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Bus Diversions During the Illuminations 2019
Travelling on services 5, 6, 7, 11 or 17 during the Illuminations? Read below to see how your services are affected.
Norcross Roundabout - Services 12 and 14 Diversions
There are works taking place on Norcross Roundabout which will see our services 12 and 14 divert.
Missing in Blackpool: Inside Our Lost Property Department.
It's important to check your seats as you get off at your stop, you'll be amazed at the types of things we find left behind on our vehicles.
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Routes & Maps
    • Tram
    Fleetwood to Starr Gate
    • 1
    Fleetwood to Starr Gate via Promenade
    • 2
    Poulton to Blackpool Town Centre via Victoria Hospital Outpatients
    • 2C
    Knott End to Blackpool via Poulton
    • 3
    Mereside Tesco to Cleveleys Park via Blackpool
    • 4
    Cleveleys to Mereside Tesco via Blackpool
    • 5
    Victoria Hospital to Halfway House via Town Centre
    • 6
    Mereside to Grange Park via Blackpool Town Centre & Layton
    Services 6, 9 and 14 Diversion - Corporation Street Transport Hub Works

    As part of the Making Blackpool Better plans, there are works due to be carried out on Corporation Street meaning a change to where some of your services will be stopping. These works form Phase 2 of the update to the town centre 'Transport Hub' and will provide more space for buses to stop and wait in the town centre, in turn making it even easier for you to connect with other services and continue your journey. During the upgrade, the three services currently stopping on Corporation Street (6, 9 and 14) will have a change to where they are stopping. Services 9 and 14 can be caught from Central Library/Queen Street during the upgrade works. Service 6 can be caught from the bus stop on Corporation Street outside the Town Hall/Police Counter during the works.

    • 7
    Cleveleys to Clifton Hospital via Blackpool, St Annes Square
    • 9
    Cleveleys to Blackpool via Bispham
    Services 6, 9 and 14 Diversion - Corporation Street Transport Hub Works

    As part of the Making Blackpool Better plans, there are works due to be carried out on Corporation Street meaning a change to where some of your services will be stopping. These works form Phase 2 of the update to the town centre 'Transport Hub' and will provide more space for buses to stop and wait in the town centre, in turn making it even easier for you to connect with other services and continue your journey. During the upgrade, the three services currently stopping on Corporation Street (6, 9 and 14) will have a change to where they are stopping. Services 9 and 14 can be caught from Central Library/Queen Street during the upgrade works. Service 6 can be caught from the bus stop on Corporation Street outside the Town Hall/Police Counter during the works.

    • 11
    Lytham to Blackpool Town Centre via St Annes
    • 12
    Blackpool to Baines School via Bispham-Carleton-Poulton
    Diversion on the 12 & 14

    Due to works taking place on Norcross Roundabout from 20:00 on Saturday 31 August, our services 12 and 14 will be diverting. This means the services will not be able to use any of the stops on Fleetwood Road South between the Castle Gardens and Norcross Roundabout. The service 14 towards Fleetwood will use it’s normal route to the Castle Gardens before turning right onto Poulton Road, continuing through Poulton Centre via Breck Road to the River Wyre pub and then travelling via Amounderness Way back to normal route at Four Lane Ends. The service towards Blackpool will use this diversion in reverse. There will be extra buses serving this route during the diversion but make sure to check your timetable for any changes. You will be able to catch your service 14 from outside the Castle Gardens (front) or from the Neville Drive, bus stops. The service will also stop at any bus stop along the diversion route. There will be a free shuttle service running from Sunday 01 September between the Castle Gardens and Fleetwood Road South via Arundel Drive which you can catch from a temporary stop near Carleton Green Primary School. The shuttle will drop you off at a Service 14 bus stop for your onward journey. Service 12 will not be able to serve the Castle Gardens, Fleetwood Road South or Poulton during this time. To travel to Baines High School from these locations, you will need to catch the service 14 from the Castle Gardens / Neville drive to Poulton making sure to change to the 08:30 service 2 in Poulton Town Centre to ensure you arrive at school on time. If you travel to Baines High School from any stop other than the ones listed above you will be able to catch your service 12 from your normal stop to school. To travel to Hodgson High School from the area where the road is closed, you will need to catch the service 14 to the Moorland Road end stops on Breck Road from the Castle Gardens / Neville Drive bus stops.  If you are travelling to Hodgson High School from any stop other than the ones listed above you will be able to catch your service 12 from your normal stop which will take you to the school gates during this diversion. Service 12 times will alter during this diversion so make sure to check the timetable before you travel. To travel to Hodgson High School, you will need to catch the service 14 to the Moorland Road end stops on Breck Road from the Castle Gardens / Neville Drive bus stops.

    • 14
    Fleetwood to Blackpool via Layton
    Services 6, 9 and 14 Diversion - Corporation Street Transport Hub Works

    As part of the Making Blackpool Better plans, there are works due to be carried out on Corporation Street meaning a change to where some of your services will be stopping. These works form Phase 2 of the update to the town centre 'Transport Hub' and will provide more space for buses to stop and wait in the town centre, in turn making it even easier for you to connect with other services and continue your journey. During the upgrade, the three services currently stopping on Corporation Street (6, 9 and 14) will have a change to where they are stopping. Services 9 and 14 can be caught from Central Library/Queen Street during the upgrade works. Service 6 can be caught from the bus stop on Corporation Street outside the Town Hall/Police Counter during the works.

    Diversion on the 12 & 14

    Due to works taking place on Norcross Roundabout from 20:00 on Saturday 31 August, our services 12 and 14 will be diverting. This means the services will not be able to use any of the stops on Fleetwood Road South between the Castle Gardens and Norcross Roundabout. The service 14 towards Fleetwood will use it’s normal route to the Castle Gardens before turning right onto Poulton Road, continuing through Poulton Centre via Breck Road to the River Wyre pub and then travelling via Amounderness Way back to normal route at Four Lane Ends. The service towards Blackpool will use this diversion in reverse. There will be extra buses serving this route during the diversion but make sure to check your timetable for any changes. You will be able to catch your service 14 from outside the Castle Gardens (front) or from the Neville Drive, bus stops. The service will also stop at any bus stop along the diversion route. There will be a free shuttle service running from Sunday 01 September between the Castle Gardens and Fleetwood Road South via Arundel Drive which you can catch from a temporary stop near Carleton Green Primary School. The shuttle will drop you off at a Service 14 bus stop for your onward journey. Service 12 will not be able to serve the Castle Gardens, Fleetwood Road South or Poulton during this time. To travel to Baines High School from these locations, you will need to catch the service 14 from the Castle Gardens / Neville drive to Poulton making sure to change to the 08:30 service 2 in Poulton Town Centre to ensure you arrive at school on time. If you travel to Baines High School from any stop other than the ones listed above you will be able to catch your service 12 from your normal stop to school. To travel to Hodgson High School from the area where the road is closed, you will need to catch the service 14 to the Moorland Road end stops on Breck Road from the Castle Gardens / Neville Drive bus stops.  If you are travelling to Hodgson High School from any stop other than the ones listed above you will be able to catch your service 12 from your normal stop which will take you to the school gates during this diversion. Service 12 times will alter during this diversion so make sure to check the timetable before you travel. To travel to Hodgson High School, you will need to catch the service 14 to the Moorland Road end stops on Breck Road from the Castle Gardens / Neville Drive bus stops.

    • 17
    Blackpool Town Centre to Lytham (Saltcotes Road)
    • 18
    Blackpool Town Centre to Mereside Tesco via South Shore
    • 19
    Staining to Blackpool via Victoria Hospital (Main Entrance)
    • 20
    Blackpool Zoo to Blackpool Town Centre via Stanley Park & Model Village