Bus Services During The Poynters Road Closure

Poynters Road  -  Road Closure  Bus Services

From 8th July for 11 weeks
Bus services in Dunstable, Houghton Regis and surrounding area will be affected by the closure of Poynters Road for 11 weeks. Buses are likely to be affected by expected congestion in the area.


Arriva have chosen to operate with variations to routes and timetables, because of the additional journey times and maintain the same number of vehicles on the road. These are  detailed below:
24 (Dunstable  Katherine Drive  Lewsey Farm  Leagrave  Barnfield College  Luton. This will not operate between  Dunstable and Lewsey Farm. (except for a few peak journeys this college term). It will operate Lewsey Farm - Luton. A special service 24A will serve Katherine Drive  see below.
24A. Special service. Dunstable  Ridgeway Avenue  Duncombe Drive - Katherine Drive shops  Woodford Road  Dunstable (Mondays to Fridays  not evenings).
31 (Dunstable  Luton Road - L&D Hospital  Luton). This  will operate every 15 minutes instead of every 12 minutes during the day/ peak times.
31 (Luton  L &D Hospital  Dunstable  Totternhoe  Eaton Bray - Whipsnade Zoo  Kensworth - Studham {Sundays}). This route will be revised to operate Luton, L& D Hospital, Dunstable, Dunstable Downs, Kensworth, Studham, Whipsnade Zoo, Eaton Bray, Totternhoe, Dunstable, L & D Hospital, Luton.
38 (Dunstable  Houghton Regis  Lewsey Farm  L&D Hospital  Luton). This  will operate every 15 minutes instead of every 12minutes during the day/ peak times.
61 (Aylesbury  Tring  Edlesborough  Eaton Bray  Totternhoe  Dunstable  L&D Hospital  Luton  Wigmore Lane ASDA). This will not operate between Luton Town Centre and Wigmore Lane.
70 (Milton Keynes  Leighton Buzzard  Stanbridge  Tilsworth  Dunstable  L&D Hospital  Luton).  On Mondays to Saturdays the 70 will not serve Luton Town Centre except for a few early/ late journeys. . Buses will terminate at Oakley Road/ Chaul End Roundabout. This route may also be affected by roadworks in Leighton Buzzard.


Centrebus will be operating to existing timetable, but buses are expected to be delayed.
202 (Dunstable  Ridgeway Avenue  L&D Hospital  Caddington  Slip End  Pepperstock  Harpenden).  This service will not be able to serve Ridgeway Avenue; buses will operate direct via Luton Road.
852 (All Saints Academy  Houghton Regis  Barnfield Vale Academy).  This school-day service will be rerouted from Houghton Regis via Dunstable.

Grant Palmer

Grant Palmer will be operating to existing timetable, but buses on DB1 may be affected by congestion in Dunstable.
Connections at the Toddington Hub between route 42 and Centrebus X31 cannot be guaranteed.

South Beds Link a Bus

74 (Tebworth  Toddington  Barton le Clay -  Sundon  Dunstable. Journeys via Ridgeway Avenue will be diverted via Woodside Estate. Journeys to Leagrave Station may be curtailed if the bus is severely delayed.


Arriva special timetables will be available at the Transport Hub, Ashton Square, Dunstable.