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Service Disruption - Storm Eleanor
Morning - Thursday 4 January 2018

Following on from the Severe Flood Warning of Wednesday morning and the Flood Warning of Wednesday evening, the morning of Thursday 4 January 2018 brings our 2nd SEVERE Flood Warning with ORANGE winds forecast for high tide.

The tide is expected to peak at 0758 at 9.9m, with a F8 W-SW Gale Force winds with gusts of up to 50knots.

At the present moment in time, we are hoping to start all services normally, to the correct routes and schedules (with the exception of R61, R71, R91, R92, R93 & R94, as listed below).
However, owing to the nature of the weather anticpated, this situation may change at short notice.

We are still currently unable to serve:

Pleinmont – Fort Grey – L’Eree – Perelle – Vazon Bay

The following diversions will apply:

R61 – As normal to La Felconte, then directly to Longfrie before waiting time and commencing the return journey from Longfrie at the scheduled time.
(Will not serve L’Eree, Pleinmont or Le Coudre).
In addition, the 0723 R61 from Pleinmont to Town Terminus will NOT operate via Perelle & Gele Road but will operate via Mont Saint and Dos d’Ane.

R71 – the 0734 departure from the Airport will depart at 0754 and will operate directly to Longfrie, then Sous L’Eglise.
This service will not operate via the coast.

R91 – as normal to Pleinmont, then return via Torteval, Longfrie, La Felconte, Mont Saint & King’s Mills to Vazon Bay.
(Will not serve L’Eree, Perelle or coast road to Vazon Bay).

R92 – as normal to Vazon Bay, then King’s Mills, Mont Saint, La Felconte, Longfrie and Torteval to Pleinmont.
(Will not serve Vazon coast road to Perelle, L’Eree or Fort Grey).

R93 – as normal to L’Eree Bay but will not call at L’Eree Hotel, instead turning at L’Eree Bunker and returning via Longfrie to the Airport.

R94 – as normal to Pleinmont but will turn at Pleinmont and return via Torteval to the Airport.

The following Morning School Services will also be affected and diverted away from coastal roads:

Grammar 4A - Will operate from the reservoir to Mont Saint Garage, Dos d'Ane, King's Mills then direct to school.
Will not be able to serve Le Mont Saint, Perelle Bay or Gele Road sections.

La Mare de Carteret 3A - Will operate from Mont Saint Garage to Dos d'Ane, King's Mills then direct to school via Saumarez Park.
Will not be able to serve Gele Road, Vazon, Cobo or coast road sections.

Les Beaucamps 5A - Will operate from the reservoir to Mont Saint Garage, Dos d'Ane, King's Mills then direct to school.
Will not be able to serve Le Mont Saint, Perelle Bay or Gele Road sections.

We will closely monitor the situation as it develops from around 0600hrs on Thursday morning and will reinstate services to their normal routes as and when it is safe to do so, whilst also remaining mindful of not being a hindrance to the emergency or utility services as they attempt to carry out their duties in the affected areas.

Live updates on any disruption will be posted to our Twitter and Facebook feeds; this will be the source of the most up-to-date information at any given time.

We thank you for your patience and appreciate your understanding.

Further updates will follow as comments to this message.
Many thanks, Lee.