- Changes to Stagecoach services in the Newton Abbot area from 22nd July 2018
Stagecoach are revising services 13, 70, 77 and 88 from 22nd July. The main changes are as follows:
Stagecoach 13 Newton Abbot – The Willows – South Devon College – Brixham
Increased to operate hourly Monday – Friday. Route is extended to serve Kingsteignton in a loop via Greenhill Way, Longford Lane, Rydon Road and Exeter Road. Now operates via East Street in Newton Abbot, instead of The Avenue and Station Road. Route in Torbay is revised to operate via Paignton bus station between Marldon and South Devon College. Sherborne Road stops changed to C to Kingsteignton and H towards Brixham. Link to new timetable.
Stagecoach 70 Newton Abbot – Highweek
Service replaced by new service 88A.
Stagecoach 77 Newton Abbot – Buckland Estate
Service replaced by new services 88 and 88A.
Stagecoach 88 Newton Abbot – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh – Totnes
Most journeys will now continue to Buckland Estate via the railway station. Sherborne Road stops changed to D to Buckland and G to Ashburton, Buckfastleigh and Totnes. Link to new timetable.
Stagecoach 88A Buckland Estate – Newton Abbot – Highweek
New service replacing service 70 and part of service 77. This will operate as a clockwise loop following the present service 70 route to Applegarth Avenue, then Castlewood Avenue, Highweek Village, Coombeshead Road, Castlewood Avenue Rosemary Avenue, and Laurie Avenue. Most journeys continue to Buckland Estate via the railway station and now serve Hele Park roundabout. Service will now use stop G in Sherborne Road. Link to new timetable.
There is also an updated Newton Abbot town map with the new routes. Link
- Exeter bus station redevelopment
From 17 June 2018 work begins on the Exeter bus station redevelopment. Whilst the new bus station is being built, temporary measures will be in place to enable services to continue operating smoothly.
There will be temporary bus stands in Sidwell Street, Paris Street and Cheeke Street.
Services that will remain at the bus station are: B, 2, 4/4A/4B, 6/6A, 9/9A, X38, 39, 46, 52, X64, 173, 359, 360, 366, 369, 647, 675, 677, 678, 679, 863
Services that will relocate to alternative stops are: C, 1/1A/1B/1C, 5/5A/5B/5C, 55/55A/55B, 56/56A, 57, 58, 155, National Express and Megabus. For details of new stops please see the map (link)
As a result of these changes, some city bus services will depart from different stops in Sidwell Street.
The Travelshop and toilets at the bus station will remain open.
- Sunday trains to Okehampton
Trains are now running every Sunday until 9th September from Exeter to Okehampton. The service provides four journeys in each direction – for full details see timetable.
- Devon Day ticket prices from 29th April 2018
The price of the Devon Day ticket increases from 29th April. New prices are:
£9.30 Adult, £6.20 Child, £18.60 Family (up to two adults and three children)