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    • Profile photo of Dan Rail Station bus shelters delayed due to installation problems by Dan.

      Already many months overdue, another hurdle has been hit. The bus shelters due to be installed at the brand new renovated Ipswich Rail Station forecourt will not be installed until after the General Election! Perhaps, not until the Summer months. Street lighting, fencing and bus shelters are all pending projects, as the station forecourt remains incomplete and unfinished. Ben Gummer was able to influence additional trees to be installed along th…

      Latest: I just noticed your second comment after I posted… interesting how we both used the same word to describe it… shambles. I wouldn’t be surprised if they ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Free Shuttle Axed Bus 38 by Ipswi.

      Ipswich Buses have cancelled bus service 38 (better known as the free shuttle). The last day is expected to be Wednesday 28 July 2017. PF0000147/44 IPSWICH BUSES LTD, 7 CONSTANTINE ROAD, IPSWICH, IP1 2DL Operating between IPSWICH, ENDEAVOUR HOUSE, RUSSELL ROAD and IPSWICH, ENDEAVOUR HOUSE, RUSSELL ROAD given service number 38 effective from 29 July 2017.  

    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 4 days ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan New Ipswich Park and Ride July 2017 by Dan.

      Suffolk Onboard is now teasing people about the new Park and Ride service commencing Monday 3rd July 2017 which will replace the current service as operated by Ipswich Buses with one run by First.New look #Ipswich #ParkandRide coming 3 July 2017. Watch this space. pic.twitter.com/CX1IZZwzsU — suffolkonboard (@suffolkonboard) April 6, 2017Will provide details as and when they become available.

    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 4 days ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Buses Woes: privatisation? by Ipswi.

      Is there an major problem with municipal bus company Ipswich Buses Ltd? We had written to David Ellesmere with our concerns months ago who had responded along-the-lines of “all is fine” without injecting much confidence in his response. Their Managing Director and Finance Director both went recently, a new MD hasn’t been found (Rob Bellamy from Peterborough remains interim Managing Director, previously Waste and Fleet Managemen…

      Latest: Three bus services have been axed: the free shuttle, 800 Park & Ride (due to lost contract) and Woodbridge Open Top bus. The public record of these bus service ...
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 4 days ago
      by: Dan
      5 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich finally to get real time car park space information signs? by Ipswi.

      Ipswich Borough Council is tendering out for a consultancy business to report Variable Message Sign opportunities to display available car park spaces information for Crown Car Park on signs around the town. This isn’t a Suffolk County Council Travel Ipswich scheme. Ipswich has been considering similar for decades but for whichever reason never went ahead to install them. With the borough owned bus company losing the Park & Ride contr…

      Latest: Welcome to Chelmsford Road Sign…Welcome to Leicester Road Sign…Welcome to Pembridge Road Sign…
    • Last reply: 2 weeks, 6 days ago
      by: Dan
      7 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot First Group prepares to take over Ipswich Park & Ride by News Robot.

      First Group takes over Ipswich park and ride in July with fewer buses First Eastern Counties is to take over Ipswich’s park and ride service on July 3 – running a service with a smaller subsidy but fewer buses than at present. Ipswich Buses have run the service since 2013, but it came under threat last year as the county council tried to cut its £700,000 a year subsidy. After negotiations with both Ipswich Buses and First Group, it was anno…

      Latest: BBC Radio Suffolk: Park-and-ride: What does the future hold? Posted at 10:53 28 Apr Ipswich used to have three park-and-ride schemes, and now has two, after the decision was ...
    • Last reply: 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      3 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Ipswich Buses – late inconvenient and dangerous by Dan.

      Yesterday, I waited for the 19:40 Ipswich Buses Route 6…Bus was 6 minutes late (turned up at 19:46) – not ideal Driver stopped for 4 minutes to take a phone call (Third stop along, Bixley Road) Driver jumped a red light on Warwick Road/Spring Road junction (stopped immediately but half into the road, tried to reverse back but was beeped) Bus changed into Ipswich Buses Route 13, another red light jump… (bus was in the left …

    • Last reply: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of News Robot Ipswich Town Centre car park charges to rise despite Ipswich Central warning by News Robot.

      Ipswich town centre car park charges to rise despite warning from business group The organisation representing businesses in the town centre has warned the borough not to increase the charges too steeply ahead of tomorrow’s executive meeting. The rises are the first in five years and will put the price of using the town centre car parks up from £1 to £1.20 an hour. The “Quids In” deal that offered unlimited parking for £1 after 3pm is b…

    • Last reply: 2 months, 2 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      2 replies by 2 voices.
    • Profile photo of Ipswi Ipswich Buses Limited 2000058 by Ipswi.

      Ipswich Buses Limited Ipswich Buses is a bus company that operates in Ipswich, Suffolk. It is owned by Ipswich Borough Council. The company operates buses throughout the town and surrounding villages. Its depot is situated in Constantine Road, near Ipswich Town’s Portman Road football ground. First Norfolk & Suffolk also operate bus services in the town on complementary routes. [Wikipedia] Financial PerformanceCompany Year End Tur…

    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Ipswi
      1 replies by 1 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Ranelagh Road Closure – Ipswich Railway Station forecourt improvement scheme by Dan.

      Ranelagh Road Closure (part) 10-weeks estimated for:-   replacing traffic lights upgrading street lighting National Grid gas main works new bus and taxi shelters replacing road markings and signs on all three approaches to the station resurfacing of the station forecourt area – bus and taxi lanes I wonder if the “replaced road markings” will result in pushed-back stop lines and introducing of ASL on Burrell Road and Prince…

      Latest: Tuesday 28 February 2017 09:28 P&R was 4 minutes late. I got on the 09:40 Park and Ride service which diverted through Hadleigh Road. At the lights waiting to turn right ...
    • Last reply: 2 months, 3 weeks ago
      by: Dan
      10 replies by 3 voices.
    • Profile photo of Dan Travel Ipswich: Tower Ramparts Bus Station set to be remodelled by Dan.

      Not much more than 3 years after the remodelling of Tower Ramparts Bus Station as part of Suffolk County Council’s Travel Ipswich scheme, there are plans to remodel it to ease congestion of bus stops. Public transport (i.e. buses) are seen to be the way of easing road traffic congestion, despite them not being able to properly organise a bus station to prevent problems with congestion of buses obstructing the way for other buses and blocki…

      Latest: Interesting clip… The lady is right. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnWzcWv9mYYVideo can’t be loaded: Tower Ramparts Reopens ...
    • Last reply: 3 months ago
      by: Ipswi
      5 replies by 3 voices.
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