Preston 44 and 46 bus services diverted due to six-week road closure

Posted on - 6th October, 2023 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Cottam, Preston Bus Station, Preston News, Roads, Transport
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Two bus services will continue to be diverted in the Cottam area due to ongoing roadworks that have seen a road closed for six weeks.


Tag Lane has been closed for utility works since September 11 with the improvements set to end by 6pm on Sunday, October 22.

The 44 and 46 bus services are diverted as a result of this.

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The 46 bus service proceeds from Longridge to Cottam (Tabley Lane) then diverts via Discovery Drive, Aldeburgh Drive, and B6241 Tom Benson Way to resume the route to Preston City Centre. The return journey follows the reverse route.


The 44 bus service proceeds from Preston to Cottam (Tag Lane) diverts via B6241 Tom Benson Way, Aldeburgh Drive, Discovery Drive and, Sandy Lane to resume the normal route.

The bus stops on Hoyles Lane (Kingsley Road) and on Tag Lane (Nog Tow/Lightfoot Lane) are not served during the planned work.

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