue, Hunts Ground Road, Bristol Parkway then as normal route.
X1/X1x (Bristol) Weston-super-Mare – Congresbury – Cleeve – Backwell – Flax Bourton - Bristol First Bus Service X1x withdrawn.
X3/X3A/X4/X4a (Bristol) X3/X3A – Portishead – Easton-in-Gordano – Pill – Abbots Leigh Bower Ashton – Bristol
X3X – Portishead – Portbury - Bristol
First Bus Service X3x – Route amendment in Portishead and withdrawal of additional peak journeys.
Service X4a – withdrawal of service
X5 (North Somerset)Weston-super-Mare - Clevedon - Portishead - BristolFirst BusSundays & Public Holiday service withdrawn.

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