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Overnight Clsoure of Nine Mile Ride

28th Sep - 3rd Oct

The section of Nine Mile Ride between Finchampstead Road and Manor Park Drive will be closed from 2000 until 0600 on the nights of 28/29, 29/30 September, 30 September/1 October, 1/2 and 2/3 October 2020.

This is for drainage work by Wokingham Borough Council.

This affects the 8.19pm Wokingham to Reading journey which will be unable to serve the California Crossroads Petrol Station, Manor Park Drive, California Country Park, Coleshill Farm and Robinson Crusoe bus stops.

Please use Barkham Ride East or Sheerlands Road bus stops instead.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Emergency Closure of Whitley Wood Lane

28th Sep - 9th Oct

The section of Whitley Wood Lane between Basingstoke Road and Engineer’s Court is currently closed whilst Thames Water contractors repair a collapsed sewer. It is expected to remain closed until Friday 9 October 2020.

The Spencer Road and Engineer's Court (Whitley Wood Lane) bus stops will not be served.

Please use the Holiday Inn or Engineer's Court (Whitley Wood Road) bus stops instead.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Closure of Caversham Park Road

28th - 29th Sep

Sections of Caversham Park Road between Lowfield Road and Kingsway (North) will be closed between 8.00am and 8.00pm each day on Monday 28 September and Tuesday 29 September 2020.

This is for resurfacing work by Reading Borough Council.

During these periods berry 23 will be diverted via Lowfield Road and Northbrook Road to re-join Caversham Park Road.

Buses will observe all bus stops on the diversion.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Rifle Volunteer Bus Stop

28th - 30th Sep

The eastbound (towards Wokingham) Rifle Volunteer bus stop will be out of use from Monday 28 September until Wednesday 30 September 2020.

This is due to work on behalf of Vodafone.

A temporary bus stop is located further back along Reading Road opposite the Reading bound bus stop.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Chilcombe Way Bus Stops

28th Sep - 7th Nov

The Chilcombe Way bus stops will be out of use from Monday 28 September until Saturday 7 November 2020.

This is due to work by SSE at the substation.

Please use the Marefield or Felixstowe Close bus stops instead.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Vicarage Road Bus Stops

17th Sep - 27th Oct

UPDATED 29 September 2020

The Vicarage Road bus stops will be out of use from 12 Noon on Thursday 17 September until Tuesday 27 October 2020.

This is to allow contractors to construct a new entrance to Abbey School.

Temporary bus stops are located about 100 yards further back along Christchurch Road towards Christchurch Green.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

overnight Closures of A329 London Road

15th - 30th Sep

UPDATED Friday 25 September 2020 - These closures have been extended until 6.00am on Wednesday 30 September 2020.

The A329 London Road (Peach Street - William Heelas Way) will be closed between 8.00pm and 6.00am each night from the evening of Tuesday 15 September until the morning of Thursday 24 September 2020. There will be no closures on Saturday and Sunday nights.

This is for resurfacing work by Wokingham Borough Council contractors.

Lion 4 and X4 will divert between Coppid Beech Roundabout and Loddon Bridge via A329(M) and Wharfedale Road and will be unable to serve the bus stops between Hilton St. Anne's and Loddon Bridge roundabout inclusive.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Three Frogs Bus Stops

10th - 30th Sep

The Three Frogs bus stops are currently out of use.

This is due to roadworks associated with the new cycleway scheme.

Please use the Plough Lane or Seaford Road bus stops instead.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Silver Street Bus Stop

19th Aug - 31st Oct

The Silver Street bus stop will be out of use from Monday 19 August 2019 until 31 October 2020.

This is due to work at the adjacent building site.

A temporary bus stop is located about 20 yards further along Silver Street.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Duke Street (King's Road) stop ME

21st Jun onwards

Due to the redevelopment work at the former "Jackson's" department store it has become necessary, on safety grounds, to suspend the Duke Street (King's Road) stop ME bus stop.
lion 4 and X4 and purple 17 will, for the time being, use the adjacent stop MF instead.
We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Clsoure of Shinfield Road

30th Sep - 2nd Oct

The section of Shinfield Road between Pepper Lane and Cressingham Road will be closed between 8.00am and 8.00pm each day during the period Wednesday 30 September until Friday 2 October 2020.

This is for resurfacing work by Reading Borough Council.

Buses are diverted as follows:-

Leopard 3 & 8

Via Pepper Lane, Wilderness Road and Elm Road to re-join normal route at The Maidens and vice versa.

Leopard 9

As leopard 3 & 8 above to The Maidens but then via Shinfield Road to re-join normal route at Cressingham Road and vice-versa.

Service 81

Via Pepper Lane to re-join normal route on Wilderness Road and vice-versa.

In all cases buses will observe all bus stops on the diversion.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Closure of Basingstoke Road

1st - 5th Oct

The section of Basingstoke Road between Buckland Road and Callington Road will be closed between 09.30am and 3.30pm on Thursday 1, Friday 2 and Monday 5 October 2020.

This is for resurfacing work by Reading Borough Council.

During these periods, buses will divert via Buckland Road, Northumberland Avenue and Hartland Road and vice-versa.

Buses will observe all bus stops on the diversion.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Closure of Corwen Road

2nd - 3rd Oct

Corwen Road will be closed between 8.00am and 5.00pm each day on Friday 2 October and Saturday 3 October 2020.

This is for resurfacing work by Reading Borough Council.

During these periods, royal blue 33 will divert via St. Michael’s Road and observe all bus stops on the diversion.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

A4 Bath Road Resurfacing

5th Oct - 7th Nov

Resurfacing work will be taking place on the A4 Bath Road between Theale and Thatcham during the period 5 October – 6 November 2020 from 7.00pm until 5.00am each weeknight.

Please be aware that bus stops will be suspended from time to time as work progresses.

When your bus stop is out of use, please use adjacent bus stops instead.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Closure of Overdown Road

6th Oct

The section of Overdown Road between Carlisle Road and Oxford Road will be closed between 8.00am and 8.00pm on Tuesday 6 October 2020.

This is for resurfacing work by Reading Borough Council.

Sky blue 16 will be diverted via Oxford Road, Long Lane and Knowsley Road and vice-versa.

The afternoon Denefield School journey will do the double run to/from Denefield School.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.

Closure of Basingstoke Road

7th - 9th Oct

The section of Basingstoke Road between Rose Kiln Lane and Elgar Road South will be closed from 9.30am until 3.30pm each day during the period Wednesday 7 October to Friday 9 October 2020 inclusive.

This is for resurfacing work by Reading Borough Council.

Buses will divert via Christchurch Gardens, Northumberland Avenue and Buckland Road and vice-versa.

Buses will observe all bus stops on the diversion.

We are sorry for the inconvenience caused.