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Princes Street Bus Diversions

posted 9 Feb 2009, 05:33 by myEdinburgh Admin   [ updated 9 Feb 2009, 05:37 ]
Tram works affecting City Centre bus routes....

Bus Diversions from 21 February 2009

Following on from tram works at The Mound (and thanks for your patience), work will begin in Princes St from 21 February 2009. This means that Princes St will be closed between South Charlotte St and South St. David St.

For up to 8 months, most buses currently using Princes St will be diverted via George St (except 1, 24 and 34).

The map below shows the bus diversion routes and revised bus stop arrangements used by Lothian Buses whilst tram work is being carried out. For details of other companies' diversions, please contact the relevant operator.

 

     

RED ROUTE – Diversion

19, 36, 37, 47, X47, N37 – Queensferry St, Melville St, Walker St, Shandwick Pl, Charlotte Sq (return via Charlotte Sq direct to Queensferry St);
29 – Howe St, Frederick St;
THEN all above buses via George St, Sth St. David St, Princes St (east).
   
     

DARK BLUE ROUTE – Diversion

41 – Queensferry St, Melville St, Walker St, Shandwick Pl, Charlotte Sq (return via Charlotte Sq direct to Queensferry St);
42 – Howe St, Frederick St;

23, 27
– Dundas St, Queen St, Nth St. David St, Sth St. David St (return via Sth St. David St, George St, Hanover St to Dundas St);

45
– York Pl, Nth St. David St;

THEN 23, 27, 41, 42, 45 via George St, (67 starts from St. Andrew Sq), Sth St. David St, Waverley Bridge, Market St, George IV Bridge.

13
– Chester St, Walker St, Shandwick Pl, Charlotte Sq, George St, Hanover St, Dundas St. Return via Dundas St, Queen St, Nth St David St, George St, Charlotte Sq, Queensferry St, Drumsheugh Gdns to Chester St.
   
     

GREEN ROUTE – Diversion

4, 12, 26, 44/44A – Shandwick place, Charlotte Sq (return via Sth Charlotte St to Shandwick Place), George St, Nth St. David St, York Pl.
   
     

LIGHT BLUE ROUTE – Diversion

3/3A, 25, X26, 31, X31, 33, 48/X48, N3, N25, N26, N31, N44 & AIRLINK – Shandwick Pl, Charlotte Sq (return via Sth Charlotte St to Shandwick Pl);
THEN all above buses via George St, Sth St. David St, Princes St (east)
(AIRLINK to Waverley Bridge terminus).
   
     

PURPLE ROUTE – Diversion

10, 11, 15/15A, 16, 22, X25, 30, N16, N22, N30 – Lothian Rd, Charlotte Sq (return via Sth Charlotte St to Lothian Rd), George St;
THEN 10, 11, 15/15A, 16 via Nth St. David St, York Pl.
OR 22, X25, 30, N16, N22, N30 via Sth St. David St, Princes St (east).
   
     

Detail of the diverted routes will be shown at each affected bus stop and these will be updated if any changes are made. Bus Tracker real-time information signs will be fitted to bus stops along George Street to give you up-to-the-minute times of your next bus. You can also visit mybustracker.co.uk — this site gives easy access to real time bus information in and around Edinburgh so you can quickly and conveniently check your bus times at home, work or on the move.

 
   


Source: Lothian Buses

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