Disruption To Bus Services - Thursday 22
Alert issued on 22nd November 2012
Disruption to local bus services and school transport (Nov 22)
28 (Evesham – Bidford – Stratford) : This service is operating with delays due to major traffic congestion in Evesham.
247 (Redditch – Bidford – Evesham) : The service is currently operating between Redditch and Evesham via the A46, omitting all stop between Bidford and Evesham. The journey that usually serves Pershore College will not operate. Commandery Coaches will collect any students for this journey at 3.30pm from the college and take them home.
356 / 357 / 358 (Worcester – Crowle / Himbleton – Droitwich) : These services are unable to serve Himbleton (Galton Arms) due to flooding. The operator expects to serve the remainder of the route.
382 (Worcester – Norton – Defford – Eckington – Pershore) : This service is now operating to its Standard Flood Timetable, however Eckington is also being omitted due to flooding at Eckington Bridge and Pershore Bridge.
540 (Evesham – Tewkesbury – Cheltenham) : Hinton-on-the-Green village (Bevans Lane) is currently not being served due to flooding. Buses are continuing directly along the A46. The service is operating with significant delays due to earlier disruption to school journeys, and major traffic delays in Evesham.
550 / 551 (Worcester – Pershore – Evesham) : The 550 service is now only operating between Worcester and Pershore only, omitting all stops between Wick and Evesham as Pershore Bridge has now closed due to flooding. The 551 service is operating to its Standard Flood Timetable as Jubilee Bridge has closed due to flooding but is still currently operating to Evesham. The service is also currently omitting Waterside in Evesham due to flooding, diverting via Abbey Bridge in both directions.
552 / 553 (Evesham – Offenham – Honeybourne – Evesham circular) : This service is omitting Waterside in Evesham as it is closed due to flooding. Journeys towards Evesham are diverting via Workman Bridge, omitting Waterside. Journeys out of Evesham are diverting via Greenhill and the A46 Evesham Bypass, omitting Waterside, Port Street and Bengeworth.
564 / 565 (Pershore – Inkberrow – Evesham – Combertons – Pershore) : The service is unable to operate between Evesham – The Combertons – Pershore due to Pershore bridge closing. The 17:50 journey from Pershore towards Pinvin & Bishampton is still expected to run.
566 (Pershore Plum Line) : This service is now operating to normal timetable for remainder of the afternoon, but with delays following disruption to school journeys earlier this afternoon.
581 (Evesham – Hampton) : The service is operating with delays due to traffic congestion in Evesham.
582 (Evesham – Fairfield) : Currently omitting Waterside in Evesham due to flooding. The service is therefore turning around at Durcott Road, omitting Waterside but serving the remainder of its route. The service is operating with delays due to major traffic congestion in Evesham.