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Roadworks All The Way

No sooner had the Peterborough railway station stop been reopened, more disruption to the X1 service was in evidence. This time evening services had to be diverted because of the closure of the A12 between Gorleston Links Road and Hopton roundabout for resurfacing work taking place over four nights from 19.30 - 06.00 commencing 25th June. Initially the plan was to use a shuttle nus between Yarmouth, JPH and Lowestoft, but from what I can gather, in the end the X1s were able to get through to Lowestoft, but with a shuttle bus being provided for the James Paget Hospital.
Further delays are forecast on 4th & 5th July while the Olympic torch passes through the region, but one bit of good news involves the long term diversion at Wisbech. The normal direct route via Nene Quay should reopen on Monday 2nd July. Plans to permanently divert the X1 via the A1101 to serve Morrisons don't appear to have come to anything and all this would achieve would be that the service would serve a stop at Morrisons instead of Tesco. The former is already served by NG, while Cromwell Road  / Weasenham Lane is only served by the X1. The diversionary route also takes slightly longer.
Meanwhile repairs to the roof at Norwich bus station are planned for this Sunday (1st July) weather permitting. X1 services will use stops in St. Stephens Street for the day.
Thanks to Des and Kieran for help in compiling the above.

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