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We have just been mad aware that Broad Street Green is closed. The Causeway.  We will not be able to serve stops between The Causeway, Maldon and Snows Corner until at least 15:00 hours today. We are very sorry, this is completely out of our control.

17:55

Worsening conditions have made us made take the regrettable decision to curtail all of our journeys for the remainder of this evening. There are varying degrees of difficulties across our services. Any buses that are currently in service will continue to their destinations but only as safety determines. We are very sorry, departures from 18:00 onwards are suspended.

 

17:20

90   - worsening conditions, buses are being called back to the depot, the last bus that is out there will be the Witham to Maldon @ 17:30 the last bus, 17:10 from Maldon Morrison will terminate at Maldon town centre.

 

17:15 Hrs

Village Link 6  -  Broxted is becoming a risk to pass through buses between Stansted Airport and Thaxted will divert via the A120 and Dunmow.

 

15:16 Hrs

Southend service 60. Our local supervisors have assessed the route, conditions are worsening, the bus will only run between Southend and Rochford for the remainder of today.

 

Suffolk Services

14/15 Haverhill to BSE - These routes are running, however, between Horringer and Haverhill they will only run along the main A143 and NOT turn off towards the villages either side. Our supervisors have been out and assessed those minor roads and the risk is too high to provide a service beyond the main A143 Horringer to Haverhill Road, sorry.

16  - running well.

 

West Essex

Village Link 6  -  Broxted is becoming a risk to pass through buses to and from Thaxted will divert via the A120 and Dunmow.

Service 301 is operating normally, Widdington now being served.

Maldon and Witham

90   - worsening conditions, buses are being called back to the depot, the last  bus that is out there will be the Witham to Maldon @ 17:30

288 Tesco to Leisure centre only, NOT to Heybridge.

39 is running well

Braintree, Halstead

21 running well

30 running well

38, 38a running well

North Essex 

All services suspended for the remainder of today 9 Frinton, 105, 107, 101, 115  and 702.

 

 

Please check with your local depot for further information

Boreham 01376 503050 for Boreham/Braintree and Maldon services

Rochford 01702 541511 for Southend/Rayleigh/Wickford

Haverhill  01440 704583 for all services in Suffolk

In Rochford, most services will attempt to operate. Please be patient as there will be delays due to the road conditions.

No School services will operate.

No Shopper bus services will operate

Please expect delays across all services

King Edmund School is CLOSED

 

Please check with your own schools to see if they are open or if they intend to close early

14/15 - Bury St Edmunds: Please be aware that due to the roadworks that are currently being carried out at the Spread Eagle, we are experiencing severe delays on our route 14/15 services. The company has made the decision to divert these services in order to improve our reliability. Therefore from Monday 13th November 2017, until the completion of the roadworks, we will NOT be serving the Spread Eagle or The Arc Shopping Centre both coming into Bury St Edmunds & departing Bury St Edmunds. We apologise for the inconvenience this may cause.

We are very sorry. Works by BT in the Debden area will prevent us from serving Cutlers Green, Debden Green, and Debden.

 

Works are planned to continue until Friday 07th July. 

 

Buses will serve Thaxted then travel straight along the B184 turning off at Carver Barracks. The return from Thaxted, reverse of outward)

 

 

Due to road patch works and resurfacing our route Village Link 6  from Stansted Airport to Saffron Walden, departing at 20:03 & 21:03 will not be able to serve Broxted.

 

These services will divert via the A120 as far as Great Dunmow & then return to Thaxted from there.

This road closure has been set out to last until the 14th June 2017 at present between the hours of 20:00-5:00. Apologies for the inconvenience this may cause.

Route 9 - Braintree to Gt. Bardfield

 

The B1053, between Wethersfield and Church End, Shalford, will be closed between 09:00hrs and 15:30hrs Monday 05th June and Thursday 08th June inclusive.

Thankfully, early morning and evening departures will not be affected including journeys taking students to and from their schools.

DIVERSION:

The B1053, between Shalford and Wethersfield, will be closed between 09:30hrs and 15:00hrs on the following days:

Monday 5th June 2017  through to Thursday 8th June 2017 inclusive.

 

The following departures from Braintree Bus Station will be subjected to the road closure:

Braintree Depart 10:06, 11:06, 12:06, 13:06, 14:06.

These services will partially serve Shalford, turning at the Church and returning via Church End and Shalford Green, traveling onward to Gt. Saling and Gt. Bardfield.

Unfortunately, Wethersfield and Finchingfield will not be served. Service provision in Gt. Bardfield is limited to Alienor Avenue only.

The 15:06 from Braintree and journeys thereafter will be able to complete the scheduled route.

The following departures from Gt. Bardfield (Alienor Avenue) heading towards Braintree, will be subjected to the road closure:

Gt Bardfield Depart 09:55, 10:55, 11:55, 12:55, 13:55.

Unfortunately, Finchingfield and Wethersfield will not be served. Service provision in Gt. Bardfield is limited to Alienor Avenue. The service is diverted via Gt. Sailing, turning at Shalford, returning via Church Lane, Shalford Green, proceeding through Panfield and traveling onward to Braintree.

The 15:00 from Gt. Bardfield and journeys thereafter will be able to complete the scheduled route.

 

Route 419, Shalford to Uttlesford Schools will not be affected and will run as normal.

The B1053, between Wethersfield and Finchingfield, will be closed between 09:00hrs and 15:30hrs on:

Thu 25th and Fri 26th, May 2017
then again on,
Tue 30th and Wed 31st, May 2017.

This will affect our bus services 16 and 9.

Thankfully, early morning and evening departures will not be affected including journeys taking students to and from their schools.

Route 9 - Braintree to Gt. Bardfield

From Braintree

The following departures from Braintree Bus Station will terminate at Wethersfield, they will not be able to continue past the village.

Braintree Depart 08:52 10:06 11:06 12:06 13:06 14:06.
Wethersfield Arrive 09:20 10:34 11:34 12:34 13:34 14:34

The 15:06 from Braintree and journeys after that will be able to continue all the way to Gt. Bardfield.

Towards Braintree
Unfortunately, there will be no departures from Gt. Bardfield or Finchingfield at the following times:

Gt Bardfield 09:55 10:55 11:55 12:55 13:55 15:00
Finchingfield 10:02 11:02 12:02 13:02 14:02 15:07

All the above will start from Wethersfield at their respective departure times.


Route 16 - Wethersfield to Chelmsford

Towards Chelmsford
Early morning and late afternoon will not be affected.

There will be no bus from Wethersfield at 11:54 or 14:34. These will commence at Finchingfield at 11:59 and 14:39 respectively.

From Chelmsford

The 10:33 and 13:09 from Chelmsford will not be able to go any further than Finchingfeld

Departures from Chelmsford at 15:49 and 17:57 will be unaffected and will be able to go back to Wethersfield.

Route 419, Shalford to Uttlesford Schools will not be affected and will run as normal.

High Street, Braintree will be closed due to roadworks 13th to 24th March 2017

Our buses that would normally pass through there, ( 38, 38A, 9, 9A) will be diverted via Victoria Street, Railway Street, South Street, and St Michaels Road.

We will continue to serve Braintree Bus Park as usual.

Please be aware that we expect there will be delays to our services during this period.

 

Colchester Road in Halstead remains closed after the water main burst at the weekend. Buses will turn at the Ramsey Academy and return to Halstead town centre via Colne Road and Head St until Colchester Road is open again.

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