Service Changes from 30th August 2020
River Rapids X38/X39/X40
A revised timetable will be introduced. The section of the X38 service between Henley, Tesco and Reading will be withdrawn. Alternative services will be provided to a similar route by another operator. A Sunday service will be introduced on the X38 service for the first time, providing an hourly service between Oxford and Henley. This will combine with the hourly Sunday service on the X40 service to provide a bus up to every 30 minutes between Oxford and Wallingford. The 2315 from Reading (X40 service) will continue to terminate at Wallingford, Market Place at 2352 on Saturdays. All NX40 journeys will remain suspended
On Sundays, buses to Oxford will terminate at the Westgate rather than serving the St Aldates and High Street stops. The 2243 from Wallingford will continue to terminate at Abingdon Town Centre, Stratton Way at 2328 on Mondays to Saturdays. All NX2 journeys will remain suspended.
A new evening service will be introduced on the X33 service between Didcot and Wantage on Mondays to Saturdays. The current Sunday X32 service between Didcot and Harwell Campus will be replaced by a new roughly hourly Sunday service on the 33 service between Abingdon and Wantage via Didcot and Harwell Campus. On the X32 service, the 0223 journey from Didcot Parkway to Oxford will remain suspended.
An enhanced Saturday service will be introduced operating roughly hourly from Oxford. A new Sunday service will also be introduced.
Please note that the B480 will be closed between Chalgrove and Watlington from Monday 7th September 2020 for Thames Water works. It has been agreed that the 11 service will be allowed to pass through the works site and so we will be able to operate the full timetable between Oxford and Watlington.
A revised timetable will be introduced. Furthermore, the current Friday only journey from Abingdon Saxton Road at 1500 will not operate.
A revised timetable will be introduced with journeys operating throughout the day. Certain journeys will operate beyond Culham Science Centre to Cowley via Berinsfield providing a bus approximately every two hours. A peak time service will be provided from Abingdon to Oxford Science Park.
From 30th August, a new school day only journey 45S is being introduced between Berinsfield and Abingdon via Clifton Hampden. The service is not available to the public and is solely for those attending schools in Abingdon.
This is a new service. This will provide three round trips per day Monday to Friday linking Cowley, Templars Square with Rose Hill, The Oval.
The 0752 journey from RAF Benson and the 1542 journey from Wallingford Market Place will operate as buses available to the general public during school holidays only. On school days, these journeys will only be available to pupils of Wallingford School. There are no other changes to the 136 service.
From 30th August, on school days, the bus connecting RAF Benson and Wallingford School will no longer be available to the general public. Instead, it will become a dedicated school journeys operating as service 136S. There is no change to route or times compared to the previous journeys that operated as 136.
From 30th August the BB3 service will no longer be available to the general public instead becoming a dedicated school service. There is no change to the 143 service.
The BB1/BB1A, BB2, BB3, BB4 and BB5 services that operate on school days only will no longer be available to the general public and will operate for school children only. For more details, please click here.