Bus Review

Review of Essex County Councils Local Bus Strategy

Following the consultation on the Local Bus Strategy Review held in September and October 2015, the proposals for revising contracted local bus services in Essex (those funded by the County Council) was approved by Cabinet on 19 November 2015. 

Services were tendered and awarded in February 2016.  To view the results of this tender process see the document below entitled Results of Essex County Council Tendered Services. Please note that some route numbers have changed.

The revised network is scheduled to start from 10 April 2016.

For new timetables please go to Traveline. (Remember to use the new route number)

Other documents

We have provided several other documents which can be downloaded from the documents box below:

Results of Essex County Council Tendered Services – Shows services that have been awarded listed by service number.  It also summarises changes where applicable and shows who will be providing the service in the future.

Local Bus Services Priority Policy 2015 to 2020 – Shows how the authority should prioritise where its limited financial resources should be allocated.

Bus Strategy and Bus Strategy Summary - During February and March 2015, Essex County Council consulted on a draft bus and passenger transport strategy, Getting Around in Essex.

Report on Bus and Passenger Transport Consultation Findings - Shows the results of the consultations. Thank you to everyone who took part and gave us their views.

You Said, We Did - Following on from our previous consultations we produced this document which shows what our customers have told us and the outcomes of our investigations.

FAQs - Frequently asked questions.

In the meantime, if you need any information on current bus services in Essex, including details of routes, timetables, fares, tickets and concessionary passes, please visit our bus information page.


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