Halloween and Bonfire Night Diversions

4 months ago Tue 24th Oct 2023

Halloween and Bonfire Diversions 2023

From approx. 17:00 on Tuesday 31st October and Sunday 5th November 2023, some of our buses will divert for the safety of our customers and staff.  Please see below for the time diversions will start on each route and all will be in place until the end of service.

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Halloween Diversions

The following diversions will be in place on Tuesday 31st October:

City Circle 1

From 16:50 onwards, journeys from Canal Street will follow its normal route to the bottom of Colchester Avenue and then right along Newport Road as far as the Royal Oak. The service will then travel left onto Moorland Road, right into Habershon Street and return to its normal route.  Bus stops along Rover Way, Pengam Road, Storrar Road and Tweedsmuir Road will not be served.

City Circle 2

Journeys from 18:10 onwards will follow its normal route to the end of Habershon Street, then left onto Moorland Road to the Royal Oak, then right along Newport Road to Colchester Avenue and resume its normal route. Bus stops along Tweedsmuir Road, Storrar Road, Pengam Road and Rover Way will not be served.

Service 11

Outbound journeys from 17:40 onwards will follow their normal route to St. Saviours and Splott Road and then divert along Habershon Street. This service will travel left along Moorland Road to Royal Oak and right to Newport Road and Rover Way then resume the normal route to Pengam Green.

Inbound journeys from 18:23 onwards will follow the normal route to Rover Way and then travel via Newport Road, Royal Oak, Moorland Road, Habershon Street and Splott Road and then return to its normal route.

Bus stops along Pengam Road, Storrar Road, Tweedsmuir Road, Clydesmuir Road, Muirton Road, Mervyn Road, Mercia Road, Willows Avenue, Splott Clinic, Grosvenor Square and Walker Road will not be served.

Service 13

Journeys from the city centre to Drope from 17:35 onwards, and from Drope to the city centre from 17:20 onwards, will divert along the full length of Grand Avenue and will not stop at Heol-y-Felin, Mill Road, Plymouth Wood Road, Archer Road, Wilson Road and Snowden Road.

Services 44 & 45

The 17:08 44 service and the 17:17 45 service will be the last outbound journeys from Castle Street that will operate as normal. Outbound journeys from 17:26 on the 44 service and 17:35 on the 45 service onwards will divert along Greenway Road (44); Wentloog Road and Greenway Road (45) and then resume its normal route around St. Mellons estate.

The last inbound journey from St. Melons Police Station that will operate its normal route will be the 17:28 service 45 and the 17:38 service 44. Inbound journeys from 17:48 (45) and 18:00 (44) onwards will operate their normal route around St. Mellons estate then divert along the full length of Greenway Road (44); Greenway Road and Wentloog Road (45).

Bus stops on service 44 along Trowbridge Road, Aberdaron Road, Brynbala Way and Hendre Road will not be served.

Bus stops on service 45 along Cae Glas Road, Nevin Crescent and Rhyl Road will not be served.

Services 49 & 50

The 17:10 service 49 and the 17:20 service 50 will be the last outbound journeys from Castle Street to run their normal routes. Outbound journeys on the 49 service from 17:45 and on the 50 service from 17:30 onwards will divert along Newport Road and end their journeys at the Bluebell Inn bus stop. This means that Llanrumney estate will not be served from this time until the end of service.

The last inbound journeys from Countisbury Shops to operate its normal routes will be the 17:25 service 49 and the 17:43 service 50. Inbound journeys from 17:53 on service 49 and 18:11 on the service 50 will start from the Bluebell Inn bus stop and circle Llaneirwg Way and Newport Road roundabout before running along Newport Road. This means that Llanrumney estate will not be served.

Service 102

The 16:45 journey from Pentrebane will run as normal around St. Mellons estate (18:07 from St. Mellons Police Station), then run along the full length of Newport Road, not serving Llanrumney estate.

 

Bonfire Night Diversions

Please note the following diversions to our services on Sunday 5th November 2023.

Service 11

The 17:40 journey from Hayes Bridge Road will be the last journey to operate normal route. Outbound journeys from 18:10 onwards will follow normal route to St. Saviours/Splott Road and then divert along Habershon Street, Moorland Road to Royal Oak and right along Newport Road to Rover Way then resume the normal route to Pengam Green.

The last inbound journey operating its normal match day route from Pengam Green will be the 17:45 departure. Journeys from 18:15 onwards will follow the normal route to Rover Way, then divert along Newport Road to Royal Oak, Moorland Road and right to Habershon Street to Splott Road.

Bus stops along Pengam Road, Storrar Road, Tweedsmuir Road, Clydesmuir Road, Muirton Road, Mervyn Road, Mercia Road, Willows Avenue, Splott Clinic, Grosvenor Square and Walker Road will not be served.

Service 13

The last journey from the city centre to operate normal route will be the 17:12 departure.  Journeys to Drope from 18:22 onwards will divert along Grand Avenue not serving stops along Heol-y-Felin, Mill Road, Plymouth Wood Road, Archer Road Wilson Road and Snowden Road.

The last journey from Drope towards the city centre to operate as normal will be the 16:45. Journeys towards the city centre from 17:45 onwards will divert along Grand Avenue and will not serve Snowden Road, Wilson Road, Archer Road, Plymouth Wood Road, and Mill Road.

Services 44 & 45

The last journey from the city centre to operate their normal route will be the 16:50 service 44 and the 17:05 service 45.  Journeys from 17:20 (44) and 17:40 (45) will divert along Greenway Road (44) and Wentloog Road and Greenway Road (45). 

The last journeys from St. Mellons Police Station to operate normal route will be the 17:25 (44) and 17:40 (45) departures. Journeys from 18:10 (44) and 18:40 (45) onwards will operate normal route around St. Mellons estate then the 44 service will divert along Greenway Road and the 45 service will divert along Greenway Road and Wentloog Road.

Bus stops on service 44 along Trowbridge Road, Aberdaron Road, Brynbala Way and Hendre Road will not be served.

Bus stops on service 45 along Cae Glas Road, Nevin Crescent and Rhyl Road will not be served.

Services 49 and 50

The last departures from the city centre to operate normal route will be the 16:40 service 50 and the 17:00 service 49. Departures on service 49 from 17:50 and service 50 from 17:20 onwards will divert along Newport Road and end journeys at the Bluebell Inn. Llanrumney estate will not be served.

The last journeys towards the city centre to operate as normal will be the 17:20 service 50 and the 17:35 service 49. Journeys from 18:15 on service 49 and 18:19 on service 50 will start from the Bluebell Inn bus stop and run via Newport Road. Llanrumney estate will not be served.

Service 61

The last outbound journey from Westgate Street to operate normal route will be the 17:10 departure. Outbound journeys from 17:40 onwards will follow normal route as far as Plasmawr Road, terminating at Fairwater RFC (The Bulldog) bus stop. Bus stops along Pentrebane Road, Beechley Drive and Firs Avenue will not be served.

The last inbound journey from Beechley Drive to operate normal route will be the 17:43 departure.  Inbound journeys from 18:13 onwards will start from Fairwater RFC (The Bulldog).