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Service 37 – Olney to Astwood via Newport Pagnell

We are pleased to announce that we will be commencing the new 37 Service in the Milton Keynes area from Monday 28th November 2016.

The service will operate Monday to Saturday From Olney to Astwood via Weston Underwood, Ravenstone, Stoke Goldington, Gayhurst, Lathbury, Newport Pagnell, Sherington and Chicheley.

Timetables can be found on the separate page or click here: 37-november-2016

Easter Term Bus Passes 16/17/613 Services

All applications for new Termly Bus passes are now being processed “in house” to speed up accessibility.

Would all new applications please use the attached form here: new-application-for-bus-pass

As we are starting the application afresh, all applications will need to be sent to: sales@redrosetravel.com with a scanned photograph of the passholder as we do not have any existing details or records from previous applications.

*****Please note that applications sent to any other email address or without the completed form or photograph WILL NOT be processed*****

Payments can still be made online through our ticketing page, via BACS transfer or by cheque made payable to Red Rose Travel Limited.



New Service 301 – Central Milton Keynes Centre to Stony Stratford

From Sunday 28th August 2016, an exciting new service 301 will commence, incorporating a direct link to Milton Keynes from Stony Stratford via the new Fairfields and Whitehouse Park estates in the Western Expansion Area.

Services will operate hourly from 05:30 to 23:30 Monday to Friday, from 06:30 to 23:30 on Saturdays, and from 08:30 to 23:30 on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Please see the timetable page for a current draft 301 timetable.

or click here: Route 301 Aug 28 2016 v1

*****Please note – there will be an additional afternoon school journey from Whitehouse Primary School to Fairfields and Stony Stratford departing at 15:40*****

New Service 15 – Central Milton Keynes Rail Station to Kingston Centre

From Sunday 28th August 2016, another new service 15 will commence, incorporating a direct link to Milton Keynes from Kingston District Centre via Oakgrove and Waitrose.

Services will operate hourly from 07:22 to 23:08 Monday to Saturdays, and from 08:22 to 23:08 on Sundays and Public Holidays.

Please see the timetable page for a current draft 15 timetable.

or click here: Route 15 Aug 28 2016 v1

Service W18 – North Bushey to Watford Morrisons

From Tuesday 30th August 2016, the W18 service will be changing.

The route will travel from North Bushey Baptist Church on Park Avenue via Watford Town Centre and Whippendell Road to Watford Morrisons.

The route will NO LONGER serve Otterspool Way, Watford Junction Railway Station or Clarendon Road.

The service will operate one bus per hour from approximately 0900 through to 1600 Monday to Saturday. There will be NO Sunday or Bank Holiday service.

Please see the timetable page for a current draft W18 timetable.

or click here: w18-a-30-08-16

Service W19 – Watford

From Monday 20th June 2016, Service W19 will be operating to a new timetable and will operate between Watford Town Centre and Carpender’s Park/South Oxhey only. The North Watford and North Bushey sections of the existing route will be withdrawn and will no longer be served by the W19.

This is due to subsidies being removed by the council and the service being operated on a commercial basis.

Please see the timetable page for a current draft W19 timetable.

or click here: W19 20.06.2016

Service 387 – Tring to Aldbury

From Monday 13th June 2016, Journeys on the 387 service between Tring and Aldbury will operate to a slightly revised timetable and route variation. Journeys will no longer operate via Chiltern Way and Grove Road between Tring Station and Tring School, and will use Grove Park instead in both directions.

This is due to HCC requesting the change in route path.

Please see the timetable page for a current 387 timetable.

Or click here: 387-a-13-06-16

Service 73 – Ley Hill

From Tuesday 31st May 2016, Service 73 Monday to Friday will now serve Ley Hill, The Crown on more journeys throughout the day.

Times scheduled at Ley Hill, The Crown are 09:00, 10:14, 12:34 and 14:34.

Please note that this stop will be served AFTER the scheduled journey returns to Ley Hill from Whelpley Hill. These journeys will also operate to a slightly revised timetable.

Please see the timetable page for a current timetable.

Or click here: 71_73n

Changes to Tickets in Milton Keynes

From Sunday 3rd April 2016, there will be changes to our Milton Keynes tickets.

We have not changed our fares for many years, but due to current economical factors, we feel we have had to do so.

Fares will generally be increased by 20p across the board to £1.70, £2.20 and £3.00.

Other changes include the termination of our “Route specific” multi-journey tickets in favour of “Operator specific” multi-journey tickets.

These new tickets will be priced at £3.70 (Daily), £13.50 (Weekly), £44.00 (4 Weekly) and will allow travel on ALL Red Rose services in Milton Keynes (23, 28, 30/31) AND will also be accepted on REDLINE & VALE TRAVEL services in Milton Keynes (21, 24/25)

MK MOOVE tickets purchased on our services will allow travel on ALL buses (Red Rose, Redline, Vale Travel, Arriva, Centrebus, UNO and Z&S) within the Milton Keynes area.

Service 28 – Milton Keynes

As of  April 2016, Red Rose Travel regrettably, will no longer be operating the Service 28 on a Sunday. This is due to council subsidies being withdrawn.

The last day of operation will be Sunday 17th April 2016.

Intalink m-tickets

Intalink m-tickets are now available on Red Rose bus services (in Hertfordshire Only)

Get the app to buy bus tickets on your mobile, then just scan and ride!

Download the Intalink app for Android and iPhone or visit www.intalink.org.uk/m-ticket



MK Moove Transport for Bucks

Service 16/17 (Schooldays Only) Tickets

Child Adult Student
Term £166.00 £190.00
Annual £462.50 £532.00

Service 16/17 Tickets (All Times)

Child Adult Student
Term £186.00 £210.00
Annual £482.50 £760.00 £552.00

Service 613 (Schooldays Only) Tickets

Child Adult Student
Term £166.00 £190.00
Annual £462.50 £532.00

Service 613+16/17 Tickets (All Times)

Child Adult Student
Term £186.00 £210.00
Annual £482.50 £552.00