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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.

 

  • >>>>>>>> Extra journey on 532 in Cartmel area late February <<<<<<<<<<<

  • >>>>>>> Extra journey on 68 service in Carlisle from late February <<<<<<<
  • >>>>>>>> Summer Lake District Timetable starts from 8 April 2107 <<<<<<<<
  • >>>> Service 185 Extended to Birdoswald for the Summer <<<<<
Bus News - service changes table
Change Date Service Number Description of Changes District(s) Affected
FEBRUARY ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
27th 68 Upperby - Carlisle - Belle Vue ; Two extra earlier morning journeys from Upperby to Carlisle, for connections to Caldew School Carlisle
" 532 Lindale - Grange-over-Sands - Kents Bank - Allithwaite - Flookburgh - Cark - Cartmel : Extra early afternoon journey from Cartmel to Grange-over-Sands South Lakeland
28th 574 Kirkby Stephen - Appleby - Long Marton - Penrith : Service diverted to additionally serve Long Marton Eden
MARCH ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
15th 217 Frizington - Lamplugh - Eaglesfield - Cockermouth : Extra afternoon journey re-introduced Allerdale / Copeland
APRIL ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
1st 525 Ferry House - Hill Top (Beatrix Potter) - Hilltop : Summer service introduced South Lakeland
8th 38 Beckfoot - Silloth - Abbeytown - Wigton : extension to Allonby and non schoolday journeys withdrawn Allerdale
" 6 Barrow - Dalton - Ulverston - Haverthwaite - Newby Bridge - Windermere : Sunday service re-introduced (subject to ending of road closure) Barrow / South Lakeland
" 73 / 73A Carlisle - Caldbeck - Hesket Newmarket - Mungrisdale - Keswick : Saturday only service introduced. Timetable revised. N.B. There will be no Daily, Sunday or School Holiday service in 2017 Allerdale / Carlisle / Eden
" 77 / 77A Keswick - Catbells / Whinlatter - Buttermere : Daily Service re-introduced for Summer Allerdale
" 78 Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Half Hourly weekend and School Holiday timetable introduced Allerdale
" 208 Keswick - Aira Force - Glenridding - Patterdale (for Ullswater) ; Saturday only service re-introduced for the Summer NB There will be no Sunday or School Holiday service in 2017 Allerdale / Eden
" 505 Kendal - Windermere - Ambleside - Hawkshead - Coniston : Enhanced Summer timetable introduced South Lakeland
" 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) - Windermere : Enhanced Summer Service introduced : NEW for 2017, Daily service Penrith - Kirkstone Pass - Windermere, throughout Summer Eden / South Lakeland
" 516 Ambleside - Elterwater - Dungeon Ghyll (Langdale) : Summer Timetable introduced South Lakeland
" 555 Keswick - Grasmere - Ambleside - Windermere - Lancaster : Summer timetable introduced. Half Hourly on Saturdays, improved frqeuency on Sundays, extra late night journeys on weekdays Allerdale / South Lakeland
" 599 Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside - Grasmere : Summer timetable. Twenty minute timetable plus extending to Grasmere South Lakeland
15th 185 Haltwhistle - Greenhead - Gilsland : Extended to Birdoswald Carlisle
22nd 22 Moresby Parks - Whitehaven - Egremont Town : Service withdrawn Copeland
24th 78 Keswick - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Weekday service returns to hourly. Half hourly at weekends Allerdale
" 599 Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside - Grasmere : Weekday service reverts to half hourly service Every twenty minutes at Weekends South Lakeland
30th X4/5 Workington - Cockermouth - Braithwaite - Keswick - Penrith : Enhanced Hourly Sunday timetable introduced Allerdale / Copeland
MAY ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
27th 78 Keswick - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Weekday service returns to Half hourly for Half Term week Allerdale
" 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) - Windermere : Hourly service introduced between Penrith and Patterdale on Saturdays Eden / South Lakeland
" 599 Kendal - Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside - Grasmere : Daily 20 minute frequency until the end of Septmber. South Lakeland
JULY ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
3rd 78 Keswick - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Weekday service returns to Half hourly until last September Allerdale
" 555 Keswick - Grasmere - Ambleside - Windermere - Lancaster : Half Hourly timetable extended to Monday to Friday until late September Allerdale / South Lakeland
" 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) - Windermere : Hourly timetable between Penrith and Patterdale operates Monday to Saturday until early September Eden / South Lakeland
SEPTEMBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
3rd 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) - Windermere : Timetable returns to every two hours until late October Eden / South Lakeland
29th 78 Keswick - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Weekday service returns to hourly until late October Allerdale
" 185 Haltwhistle - Greenhead - Gilsland : extension to Birdoswald suspended for Winter Carlisle
" 555 Keswick - Grasmere - Ambleside - Windermere - Lancaster : Monday to Friday timetable reverts to hourly operation. Still half hourly on Saturdays until the end of October Allerdale / South Lakeland
" 599 Kendal - Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside - Grasmere : Weekday servcie returns to every half hour. Weekends still every 20 minutes until late October. South Lakeland
OCTOBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
28th 73 73A Carlisle - Caldbeck - Keswick : Service suspended for Winter Allerdale / Carlisle / Eden
" 77 / 77A Keswick - Catbells / Whinlatter - Buttermere : Service suspended for Winter Allerdale
" 78 Keswick - Rosthwaite - Seatolller : reduced Winter timetable introduced Allerdale
" 208 Keswick - Aira Force - Glenridding - Patterdale (for Ullswater) : Service suspended for Winter Allerdale / Eden
" 505 Windermere - Ambleside - Hawkshead - Coniston : Winter timetable introduced South Lakeland
" 508 Penrith - Pooley Bridge - Aira Force - Patterdale (Ullswater) : Winter timetable introduced. Extension to Windermere via Kirkstone Pass suspended for Winter Eden / South Lakeland
" 516 Ambleside - Elterwater - Dungeon Ghyll (Langdale) : Winter timetable introduced South Lakeland
" 555 Keswick - Grasmere - Ambleside - Windermere - Lancaster : Winter timetable introduced. Hourly service Monday to Saturday, with reduced service on Sundays Allerdale / South Lakeland
" 599 Kendal - Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside : Winter timetable introduced. Hourly service introduced and extension to Grasmere suspended for Winter South Lakeland
" X4 X5 Workington - Cockermouth - Braithwaite / Bassenthwaite - Keswick - Penrith : Sunday timetable returns to two hourly for Winter Allerdale / Eden

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