Peterborough bus route changes for Great Eastern Run

The Great Eastern Run will be shortly upon us, with thousands of runners taking part in the popular half marathon
The Great Eastern Run will be shortly upon us, with thousands of runners taking part in the popular half marathon

There will be bus timetable changes this weekend while the Great Eastern Run takes place in Peterborough.

Multiple roads will be closed around Peterborough between 09:30am and 2pm to allow the half marathon and fun run to be held.

Passengers intending to board services at Rivergate while the race is taking place are advised to instead board the bus at Queensgate Bus Station.

Additionally, during the course of the event, there will be rolling road closures along the rest of the route.

The road closures - and expected re-opening times are:

Broadway to Northminster- 11am

Park Road to Park Crescent - 11:15am

Fulbridge Road to Foxdale - 11:30am

Paston Ridings to Witham Way - 11:45am

Corfe Avenue to Rockingham Grove - noon

Lincoln Road to Staverton Road - 12:15pm

David’s Lane to Hodgson Avenue - 12:30pm

Fulbridge Road to Aster Drive - 12:45pm

Donaldson Drive to Pratt Avenue - 1pm

Fulbridge Road to Tennyson Road - 1:15pm

Dogsthorpe Road to Park Road - 1:30pm

Eastfield Road to Boongate - 1.45pm

Embankment to Finish 2pm

While diversions are in place, Stagecoach said passengers could catch buses in different places than normal.

Citi 1 passengers in Werrington are advised to catch the buses on Lincoln Road by the Mercedes dealership.

Citi 2 passengers in Paston are advised to board their buses at Sheepwalk as the buses will be turning there to return towards the City Centre.

Citi 3 passengers along London Road are advised to board their buses on South Street.

Citi 4 passengers intending to board along Saxon Road and Reeve’s Way are advised to board at Sainsburys. Passengers on Star Road or Bishop’s Road are advised to board in the City Centre.

Citi 5 passengers intending to board along Eastfield Road are advised to board at Queensgate Bus Station or at Eastern Avenue. Passengers intending to board along London Road are advised to instead board at Fletton High Street.

Citi 6 passengers intending to board along London Road (between the City Centre and Fletton High Street) are advised to board at Queensgate Bus Station or at London Road (South of Fletton High Street).

Service 33 passengers along London Road are advised to board their buses on South Street.

Service 37 passengers intending to board along Eastfield Road are advised to board at Queensgate Bus Station or at Eastern Avenue. Passengers intending to board along London Road are advised to instead board at Fletton High Street.