Northamptonshire Stagecoach Bus Timetable Changes

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In September Stagecoach began a process of reviewing its entire bus network across the Midlands. Over this period detailed analysis has taken place to review passenger numbers on each route and ways of tackling services which are not commercially viable.

Following detailed consultation with Northamptonshire County Council over the last few months Stagecoach is now in a position to reveal the changes which will come into effect on the 5th January 2019.


CORBY AREA

Click here to view new Corby megarider zone map

Service: X1
Wellingborough – Finedon – Burton Latimer – Kettering – Corby – Priors Hall

The X1 between Corby & Wellingborough will be renumbered 47 / 48 – see relevant section

The X1 between Corby Town Centre & Corby Business Academy / Priors Hall will be renumbered 2.


Corby: 1
Kingsthorpe – George Street – Beanfield

Revised timetable on a Saturday

Click here to see new Corby 1 timetable


Corby: 2
George Street – Stephenson Way – ASDA – Corby Business Academy – Priors Hall

service X1 journeys running between George Street and Corby Business Academy via Stephenson Way renumbered service 2

service 2 journeys running direct between George Street, ASDA and Corby Business Academy renumbered 2A

service 2A journeys running to / from Corby Industries renumbered 2C

Click here  to see new Corby 2 timetable


Corby: 3
Lodge Park – George Street – Danesholme

Revised timetable

Click here to see new Corby 3 timetable


KETTERING / WELLINGBOROUGH AREA

Click here  to see new Kettering Megarider & Megarider Plus map
Click here   to see new Wellingborough Megarider map

Service: 14
Wellingborough – Irchester

Route 14 incorporated into revised service 49 running between Wellingborough and Rushden Skinners Hill via Irchester, Station Road, B569, Knuston, Boundary Avenue and Grangeway


Service: 15
Stamford Road Estates – Kettering Town Centre – Venture Park (Tesco)

Journeys towards Venture Park will only serve Horsemarket in Kettering town centre


Service: 17
Ise Lodge – Kettering – Desborough
Service: 18
Ise Lodge – Kettering – Rothwell – Desborough – Market Harborough

Minor timetables alterations

Click here to see new Kettering 17/18/19 timetable


Service: 44 / 45
Wellingborough – Irthlingborough – Bugby Drive

Monday to Saturday 44/45 journeys are replaced by changes to route 49 and new 48.

School journeys between Woodford and Huxlow School / Bugby Drive – Wellingborough are unchanged however evening and Sunday journeys will run at revised times.

Service 48 replaces the Wellingborough – Irthlingborough Cross section of route

Service 49 covers the Irthlingborough Cross to Bugby Drive section

See below service 47/48 for new timetable


Service: 47 / 48
Wellingborough – Finedon – Burton Latimer – Kettering – Corby

Route 47 will run the current X1 route between Corby Town Centre and Wellingborough

Route 48 will run current X1 route between Corby & Finedon but then run via Irthlingborough Cross, Irthlingborough High Street, and the B571 to Wellingborough

Both services will run hourly proving 2 buses an hour between Corby & Wellingborough

Buses will no longer run via Station Road or Northfield Road, Kettering.

The current 549 school journey is renumbered 48 and is now open to the general public

The existing early morning and late night service 48 journeys running between Kettering and Burton Latimer Altendiez Way will be included in the new 47 / 48 timetable

Click here  to see new Kettering 47/48 timetable


Service: 49
Kettering – Burton Latimer – Irthlingborough – Rushden – Irchester – Wellingborough

Service revised to run via Bugby Drive rather than Nene Park Clinic between Irthlingborough and Higham Ferrers replacing part of service 44 and extended beyond Rushden Waitrose to Wellingborough via Irchester replacing service 14

Service rerouted in Rushden to run from Higham Ferrers to Rushden Lakes via Northampton Road and continuing via Crown Walk Waitrose, Wellingborough Road, Masefield Drive, Irchester Road, Washbrook Road, Rushden Town Centre, Grangeway, Irchester and on to Wellingborough

Revised to start and finish in Horsemarket Kettering rather than Eskdaill Street / Newland Street

Click here to see new Kettering 49/50 timetable


Service: 50
Kettering – Burton Latimer – Irthlingborough – Rushden – Milton Ernest – Bedford

Service revised to run via Nene Park Clinic between Irthlingborough and Rushden Lakes replacing journeys on service 49

Revised to start and finish in Horsemarket Kettering rather than Eskdaill Street / Newland Street

Click here to see new Kettering 49/50 timetable


Contract: 549
Huxlow School – Finedon

The current 549 school journey is renumbered 48 and is now open to the general public

See above service 47/48 for new timetable


Service: X44
Wellingborough – Brackmills

Revised timetable

See below service X46/X47 for new timetable 


NORTHAMPTON AREA

Click here  for new Northampton Megarider map
Click here for new Northampton Megarider Plus map

Service: 1
Current route: Rectory Farm – Weston Favell – Northampton Town Centre – Northampton Hospital – Brackmills – Grange Park
Future route: Rectory Farm – Weston Favell – Northampton Town Centre

Route 1 will only run between Rectory Farm and Northampton Town Centre.

The service between Northampton Town Centre & Brackmills / Grange Park will be covered by a revised service 12 / 12A (see below)

Click here to see new Northampton 1 timetable


Service: 2
Current route: Camp Hill – Briar Hill – Northampton Town Centre – Kettering Road – Blackthorn
Future route: Northampton Town Centre – Kettering Road – Blackthorn

Route 2 will only run between Blackthorn and Northampton Town Centre. Buses will run up to every 15 minutes Monday to Saturday and up to every 30 minutes Sunday.

New Service 3 will run between Camp Hill and Northampton Town Centre – see below

Click here  to see new Northampton 2 timetable


Existing Service: 3
Harlestone Manor – Rye Hill – Northampton Town Centre – Piddington

Service withdrawn

Harlestone Manor to Northampton Town Centre section is covered by hourly service 96

Northampton Town Centre to Wootton section is covered by a diversion of service 7

Wootton to Wootton Fields section is covered by new route 12 / 12A

The afternoon school day journey from Northampton School For Boys to Northampton Town Centre is covered by service 5

NEW Service: 3 

Northampton Town Centre – Briar Hill – Camp Hill – Shelfleys – Mereway Tesco

New Service 3 replaces the Northampton Town Centre to Camp Hill section of service 2 and part of the Tesco to Shelfleys section of service 10 / X10.

The new 3 service runs up to every 15 minute from Northampton to Camp Hill via the current route 2 with buses extending half hourly to Mereway Tesco via Ladybridge Drive and Shelfleys

Click here  to see new Northampton 3 timetable


NEW Service: 4
Northampton Town Centre – Kingsthorpe – Sunnyside / Holly Lodge Drive

Service 4 replaces the Northampton Town Centre to Sunnyside / Holly Lodge Drive section of service 16 which will now only run between Ecton Brook and North Gate.

Buses run every 15 minutes

Click here  to see new Northampton 4 timetable


Service: 7
Moulton Park – Northampton College – Northampton Town Centre – Wootton – Grange Park

On Mondays to Saturdays the route between Queen Eleanor and Wootton is revised to run via Newport Pagnell Road, Waitrose, Wootton Hermitage Way and Wootton High Street rather than Hardingstone replacing part of service 3

New service X6 is routed via Hardingstone to cover the revised service 7

No change to the Sunday operation which continues to serve Hardingstone

Click here to see new Northampton 7 timetable


Service: 8
Current route: Rectory Farm – Weston Favell – Northampton College – Broadway – Northampton Town Centre – St James – Kings Heath
Future route: Town Centre – St James – Kings Heath

Route 8 will only run between Northampton Town Centre & Kings Heath with the frequency increased to every 15 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays (replacing part of service 12)

Service will no longer run between Northampton Town Centre and Rectory Farm

X10 will run via Northampton College and Broadway to cover this section of route. However passengers currently boarding along Broadway can also catch route 16 along Birchfield Road up to every 10 minutes

Click here to see new Northampton 8 timetable

NEW Service: 9C
Northampton – St James – New Duston Harlestone Road

A new Monday to Friday 0452 journey from Northampton town centre to New Duston Harlestone Road will run – please see route 96 timetable below for details.


Service: 10
West Hunsbury – Shelfleys – Tesco – Gloucester Avenue – Northampton Town Centre – Parklands – Moulton – Kettering

Route 10 will only run at peak times with school journeys serving Bishops Stopford and Southfield Schools in Kettering

Route X10 will provide a part replacement between Moulton and Northampton Town Centre

NEW route X6 will run between Parklands – Kettering Road – Northampton Town Centre – please see below

NEW route 3 will run between Mereway Tesco – Shelfleys / West Hunsbury – please see below

Route 88 will serve Gloucester Avenue between London Road and Mereway Tesco

See below service X10 for timetable


Service: X10
Kettering – Broughton – Moulton – Parklands – Northampton Town Centre – Gloucester Avenue – West Hunsbury

Route X10 will run hourly between Kettering and Northampton via Broughton, Moulton, Northampton College, Broadway East and Kettering Road

NEW route X6 will run between Parklands – Kettering Road – Northampton Town Centre – please see below

NEW route 3 will run between Mereway Tesco – Shelfleys / West Hunsbury – please see below

Route 88 will serve Gloucester Avenue between London Road and Mereway Tesco

Click here to see new Northampton X10 timetable


Service: 12 / 12A
Current route: Kings Heath – St James – Northampton Town Centre – East Hunsbury
Future route: Northampton Town Centre – Mereway Tesco – Butts Road – Wootton – Brackmills – Bedford Road – Northampton Hospital – Northampton Town Centre

The Kings Heath to Town Centre section is withdrawn and replaced by an increase in frequency on service 8

Buses on service 12 will run from North Gate via St James’ Retail Park, Towcester Road, Mereway Tesco then the existing service 12 route to Butts Road where buses will turn left as if heading towards Granary Road but will continue along the whole of Butts Road turning left at the mini roundabout and towards the A45 via Rowtree Road

The Granary Road loop and existing section of Rowtree Road between its junctions with Butts Road will not be served.

Buses will then continue over the A45 using Wooldale Road and continue on to Brackmills via Quinton Road, Curtlee Hill, Wootton Hope Drive, Lady Hollows Drive, Newport Pagnell Road, Landimore Road, Gowerton Road, and on to Brackmills Pavilion Drive

Between Pavilion Drive and Northampton Town Centre buses will run via Kilvey Road, Bedford Road, Northampton Hospital (A&E), Cliftonville, Billing Road and York Road and Lower Mounts.

Service 12A will run as the service 12 route but in a clockwise direction

On a Sunday the service will run every 30 minutes between Northampton Town Centre and East Hunsbury only

Click here to see new Northampton 12 timetable


Service: 15 / 15A
Moulton Park – Acre Lane – Kingsthorpe – Northampton Town Centre – Upton – St Crispins / St Giles

Following discussions with Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust early morning journeys towards St Crispins and afternoon journeys from St Crispins revised to run via Edgar Mobbs Way rather than Weedon Road on Mondays to Fridays.

Click here to see new Northampton 15 timetable


Service 16:
Current route: Holly Lodge Drive / Sunnyside – Kingsthorpe – Northampton Town Centre – Weston Favell – Ecton Brook
Future route: Northampton Town Centre – Weston Favell – Ecton Brook

Route 16 will only run between Ecton Brook and Northampton Town Centre.

The Monday to Friday frequency is increased to every 10 minutes to provide a partial replacement for service 8. Buses will run every 15 minutes on a Saturday

The Northampton Town Centre to Kingsthorpe / Sunnyside section will be covered by new service 4 (see above)

Click here to see new Northampton 16 timetable


Service: 50 (55)
Northampton – Pineham / Swan Valley

Route 50 renumbered 55

Additional journeys introduced on Mondays to Saturdays replacing those currently provided on service 88

Click here to see new Northampton 55 timetable


Service: 51
Weston Favell / Overstone – Northampton Town Centre – Brackmills

The 2207 from Brackmills rerouted to run via Kilvey Road, Liliputt Road and Bedford Road for the benefit of workers at Clipper

See above route 12 for timetable


Service: 58
Northampton – Kettering Road – Moulton Park

Additional journey introduced from Moulton Park to Northampton at 1635
The 1705 departure from Moulton Park to Northampton covered by a diversion of service 10 / X10

Click here to see new Northampton 58 timetable


Service: 80
Akeley – Buckingham – Gawcott – Brackley

Morning journey from Akeley retimed to depart at 0727

See below route X91 for timetable


Service: 82
Moulton – Weston Favell – Grange Park – Stoke Bruerne – UTC Silverstone

The 0740 from Moulton revised to depart 0735 and run 5 minutes earlier throughout
The 1705 from UTC Silverstone revised to depart 1710 and run 5 minutes later throughout


Service: 84
West Haddon – Crick – Daventry – Weedon – Greens Norton – UTC Silverstone

Service withdrawn

Service: 87
Northampton – Hunsbury Meadows – Greens Norton – Towcester

The 0710 Green Norton will now start at Silverstone at 0700. 
Additionally, some journeys now run via Gambrel Rd, Sainsburys Sixfields & Weedon Rd instead of Edgar Mobbs Road.

Click here for new Northampton 87 timetable~

Service: 88
Northampton – Swan Valley – Towcester – Silverstone – Brackley

Service rerouted to run via Delapre Park Gates and Gloucester Avenue between Northampton Town Centre and Mereway Tesco replacing part of service 10 / X10

All journeys will run via Milton Malsor and Blisworth replacing service 89 / X89 which is withdrawn – revised service 55 covers the Northampton – Swan Valley section.

In Towcester buses will run via Wood Burcote Park, Towcester Health Centre and Springfields to Silverstone

Service withdrawn between Silverstone and Brackley

Half hourly service provided between Wood Burcote and Silverstone with service X91 (Brackley – Milton Keynes)

Journeys to / from UTC Silverstone will be retimed to depart The Drapery at 0743 and will also replace the 0732 service X89 from Northampton to Milton Keynes

The 0754 Towcester to Northampton journey is revised to start from Potterspury at 0735 for the benefit of scholars travelling to Spone School. The return journey is provided on the 1502 departure from Northampton

Connections are available at Wood Burcote to / from service X91 for customers wishing to travel to / from Silverstone at these school times.

Click here to see new Northampton 88 timetable


Service: 89 / X89
Northampton – Blisworth – Towcester – Potterspury – Deanshanger – Milton Keynes

Service withdrawn

Service 88 covers the Towcester to Northampton section and service X91 runs via Towcester & Milton Keynes via Potterpury


Service: 96
Rugby – Hillmorton – DIRFT – West Haddon – Long Buckby – Northampton

Service 96 will become an hourly Rugby to Northampton only service

Buses will no longer run to Long Buckby Rail Station Forecourt

Click here to see new Rugby 96 timetable


Service: D3
Northampton – Kislingbury – Weedon – Daventry – Grange Estate

The 0645 Daventry – Grange Estate circular and 0644 Nether Heyford to Northampton journeys are withdrawn

The 0701 from Lower Weedon to Northampton retimed to depart 0656 and operate up to 5 minutes earlier throughout

An additional journey introduced from Daventry at 2358 on Mondays to Saturdays to replace the 2337 service D1 from Daventry to Northampton

Click here to see Northampton D3 timetable


New Service: X6
Parklands – Kettering Road – Northampton – Grange Park – Roade – Milton Keynes

New Service X6 will run hourly on Monday to Saturday between Parklands and Milton Keynes partly replacing service 10 / X10 between Parklands and Northampton Town Centre and service 7 through Hardingstone.

From Hardingstone buses will run via Water Lane, Wootton High Street, Berry Lane and Grange Park Saxon Avenue before continuing to Milton Keynes via Roade and the A5

The X6 & X7 combine to provide two buses an hour between Northampton, Grange Park and Milton Keynes.

Click here to see new Northampton X6 timetable


Service: X7

Milton Keynes – Roade – Northampton – Brixworth – Market Harborough – Kibworth – Leicester

On Mondays to Saturdays service X7 will run hourly between Leicester – Market Harborough – Brixworth – Northampton – Milton Keynes. Additional journeys will run between Leicester and Market Harborough & between Brixworth and Northampton to provide two buses an hour on these sections of route during most of the day.

The X6 & X7 combine to provide two buses an hour between Northampton, Grange Park and Milton Keynes.

On a Sunday the current hourly service X7 will continue to run as now

Click here to see new Northampton X7 timetable


Service: X44

Wellingborough – Brackmills

Morning journeys retimed to operate 10 minutes earlier throughout to provide better arrival times in Brackmills

See below route X46/X47 for timetable


Service: X46 / X47
Northampton – Weston Favell – Earls Barton – Wellingborough – Rushden Lakes – Rushden – Raunds

Later journey provided between Wellingborough – Rushden Lakes – Higham Ferrers

Click here for new Northampton X46/X47 timetable


Service: X91
Milton Keynes – Towcester – Silverstone – Brackley

Timetable altered to provide hourly Brackley – Silverstone – Towcester Estates – Milton Keynes service

A half hourly service is provided between Wood Burcote, Towcester and Silverstone with service 88

Following discussions with Northamptonshire County Council, buses will not divert to serve Potterspury – Meridian Bus will be running an alternative service to Potterspury, please contact them directly for details.

 Click here for new Northampton X91 timetable 

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