- Changes to Exeter area services from 3rd September 2017
Stagecoach are making a number of revisions to their Exeter area services from Sunday 3rd September. The main changes are as follows:
A – Alphington – Thornpark Rise
Minor changes to the timetable.
B/2B – Exminster – Pinhoe/Exeter Business Park
Exeter Business Park will only be served during Monday – Friday peak times. For the rest of the day and all-day on Saturday the service will terminate at Pinhoe, operating a loop via Parkers Cross, Causey Lane and Station Road. New timetable
D – Digby – University
Minor changes. In Digby most journeys will operate direct to Tesco, no longer serving Digby Drive and Russell Way. Passengers on the Digby loop will now need to catch service D to the City Centre and H back. New timetable.
E – Exwick – Lancelot Road
The off-peak frequency is reduced to every fifteen minutes, with the peak service operating every 12 minutes. Sunday service increased to every 20 minutes. New timetable.
F1/F2 – Exwick – Savoy Hill/Summerway
The off-peak frequency is reduced to every fifteen minutes. Journeys to Summerway are extended to Pinhoe via Masefield Road, Thackeray Road and Pinhoe Road. In Pinhoe they operate a loop via Parkers Cross, Causey Lane and Station Road. Sunday service increased to every 20 minutes. New timetable.
H – Digby – St. David’s Station
The section of route from St. David’s Station to the University via Cowley Bridge is withdrawn. West Garth Road and Wrefords Drive in Cowley Bridge will be served by service 5, Exeter – Crediton. New timetable.
J/K/T – Whipton – The Rydons/Countess Wear/Topsham
The section of route between Pinhoe and Sainsbury’s is withdrawn. All services will operate a one-way loop in Whipton and Whipton Barton via Pinhoe Road, Hill Barton Road and Whipton Barton Road. Service J is increased to operate every 20 minutes. Alternative services for Pinhoe are provided by services B and F2. New timetable.
P – Crossmead – Pennsylvania
Reduced to operate every thirty minutes. New timetable.
R/S – Rifford Road Circulars
The frequency on service S will be reduced to every 12 minutes. R and S Sunday services frequency increased to every twenty minutes. New timetable.
Red (Honiton Road) Park & Ride
The service will no longer operate via the Met Office. Minor changes to those journeys serving all stops (M2). M2 journeys re-designated Red. A Sunday service will now operate on Public Holidays, except over the Christmas and New Year period. New timetable.
2 Exeter – Newton Abbot
Minor changes to the timetable. In the afternoon an additional journey from Exeter to Teignmouth at 1726 is introduced. New timetable.
2B Teignmouth – Exeter Business Park
Revised timetable. Afternoon service reduced to one journey.
5, 5A, 5B, 5C Exeter – Crediton/Okehampton/Barnstaple/Chulmleigh
Revised timetable. Most service 5 journeys will now operate via Wrefords Drive and West Garth Road in Cowley Bridge. There are also minor changes to services 5A and 5B.
For full details of the changes and new timetables visit the Stagecoach website.
- Changes to service 46, Tavistock – Okehampton from 4th September 2017
Plymouth Citybus will stop operating service 46 between Tavistock and Okehampton after Saturday 2nd September. From Monday 4th September the service will be operated by Dartline with a revised timetable and will revert to its previous route number of 118.
- Changes to services 175 and 177 from 24th July 2017
Service 177 will still be operated by Country Bus, but the service is now operated under contract to Devon County Council. There are a number of changes to the timetable:
Service 175 is replaced by some 177 journeys diverting via Reynell Road.
Changes to service 177 include:
- An earlier journey from Abbotskerswell to Newton Abbot on Schooldays at 0750.
- An additional journey from Newton Abbot to Abbotskerswell at 1540 on Schooldays
- Some journeys will now operate via Reynell Road.
- The 1440 from Newton Abbot no longer operates to Totnes, terminating at Ipplepen.
- In Abbotskerswell all journeys will operate a one-way loop via Court Grange Lane, Wilton Way, Slade Lane and Odle Hill.
- New service 179 starts from 24th July 2017
A new bus service from the Moorland Reach development in Kingsteignton to Kingsteignton and Newton Abbot starts on Monday 24th July.
The service will operate hourly and will call at the stop on the main road at Moorland Reach
In Kingsteignton the service follows a circular route via Chudleigh Road, Moorland Reach and Broadway Road.
- Devon Day Ticket
Following the successful launch last year of the Devon Day ticket, the scheme has been extended for another year. By purchasing the ticket, you get the freedom to use all local bus services in Devon (including Plymouth and Torbay), operated by the majority of operators. For full details of participating operators please see our Devon Day Leaflet.
Prices from the 30th April 2017 will be £9.00 for adults, £6.00 for children (age 5 to 15 inclusive) and £18 for a family (maximum two adults and three children). Tickets are available to purchase from your bus driver.