Service Updates

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Summer Bus Service Change- Sunday 25 July

21st Jul onwards

From Sunday 25 July, our buses will run to their updated summer timetable so we can continue to match the level of services, with use and demand.

Click the title for all the details and timetables for the summer.

Changes to COVID Restrictions from Monday 19 July

15th Jul onwards

On Monday 19 July, many of the remaining COVID-19 restrictions will relax across the country and there will be changes to a number of measures such as social distancing and compulsory face coverings.
We are still committed to keeping our customers and teams as safe as possible whilst travelling and will continue to implement measures that we have had in place throughout the pandemic. Please click the above link for full information.

Increases to our tram service.

9th Jul onwards

From Sunday 11th July, we are able to increase the frequency of our tram service to keep the Fylde Coast moving during these summer months.

This means during peak times we will be able to run trams to a 7 or 8-minute frequency between Starr Gate - Little Bispham and a 15-minute frequency between Starr Gate - Fleetwood Ferry for those travelling further. You can find all the details of the increase and the updated timetable by clicking this title.

Town Centre weekend diversions

2nd Jun onwards

Due to extremely high congestion on the promenade, we will be diverting our services 1, 5, 6, 7,11 & 17 during weekends only starting Saturday 05 June.

We will review and may tweak these diversions in order to react to real-time road usage and improve service reliability during these busy times.

Follow the link for the latest diversion info.

Service 74 diversion

13th Jul onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 74

Service 74 is currently diverting in Catforth via School Lane, Moorside, Wood Plumpton & Hoyle Lane in both directions. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

Service 2C Diversion - Knott End Car Park

9th Jul onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 2C

Due to the barriers being closed at Knott End carpark, our service 2C will be diverting via Hackensall Rd and Qual Home Rd before beginning and ending at the Esplanade.

Queen street closure

9th Jul onwards

Due to a closure on Queen St, all services that use this street are diverting from the town centre until roadworks are complete.

Service 2, 2C, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 14 will use Abingdon St and continue along Talbot Road where they return to their normal routes.

There is a temporary stop on Talbot road outside Home Bargains.

Service 18 and 20 are unaffected.

Service 74 Route Change

24th Jun onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 74

Our service 74 will see a slight change to its southbound route from Sunday 27 June.

The service will use its normal route to Poulton Booths, then operate via Queens Square, Higher green, Lower Green, Garstang Road and back to normal route.

This change has been implemented for reasons of access by avoiding a sharp turn at Hardhorn road.

Northbound route is unaffected.

Service 4 Route Change

24th Jun onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 4

Our service 4 will see slight changes to its route from Sunday 27 June. This will be on a trial basis.

The service 4 will use its normal route to Crescent West (Aldi) where it will terminate/begin.

After departing Aldi, the service will operate along Crescent West, Victoria Rd West, North Drive and returning to the existing route from Anchorsholme Lane East junction.

During this time the 4 will not serve Crestwood Avenue, Anchorsholme Lane, Lauderdale Avenue or Victoria Square stops.

We've made these changes to improve reliability by avoiding a highly distruptive area.

Service 74 diversion- Beach Road, Elswick

15th Jun onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 74

Our Service 74 is currently diverting away from Beach Road until further notice as roadworks are taking place.

To Preston the 74 will use its normal route to Copp Lane, then Ash Road, Lodge Lane and back to normal route.

To Fleetwood, the 74 will use the same diversion in reverse.

Service 6 diversion- Caunce Street

4th Jun onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 6

Due to antisocial behaviour on Caunce Street involving our services, we will be diverting the service 6 away from the Victory Pub area daily from 18:00.

Northbound: Normal route to Grosvenor Street, Church Street, Devonshire Square, Devonshire Road, Caunce Street and back to normal route.

Southbound: Will use the same diversion in reverse.

Service 4 Diversion - Stanley School

7th Sep onwards

Due to the amount of cars parked around Stanley School and its junctions, our service 4 will be diverting away from Wordsworth Avenue and Kipling Drive between 08:00 - 09:00 and 14:30 - 15:30 on school days only.

You will be able to catch or alight your service 4 from any bus stops on Preston Old Road or Preston New Road. The service will return to normal route at Kentmere Drive.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Service 75 diversion - Preston, Riversway

30th Jul - 2nd Aug

  • Affected routes:
  • 75

Our service 75 will divert southbound only from the start of service on 30th July - 02 August 06:00 as highway development works take place.

Travelling southbound, the 75 will use its normal route to Blackpool Road, then divert via Pedders Lane, Pedders way roundabout, Preston Bus Station.
Northbound is unaffected.