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Bus travel updates and service disruptions


Road closure affecting services 76/76A

Due to a temporary restriction for vehicles turning right from Aylestone Hill into Southbank Road, Hereford from Monday 22 October 2018 for a period of up to six weeks, service 76 will be diverted via Aylestone Hill, Folly Lane and Ledbury Road.


Road Closures Affecting service 490

Due to the temporary closure of the B4361/B4362 junction at Rosebank Farm, Orleton on Wednesday 28 to Friday 30 November 2018 between 0900 and 1700, service 490 will be diverted as follows:

Journeys between Leominster and Ludlow at 0945, 1145, 1445 and 1645 will operate via A49 to Woofferton, B4362 Station Road to Orleton then as normal route to Ludlow.

Buses from Ludlow at 0920, 1020, 1220, and 1555 will operate via the diversionary route in reverse.

Journeys between Leominster and Orleton at 1115 and 1345 will operate via the normal route terminating at Bircher Turn.

Buses timetabled to start from Orleton Boot Inn at 1138 and 1406 will start from Bircher Turn at 1141 and 1409.

All other journeys will operate via the normal route.


Road closures affecting service 476

A438 Trumpet Crossroads Closure

Due to the temporary closure of the A438 on the Ledbury side of Trumpet Crossroads from Wednesday 21 until Friday 23 November 2018 between 0900 and 1700, service 476 will be diverted to operate via A4172, Little Marcle, A449, Leadon Way (Ledbury bypass) to Hereford Road, Golding Way stop and then via normal route to Ledbury, Market House.

Buses from Ledbury will operate via The Southend, Biddulph Way to Deer Park, Martins Way then Leadon Way, A449, Little Marcle and A4172 to Trumpet Crossroads.

A438 Stoke Edith Crossroads Closure

Due to the temporary closure of the A438 Stoke Edith Crossroads on Wednesday 28 to Friday 30 November 2018 between 0900 and 1700, service 476 will be diverted to operate via Trumpet Inn, Newtown Crossroads, Shucknall, Whitestone Crossroads and Bartestree Crossroads.

Buses from Ledbury will operate the diversionary route in reverse except the 1515 journey from Hereford Country Bus Station which will also serve Pixley, Pool End and Tarrington village after Trumpet Inn.

All other journeys during the closure period will be unable to serve Bartestree (Frome Park), Dormington, Tarrington and Pixley, Pool End.


B4214 Storesbrook Bridge Closure

Due to the temporary closure of the B4214 at Storesbrook Bridge from Wednesday 28 November 2018 until Thursday 28 February 2019, the section of route between Bosbury Turn and Ledbury Railway Station will not be served.

Temporary timetables will apply to the following services:

  • 405
  • 417
  • 482
  • 671-4
  • 874

Temporary timetable - B4214 Storesbrook Bridge Closure


Bus service changes from 29 October 2018

32 Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester
  • Buses depart from the new Gloucester Transport Hub, Bay G
  • New journeys introduced on Mondays to Fridays from Gloucester to Ross-on-Wye at 0505 and 2205, and from Ross-on-Wye to Gloucester at 0605 and 2302
33 Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester
  • Buses depart from the new Gloucester Transport Hub, Bay H
74 Hereford - Newton Farm
  • Minor timetable changes
75S Rotherwas - Hereford - St Mary's School
  • Route revised to start from the Vincent Carey Road stop via Pikadish and then unchanged from Thorn Office Centre
78/78A/78X Hereford - Rotherwas
  • Journeys from Rotherwas revised to start from the Vincent Carey Road stop via Netherwood Road (Pikadish) and then unchanged from Thorn Office Centre. The Foxwood Court and Parkwood Court stops will no longer be served
  • Journeys from Hereford as existing route to Thorn Office Centre then direct to Vincent Carey Road stop
  • Most 78X journeys no longer operate via Winston Road and Hoarwithy Road
  • Revised timetable including 78X journeys from Rotherwas departing at 13 and 43 past each hour, and from Hereford City Bus Station at 00 and 30 minutes past each hour

Find out more about the changes to bus service 78/78A/78X

79A Hereford - Putson - Redhill
  • Revised Mondays to Fridays afternoon timetable
88/88A Hereford - The Pastures/Saxon Gate
  • Revised Mondays to Fridays timetable
132 Ledbury - Gloucester
  • Buses depart from the new Gloucester Transport Hub, Bay G

Bus service changes from 3 September 2018

T14 Hereford - Hay-on-Wye - Brecon - Merthyr Tydfil - Cardiff
  • New service operated by Stagecoach in South Wales replacing withdrawn service 39
X11 Builth Wells - Ludlow
  • Retimed to depart from Builth Wells at 0935 and Ludlow at 1315
X15 Builth Wells - Hereford
  • Retimed to depart from Builth Wells at 0935 and Hereford at 1345
33 Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester
  • New Ross-on-Wye - Gloucester journey introduced at 0545
39 Hereford - Hay-on-Wye - Brecon
  • Service withdrawn and replaced by service T14`
41 Kington - Knighton - Knucklas
  • Minor timetable changes
77A Hereford - Holmer Circular
  • 81/81A Hereford - College Green - Bobblestock
  • The 1433, 1600 and 1835 81/81A journeys revised to operate as service 77A journeys
411 Whitchurch - Hereford
  • Service revised to start from Whitchurch and operate via Little Birch
412 Broad Oak - King's Thorn
  • Morning journey revised to start from Hereford and operate on School Days only. Afternoon journey will continue from Broad Oak to Hereford via Wormelow.
413 Broad Oak - Hereford
  • Service revised and will not serve Little Birch which is included in the revised 411 service
436 Swainshill - Hereford
  • Morning journey will be operated by Yeomans Travel
448 Madley - Hereford
  • Service revised to start from Madley, Archenfield and not serve Shennington
461 Hereford - Kington - Knighton
  • Minor changes to service including journeys serving Llandrindod Wells High School and Powys County Hall
463 Kington - Presteigne - Llandrindod Wells
  • Service withdrawn and replaced by 461 journeys
488 Wigmore - Leominster
  • Service withdrawn and incorporated in revised 489 service.
489 Wigmore - Leominster
  • Service revised to include sections of the withdrawn 488 service including Eye, Ashton, Woofferton, Wyson, Brimfield, Little Hereford and Middleton on the Hill
507 Leominster - Weobley circular
  • Service revised to include sections of the withdrawn 509 service including Woonton, Meer Common, Lower Broxwood, Bearwood and Luntley
509 Kinnersley - Leominster
  • Service withdrawn and incorporated in revised 507 service
746 Lydbrook - Cinderford
  • Minor timetable changes

Bus service changes from 10 August 2018

X39 Peterchurch - Hereford
  • Service operated by Bowyers Coaches withdrawn after operation on Friday, 10 August 2018