How will coaches be affected?
There is a temporary coach drop off point outside the Barbican, which is also used for rail replacement bus services.
What’s happening to the existing bus station?
The existing bus station closed in August 2016, when a temporary bus station began operating from Tentercroft Street.
How can I get to the temporary bus station?
The temporary bus station can be accessed from the East West Link Road.
What are the opening hours of the temporary bus station? Have timetables been affected?
Check www.stagecoachbus.com and refer to individual bus operators for up-to-date timetables, or go to www.lincsbus.info, where you can find routes and times for all bus operators.
Is there a shuttle bus from the temporary bus station to take me into the city?
There isn’t a shuttle bus, but you can stay on the bus until it reaches the city centre stop or take one of the services below at no extra cost. Temporary bus stops will be situated in Melville Street. Alternatively, it is a short walk from the temporary bus station up High Street to the city centre.
Stagecoach has introduced a new ticket offer ‘one stop bus hop.’ When you arrive in Tentercroft Street bus station, you can hop straight on to services 7, 8, 17 or 18 leaving from stand G, and travel to Broadgate for no extra charge. Simply show the bus driver the single or return ticket you have already purchased within one hour. There is a bus stop where you can hop off at the entrance to the old bus station site on Broadgate.
PC Coaches also offer a similar service.
How do I use a connecting bus service into the city centre?
Connecting service passengers should stay on the bus when it stops at the drop-off point in the temporary bus station. They can then leave the bus when it drives round to the bus stand and get on to the connecting service.
For passengers who are coming from the south and east of Lincoln who wish to access the city centre north of the railway, a temporary bus drop off and pick up point has been created on Melville Street at what was the entrance of the old bus station, enabling access past Shopmobility/Dial-A-Ride and the back of the Co-op store into Sincil Street.
Passengers who wish to use this temporary bus stop would need to stay on their bus until it arrives at the temporary bus station stand and then transfer free of charge to a north-bound bus service. Simply show the bus driver your bus pass or the single/return ticket you have already purchased within one hour.
PC Coaches offers a similar service.
How will the PC Coaches of Lincoln services currently departing from St. Mary’s Street be affected?
With the exception of the Walk & Ride service, all services will migrate to the temporary bus station.
Passengers travelling from the south of the city will be able to transfer onto a second PC Coaches of Lincoln service from the temporary bus station at Tentercroft Street to a central drop off point if this is more convenient for them.
Departure times from the temporary bus station on Tentercroft Street will remain unchanged from the existing timetables.