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Bus route diversions

Disruption to all traffic, including bus services, is expected during various works in early 2018.

Please note amended dates: Lendal Gyratory will be closed overnight between 20:30 and 05:00 on Sun 8th-Thu 12th and Sun 22nd-Wed 25th April during road resurfacing.

During these times, the following bus services will divert:

  • Service 1 towards Wigginton - buses will turn at the Rail Station, then run via Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Piccadilly, Stonebow, Lord Mayor's Walk, resuming normal route at Clarence St.
    Towards Chapelfields - buses will follow normal route to Clarence St then divert via Lord Mayor's Walk, Monkgate, Foss Bank, Stonebow, Coppergate, Low Ousegate, Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane, turn at the Rail Station then resume normal route. Exhibition Square Interchange will not be served in either direction.
  • Service 2 (Rawcliffe Bar P&R) - all day on Thursday 12th April only, this service will stop at Leeman Rd stop RL instead of Station Avenue RM. No other diversions are required during these works.
  • Service 4 - normal route to Blossom Street, then diverting via Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Clifford St, Low Ousegate, Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane, turn at York Station then resume normal route to Acomb. Rougier St and Micklegate will not be served.
  • Service 5/5A towards Strensall - normal route to Blossom St, turning at Rail Station, then divert via Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Piccadilly, Stonebow, Lord Mayor's Walk resuming normal route at Clarence St..
    Towards Acomb - normal route to Clarence St then diverting via Lord Mayor's Walk, Monkgate, Foss Bank, Stonebow, Coppergate, Low Ousegate, Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane, turn at Rail station and resume normal route. Exhibition Square Interchange will not be served in either direction.
  • Service 6 towards Clifton Moor - Normal route to Stonebow then diverting via Piccadilly, turn via St Denys' Rd, back along Stonebow then Lord Mayor's Walk, resuming normal route at Clarence St. 
    Towards University - normal route to Clarence St then Lord Mayor's Walk, Stonebow, Piccadilly, turn via St Deny's Rd, back along Stonebow to Layerthorpe. Exhibition Square Interchange​, Rougier St, Micklegate and Low Ousegate will not be served in either direction.
  • Service 7 (Designer Outlet P&R) - last bus only will terminate at Clifford St, not serving Rougier St or Rail Station. No other diversions are required during these works.
  • Service 9 (Monks Cross P&R) will terminate at Clifford Street TG, returning via Tower St and Piccadilly to Pavement. Rougier St and Micklegate will not be served.
  • Service 10 towards Stamford Bridge - normal route to Boroughbridge Rd then Poppleton Rd, Holgate Rd, Blossom St, Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Tower St, Clifford St, Coppergate to Piccadilly.
    Towards Poppleton: Normal route to Low Ousegate then Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane, Blossom St, Holgate Rd to Poppleton Rd. Leeman Road, Rougier Street, Micklegate and Low Ousegate will not be served in either direction.
  • Service 11 towards York - normal route to Blossom St, then divert via Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Paragon St, Foss Islands Rd, Peasholme Green to Stonebow. 
    Towards Bishopthorpe - normal route to Low Ousegate then divert via Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane to York Station, turn and resume normal route. Rougier St and Micklegate will not be served.​
  • Service 14 towards Haxby - normal route to Blossom St, turn at rail station, then divert via Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Piccadilly, resuming normal route at Stonebow. 
    Towards Foxwood - normal route to Low Ousegate then via Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane, turn at Rail station then resume normal route. Rougier St, Micklegate and Low Ousegate will not be served in either direction.​
  • Service 45/46 will terminate and start at Piccadilly.
  • Service 66 - via Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane to rail station. Turn and return via Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Tower St, Piccadilly to Merchantgate. Rougier St and Micklegate will not be served.
  • Coastliner services towards Malton will follow the normal route to Blossom St, turn at Rail Station, then divert via Nunnery Lane, Skeldergate Bridge, Piccadilly, Stonebow.
    Towards Tadcaster - normal route to Low Ousegate then divert via Skeldergate, Nunnery Lane, turn at Rail Station then resume normal route. Rougier St and Micklegate will not be served in either direction.​
  • Cityzap - last York-bound trip on Sunday evening will terminate at York Station.

Rougier Street stops CA-CC will be closed from Monday 5th March until Tuesday 8th May during installation of new bus shelters.

During this time, the following bus services will divert:

  • Service 3 (Askham Bar P&R) is now back on normal route, but calling at the temporary stop at Micklegate CL and not Rougier St CA.
  • Service 4 has returned to normal route.
  • Service 6 will not stop at Rougier St CB. Please use Station Avenue RM.
  • Service 7 (Designer Outlet P&R) is using a temporary stop at Micklegate CL, not stopping at Rougier St CC.
  • Service 9 (Monks Cross P&R) has returned to normal route.
  • Services 11, 12 and 500 will stop at Station Rd CD/CE.
  • Services 13, 16, 24, 26, 37, 840/843/845 and Cityzap will not stop at Rougier Street CB/CC. Please use Rail Station RF-RJ. 
  • Service 66 has returned to normal route, however Rougier Street CB will not be served.

Stonebow stops SA-SC are now open:

  • Service 9 has returned to stop SA, no longer stopping at Pavement.
  • All other Stonebow bus services have returned to stops SB and SC, no longer stopping at the temporary stop further along Stonebow.

Highway improvement works on the A19 at Germany Beck and Crockey Hill will also take place between January and April.

Wheldrake Lane will be closed at Crockey Hill overnight  between 19:00 and 05:00 from Mon 30th April until Friday 4th May during highway surfacing works. Service 18 will divert via Escrick during these times.

Please allow extra time for your journeys during this period.

Both bus stops in Chapelfields (Bramham Ave and Bramham Rd) will be closed from Tue 24th until Thu 26th April due to TalkTalk cabling works. The nearest alternative stop for service 1 will be Ridgeway, opposite St Aidan's Church.

Bus stops on Ascot Way and Windsor Garth will be closed on Wed 25th April due to TalkTalk cabling works. The nearest alternative stops for service 24 will be on Danesfort Avenue or Stuart Rd.

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