News of bus service changes

From 19 August 2018

Towcester High Street Roadworks

​Service​Route​Changes
​Stagecoach 88
​Northampton - Sixfields - Swan Valley - Towcester - Silverstone - Brackley
(Monday to Saturday)
Temporary change to route and timetable during Phase 2 of the roadworks at Towcester High Street:
  • Sunday Service 88 is now renumbered 89​
​Stagecoach 89 / X89
​Northampton - East Hunsbury - Blisworth - Towcester - Deanshanger - Milton Keynes
(Monday to Sunday)
Temporary change to route and timetable during Phase 2 of the roadworks at Towcester High Street​.
​Stagecoach X91
​Brackley - Silverstone - Towcester - Milton Keynes
(Monday to Saturday)
Temporary change to route and timetable during Phase 2 of the roadworks at Towcester High Street​.

From 02 September 2018

​ServiceRoute​Changes​
​Stagecoach 500
Radstone Fields - Brackley - Middleton Cheney - Banbury
(Monday to Sunday)​
Route and timetable revised:
  • due to emergency closure of the A422 at Farthinghoe
  • now operates from Brackley to Farthinghoe as normal and stops on the Main Road by the Alms Houses.  It then continues via Cockley Road and Thenford Road to Middleton Cheney and returns to the normal route to Banbury
  • frequency is reduced to every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday and to every 90 minutes on Sunday​
​TransportConnect​CallConnect
(Monday to Saturday)
  • The Oundle and Thrapston Call Connect service will no longer serve communities south of Oundle and will run Monday to Friday only.
  • The Stamford service will no longer serve:
    • Bulwick
    • Blatherwycke
    • Deene
    • Deenethorpe
    • Harringworth
    • Laxton
  • The communities below will have a service into Stamford and Peterborough Monday to Saturday as well as Oundle Monday to Friday:
    • Apethorpe
    • Collyweston
    • Cotterstock
    • Duddington
    • Easton on the Hill
    • Fotheringhay
    • Glapthorn
    • Kings Cliffe
    • Nassington
    • Polebrook
    • Southwick
    • Tansor
    • Woodnewton
    • Yarwell
​TransportConnect 180
Oundle - King's Cliffe - Stamford
(Friday only)​
​Service withdrawn
  • End of Northamptonshire Country Council subsidy.

From 03 September 2018

​ServiceRoute​Changes​
​Stagecoach 7
​Grange Park - Northampton Town Centre - Moulton Park
(Monday to Sunday)
​Timetable revised:
  • to improve reliability
​Stagecoach 8

​Rectory Farm - Blackthorn - Northampton Town Centre - King's Heath
(Monday to Saturday)

Timetable revised:
  • to improve reliability
​Stagecoach 12

​East Hunsbury – Northampton Town Centre – King's Heath
(Monday to Sunday)

​Timetable revised:
  • to improve reliability
​Stagecoach 16

​Ecton Brook – Weston Favell Centre – Northampton Town Centre – Obelisk Rise
(Monday to Sunday)

​Route and timetable revised:
  • journeys from Weston Favell Centre to Ecton Brook to operate via Standens Barn

​Stagecoach 51
Bedford - Oakley - Sharnbrook - Rushden
(Monday to Saturday)​
Route and timetable revised​
​Stagecoach 53

​Northampton Town Centre – Weston Favell Centre – Ecton Brook – Brackmills
(Monday to Friday)

​​Timetable revised:
  • to improve reliability
​Stagecoach 58

​Northampton Town Centre – Moulton Park
(Monday to Friday)

​​​Timetable revised:
  • to improve reliability
​Stagecoach 80

​Akeley – Buckingham – Brackley
(Monday to Friday on Schooldays only)

Timetable revised:
  • now starts from (0730) and continues to Akeley (1623). Times between Maids Moreton and Brackley are unchanged.

​Stagecoach X80

​Milton Keynes – Buckingham – Brackley
(Monday to Friday)

​Timetable revised:
  • Afternoon journey to run 3 minutes later throughout on both Schooldays and during School Holidays.

From 17 September until 02 December 2018*

*Expected completion date for the roadworks.

Temporary variation to routes and timetables - During roadworks at Eskdaill Street, the Stagecoach services listed will no longer serve Newland Street, Eskdaill Street or Lower Street. Passengers are advised to use bus stops on Horse Market.

​ServiceRoute​
​Stagecoach 10
​West Hunsbury - Northampton Town Centre - Parklands - Moulton - Kettering
(Monday to Saturday)
​Stagecoach 15
​Almond Road - Kettering Town Centre - Tesco, Orion Way
(Monday to Saturday)
​Stagecoach 17/17A
​Ise Lodge - Kettering - Rothwell - Desborough
(Monday to Sunday)
​Stagecoach 18
​Ise Lodge - Kettering - Rothwell - Desborough - Market Harborough
(Monday to Saturday)
​Stagecoach 19
​Ise Lodge - Kettering - Rothwell - Desborough - Corby
(Monday to Saturday)
​Stagecoach 48
​Burton Latimer - Kettering Town Centre
(Monday to Saturday)
​Stagecoach 49
​Rushden, Waitrose - Rushden - Irthlingborough - Finedon - Kettering
(Monday to Saturday)
​Stagecoach 50
​Bedford - Rushden - Rushden Lakes - Irthlingborough - Finedon - Kettering
(Monday to Sunday)
​Stagecoach X1
​Wellingborough - Kettering - Corby
(Monday to Sunday)
​Stagecoach X10
​West Hunsbury - Northampton Town Centre - Parklands - Moulton - Broughton - Kettering
(Monday to Saturday)

From 23 September 2018

​ServiceRoute​Changes​
​Centrebus RF1
Corby - Uppingham - Oakham
(Monday to Saturday)​
Route and timetable revised
  • journeys are retimed and on Monday to Friday certain peak time journeys now serve Corby Rail Station​

From 01 October 2018

​ServiceRoute​Changes​
​Cogenhoe and Whiston Parish Council VH1 (Village Hopper)
Northampton - Cogenhoe - Wollaston (Wellingborough)
(Monday to Saturday)​
Change of operator, route and timetable:
  • Service transferred from Shire Community Services to Cogenhoe and Whiston Parish Council.
  • Castle Ashby is no longer served and most journeys will now also operate to and from Wollaston on Monday to Friday.

From 10 October 2018*

*Expected completion date for the roadworks.

​Service​Route​Changes
​Centrebus 16/X16
​Kettering - Thrapston - Raunds
(Monday to Saturday)
Route and timetable revised:
  • During roadworks at Eskdaill Steet journeys will now arrive and depart in Kettering at Horse Market, not serving the stops at Newland Street, Eskdaill Street and Victoria Street​.
​Stagecoach 15
​Almond Road - Kettering Town Centre - Tesco, Orion Way
(Monday to Saturday)
Route and timetable revised:
  • During roadworks at Eskdaill Street, southbound from Stamford Road journeys now run via Windmill Avenue, St Mary's Road and London Road to Horse Market, no longer serving the stops on Montagu Street or Victoria Street.
  • Towards Almond Road journeys run from Horse Market via London Road, St Mary's Road, Windmill Avenue, Montagu Street and Bath Road to pick up the normal route, no longer serving Newland Street.
​Stagecoach X4
​Northampton - Wellingborough - Kettering - Corby - Peterborough
(Monday to Sunday)
Route and timetable revised:
  • During roadworks at Eskdaill Street, from Corby journeys now run via Rockingham Road, Northall Street, Lower Street, Northfield Avenue, Northampton Road, Sheep Street, Bowling Green Road and London Road to Horse Market, no longer serving the Eskdaill Street or Victoria Street stops.
  • From Wellingborough the route is unchanged and Newland Street continues to be served​.

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