Galloway 456, 459 replacement services

From 27/05/2018 the Galloway 456 and 459 Stowmarket - Bacton - Gislingham - Eye - Diss services are cancelled. Last day of operation will be Saturday 26/05/2018.

From Tuesday 29/05/2018 there will be the following:

The current 387 service, provided under contract with support from Suffolk County Council by Stowmarket, Minibus and Coach Hire between Stowmarket, Cedars Park and Stowupland will be extended to include certain locations of the existing 456 and 459 routes, albeit with a reduced frequency.

Some villages will continue to be served with the sponsored Galloway 113 service between Ipswich, Eye and Diss.

Eye and Diss will also continue to be served with the sponsored Galloway 113, 114 and Simonds 482 services.

Wortham and Palgrave will continue to be served with Simonds service 304 between Diss and Bury St. Edmunds.

Thornham Magna (other than Saturday) Forward Green, Wickham Street, Mellis and Yaxley will not be served by the current local bus service. Connecting Communities provided by Bury St Edmunds Volunteer Centre will provide transport in this area. Contact number is 01284 766126.

Alternative arrangements for home to school transport to Hartismere School are being finalised.



Further Information

For general enquiries please call 0345 6066171 or email

Timetables can be downloaded here


Page last updated: 21 May 2018

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