Latest updates: bus services, waste collection and gritting


We work hard to keep you safe on the roads, moving around the borough and to keep services running whatever the weather. Use the tabs below to see the latest service updates for gritting, public transport, school transport, adult transport and waste collection.

Forecast from noon (18 Apr 2024) until noon (19 Apr 2024)

Road Surface Temps are expected to remain above zero tonight. High confidence. This is the last day of our winter season, updates will recommence on 28th October 24 when the new season starts.

Gritting Update

Gritting Update for the - 18 Apr 2024

Forecast Action:
No planned gritting today

Last updated: 18/04/2024 11:27:57

Public Transport

Public transport update for the - Friday, July 12, 2024

Details of disruption due to weather conditions are shown below. Changes to services due to roadworks and road closures can be viewed on the Service Disruption page.

Status update: All services are operating as normal, however we would advise passengers to visit the operators websites in advance of travel. The Park & Ride building is no longer available to bus passengers. The site remains open during operational hours and the number 2 service continues operate. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Live bus departure information can be found on our RTPI information page. Public transport timetables can be found on our timetables page.


Last updated: Friday, July 12, 2024

School Transport

School transport update for the - Friday, July 12, 2024

Status update: School transport is expected to operate as normal, however please expect some delays where services are affected by the current weather conditions. This situation will be continually monitored and updates provided.

Last updated: Friday, July 12, 2024

School Closures

For details of any school closures, please visit the school closures webpage.

Adult Transport

Adult and elderly transport update for the - Friday, July 12, 2024

Status update: Adult Services Transport is expected to operate as usual, however please expect some delays where services are affected by the current weather conditions. This situation will be monitored and updates provided.

Last updated: Friday, July 12, 2024

Waste Collection

Waste collection update for the -   Friday, July 12, 2024

Details of disruption to waste collection due to weather conditions are shown below.

Status update: All domestic refuse and recycling collections are running as normal today. Residents can check their bin calendar at https://www.bedford.gov.uk/bins.

Last updated: Friday, July 12, 2024

 

Gritting of Bedford Borough roads

See our keeping winter roads safe webpage for more information on gritting in Bedford Borough, including the live gritter tracker.

School Closures

Details of school closures in the event of bad weather conditions can be found on the school closures webpage.