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RWBA Bus West Midlands Transport
801
Bus 801 17u07
Management
Operator National Express Coventry
Garage Coventry, Wheatley Street
Vehicle Volvo B6LE with Wright Crusader body
PVR 3
Route
Start University of Warwick
Via Stivichall
Cheylesmore
Whitley
Willenhall
Binley
End University Hospital
Length About 10½ miles
Service
Level Daily (except Sunday mornings)
Frequency every 30 minutes
Journey time 42 minutes
Day 07:00 - 22:00 Mon-Sat
13:00 - 22:00 Sunday
Night No night service
peak vehicle requirement
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National Express Coventry route 801 is a bus service in the city of Coventry in the West Midlands region of England.

The service is contracted to National Express Coventry by University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust and is administered by Centro on behalf of the Trust.

Both ends of the route contains the word University which sometimes can be confusing, however the buses will (depending on the direction) usually display "University of Warwick" or "Walsgrave Hospital"

HistoryEdit

  • 30 Jul 2006 - Route launched, this bus service came into existence due to a planning condition imposed on the University Hospital for to provide such a service, the initial contract is believed to be for 3 years.
  • 7 Jan - 31 Mar 2007 - a temporary timetable operated due to roadworks on the A45, journeys were operated c. every 40 minutes.
  • 10 - 25 Feb 2008 - service was temporarily diverted to Cannon Park shopping centre due to a road closure preventing access to the University of Warwick.
  • 27 Apr 2008 - Timetable amended, an earlier journey towards University Hospital added on Monday to Saturday mornings.

RouteEdit

  • University of Warwick
  • Kirby Corner Road
  • Canley Fire Station (towards Hospital only)
  • Canley Crematorium (towards University only)
  • A45 Fletchamstead Highway
  • A45 Kenpas Highway
  • Stivichall, Leamington Road
  • Stivichall, The Chesils
  • Cheylesmore, Black Prince Avenue
  • Cheylesmore, William Bristow Road
  • Whitley, London Road
  • Willenhall, St. James Lane
  • Ernesford Grange, Bredon Avenue
  • Binley, Brandon Road
  • Clifford Bridge Road
  • University Hospital, Walsgrave

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