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Face Coverings on our buses

29th Nov onwards

The wearing of face coverings is required for anyone aged 11 or over on all our buses including school buses from Tuesday 30th November.

Exemptions still apply so please remember that not all disabilities such as Asthma and Autism are visible.

Please sanitise your hands and keep your distance as you travel.

Mansfield Lane, Citybound closure - until 1st February - Route 84

25th Jan - 1st Feb

  • Affected routes:
  • 84

Route 84 - Mansfield Lane - until 1st February. Due to an emergency gas main repair buses on route 84, towards Norwich will be diverted via Trowse village.
City Road will continue to be served as normal

Shotesham, The Street - emergency closure - water pipe repair - until 31st January

25th - 31st Jan

  • Affected routes:
  • 84

Shotesham, The Street - emergency closure - until 31st January.
Due to water pipe repairs, The Street in Shotesham will be closed. Buses on route 84 will be diverted. The bus stop outside The Globe PH will not be served during this time. Alternative stop located adjacent to the Church.

Thorpe Road, outside Rail Station - from 24th January for approx 4 months

24th Jan onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 5B

Routes 5B - Thorpe Road roadworks - from 24th January. Buses towards Wroxham will be diverted via Koblenz Avenue. Thorpe Road bus stop closed, please use stop on Riverside Road (outside Rail Station) Buses towards Eaton not affected.

Thorpe Road, outside Rail Station - from 24th January for approx 4 months

24th Jan onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 8

Route 8 - Thorpe Road roadworks from 24th January - Buses terminating at Thorpe Rail Station will use the bus stop on Riverside (outside Rail Station) , buses towards Dereham will be unaffected and continue to use the bus stop on Thorpe Road

SAHAM TONEY, Pages Lane - road closure - 17th January until 4th March

17th Jan - 4th Mar

Route 11 - Saham Toney, Pages Lane - road closure - 17th January until 4th March
Buses will be diverted via B1077 through Saham Toney, serving a temporary bus stop on the Watton side of the Pound Lane junction. Stops at Pages Lane and The Oval will not be served.

Access to St Stephens Street during reconstruction works

11th Jan onwards

Access to St Stephens Street during the current reconstruction works is available from the Bus Station, by a short walk via either Surrey Street or Queens Road with pedestrian crossings at Surrey Street or outside Chantry Place shopping centre.

St Stephens Street - bus stop suspension

10th Jan onwards

St Stephens Street - Route 11B will not serve the bus stop on St Stephens Street from Monday 10th January for approx 9 months during transforming Cities work.
Buses will start and end their journeys at the Bus Station STAND F.

St Stephens Street closure - bus stop suspension

8th Jan onwards

St Stephens Street - routes 1, 3, X3, 4, 4A, 6, 84 will not serve bus stops on St Stephens Street from Saturday 8th January for approx 9 months during Transforming Cities work.
Please use alternative stops at Norwich Bus Station

5B - St Stephens Street - bus stop suspension (updated) from Thursday 13th January

8th Jan onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 5B

UPDATED from Thursday 13th January - Route 5B will not serve bus stops on St Stephens Street for approx 9 months during Transforming Cities work.
Buses will be diverted to serve the Bus Station, stopping at STAND H on all journeys.

CASTLE MEADOW - bus stop relocation - routes 8 (towards Dereham) & Park and Ride 501 & 502

8th Jan onwards

CASTLE MEADOW - due to transforming cities work in St Stephens Street and subsequent increase in bus stop congestion in Castle Meadow, the bus stop for routes 8 (towards Dereham) and P&R 501/502 (Harford/Thickthorn) will be relocated to outside the Castle Quarter shopping Centre, Castle Meadow entrance and P&R 501/502 (Airport/Sprowston) opposite.

Rectory Road, Swanton Morley closed for utility works - Tuesday 4th January until Monday 14th February

4th Jan - 14th Feb

  • Affected routes:
  • 4

Drainage, footpath and bus stop installation work will take place on Rectory Road for 5 week from Tuesday 4th January.
During this time bus will be diverted via Manns Lane and Hoe Road East.
Bus stops at Town Street will not be served.

Later buses to Thickthorn

1st Nov onwards

Buses to Thickthorn after 1800hrs are operated by route 8 which departs Castle Meadow [CX] at 1814, 1844, 1914, 2014, 2114 and 2214, and Norwich Bus Station [A] at 1820, 1850, 1920, 2020, 2120 and 2220.