Transport

steve 21 May , 2016

Getting to and from the Fransham’s

Bus and Coach Services

For buses/coaches information visit
First Group
https://www.firstgroup.com/norfolk-suffolk
National Express Logo
http://www.nationalexpress.com

You can Phone National Express on 0870 580 8080

The service X1 (operated by First)

View the timetables here. It runs along the A47 through Fransham, linking Peterborough, King’s Lynn, Norwich, and Great Yarmouth.

There is a free Tesco bus

This bus picks up from the bus stop opposite the Canary and Linnet Public House on the main road at 9.58am on Tuesday and arrives at Tesco at 10.15am and departs to come back from Tesco at 11.45am.

The Friday Market Shopping Bus

The Friday market shopping bus to Dereham from Sporle via the Dunhams and Great Fransham (A47) is run by Carters Coaches. It stops in Fransham at Little Fransham Station Yard at 9.36am, arrives at the Cherry Tree car park at 9.49am, and leaves to come back at 12.30pm – arriving back at Little Fransham at 12.43pm.For further details please ring 01328 701210.

The local contact for the bus timetable information

Richard Kemp,
11 Lime Tree Crescent,
Little Fransham
Phone: 01362 687067.

Dereham Coachways

Run various excursions throughout the year. To contact them Phone: 01362 692202.

Railway Information

The Norwich Railway Station

Is about 27 miles away.

It’s main Operator is Abellio Greater Anglia with trains also run in and out of the station by East Midlands Trains, Great Northern, Thameslink (First Capital Connect), and CrossCountry.

There four main routes that serve the station, Norwich and Stowmarket to Ipswich and London, Norwich to Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, Norwich to Cromer and Sheringham, Cambridge to Ely, Peterborough and Norwich. You can get copies of the timetables from Abellio Greater Anglia, here.

There is also a route NORWICH – NOTTINGHAM – LIVERPOOL see the timetable here.

The Downham Market Railway Station.

Is about 22 miles away.

It’s main Operators are Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern.

The main routes that serve the station are, Kings Lynn and Ely to London Liverpool Street; you can get copies of the timetables from Abellio Greater Anglia, here and King’s Lynn, Ely, Cambridge, London Kings Cross; you can get copies of the timetables from ThamesLink here.

King’s Lynn Railway Station

Is about 22 miles away.

It’s main Operators are Abellio Greater Anglia and Great Northern.

The main routes that serve the station are, Kings Lynn and Ely to London Liverpool Street; you can get copies of the timetables from Abellio Greater Anglia, here and King’s Lynn, Ely, Cambridge, London Kings Cross; you can get copies of the timetables from ThamesLink here.

Special Services

There are two special services which are available to residents of the Parish.

The first is Swaffam ‘Dial-a-Bus service’

This service which can be used by the disabled, frail, and elderly as well as those in rural isolated areas who are unable to access existing public transport services. Journeys to Swaffham, and Dereham are part of the schedule.

The second is a Community Car Service,

This service which is available for journeys to medical facilities in Necton, Swaffham, Dereham, Norwich and King’s Lynn.

For more details of the ‘Dial-A-Bus service’, and Community Car Service, please telephone Beverley Pitcher on 01760 720906

General Information

National Public Transport Information (Traveline)

For general travel information about trains, buses, and coaches – www.traveline.org.uk
Traveline Phone no: 0871 200 22 33

There is a journey planner on the site.

You can download the journey planner Smartphone Apps.

NORBIC

For information on all bus and rail services in Norfolk please contact NORBIC:-
Address:
Norbic
17-19 Castle Meadow,
Norwich NR1 3DH
Phone: 03845 300 6116.

Learning to drive

Are you learning to drive? Take a look at this information about a way to help you to learn the highway code www.rightdriver.co.uk,
and here is a couple of posters you can put in your window:

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