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Transport Information

 

Northamptonshire County Council website contains a section covering various aspects of transportation for the whole of Northamptonshire. The following link gives you access to ths main transport section.  It covers many topics from information on rights of way, through walking and cycling, public transport, parking and up to transport planning.

 

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/councilservices/transport/pages/default.aspx

Public Transport

One section of the Council site covers all forms of public transport in great detail.

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/councilservices/transport/pubtrans/pages/default.aspx

 

Bus Services

A sub-section of the Northamptonshire County Council site covers public transport.  To view all the Bus Services across the county by different providers, then use the the following link.  The majority of services allow you to download route maps and timetables.

www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/Transport/PublicTransport/allbusservices_operatororder.htm?order=operator

 

    

 

If you wish to look at bus timetables for a specific route, then use the following link. This allows you to enter your start point and destination, to check if a service exists, and then view the timetables and maps.

http://www3.northamptonshire.gov.uk/Transport/PublicTransport/bus_timetables.htm

Details on the internet of routes by specific service providers are not always easy to locate or navigate, or may not actually exist.  Initially it is advisable to start with the above County Council site.

In addition, Northamptonshire County Council produces a number of timetable booklets and leaflets for bus services in the county.  These can be obtained from:

Sustainable Transport,

Northamptonshire County Council

Riverside House,

Riverside Way

Bedford Road,

Northampton NN1 5NX

Tel: 654400

 

You can also get free Bus Timetable Booklets and Public Transport Guides from local libraries, Tourist Information Centres and from many newsagents and other outlets.

 

The main bus services that pass through Brafield on the Green are:

  • Northampton / Bedford         ( Stagecoach )
  • Northampton / Wollaston          ( Yorks )

 

Stagecoach  Pluto P1

Stagecoach runs the service Pluto P1 between Northampton and Bedford with bus stops on the Bedford Road. The following map indicates the route.  Click on the image to view a larger map.

 

                                           Click on the image to download a larger map

 

The service currently runs on Monday to Saturday, with a limited service on Sundays and Bank Holidays. To view the timetables as larger documents, click on the images below.  These may then be printed.

 

                            

                            

 

Stagecoach UK Bus Services

If you wish to access Stagecoach bus services throughout the whole of the UK use the following link

www.stagecoachbus.com/default.aspx?action=1

 

York's Travel

Yorks Travel Y4 service

Yorks Travel operate the Y4 service between Northampton and Wollaston

This service is subsidised by the County Council and passes through Little Houghton, Brafield and Cogenhoe.

It operates on a daily basis from Monday to Saturday (no Sunday service) with bus stops on the Billing Road.

 

                       

 

Yorks Travel service 153

This service from Cogenhoe to the Doctors Surgery in Denton operates on Tuesdays and Fridays only.

 

                      

 

Yorks Travel

Yorks Travel website does not contain any details of these local bus services.  If you will to view other services, including many coach holidays, provided by this local company, then use the following link:

www.yorkstravel.com

 

The Tesco Bus

Operated by   Country Lion      Tel: 754566

This is a free service which runs from Brafield to the Weston Favell Shopping Centre.

It runs on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, picking up at the bus stop opposite the Village Stores at 12.26pm. 

The return journey leaves the Weston Favell Centre at 2.15pm.

 

Jason  (Journeys Around SOuth Northants)  Travel for All

This is a community transport service, funded by Northamptonshire County Council and South Northants Council, which can be used by residents in South Northants.  JASON provides a service to any members of the community who, for various reasons, have difficulties with, or are unable to use, public transport.  There is an annual registration fee (currently £15) and a charge per mile.

 

For more information and an application form      

Tel: 0800 032 3208

or write to:

JASON, c/o Northamptonshire County Council

PO Box 221 

John Dryden House

8-10 The Lakes 

Northampton

NN4 7DE

 

Free Bus Travel Scheme

This scheme is open to everyone over the age of 60 and people with a disability.  Free travel is available between 9.30am and 11pm, Mondays to Fridays, and all day Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays, across the whole of South Northamptonshire.  If you travel outside these times you will pay the normal fare.

The free pass can also be used on the JASON minibus service.

 

For full information, application form and explanatory leaflet

Tel: 0845 230 0226

or contact the Council Offices at

South Northants Council  

Springfield

Towcester

NN12 6AE

Or visit the website at        www.southnorthants.gov.uk

 

Volunteer Car Scheme

 

Earls Barton Volunteer Car Scheme supports patients who have no other means of transport, in keeping appointments at Denton Surgery or at hospital. 

 

The scheme is also always looking for additional volunteer drivers.

 

For help, or to volunteer, contact Mo Loake on 01604 812526

 

 

Train Services

National Rail

National Rail Enquiries provides information on times and fares.

Tel: 0845 748 4950.

 

Northampton station:

Black Lion Hill

Northampton

NN1 1SP

Tel: Customer Service 0121 634 2040

Services to Rugby, Coventry and Birmingham New Street are operated by London Midland.

Services to Milton Keynes, Watford Junction and London Euston are operated by London Midland and Virgin Trains.

 

Wellingborough station:

Midland Road

Wellingborough

Northamptonshire

NN8 1NA

Tel: Customer Service 08457 125 678

 

Services to Bedford, Luton and London St Pancras are operated by East Midlands Trains

Services to Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Sheffield and Manchester are operated by East Midlands Trains

 

Northamptonshire County Council website

One section of the County Council website provide details of rail services in and around the county

www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/councilservices/Transport/pubtrans/Pages/RailServices.aspx

 

Thetrainline          

www.thetrainline.com

This is the leading independent retailer of train tickets online and offers different services to help find the cheapest train ticket for you journey.  Tickets can be purchased for all train companies on all national routes.

 

 

Local Transport Services

 

Filling Station

The nearest filling station is

Ramco Filling Station & Convenience Store

3, Bedford Road,

Brafield on the Green

Tel: 890490

 

 

Breakdown Recovery and Repair

Cogenhoe, Little Houghton and Yardley Hastings have small independent garages.

 

 

Hire Car

The nearest is at Billing Wharf:

W. Wright and Sons

Old Station Yard

Cogenhoe

Tel: 89036

 

Aiports

The nearest passenger airports are:

 

Luton                                 www.london-luton.co.uk

 

East Midlands                    www.eastmidlandsairport.com

 

Birmingham                      www.bhx.co.uk

 

Date Last Updated:     09 Aug 2011                                                                                   Valid until:    31 Dec 2011