Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Stagecoach Announces Christmas Services

Funny Christmas background with Santa Clause and deer in busWith still over a month to go, Stagecoach has announced details of its Christmas and New Year bus services. This year there is a better service on Boxing Day, with enhanced Sunday timetables operating on Lancaster services  2A  3A (Lancaster - Heysham)  6A  40  and 55 and a normal Sunday timetable on service 555. There are stil no services on Christmas Day or New Year's Day. At present the details are buried deep in the company's website (under "Regional promos (sic) and offers" so we have extracted them for you here:



Saturday 24th December 2016
We will run a normal Saturday timetable on all services but service 2/2A, 3/3A/4, 6/6A, 40/41 and 55 will finish around 2000.  Last journeys for services finishing early are below
All other services will run their normal Saturday timetable.

Service 2/2A: Lancaster Bus Station - University 19:19, Lancaster Bus Station - Heysham Towers 19:31, Lancaster Bus Station - Morecambe Battery 19:31, Lancaster Bus Station - Torrisholme Square 20:11
Service 3/3A: Lancaster Bus Station - Morcambe 19:05, Morecambe Battery - Lancaster 19:35
Service 6/6A: Lancaster Bus Station - Morecambe Bus Station 19:05, Morecambe Bus Station - Lancaster Bus Station 19:32
Service 40/41: Morecambe Bus Station -Preston 18:10, Lancaster Bus Station - Preston 18:30, Lancaster Bus Station - Galgate 18:30, Preston - Lancaster 19:40
Service 55: Lancaster - Carnforth 20:00, Carnforth - Lancaster 20:23
Service 555: Lancaster - Kendal 19:30, Kendal - Lancaster Bus Station 18:05
Sunday 25th December 2016
No services will run on Christmas Day.

Monday 26th December 2016 - WE'RE RUNNING ON BOXING DAY!
A special Boxing day timetable will run on Service  2A, 3A, 6A, 40 and 55. Service 555 will run a Sunday timetable. No other service will run today. 

Tuesday 27th December 2016
We will run a Sunday timetable on all services. 

Wednesday 28th, Thursday 29th and Friday 30th December 2016
We will run a normal Monday - Friday timetable. 

Saturday 31st December 2016
We will run a normal Saturday timetable on all services but service 2/2A, 3/3A/4, 6/6A, 40/41 and 55 will finish around 2000.  All other services will run their full timetable. Last journeys in Lancaster are the same as Christmas Eve.
Sunday 1st January 2017
No services will run on New Years Day.

Monday 2nd January 2017
We will run a Sunday timetable on all services.

Tuesday 3rd January 2017
All services are back to normal from today.
The Bus Users' Group would like to congratulate Stagecoach for making this information available sufficiently far in advance to allow people to plan their travel over the Christmas period (although perhaps it could be made just a little more prominent on the website?)

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