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What upcoming service changes and disruptions are forecast?


The following upcoming services are subject to disruption:


Leicester - Service 55

Covert Lane (Scraptoft) will be closed for roadworks from the 10th December until the 13th December.

Service 55 will divert via Scraptoft Rise, Main Street and Church Hill before resuming its normal route. 


Gillingham - Service 140

From Monday 25th November, this service will be diverting to Chatham via Darnley Road, Thornwell Road and will then return back up to Earl Estate. 

On the return journey, this service will divert via Thornwell Road and Darnley Road. 


Liverpool - Services 61 and 61A

From the 20th November until further notice, services 61 and 61A will be diverted from Orrell Lane in Orrell Park. This is due to traffic management in place, required to deal with an unsafe building demolition at Orrell Lane bridge, causing congestion and making it difficult for vehicles to pass.


Services 61 and 61A

  • From Bootle Bus Station as normal to Northfield Road, then right onto Southport Road, left onto Aintree Road, Hornby Road, left onto Rice Lane, continue onto Walton Vale, then resume route to Aigburth Vale.
  • Omits section of Northfield Road, Moss Lane and Orrell Lane.


  • From Aigburth as normal to Walton Vale, then continue onto Rice Lane, right onto Hornby Road, Aintree Road, right onto Southport Road, left onto Northfield Road, then resume normal route to Bootle Bus Station.Omits Orrell Lane, Moss Lane and Northfield Road. 


Bootle - Service 63

From Wednesday 30th October 2019 until Friday 20th December 2019, Edge Lane, Thornton will be closed at the junction of Buckley Hill Lane to complete junction improvement works. 

Please be aware of diversions with service 63.