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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.

 

  • >>> A Half Hourly service will operated on 78 Keswick - Borrowdale during Half term  <<<
  • >>> Ellenvale 60E and 68B services revised from 4th December <<<
  • >>> Winter Timetables from 30 October now available <<<

  • >>> Last week of Summer Services 77/77A to Honister & 508 to Windermere <<<<
Bus News - service changes table
Change Date Service Number Description of Changes District(s) Affected
JUNE ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
12th X4/5 Workington - Cockermouth - Keswick - Penrith : Section of route via Bridgefoot and Brigham suspended until late October due to a road closure. Operation on the rest of the route is unaffected Allerdale / Eden
OCTOBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
23rd 78 78 : Keswick - Lodore - Grange Bridge - Rosthwaite - Seatoller (Borrowdale) : Half Hourly service operates during Half Term week Allerdale
28th 6 Barrow - Dalton - Ulverston - Haverthwaite - Newby Bridge - Bowness on Windermere - Windermere : Sunday to Windermere suspended for Winter. Monday to Saturday service and Barrow - Ulverston Sunday journeys unchanged Barrow / South Lakeland
" 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
" 400 Carlisle - Wigton - Abbeytown - Silloth - Skinburness : Sunday timetable suspended for Winter. Monday to Saturday service unchanged. Allerdale / Carlisle
" 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 - Grasmere : Winter timetable introduced. Hourly service introduced. NEW for 2017/18 extension to Grasmere will continue to run through the Winter South Lakeland
" X4 X5 Workington - Cockermouth - Braithwaite / Bassenthwaite - Keswick - Penrith : Sunday timetable returns to two hourly for Winter Allerdale / Eden
DECEMBER ---------------- --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
4th 60 Skinburness - Silloth - Allonby - Mawbray - Maryport - Workington : Replaces current 60E. Timetable revised. Servcie extended to Workington via Northside on Monday to Friday. No longer runs to Dearham now served by new 68. Allerdale
" 68 Cockermouth - Dearham - Great Broughton - Broughton Moor - Maryport : Replaces current 68B. Additionally serves Dearham The Sun and Towncroft. Runs into Cockermouth via Low Road instead of Dovenby and Goat Brow Allerdale
" 69 Cockermouth Town : Slatefell and Rose Lane : Replaces current 68B. Will only run Monday to Friday. Route and timetable revised. Allerdale
25th -- No Service All
26th -- Special Service on some Town and Lake District services. Other services suspended for Public Holiday All
27-31 -- Normal Service on most routes All
JANUARY 2018 --------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------
1st 599 599 : Kendal - Bowness - Windermere - Brockhole - Ambleside - Grasmere : An hourly service will operate from 09:00 to 16:55 South Lakeland
3rd 6 Barrow - Dalton - Ulverston - Haverthwaite - Newby Bridge - Windermere : Disruption to the service likely due to a road closure between Newby Bridge and Bowness on Windermere. Look out for details of shuttle bus service Barrow / South Lakeland

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