News of bus service changes

From Tuesday 3 March 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Stagecoach 49​Wellingborough - Rushden - Irthlingborough - Finedon - Kettering (Monday to Saturday)​Route, timetable and stopping arrangements revised during roadworks at Chowns Mill roundabout. In Higham Ferrers North End, Windmill Banks and Station Road will not be served. Journeys towards Kettering will operate from College Street via Kimbolton Road to the A6. From Kettering they will operate from the A6 via Kimbolton Road to College Street.
​Stagecoach 50​Kettering - Finedon - Irthlingborough - Rushden - Bedford (Monday to Sunday)​​Route, timetable and stopping arrangements revised during roadworks at Chowns Mill roundabout. Journeys that operate via Higham Ferrers will not be able to serve Station Road, Windmill Banks and North End. From Kettering journeys will operate from the A6 via Kimbolton Road to College Street. Towards Kettering they will operate from College Street via Kimbolton Road to the A6. 
​Stagecoach X46​Northampton - Earls Barton - Wellingborough - Irchester - Rushden - Raunds (Monday to Saturday)​​Route, timetable and stopping arrangements revised during roadworks at Chowns Mill roundabout. Journeys towards Raunds will operate in Higham Ferrers via Station Road, turn left into Hecham Way, round the roundabout and stop at a temporary bus stop before returning back down Station Road and North End, turning left into Kimbolton Road and left onto the A6 towards Raunds. From Raunds journeys operate via the A6 and Kimbolton Road, turn right into North End and Station Road, stop in Hecham Way and return via Station Road and North End to College Street.
​Stagecoach X47​​Northampton - Earls Barton - Great Doddington - Wellingborough - Rushden Lakes - Rushden - Raunds (Monday to Sunday)​​​Route, timetable and stopping arrangements revised during roadworks at Chowns Mill roundabout. Journeys towards Raunds will operate in Higham Ferrers via Station Road, turn left into Hecham Way, round the roundabout and stop at a temporary bus stop before returning back down Station Road and North End, turning left into Kimbolton Road and left onto the A6 towards Raunds. From Raunds journeys operate via the A6 and Kimbolton Road, turn right into North End and Station Road, stop in Hecham Way and return via Station Road and North End to College Street.

From Saturday 7 March 2020

Service​​Route​Changes
​Stagecoach 664​Daventry - Southam - Leamington Spa (Monday to Friday)​Route and timetable revised during HS2 works in Warwickshire. The 1725 journey from Leamington Spa Upper Parade on Schooldays is retimed to depart at 1743, arriving at Daventry Bus Station 1851 and Shackleton Drive 1858. There is no change to the 0657 departure from Shackleton Drive (0707 from Daventry Bus Station).

From 6 April 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Uno 20University Waterside - Avenue Campus Circular [Limited Stop] (Monday to Friday on University of Northampton ​term days only)​To operate on University of Northampton term days only.

From 18 April 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Stagecoach D1​Rugby - DIRFT - Middlemore - Monksmoor - Daventry - Southbrook - Weedon - Northampton (Monday to Sunday)​Route and timetable revised between Rugby and Daventry to operate via Houlton.
​Stagecoach D2​​Rugby - DIRFT - Braunston - Middlemore - Monksmoor - Daventry - Southbrook - Weedon - Northampton (Monday to Sunday)​Route and timetable revised between Rugby and Daventry to operate via Houlton.

From 26 April 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Diamond Coaches 203​Irchester - Rushden - Thrapston - Peterborough (Saturday only)Service withdrawn.
​​Diamond Coaches 223​Bozeat - Wollaston - Irchester - Rushden Lakes (Wednesday only)Service withdrawn.
​​Diamond Coaches 232Rushden - Leicester (Saturday only)​​Service withdrawn.
​​Diamond Coaches 250​Kettering Town Centre - Brambleside - Town Centre (Monday to Saturday)Service withdrawn, see Stagecoach 16 below for replacement service.
​​Diamond Coaches 266​Kettering - Thrapston - Raunds (Monday to Saturday)​Service withdrawn, see Stagecoach 16 below for replacement service.
​​Diamond Coaches  287​Ringstead - Thrapston - Irthlingborough - Rushden Lakes (Wednesday only)​Service withdrawn.
​​Diamond Coaches 297​Raunds - Rushden - Bozeat - Milton Keynes (Saturday only)Service withdrawn.
​Stagecoach 16​Brambleside - Kettering – Thrapston – Raunds
(Monday to Saturday)

​New Service. Three journeys each way between Kettering and Raunds, four between Brambleside and Kettering town centre. Additional journeys to be added when travel restrictions in place for Covid-19 have been lifted.

From 20 July 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Uno 59​Welford - Market Harborough (Tuesday and Friday only)​Timetable revised, days of operation reduced to Tuesday and Friday only.
​Uno 60Welford - Guilsborough - Northampton (Monday to Friday)​Timetable revised.

From 30 August 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Stagecoach X4Northampton - Wellingborough - Kettering - Corby - Oundle - Peterborough (Monday to Sunday)​Route and timetable revised. Following the reopening of Oundle Bridge the service will revert to its normal route through Oundle.

From 1 September 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Whippet Coaches 8​​Corby - Little Stanion - Brigstock - Geddington - Kettering (Monday to Saturday)​Timetable revised.
​​Whippet Coaches X3/X2​​Corby - Little Stanion - Brigstock - Thrapston - Huntingdon - Cambridge (Monday to Saturday) ​​Service renumbered from 18/18A with revised route and timetable, now extended to Cambridge. 

From 1 October 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​CommMiniBus K​The Kettering Catcher Mawsley - Kettering (Thursda​y only)​New service, trial route, one journey each way. Passengers need to register with the operator and all journeys must be booked in advance. Phone 07888 011891 for details.

From 5 October 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Uno 17​Mereway Tesco - University Waterside - Town Centre - Weston Favell Centre - Little Billing (Monday to Friday)​This service is now permanently withdrawn.
​Uno 20​University Waterside - Avenue Campus Circular (Monday to Friday)​This service is now permanently withdrawn.

From 12 October 2020

​Service​Route​Changes
​Stagecoach 500​Radstone Fields - Brackley - Middleton Cheney - Banbury (Monday to Sunday)​Timetable revised.