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Bus and Rail Travel Updates

Information on current and future travel disruptions.

Road Racing 2018 Events

DateLocationEvent
26, 27, 28 April Various Roads Classic Car Sprint & Hillclimb
4, 5, 6 May Various Roads Youth Cycle Tour
10, 11 May Various Roads Manx National Rally
25, 27 May Billown Circuit Pre-TT Classic
26 May to 8 June TT Course TT Races
9 June Billown Circuit Post TT races
23 June Various Roads Parish Walk
9-12 July Billown Circuit Southern 100 Races
18-31 August TT Course Festival of Motorcycling

Prior to each event detailed alterations to bus services will be provided.

New bus timetable commencing Monday 16 April 2018

With the introduction of a new bus timetable the following changes to buses apply. 

Service 1, 1H, 2, 2A, 9, 11, 12, 12A

Services 1H and 9 are to combined as Service 10.

An additional Mondays to Saturdays journey departs Castletown at 0936 to serve Douglas town centre and the promenades. 

Service 3, 3A, X3

A new Mondays to Fridays 0800 departure from Ramsey as a Service 3A which operates daily and serves Laxey at 8023 to operate via Victoria Road between Onchan and Woodbourne Road.

Monday to Sunday departure times from Ramsey after 0800 revised by 5 minutes to leave at 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

All Service X3 journeys serve the IOM Business Park.

The new timetables can be viewed on the Bus Timetables webpage

Service 4, 4C, 29

Daytime Mondays to Saturdays Service 4 & 4C journeys re-timed to depart Douglas (Lord Street) at 17 minutes past the hour with the corresponding departures from Niarbyl at 10 minutes past the hour and Castletown at 15 minutes past the hour.

The Tuesday & Fridays morning Service 29 departs Banks Circus at 1005 and operates 5 minutes earlier throughout.

Connecting journeys between Castletown and Peel are still available by changing buses at Foxdale School.

A different timetable operates on the 6 Saturdays during the summer school holidays which provides through journeys from Castletown to Peel return and return.  On these 6 Saturdays connections between Douglas and Peel/Niarbyl or Douglas and Castletown take place at Foxdale School.

4, 4C and 29 bus timetable.   

Service 5, 5A, 5C, 6, 6C

Daytime Service 5 Mondays to Fridays journeys arriving in Ramsey extend from the Bus Station to serve the Cottage Hospital.

Service 5 journeys between Peel and Ramsey serve Ballawattleworth.

The daytime Mondays to Sundays departure time from Ramsey is changed from 30 to 10 minutes past the hour with resultant change to daytime buses from Peel to Douglas.

The new timetables can be viewed on the Bus Timetables webpage

Service 21, 21A, 21B

To provide a direct service from Pulrose to central Douglas, all Mondays to Sundays journeys from Anagh Coar to Douglas operate via Springfield Road, Heather Crescent, Hazel Crescent, Alder Road and Pulrose Road to Pulrose Bridge and not via Groves Road.

New stops are at Springfield Road (between the junctions with Springfield Avenue), Alder Road opposite the bus shelter and on Pulrose Road opposite the Golf Club.

The 2310 Service 21 departure from Douglas (Lord Street) continues to operate via Groves Road on the return from Anagh Coar.

Service 21 bus timetable

Temporary bus stop relocation in Onchan

Due to the continuing works at the old IOM Bank on Main Road in Onchan, the bus stop at the layby beside the is suspended until the end of June.

During this suspension period a temporary alternative stop is available in the layby opposite the filling station beside the roundabout at the Summerhill Road junction.

Buses are unable to wait at this temporary stop.

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