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Bus services resume some routes in North Devon after Storm Emma

PUBLISHED: 15:37 03 March 2018 | UPDATED: 15:37 03 March 2018

There are still treacherous driving conditions on the A399 near Blackmoor Gate and also around Lynton. People have been asked not to travel to the moors, Picture: Tony Gussin

There are still treacherous driving conditions on the A399 near Blackmoor Gate and also around Lynton. People have been asked not to travel to the moors, Picture: Tony Gussin


Devon has been battered by strong winds and snow over the past few days and public transport has been disrupted as a result.

Snow day in Chulmleigh Devon. Picture: Deborah DUMONT Snow day in Chulmleigh Devon. Picture: Deborah DUMONT

Devon County Council has been out overnight trying to tackle to snow-covered roads and some bus routes are now able to reopen, however there are limited services.

• 5B: Operating Barnstaple to Torrington, unable to serve Dolton, Winkleigh, North Tawton, Crediton, Exeter.

• 6: No service

• 6A: No service

• 9: Full route

• 10/A: Unable to serve Lethaby Road

• 11A/C: Full route

• 12: Full service

• 15A/C: Unable to serve Northam Memorial and Alverdiscott/Clivedon Road.

• 19: Full route

• 21/21A: Operating Georgeham, Ilfracombe, Braunton, Barnstaple, Fremington, Bideford and Westward Ho! Unable to serve Northam Square.

• 71: Full service

• 72: Operating Barnstaple to Torrington. Unable to serve Stibb Cross and Shebbear.

• 75/75A: Service operating Torrington to Londonderry via Bideford and Atlantic Village. The service is unable to operate from Torrinton to Okehampton via Hatherleigh.

• 85: Route being checked

• 128: Full service

• 155: Operating from Barnstaple to South Molton only. Unable to serve Witheridge, Timerton and Exeter.

• 217: Main road from Bude to Hartland. Not serving Gooseham or Morwenstow.

• 218: Full service

• 219: Full service

• 319: Full service

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