LATEST NEWS - HARLOW AREA BUS ROUTE
Major new service to operate
between Harlow, Thornwood, Epping, North Weald and Ongar
Starting 16th November 2015.
On Mondays to Fridays
New Trustybus services 419 and 420 will provide a
bus every 15 minutes between Harlow, Thornwood and
Epping with alternate buses (route 420) continuing to North Weald
and Ongar, providing a bus every 30 minutes on this section. On Saturdays buses will operate
every 30 minutes through from Harlow to Ongar. In Harlow buses will
serve Second Avenue, Tumbler Road, Passmores Academy and Potter
A full timetable and other details will be published
There is no change
expected to existing Townlink buses 19, 20 and 21, or to evening and
Sunday services 501 and 541.
Additional earlier journeys on
Starting 28th September 2015.
Two earlier journeys will in future operate. These will depart from
Sumners at 05:53 and 06:23, from Katherines at 05:56 and 06:26, and
from Staple Tye at 06:01 and 06:31.
There is no change
to the rest of the timetable or to the Roadrunner R1/R31 service.
Starting 14th September 2015.
This Roadrunner route started operating again. Details will be added
to this site once we are certain of the times of operation and that
the service is intended to continue in the long-term.
is no change to the recently introduced Arriva service 1 between
Harlow Bus Station and Sumners/Katherines. Passengers should note
that return tickets and season tickets are not inter-changeable
between the two operators.
Changes to route 741
Starting 14th September 2015.
Route 741 which presently operates from Bishops
Stortford to London in rush hours will be simplified to operate from
Harlow Bus Station to London and return twice per day on Mondays to
Coaches will leave Harlow Bus Station at 06:00 and
06:30, serve Old Harlow approximately 5 minutes later, Church
Langley 5 minutes after that, and Potter Street at 06:15 and 06:45.
Coaches will return from Victoria at 17:00 and 17:30, serving
Westminister and Embankment 5 minutes later, Bank approximately 15
minutes after that, and Aldgate at 17:24 and 17:54.
will be published shortly.
Changes to route 66A
Starting 1st September 2015.
Route 66A which operates between Harlow and Upshire
via Waltham Abbey will have some minor revisions to the route and
The route will in future be diverted
on its way into and out of Harlow Bus Station so as to stop closer
to Princess Alexandra Hospital.
In addition, there will be
minor changes to departure times from Harlow with a slight reduction
in the number of Saturday buses. Times on this site are now updated
and Tylers Cross.
Saturday only 5 and 354 to be
Starting 29th August 2015.
Routes 5 and 354 which operate one journey each on
Saturdays only between Harlow and Perry Green or Buntingford will no
longer operate after this date. This is
due to cuts in subsidised service provided by Hertfordshire County
More regular connections on Mondays to
Saturdays to Harlow from the towns and villages served can be made
by taking buses 331 to Ware or 354 to Stansted Abbotts and changing
there to bus 524 or 724 to Harlow. Email us for specific connection
Please note that Harlow local route 5 (Sumners Farm
to Hospital or Pinnacles) is not affected by this change.
ROADRUNNER SERVICES DISCOUNTINUED
Routes R1 and R31, which ran from Sumners and
Katherines to Harlow Bus and Train stations, most recently operated
by Townlink Buses, ceased running on 20th August. The alternate
service number 1, recently introduced by Arriva (see below),
provides a replacement between Sumners, Katherines, Staple Tye
Shopping Centre and Harlow Bus Station (Town Centre). Passengers for
Harlow Town Train Station should change there to routes 2,3,4,5
(rush hours) or 10 (all day)
Routes 511 and 512 which
ran between Harlow Bishops Stortford and Thorley Park ceased running
on 18th August 2015. Arriva SX Connect services 509 and 510 provide
a regular daily alternative between Harlow, Sawbridgeworth and
Bishops Stortford. Passengers for Thorley Park should change at
Bishops Stortford to Arriva routes 308/9.
NEW ROUTE 1 BETWEEN SUMNERS &
KATHERINES and HARLOW TOWN CENTRE.
Starting 17th August 2015.
Arriva route 1 will operate between Harlow Town
Centre, Abercrombie Way, Staple Tye Shopping Centre, Sumners and
Katherines every 15 minutes on Mondays to Fridays and every 20
minutes on Saturdays. Buses will serve Sumners before Katherines.
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