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Preston Bus making changes to eleven services in September

Posted on - 10th August, 2023 - 8:17am | Author - | Posted in - Fulwood, Ingol, Preston Bus Station, Preston News, Ribbleton, Roads, Transport
A Preston Bus service in Tithebarne Street Pic: Ian Simpson

Eleven Preston Bus services are seeing timetable changes from September.

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Many bus routes in the city are currently operating to different timings due to the summer period and school holidays and the bus operator has confirmed from 4 September a raft of services will see revisions to services.

The changes are being made to improve punctuality of services, there’s increase to frequency due to increases in passenger numbers and a number of services return to their normal journey times following the summer period.

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Preston Bus has also dropped the 437 service, which went from Preston Bus Station to Myerscough College.

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Here’s the changes being made:

8 – Preston – Moor Nook – services are still going every 15minutes between Monday and Saturday but will take slightly longer.

19 – Preston – Royal Preston Hospital (via Deepdale) – two extra services at 7.50pm and 8.50pm every weekday have been added following customer feedback

23 – Preston – Royal Preston Hospital (via Plungington) – minor changes to timetable to improve punctuality

35 – Preston – Ingol (via Ashton) – increase in daytime frequency Monday to Saturday to run every 12 minutes

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48 – Preston – Larches (via Ribbleton, Fulwood, Ingol, Ashton) – will run only to Lea (not via the Larches loop) and towards Preston to operate the opposite route via Tanterton as an outbound jounrye. Timetable revised to improve punctuality.

76/78 – Lytham to St Annes (via Great Eccleston) – the 78 is extending its journeys from 6.43pm and 6.38pm Monday to Friday from Great Eccleston through to St Annes (currently terminates at Lytham).

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114 – Chorley to Whittle-le-Woods (via Leyland) – the service will no longer operate between Chorley interchange and Eaves Lane. Instead the Blackburn Bus Company operated 2 will serve this section of the route.

663 – Holme Slack to Fulwood Academy – minor changes made to the timings of morning journeys

664 – New Hall Lane to Fulwood Academy – minor changes made to the timings of morning journeys

433 – Preston Railway Station to Myerscough College – alterations made to the timetable

All new timetables can be seen on the Preston Bus website.

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