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Emergency closure of Grovelands Road

Today 12:00 - 28th Jun 2024

Grovelands road has been closed in both directions until Approximately 28th June 2024. due to safety concerns of large vehicles traveling over the site as a large hole as appeared in the road from a bust water main.

Sky Blue 15/15a will be diverting via Russell Street, Tilehurst Road and Water Road in both directions.
we will be unable to serve: Brisbane Road, Pond House, Brock Gardens, Wantage Road, West Village - Tesco, Beresford Road, Reading West Rail Station & George Street stops.

Please use Sky blue 16 or Purple 17 for stops along Oxford Road.

We apologise for any inconvenience

Suspension of Vandyke stops

Today 12:00 - 1st Jul 2024

Vandyke bus stops will be out of use from 24th June 2024 until 1st July 2024

This is to allow for emergency repairs to take place near the stop

Please use Great Hollands Square stop instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience

Suspension of Coppice Road Bus Stops

Today 04:01 - 25th Jun 2024

Coppice Road bus stops will be out of use from Monday 24th June until Tuesday 25th June 2024.

This is due to works taken place on behalf of open reach.

Customers are advised to use Coppice Road Parade Bus Stop instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Suspensions of Reading West Station (Oxford Road) toward Tilehurst

Today 04:01 - 26th Jun 2024

Reading West Station (Oxford Road) bus stop will be out of use from Monday 24th June until Wednesday 26th June 2024.

This is due to works being carried out by open reach.

A temporary bus stop will be situated further along just past the small retail park entrance adjacent to 309 Oxford Road

We apologise for any inconvenience

Suspension of Wellington Avenue stops Phase Two

Today 04:01 - 27th Jun 2024

The Wellington Avenue on Shinfield Road bus stops will be out of use from 24th June 2024 until Thursday 27th June 2024

This is for the work that is taking place on Pepper Lane by the Shinfield Road junction and will be operating under 4 way lights.

Please use the adjacent Leighton Park Copse or Chancellor’s Way bus stops instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Suspension of Earley Crossroads stops

19th - 25th Jun 2024

Early Crossroads bus stops on Wilderness Road will be out of use from the 19th June 2024 until 25th June 2024

This is for works to make repairs to telecommunication infrastructure.

Please use Earley Gate bus stops instead.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Hyde Park Corner Closed towards Victoria 2130-0600 Various dates in June please check

18th Jun 2024 - 2nd Jul 2024

Parts of Hyde Park Corner will be closed overnight from 2130 to 0600 each night on Monday 17th, Tuesday 18th, Thursday 20th, Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th June 2024 and again on Monday 1st July 2024.

This is due to resurfacing works at Hyde Park Corner.

Journeys towards Victoria will need to divert as follows:
From Kensington Olympia station, Buses will divert via Earls Court Road, A3220, A3212 Chelsea Embankment, B302 Royal Hospital Road, A3214, Buckingham Palace Road, Elizabeth Bridge, Bullied Way and will terminate on Buckingham Palace Road.

Journeys towards Slough & Legoland from Victoria can follow normal route.

We will be unable to serve stops at High Street Kensington, Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park Corner towards Victoria. Passengers requesting these stops are asked to leave the bus at Kensington Olympia and use alternative services via London Buses or London Underground. Through tickets will not be accepted.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these works which are beyond our control.

Suspension of Berkley Avenue stops

17th - 28th Jun 2024

Berkley Avenue bus stops in both directions on Bath Road will be out of use between Monday 17th June 2024 until Friday 28th June 2024.

This is for works carried out by Thames Water

Please use the Southcote Road and Downshire Square bus stops instead

We apologise for the inconvenience

Route alteration towards Kennet island

13th Jun 2024 onwards

Due to the ongoing developments at the A33 / Rose kiln Lane junction. Ruby 10 will now divert via London Street ,Whitley Street, Basingstoke Road towards Kennet Island until further notice.

No bus stops will be missed but journey time may be slightly longer

We apologise in advance for this inconvenience.

Market Place bus stop MC

23rd Oct 2023 onwards

Market Place bus stop MC will be out of use from Monday 23 October 2023 until the completion of the works adjacent, Approx 78 Weeks!

This is due to scaffolding encroaching the bus stop area.

Customers are advised to use the vacant bus stop further back outside Sloane Point

We apologise for any inconvenience

Changing of the Guard - diversion

6th May 2022 - 31st Dec 2024

During the changing of the Guard, Sheet Street and High Street in Windsor are closed so buses cannot pass. This means London Line 702 & Flightline 703 will divert away from bus stops in this area and divert via Alma Road and Arthur Road - please check if the Changing of the Guard is happening on dates that you are travelling to avoid being caught out. You can check the dates at changing-guard.com/dates-windsor-castle

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Closure of Cutbush Lane/ Chatteris Way

25th Jun 2024

Cutbush lane /Chatteris Way will be closed on the 25th June 2024 due to resurfacing works.

Customers are advised to use Beeston way stop or Doddington close ,services will also drop off and pick up at the junction of Meldreth way/ Chatteris Way if customer need to alight the bus.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Overnight Closure of Reading Road (A329 - Ferndale Crescent - Holt Lane)

25th - 26th Jun 2024

A section of the A329 Reading Road between Ferndale Crescent to Holt Lane will be closed in both directions on from 20:00 25th June 2024 until 06:00 26th June 2024

This is for resurfacing by Wokingham Borough Council

During this time Lion 4/x4 will be diverting via: Toutley Road, Queens Road, Twyford Road, Jubilee, Holt Lane

We are unable to serve the following stops: Sadlers Lane, Simons Lane, Rifle Volunteer & Oxford Road.

Please use Holt Lane or Woodward Close stops instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Closure of Reading Road Mortimer

26th Jun 2024

Reading Road in Mortimer will be closed between 07:00 -17:00 on Wednesday 26th June 2024.

This is for resurfacing work on behalf of West Berkshire Council

Stephens close bus stop will be out of use during this time passengers are advised to use Stephen's Road stop on Victoria Road for journeys towards Reading.

sorry for any inconvenience caused

Closure of Kilnsea Drive due to resurfacing

26th - 27th Jun 2024

Kilnsea Drive will be closed overnight from 20:00 to 06:00 on 26th June to 27th June 2024.

This is due to resurfacing work by Wokingham Borough Council.

During this time customer are advised to use Sindlesham mill Bus stop in the lay-by on Rushey Way towards the roundabout or Hawkedon Way Bus Stop instead .

Sorry for any inconvenience caused

Hyde Park Corner Closed towards Hammersmith 2130-0600 Various dates in June & July please check

26th Jun 2024 - 3rd Jul 2024

Parts of Hyde Park Corner will be closed overnight from 2130 to 0600 each night on Wednesday 26th June & Thursday 27th June 2024 and again on Tuesday 2nd July 2024.

This is due to resurfacing works at Hyde Park Corner.

Journeys towards Victoria will can follow normal route.

From Kensington Olympia station, Buses will divert via Earls Court Road, A3220, A3212 Chelsea Embankment, B302 Royal Hospital Road, A3214, Buckingham Palace Road, Elizabeth Bridge, Bullied Way and will terminate on Buckingham Palace Road.

Journeys towards Slough & Legoland from Victoria will divert as follows:
Buckingham Palace Road, Pimlico Road A3214 becoming B302 Royal Hospital Road. Chelsea Embankment A3212 towards Earls Court, Warwick Road. Kensington High Street. Resuming normal route from Kensington Olympia.

We will be unable to serve stops at High Street Kensington, Royal Albert Hall and Hyde Park Corner towards Hammersmith and Slough. Passengers requesting these pickups are asked to use the bus stop at Kensington Olympia or Hammersmith or Victoria and use alternative services via London Buses or London Underground. Through tickets will not be accepted.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these works which are beyond our control.

Suspension of Downham Court Stop

27th Jun 2024 - 1st Jul 2024

The Downham Court bus stop inbound will be out of use from Thursday 27th June 2024 until 1st July 2024

This is due to works to repair existing Openreach network equipment.

Please use the Maidens bus stop instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience

Suspension of Newcastle Road stops

27th - 30th Jun 2024

Newcastle Road bus stops will be out of use from 08:00 Thursday 27th June until 17:00 Sunday 30th June 2024

This is for work by Thames Water.

Please use Corbridge Road or Warwick Road bus stops instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Closure of Tidmarsh Road / The Street and Purley Rise

27th - 28th Jun 2024

Closure of Tidmarsh Road / The Street and Purely Rise from 27th June until 28th June 2024
between 9.30 until 15.30 each day

This may cause a slight delay to the afternoon trip due to the time of the closure, there may be a little delay while wait for the closure to be lifted.

sorry for any inconvenience

Closure of Burghfield Road 09:30 - 15:30

28th Jun 2024

The Burghfield Road (Burghfield Road Railway Bridge to Cunning Man Pub) will be closed from 09:30 until 15:30 on the 28th June 2024. This is due to Resurfacing taking place on behalf of West Berkshire Council.

Lime 2/2a will be diverting from St Marys Butts via A33 Great Lea, Hartley Court Road, Kybes Lane, Pingewood Road south & Amers Farm Road.

We are unable to serve the following stop: Castle Street (stop CQ), Russell Street, Lima Court, Downshire Square, Berkeley Avenue, Southcote Road, Parkside Road, Liebenrood Road, Circuit Lane, Honey End Lane, Burghfield Road, Dwyer Road, Burghfield Road Railway Bridge, The Cunning Man & Burghfield Golf Course.

Customers are advised to use jet black 1 and yellow 26 for stops on along and near Bath Road.
Please allow extra time for your journey if travelling to and from Mortimer and Burghfield while these works are taking place.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these works.

Suspension of Friar Street Bus stop FM

1st - 3rd Jul 2024

Friar Street stop FM will be out of use on Monday 1st July and Wednesday 3rd July 2024.

This is due works taking place outside 34-40 Friar Street for Telecom works.

Customer are advised to use bus stop FN instead.

sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Temporary closure of Market Place due to roadworks

1st Jul 2024

Market Place/High Street will be closed temporarily on the 1st July for up to 3-4 hours any time between 08:00 till 18:00, please keep a check on our website for updates as to when it will be closed during the 1st July 2024.

During this time customer are advised to use station Road stops SA for services 3,9,19a,b,c.

For services; 50,600,10- please use stop SD on station road instead.

For services: 5,6,6a - Please use stop SC on station road instead.

Services 13/14 - Please use stop EM on Blagrave Street.

Services 21,21a The London Line - please use Stop EK on Blagrave street.

Services 17 - Please use Stop FN on Friar Street.

service 11 - Please use stop EM on Friar Street.

Service 18,18a - please use stop FN on Friar Street or St Marys Butts.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Closure of Victoria Road Mortimer

1st Jul 2024

Victoria Road Mortimer will be closed between the 1st of July 2024 between 9.30 -15:30

This is due to west Berkshire highways doing carriage way repairs

Customers are advised to use the Stephens Close bus stop or Drury Lane, alternatively for journeys towards reading please use college piece inbound stop.

we apologise for any inconvenience caused

Temporary Closure of Southampton Street

1st Jul 2024

Southampton Street from the top of Whitley Street to the junction of West Hill on the 1st july 2024.
Silver Street will be closed temporarily for up to 3-4 hours any time between 09:30 till 16:00. this is for coring works takes place in the road, this is ahead of RBC resurfacing programme .

Please check our website for further information on the day as to when the road is closed.

Customer are advised to use a temporary stop outside number 9 Christchurch Road instead or Christchurch Gardens Stop instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Temporary Closure of Silver Street due to Roadworks

1st - 2nd Jul 2024

Silver Street will be closed from the junction of London Road to top of Whitley Street. From the 1st July 2024 & 2nd July 2024. Silverstreet will be closed temporarily for up to 3-4 hours any time between 09:30 till 16:00 on both days. while coring works takes place in the road, this is ahead of RBC resurfacing programme .

Please check our website for further information on the day as to when the road is closed.

Customer are advised to use crown street stop (on London Street) or Christchurch Gardens Stop instead.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

Closure of Duke Street Bridge overnight

3rd - 6th Jul 2024

Duke Street will be closed on various dates on 3rd July until 6th July overnight between 21:00-06:00

This is due to works being carried out to the structure of Duke Street Bridge overnight.

During this time the services that uses Duke Street bridge will be on diversion, all normal stops will be in use apart from the Duke Street Bridge stop.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Suspension of Water Road bus stop inbound

4th Jul 2024

The Water Road bus stop inbound on Tilehurst Road will be out of use between 09:30 -15:30 on Thursday 4th July 2024.

This is due to work by Thames Water.

Customers are advised to use The Park Grove or Waverley Road (Tilehurst Road) bus stops instead.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Closure of Duke Street Bridge overnight

27th - 31st Aug 2024

Duke Street will be closed on various dates on 27th August until 31st August 2024 overnight between 21:00-06:00

This is due to works being carried out to the structure of Duke Street Bridge overnight.

During this time the services that uses Duke Street bridge will be on diversion, all normal stops will be in use apart from the Duke Street Bridge stop.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Closure of Duke Street Bridge overnight

21st - 24th Oct 2024

Duke Street will be closed on various dates on 21st October until 24th October 2024 overnight between 21:00-06:00

This is due to works being carried out to the structure of Duke Street Bridge overnight.

During this time the services that uses Duke Street bridge will be on diversion, all normal stops will be in use apart from the Duke Street Bridge stop.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.