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Hailsham Disruption

We have been notified today that emergency gas works started at the junction of South Road and Diplocks Way with three-way temporary lights. This is likely to lead to considerable delays and will continue until 29th May.

The already diverted H1 which uses Diplocks Way will divert further north to approach Hailsham via the Boship roundabout, then Summerheath Road into Western Road, then normal route. The regular service runs should not be affected unless the town is gridlocked.

Polegate Crossroads update

We understand that all of the road closures and obstructions have now been removed around Polegate Crossroads, and so all our services through this junction are now operating to their normal routes.

Station Road, Berwick closed until 6th June

Station Road, Berwick is closed until Monday 6th June for Highways England to complete work on the cycleway. This closure affects many of our services and we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but the circumstances are out of our control.

Services are affected as shown below:

26 - 0905 journey leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier, normal operation to and from Berwick Station has resumed at other times.

36 - leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier.

40 - on Tuesdays leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier.

42 - the 1043 from Alfriston runs up to 5 minutes late and the 1326 at Alfriston may run late too.

43 - leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier.

44 - on Tuesdays the 0925 and 1349 journeys leave Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier, on Thursdays the 0930 journey from Chalvington leaves 5 minutes earlier.

47 Cuckmere Valley Ramblerbus - we regret that journeys may be delayed and miss train connections at Berwick and Seaford.

H1 - the 0750 journey from Berwick Station is diverted to operate via Upper Dicker and Michelham.

Exceat Cuckmere Inn bus stops suspended

The bus stops at Exceat Cuckmere Inn are suspended due to long term roadworks so our 40 and 47 services are unable to stop there until further notice.

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Jubilee weekend 2nd-5th June

We will be running Sunday services on 2nd, 3rd and 5th June and normal Saturday services on 4th June.

On Sunday 5th June we will also be operating a Hailsham Fun Day special service. No fares will be charged on this special service instead we encourage passengers to make a donation on the bus towards the Ukraine DEC.

Thursday 2nd June: 26 & 47 (Sunday timetable).

Friday 3rd June: 26 & 47 (Sunday timetable).

Saturday 4th June: normal Saturday services.

Sunday 5th June: 26 & 47 (Sunday timetable) plus Hailsham Fun Day special service.

Current status of services

The latest changes are shown in bold.

Until Monday 6th June services marked * are affected as shown by the closure of Station Road, Berwick.

25 Normal timetable.
26 * 0905 journey leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier.
36/37 * 36 leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier.
40 * On Tuesdays leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier.
41 Normal timetable.
42 * Some journeys may run up to 5 minutes late, see disruption notice.
43 * Leaves Berwick Station 5 minutes earlier.
44 * Some journeys start 5 minutes earlier, see disruption notice.
45 Normal timetable.
47 * We regret that buses may be delayed and miss train connections.
49 Normal timetable.
120 Normal timetable.
126 Normal timetable.
195/196 Normal timetable.
H1 H3 H4 * H1 journey from Berwick Station operates via Upper Dicker and Michelham.


Government advice is for passengers to continue to wear a mask or face covering but our drivers will not insist that passengers do so. If you don't have your own face covering we can provide you with one on the bus for a charitable donation. Further information can be found on the BBC website.

Keeping you safe

We have taken steps to protect drivers and passengers including enhanced cleaning. Please assist our drivers in making conditions as safe as possible for everyone.

We hope passengers will understand the difficult circumstances we continue to face.


Whilst we will still accept cash payments, we urge passengers to use contactless payment wherever possible and to note that change will NOT be given.