Timetable Changes - 28 June 2020

Affects routes 3, 4, 5A, 5B, 5C, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13B, 33, 81 (new) and X11 from 28 June 2020
Affects routes 3, 4, 6, 11, 13, 17 (new), 20, 21, 21A, 37A, 50, 50A and X3 (new) from 26 July 2020 - click here for details

*** As well as the permanent timetable changes listed below there will be some emergency timetable changes from the 28th June 2020 affecting routes 1 and 501 (Park & Ride) - click here to view more information on our coronavirus webpage ***

From Sunday 28th June 2020 there will be some changes to our network, partly due to recent contract awards by Norfolk County Council. Below summarises the changes to routes. 

If you have any comments on the changes then please get in touch with us

Route 3&6
Watton - N&NU Hospital - Norwich


A revised Monday to Saturday timetable and route will be in operation.

With the exception of some peak journeys this route will operate between the N&NU Hospital and Norwich serving Cringleford Bus Interchange and Newmarket Road. Only some peak journeys will continue to serve the University campus. 

There will be a new 0938 from Carbrooke village to Watton, with a returning journey at 1130. 

The 3&6 journeys between Thetford and Watton will be renumbered route 81 and operate to a revised timetable. The connecting journeys (no change of bus required) with buses to/from Norwich will be discountined, although through ticketing will still be available. From September the journeys serving Wayland Academy will be operated by Coach Services

From 26 July 2020 there will be further timetable changes including a fast X3 journey from Watton to Norwich (and back again) via Griston, Caston, Great Ellingham and the A11. From 6 September 2020 there will also be later a later journey back from Norwich to Watton at 2010 on Fridays and Saturdays.  

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Route 4
Swanton Morley - Dereham - N&NU Hospital - Norwich

A revised Monday to Saturday timetable and route will be in operation.

With the exception of some peak journeys this route will operate between the N&NU Hospital and Norwich serving Cringleford Bus Interchange and Newmarket Road. Only some peak journeys will continue to serve the University campus. 

There will be new later journeys back from Swanton Morley to Dereham at 1805 and 1845. 

Some journeys will serve Easton College providing a link with Norwich City Centre, this will replace route 13B. 

From 26th July 2020 a revised Sunday timetable will be provided by Completely Coaches

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Route 5A
Blofield Heath - Brundall - Norwich

This route will be withdrawn. A revised set of routes (operated by First's green line routes 14/14A/15 under contract to Norfolk County Council) will serve Pilson Green, South Walsham, Panxworth and Blofield Heath. Valid monthly and scholars tickets (still in date) will be accepted by the new operator. We would like to thank our customers for travelling with us over the past few years. 

Blofield and Brundall will be served by First route 15, including on Sundays. Yarmouth Road in Norwich will continue to be served by Konectbus routes 5* and 5B

*Route 5 is currently suspended due to COVID-19. 

Route 5B/X11
Stalham - Wroxham - Dussindale - Norwich - Eaton

Minor Monday to Saturday timetable changes including a peak journey extension to replace route X11 journeys. 

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Route 5C
Plumsteads - Norwich


A revised set of routes (operated by First's green line routes 14/14A/15 under contract to Norfolk County Council) will serve Pilson Green, South Walsham, Panxworth and Blofield Heath. The new timetable will be confirmed by the operator on their website soon. Valid monthly and scholars tickets (still in date) will be accepted by the new operator. We would like to thank our customers for travelling with us over the past few years. 

Dussindale and Eaton will continue to be served by Konectbus route 5B.

Route 8
Toftwood - Dereham - fast - Norwich


A revised Monday to Saturday timetable will be in operation which will operate up to every 30 minutes. The route will also stop at Elevedon Close on Newmarket Road. 

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Route 11
Swaffham - Watton - Dereham


A revised Monday to Saturday timetable will be in operation. Most journeys will continue beyond Swaffham Market Place to Brandon Road and Filby Road. 

From 26th July 2020 a revised Sunday timetable will be provided by Completely Coaches

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Route 12
Dereham - Highfield Rd - Moorgate - Sandy Lane - Dereham


The 0858 from Moorgate to Dereham will be withdrawn, from 27 July 2020 a similar journey will operate from 0840 from Moorgate to Dereham. 

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Route 13B
Norwich - Easton College


This route will withdrawn and replaced by route 4 (see above). 

Route 33
Harvey Lane - Norwich


This route will be withdrawn. A revised route (operated by First 's 14A under contract to Norfolk County Council) will serve Harvey Lane more regularly on Mondays to Saturdays. 

Route 81
Watton - Thetford


The 3&6 journeys between Thetford and Watton will be renumbered route 81 and operate to a revised timetable. The connecting journeys (no change of bus required) with buses to/from Norwich will be discountined, although through ticketing will still be available. From September the journeys serving Wayland Academy will be operated by Coach Services

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