What`s Changing

Find below a summary of the latest bus service changes in Cumbria.

The new timetables will be added to the relevant district's page - Allerdale, Barrow, Carlisle, Copeland, Eden, South Lakeland - as soon as they are available.

 

  • >>> Temporary Shuttle Bus Newby Bridge to Windermere due to Road closure <<<
  • >>> Summer Service start from 23rd March - Timetables available from late February <<<
  • >>> Minor Changes to service 685 Carlisle - Brampton - Hexham - Newcastle from 18 March <<<
  • >>> Extra buses Kirkby Lonsdale to Lancaster from 5th March <<<
  • >>> Earlier finish to Penrith Town Service 646 on Friday and Saturdays from 1st March <<<
  • > Disruption to services in Denton Holme (Carlisle) due to road closure 5th March for 2 weeks <
Bus News - service changes table
Change Date Service Number Description of Changes District(s) Affected
JANUARY 2018 --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
2nd 6 Barrow - Dalton - Ulverston - Haverthwaite - Newby Bridge - Windermere : service suspended until Easter due to a road closure between Newby Bridge and Bowness on Windermere. Barrow -Croflands only journeys unaffected. Barrow / South Lakeland
" SH6 Newby Bridge - Storrs Hall Hotel - Bowness - Windermere : Temporary shuttle bus replacing suspended service 6 - connects to/from Barrow with certain X6 journeys. South Lakeland
FEBRUARY ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
12th X4/5 Possible disruption to service in Threlkeld due to a road closure for 2 weeks Eden
19th 555 Possible disruption to evening services between Kendal and Milnthorpe due to roadworks for one week South Lakeland
MARCH ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
1st 646 Penrith Town Service : Last round trip on Friday and Saturday withdrawn. Rest of timetable unchanged. Eden
5th 581 Kirkby Lonsdale - Ingleton - Giggleswick - Settle (for Skipton) : Minor timetable changes South Lakeland
" 582 Kirkby Lonsdale - Whittington - Arkholme - Hornby - Lancaster : New service South Lakeland
" 62 / 62A / 64A / 75 / 91 Disruption to services in Denton Holme due to road closure for gas main work for 2 weeks Carlisle
18th 685 Newcastle - Hexham - Haltwhistle - Brampton - Carlisle : Minor changes to timetable Carlisle
23rd - New Summer 2018 timetable comes into operation for Lake District Services : Look out here in late February 2018 for details of changes All
" 6 Barrow - Dalton - Ulverston - Haverthwaite - Newby Bridge - Windermere : Monday to Saturday service due to resume after road closure is lifted. Summer Sunday service starts Barrow / South Lakeland
" 73 Carlisle - Dalston - Caldbeck - Hesket Newmarket - Ireby - Bassenthwaite - Keswick : Saturday only service : Route and timetable revised for 2018 Allerdale / Carlisle
" 77/77A Keswick - Catbells - Seatoller - Honister - Buttermere - Whinlatter : Hourly timetable (as 2017) Allerdale
" 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Summer timetable introduced : Half hourly on weekends and Daily in School Holidays. Hourly at other times Allerdale
" 505 Kendal - Windermere - Ambleside - Hawkshead - Coniston : Hourly Summer timetable introduced South Lakeland
" 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) - Kirkstone Pass - Troutbeck - Bowness - Windermere : Two hourly Daily timetable Eden / South Lakeland
" 516 Windermere - Ambleside - Elterwater - Dungeon Ghyll (Langdale) : Summer timetable introduced South Lakeland
" 525 (Bowness -) Ferry House - Hill Top - Hawkshead : New Summer timetable starts South Lakeland
" 554 Carlisle - Wigton - Castle Inn - Mirehouse - Keswick : Minor changes to times Allerdale / Carlisle
" 555 Lancaster - Kendal - Windermere - Ambleside - Grasmere - Keswick : Half Hourly Saturday service, Hourly Sunday service, late night journeys run Monday to Saturday Allerdale / South Lakeland
" 599 Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside - Grasmere : Every 20 minutes Daily (improved Monday to Friday service for 2018) South Lakeland
" X5 Workington - Cockermouth - Braithwaite - Keswick - Penrith : Enhanced Hourly Summer Sunday service introduced Allerdale / Eden
30th 185 Birdoswald - Gilsland - Greenhead - Haltwhistle : Minor changes to timetable Carlisle
" 681 Haltwhistle - Halton Lea Gate - Alston : 16:20 will run 2 minutes later to improve possibility of connections with train from Newcastle Eden
APRIL ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
13th 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Weekday timetable reverts to Hourly service until late May Bank Holiday week Allerdale
MAY ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
6th 400 Skinburness - Silloth - Abbeytown - Wigton - Carlisle : Sunday timetable introduced Allerdale / Carlisle
25th 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Daily Half Hourly service for Half Term Holiday week Allerdale
26th 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) (- Kirkstone Pass - Troutbeck - Bowness - Windermere) : Frequency between Penrith and Patterdale increased to hourly on Saturdays. Monday to Friday service and service to Windermere unchanged Eden
JUNE ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
1st 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Weekday timetable reverts to Hourly service until early July Allerdale
JULY ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
2nd 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Hourly service runs Daily until late September Allerdale
" 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) (- Windermere) : Hourly timetable introduced for Summer School Holidays between Penrith and Patterdale on Monday to Saturday Eden
" 555 Lancaster - Kendal - Windermere - Ambleside - Grasmere - Keswick : Frequency increased to every 30 minutes until late September Allerdale / South Lakeland
AUGUST ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
31st 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) (- Windermere) : Timetables returns to standard two hourly frequency Eden
SEPTEMBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
28th 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : weekday service returns to hourly timetable Allerdale
" 555 Lancaster - Kendal - Windermere - Ambleside - Grasmere - Keswick : weekday service returns to hourly timetable Allerdale / South Lakeland
OCTOBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
22nd 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Half hourly timetable for Half Term Holiday Allerdale
28th - Winter timetable introduced on Central Lake District services. All

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