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Big Green Bus Company to take over the 114

by Amanda Taylor on 2 September, 2017

The Haverhill-based Big Green Bus Company has taken over the 114 bus service running between Addenbrooke’s and the Grafton Centre, previously operated by Whippet Coaches before they deregistered the 114 and 16 other services at the beginning of the summer. The route is the same but timings are slightly different. Here is the new timetable. […]

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Last stop for the 114

by Amanda Taylor on 22 July, 2017

Whippet is deregistering 17 bus services in Cambridge, claiming they are unprofitable. The following services will take their last journeys on 2nd September. Service 1                   Hilton – Hemingfords – St Ives Service 1A                 St Ives – Fenstanton – Cambridge Service 2                   Cambridge – Hardwick – Toft – Caldecote – Boxworth Service 3                   Papworth […]

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The disappearing bus – now U see it, now U don’t

by Amanda Taylor on 28 October, 2016

The Stagecoach Uni 4 bus between Addenbrooke’s and Madingley Road has been replaced by a new service run by Whippet, known simply as the ‘U’. We are disappointed to hear that Whippet is changing the route so that the bus will no longer go down Hills Road. This will leave out several hundred residents, including […]

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Bus service changes

by Amanda Taylor on 4 July, 2016

Cambridgeshire County Council has received registrations to alter a number of services from 23rd / 24th July. The services affected are: Dews service 22 Whippet services 1, 1A, 3 / X3, 5, 6, 9, 12, 16, 21 and 400’s Stagecoach services 9 / X9, 13, 26 / 27, 33, Busway A / B, Citi 4, […]

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All aboard the Abbey-Addenbrooke’s Express!

by Amanda Taylor on 16 April, 2016

Good news! We’re getting a new bus service. Starting next month, the new 115 service, run by Whippet, will run hourly between the Newmarket Road Park & Ride site and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The bus will stop at both Long Road and Hills Road sixth form colleges, St Bede’s and the Perse. In the other direction, […]

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