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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.

 

  • >>> 888 Newcastle - Alston - Penrith - Keswick : Service re-starts for Summer 7th July <<<
  • >>> X5 journeys via Bridgefoot and Brigham diverted due to roadworks. See Temporary Shuttle <<<
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 for 14 weeks due to a road closure. A temporary shuttle bus is in operation. The rest of the service is uneffected Allerdale / Eden
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
" 888 Newcastle - Hexham - Alston - Penrith - Keswick : Wright Bros daily service resumes for Summer Allerdale / Eden
20th M1 Millom Town Service + Haverigg : Travellers Choice service withdrawn. Possibility of partial replacement with another operator. Copeland
21st 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
24th 567 Kendal - Endmoor - Crooklands - Kirkby Lonsdale : one late afternoon journey retimed and minor changes to other journeys 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 service 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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