For over 20 years, this website has provided impartial travel advice using data compiled by all of the local transport authorities (County Councils and Unitary Authorities) in the region. The Bus Services Act of 2017 means that, by the end of 2020, it will be the bus operators' responsibility to make available timetable, fares and real-time location data. The Government expects "the market" (bus operators and internet information providers) to use the latest technological developments to give travel planning information to the travelling public.
Our website had become rather dated, and without funds to develop it with new facilities, and without enhancements to use the latest software developments, the decision was taken to close it down. The closure was initially due to take place a year ago, but then at the end of March 2020. The rapidly changing data resulting from the Covid-19 outbreak provided a further extension.
This website's last day of operation was Wednesday 23rd September, when our software contracts and hosting arrangements came to an end.
We will continue to provide data to the Traveline National Dataset as the transition to operators' data takes place.
Thank you to the many thousands of you that have found our website useful over the last 20 years. We can offer the following three websites for your future enquiries:-
www.travelinemidlands.co.uk - a website provided by traveline west midlands using an interface with the same "look and feel" as our own. The point-to-point journey planner has national coverage.
www.travelinesw.com - a website provided by traveline south west using an interface that is more adaptable to a range of screen sizes. The point-to-point journey planner has national coverage.
www.traveline.info - a website provided by Traveline Information Limited using an interface that is more adaptable to a range of screen sizes. The point-to-point journey planner has national coverage. There is also a "Live Times" facility to check when buses are due to arrive at your bus stop. Please be aware that the timetables offered by this website each cover a seven-day period, and you may need to view "Next 7 Days" if you want to see changes from school terms to school holidays, or on bank holidays more than seven days after your selected date.