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Bus Service changes from 6 August 2016

39B         BRECON – HAY-ON-WYE

0743 Hay-on-Wye – Brecon journey withdrawn on Saturdays. All 39B journeys re-numbered 39.

Bus Service changes from 31 May 2016

X4         HEREFORD - ABERGAVENNY - CARDIFF

Changes to stopping points in Cardiff city centre.

Bus Service changes From 10 May 2016

490       LUDLOW – LEOMINSTER

Ludford Bridge in Ludlow has now re-opened.  The 0945 journey from Leominster and 1250 journey from Ludlow continue to serve Overton, Ludlow Touring Park entrance.

Hay Festival services

HEREFORD – HAY-ON-WYE  (HAY FESTIVAL SERVICE)

Special service between Hereford and Hay-on-Wye operating for the duration of the Hay Festival 26 May – 6 June 2016.

X99      WORCESTER – HEREFORD

New special service between Worcester and Hereford with connecting buses at Hereford to the Hay Festival 26 May – 6 June 2016. 

Bus Service Changes From 10 April 2016

32/33     HEREFORD – ROSS-ON-WYE – GLOUCESTER

Mondays to Saturdays  Additional Rural Transport Fund journeys withdrawn. Sunday service unchanged with Rural Transport Fund journeys continuing to operate without subsidy.

44B         LEDBURY – THE MALVERNS – WORCESTER

Advance Notice: Summer Saturday service operates from 30 April until 24 September 2016.

71/71A/71B        HEREFORD - CREDENHILL

Minor changes to timetable.

72           HEREFORD – BOBBLESTOCK

Departs from Stand 4 at Hereford City Bus Station.

74           HEREFORD – NEWTON FARM – HEREFORD

Changes to Monday to Friday and Saturday timetable.

74S         ST MARY’S SCHOOL – HEREFORD – NEWTON FARM

Afternoon journey retimed and no longer serves Shire Hall and not serve Shire Hall.

75/75A  HAMPTON PARK – HEREFORD – BELMONT                                                          

Morning 75B service replaced by 75 journeys not serving College Green. 75A service replaced by 75 journeys.

75S         ROTHERWAS – HEREFORD – ST MARY’S SCHOOL               

Morning journey revised to operate from Shire Hall via St Owen Street and Ledbury Road to Cock of Tupsley.  Afternoon journey revised to start from St Mary’s School at 1540 and operate via Cock of Tupsley stop for Bishop’s School.

77A        HEREFORD – HOLMER (CIRCULAR)

1515 journey from Hereford City Bus Station operates on Saturdays and School holidays              

79/79A  HEREFORD – PUTSON – REDHILL

Minor changes to Mondays to Fridays and Saturdays timetable.

79B         HEREFORD – PUTSON – REDHILL via Hinton

Service 79B journeys withdrawn and replaced by 79A journeys not serving Hinton.

420         HEREFORD – BROMYARD - WORCESTER

Revised DRM and First timetables.

426         LEOMINSTER – BODENHAM – HEREFORD

Additional Summer journeys operate from Sunday, 10 April until Saturday, 1 October 2016.

427         BODENHAM – LEOMINSTER

Service subsidised by Additional Rural Transport Fund withdrawn.

437         TILLINGTON COMMON - HEREFORD

0930 journey on Saturdays operates via Whitecross, Memorial and Green Lanes, Stephens Close.

446         ALMELEY – EARDISLEY - HEREFORD

Advance Notice: Summer only journeys will not operate during 2016.

449         MADLEY – KINGSTONE – HEREFORD

Additional Rural Transport Fund and evening commercial journeys withdrawn. Last bus from Hereford is 1820 from Country Bus Station.

455         FOWNHOPE – LEDBURY

Advance Notice: Service operates on last Friday of the month from May until August 2016.

461         KINGTON – HEREFORD

Evening Additional Rural Transport Fund journeys withdrawn.

469         BROMYARD - HEREFORD

Minor timetable changes.

476         LEDBURY - HEREFORD

Evening Additional Rural Transport Fund journeys withdrawn.

0725 Schooldays only journey from Malvern Link Top retimed to depart 5 minutes earlier. Times unchanged from Trumpet Inn.

Advance Notice:  Additional Summer Sundays journeys operate from 5 June to 29 August 2016.

490         LEOMINSTER – LUDLOW                              

The service will continue to operate to its published timetable after 10 April 2016 while the possibility of further additional funding is investigated.

492         LEOMINSTER – HEREFORD

Changes to Sunday timetable, and service starts and terminates at Hereford City Bus Station.

782         CINDERFORD – ROSS-ON-WYE

Service now operated by Belfitt MiniHire. This change is already in operation.

783         LUDLOW – BISHOP’S CASTLE

Service will not operate during Summer 2016.

 853         HEREFORD – HOLME LACY COLLEGE

Advance Notice: Service withdrawn after operation on Friday, 6 May 2016.

874         COLWALL – CRADLEY – JOHN MASEFIELD SCHOOL

New schooldays only service operated by DRM

NX444   HEREFORD – LONDON via Ross-on-Wye – Gloucester – Cheltenham

First journey from London and last journey from Gloucester operate via Cirencester and not Swindon. This change is already in operation.

Bus service changes from 22 February 2016

782 Cinderford - Ross-on-Wye

Service withdrawn.

Last day of operation is Friday 19 February 2016.

Bus Service changes from 4 January 2016

476 Hereford – Ledbury

0725 journey from Hereford on Schooldays revised to depart at 0720 and re-routed to operate as normal 476 route to Bartestree then via White Stone, Shucknall, Newtown Crossroads, Stretton Grandison, Canon Frome, Trumpet Inn, Deer Park and Ledbury.

Return journey departs John Masefield High School at 1520; Newtown Crossroads, 1535; Withington, 1545 and Hereford Bus Station, 1600.

675 Great Malvern - Ledbury

Revised schooldays timetable including an additional return journey between Wyche Cutting and Ledbury. Schooldays buses running via A449/Chances Pitch (and not serving Wellington Heath) renumbered 676. 

NX343 Birmingham - Swansea

Newport stop relocated to Kingsway, opposite Friars Walk Bus Station. 

NX444 Hereford - London

1220 Hereford – London journey retimed to depart 15 minutes earlier at 1205. Other minor timing changes.

How can I get bus times on my phone?

For information on how to get bus times on your phone:

Visit the Traveline West Midlands website mobile information page

Who do I telephone for bus service information?

For journey planning and public transport information for services in Herefordshire and throughout Great Britain, telephone Traveline on 0871 200 22 33.

Where can I find information about bus fares?

For up to date bus fare information please contact the relevant operator for that route:

Operator namePostal addressTelephone, email and websiteRoutes
Arriva Midlands North Customer Care Department, FREEPOST ANG 7624 Luton, Beds LU4 8BR 0844 8004411
www.arrivabus.co.uk
738 740
Astons Coaches Clerkenleap, Broomhall, Kempsey, Worcester WR5 3HR 01905 820201
info@astons-coaches.co.uk
www.astons-coaches.co.uk
405 417 600 675
James Beavan (Lydney) Unit 1, Mead Lane Ind. Est., Lydney, GloucsGL15 5DA 01594 842859
enquiries@jamesbevancoaches.co.uk
www.jamesbevancoaches.com
35
Roy Brown's Coaches 15 High Street, Builth Wells LD2 3DN 0800 0962294 X11 X15 X15A
Bowyers Coaches Quarry Garage, Peterchurch, Herefordshire HR2 0TF 01981 550206 X39
DRM The Coach Garage, Bromyard HR7 4NT 01885 483219
drm@drmbus.com
www.drmbus.com
400 420 469 476 482 672 674
First PO Box 8324, Leicester LE41 9BF 08456 020121
info.wyvern@firstgroup.com
www.firstgroup.com/worcester
420
H & H Coaches Broad Meadows, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7RQ 01989 566444 40 411 436 782
Lugg Valley The Travel Centre, Old School Lane, Hereford HR1 1EX 01432 356201 76 76A 401 402 403 406 427 488 489 490 491 492 494 495 496 498 501 502 504 507 509 802
Newent Community Link Sheppard House, Sheppard Way, Onslow Road, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1TL 01531 821227
transport2@newentbb.co.uk
679
National Express 1 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8TG 0871 7818178
www.nationalexpress.com
343 444 445
Sargeants Bros. Coaches Mill Street, Kington HR5 3AL 01544 230481
dave@sargeantsbros.com
www.sargeantsbros.com
41 43 460 461 462 463 493 846 863
Smith's Motors (Ledbury) Coach Garage, The Homend, Ledbury HR8 1BA 01531 632953
info@smithsmotorsledbury.com
www.smithsmotorsledbury.com
S64
Stagecoach in South Wales St David's Road, Cwmbran NP44 1PD 01633 485118
south.wales@stagecoachbus.com 
www.stagecoachbus.com/southwales
X4 39 39B
Stagecoach in Wye and Dean Freepost SWC 1845, Gloucester GL1 1BF 01452 783540
west.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com 
www.stagecoachbus.com/wyeanddean
32 33 33A 34 35 36 44 132
Yarranton Brothers Eardiston Garage, Tenbury Wells WR15 8JL 01554 881229 731
Yeomans Canyon Travel The Travel Centre, Old School Lane, Hereford HR1 1EX 01432 356201 39A 71 71A 72 72A 74 74A 75 75B 75S 77 77A78 78A 79 79A 79B 88 88A 412 413 426 437 440 441 442 446 447 448 449 453 454 477 492
George Youngs Coaches Holme Bungalow, Glebe Road, Newent GL18 1BJ 01989 763889 31 54 436 456 457 458 459 478 479 677

Who do I contact if I have left something on a bus?

To find out if something you left on a bus has been found or handed in please contact the operator for that route:

Operator namePostal addressTelephone, email and websiteRoutes
Arriva Midlands North Customer Care Department, FREEPOST ANG 7624 Luton, Beds LU4 8BR 0844 8004411
www.arrivabus.co.uk
738 740
Astons Coaches Clerkenleap, Broomhall, Kempsey, Worcester WR5 3HR 01905 820201
info@astons-coaches.co.uk
www.astons-coaches.co.uk
405 417 600 675
James Beavan (Lydney) Unit 1, Mead Lane Ind. Est., Lydney, GloucsGL15 5DA 01594 842859
enquiries@jamesbevancoaches.co.uk
www.jamesbevancoaches.com
35
Roy Brown's Coaches 15 High Street, Builth Wells LD2 3DN 0800 0962294 X11 X15 X15A
Bowyers Coaches Quarry Garage, Peterchurch, Herefordshire HR2 0TF 01981 550206 X39
DRM The Coach Garage, Bromyard HR7 4NT 01885 483219
drm@drmbus.com
www.drmbus.com
400 420 469 476 482 672 674
First PO Box 8324, Leicester LE41 9BF 08456 020121
info.wyvern@firstgroup.com
www.firstgroup.com/worcester
420
H & H Coaches Broad Meadows, Ross-on-Wye HR9 7RQ 01989 566444 40 411 436 782
Lugg Valley The Travel Centre, Old School Lane, Hereford HR1 1EX 01432 356201 76 76A 401 402 403 406 427 488 489 490 491 492 494 495 496 498 501 502 504 507 509 802
Newent Community Link Sheppard House, Sheppard Way, Onslow Road, Newent, Gloucestershire GL18 1TL 01531 821227
transport2@newentbb.co.uk
679
National Express 1 Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8TG 0871 7818178
www.nationalexpress.com
343 444 445
Sargeants Bros. Coaches Mill Street, Kington HR5 3AL 01544 230481
dave@sargeantsbros.com
www.sargeantsbros.com
41 43 460 461 462 463 493 846 863
Smith's Motors (Ledbury) Coach Garage, The Homend, Ledbury HR8 1BA 01531 632953
info@smithsmotorsledbury.com
www.smithsmotorsledbury.com
S64
Stagecoach in South Wales St David's Road, Cwmbran NP44 1PD 01633 485118
south.wales@stagecoachbus.com 
www.stagecoachbus.com/southwales
X4 39 39B
Stagecoach in Wye and Dean Freepost SWC 1845, Gloucester GL1 1BF 01452 783540
west.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com 
www.stagecoachbus.com/wyeanddean
32 33 33A 34 35 36 44 132
Yarranton Brothers Eardiston Garage, Tenbury Wells WR15 8JL 01554 881229 731
Yeomans Canyon Travel The Travel Centre, Old School Lane, Hereford HR1 1EX 01432 356201 39A 71 71A 72 72A 74 74A 75 75B 75S 77 77A78 78A 79 79A 79B 88 88A 412 413 426 437 440 441 442 446 447 448 449 453 454 477 492
George Youngs Coaches Holme Bungalow, Glebe Road, Newent GL18 1BJ 01989 763889 31 54 436 456 457 458 459 478 479 677

How do I complain about a bus service?

The public transport team can assist with council-subsidised services or, if it relates to a commercially-operated service, we will pass on your correspondence to the relevant operator:

Where can I get printed bus information?

We produce a bus guide containing comprehensive timetables, maps and information for all Herefordshire bus services. 

You can:

Download pages from the Herefordshire Council bus timetable

  • Order the guide by post for £2.50 (including postage and packing)
  • For £7 you can subscribe annually to all public transport publicity

For further information please contact the public transport team:

You can also buy the bus guide at the following outlets:

  • Belmont Library, Eastholme Avenue
  • Bobblestock Sandown News, Sandown Drive
  • Bromyard Bromyard Live! Broad Street
  • Bromyard Hatton Park Stores
  • Bromyard The Bromyard Centre, Cruxwell Street
  • Burley Gate Post Office
  • Canon Pyon Post Office
  • Colwall Library
  • Ewyas Harold Post Office
  • Goodrich Post Office
  • Hay-on-Wye Tourist Information Bureau, Oxford Road
  • Hereford Library, Broad Street
  • Hereford Railway Station
  • Hereford Tesco, Bewell Street
  • Hereford, Tourism Stall, Butter Market
  • Hereford, Town hall
  • Hereford Yeomans Canyon Travel, The Travel Centre, Old School Lane
  • Kingsland Post Office
  • Kington The Kington Centre, Bridge Street
  • Kington Tourist Information Centre, 5 Church Street
  • Lea Stores
  • Ledbury Library and Customer Service Centre, The Master's House, St Katherines
  • Ledbury Ice Bytes Ledbury Tourist Information, The Homend
  • Leominster Customer Service Centre and Library, Buttercross
  • Leominster Tourist Information Centre, Corn Square
  • Orleton Post Office
  • Pontrilas Post Office
  • Presteigne and Norton Community Support, Old Drill Hall, Hereford Street
  • Ross-on-Wye Library, Cantilupe Road
  • St Weonards Post Office
  • Tudorville Post Office
  • Weobley Library
  • Weobley Post Office
  • Whitchurch Tower Stores
  • Withington Post Office, Springfield Road

How do I report damage to a bus stop or shelter?

To report damage to a bus stop or shelter please contact the public transport team with the location of the stop, its name and a description of the damage:

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