The Revised Kingswells Bus Services will come into effect on 16th September 2012.
Changes made as a result of the consultation include ensuring the service to Fairley Road will continue to operate in both directions.
Full changes can be seen on the First website. The changes to the service are summarised below:
Service 14 Golf Links – Kingswells
Services in Golf Links will be replaced by Service 13 and in Sea Beach by Service 15. Kingswells and Woodend via Queens Cross will now be served by the new Service 11. This service number will no longer be used.
Service 11 Kingswells ” Woodend ” Berryden -Northfield
This new service will replace Service 14/15 between Kingswells/Woodend and Aberdeen via Queens Cross, and will also operate via the Kingswells Park & Ride site during opening hours. Service 11 will then operate via the current Service 16 route to Northfield. This service will operate every 30 minutes in Kingswells and 15 minutes from Woodend through to Northfield. Evening and Sunday services remain similar to those currently operating but Kingswells will benefit from extra services in the late evening.
Service 40 Dubford ” Bridge of Don Park & Ride – ARH
This service will now start from Dubford and operate to Bridge of Don Park & Ride site via Greenbrae Drive to replace Service 13. However Service 40 will no longer extend to Kingswells Park & Ride site, but will terminate at Aberdeen Royal Hospital. The new service 41 will serve customers using Kingswells Park & Ride. Service 41 will operate every 20 minutes Monday to Friday and will be supplemented with additional buses during busy periods. An hourly Monday to Saturday evening service will operate, but not via Bridge of Don Park & Ride site. Current limited stop arrangements will continue, although for safety reasons, the stop at the junction of Westburn Road/Forresterhill Road will no longer be served on journeys operating to Aberdeen Royal Hospital. There will be no Sunday Service.
Service 41 Kingswells Park & Ride – ARH
This new service will replace Service 40 between Kingswells Park & Ride site and Aberdeen Royal Hospital and will operate every 30 minutes Monday to Friday daytime. There will be no Saturday or Sunday service.
All our night services will operate on Friday and Saturday nights as follows:
N1 – every 30 minutes from Aberdeen to Danestone via Ashwood
N17 – every 30 minutes from Aberdeen to Dyce via Great Northern Road and Newhills
N19 – every 30 minutes from Aberdeen to Culter
N20 – every 30 minutes from Aberdeen to Hillhead of Seaton (University Term only)
N21 – every 60 minutes from Aberdeen to Aberdeen via Kincorth & Cove
N23 – every 60 minutes from Aberdeen to Kingswells via Sheddocksley
This means that the little used 3 and 12 night services are withdrawn.