Changes to bus services

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Timetable changes

Local bus services are operating reduced services and / or timetable changes because of COVID-19.

There may be changes made at short notice, so it's important to check with the bus operator before you travel:

Centrebus - or call 0844 351 1120

CallConnect - or call 0345 263 8153

Delaine Buses - or call 01778 422866

Mark Bland Travel -  or call 01780 751671

Council free minibus

We are running a free minibus, from Monday to Friday, at the times below.

Journeys must be booked the day before by calling 01572 758138 between 9.00am and 4.00pm - Monday journeys must be booked on the Friday before.

Out:

'H' means you need to hail the bus to get on.

Oakham Bus Station

7.53am

10.55am

Oakham Market Place

7.54am

10.56am

Whitwell

8.02am

11.06am

Empingham

8.03am

11.07am

Tickencote

8.07am

11.11am

Great Casterton Clinic

8.08am

11.12am

Stamford Bus Station

8.15am

11.22am


Return:

'H' means you need to tell the driver you want to get off at that stop

Stamford Bus Station

2.25pm

4.25pm

Great Casterton Clinic

2.32pm

4.32pm

Tickencote

2:33pm

4.33pm

Empingham

2.38pm

4.38pm

Whitwell

2.39pm

4.39pm

Oakham Bus Station

2.52pm

4.52pm

Public transport - safer travel guidance for passengers

If you are unable to work from home and need to travel to work, you should avoid public transport if possible - walk, cycle or drive if you can.

If you do need to use public transport, contact the company that operates your route for information before you travel:

Centrebus - or call 0844 351 1120

CallConnect - or call 0345 263 8153

Delaine Buses - or call 01778 422866

Mark Bland Travel -  or call 01780 751671

You can also contact our transport department:

T: 01572 758138

E: transport@rutland.gov.uk

If you're travelling on public transport, be aware that:

  • social distancing is in place at bus stops
  • there may be less seating available, so people can keep two metres apart - buses may have seat covers showing where you can and can't sit
  • you will need to wait for passengers to get off, before you board
  • if you can, plan your journey to avoid peak times where possible
  • you must not travel if you or someone you live with has coronavirus symptoms
  • you must not travel if you have are clinically extremely vulnerable
  • if you can, wear a face covering when on public transport
Read the latest government guidance on safer travel on public transport
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