40 40A 41 41A • Plymouth Citybus Ltd • PH0000135.007

40 40A 40D •  Royal Parade - Southway •   Plymouth Citybus Ltd • PH0000135.007  • 15 APR 2002 ►22 MAY 2004
40 40A 40D 41 41D •  Royal Parade - Southway •   Plymouth Citybus Ltd • PH0000135.007  • 23 MAY 2004 ► 23 APR 2011
40 40A 41 •  Royal Parade - Southway •   Plymouth Citybus Ltd • PH0000135.007  • 24 APR 2011 ► 04 JAN 2014
40 41 •  Royal Parade - Southway •   Plymouth Citybus Ltd • PH0000135.007  • 05 JAN 2014 ► 01 SEP 2018
40 40A 41 41A •  Royal Parade - Southway •   Plymouth Citybus Ltd • PH0000135.007  • 02 SEP 2018

02 DEC 2018

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 (40, 41, 40A, 41A)
  • Start Point: CITY CENTRE
  • Via: Mutley, Crownhill, Southway Drive, Dunnet Road
  • End Point: CITY CENTRE
  • Other Details: Later buses in Taunton Avenue on Sundays. Revised timetable for Bank Holidays
  • Received: 18-Oct-2018
  • Effective: 02-Dec-2018
  • Accepted: 23-Oct-2018
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  NP2672
  • N & P Section: 3.3 Applications to Vary Existing Services
  • Event Description:  Variation Accepted
  • Final Published: DCT130
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7
  • With road conditions and congestion changing within the city, we are being proactive to ensure our buses are reliable
  • 40/41A: Due to ongoing timekeeping issues, Sunday evening 41A services will be amended. 
  • Traveline Timetable 40 40A 41 41A City Centre - Southway
  • Traveline Map Service 40
  • Traveline Map Service 40A
  • Traveline Map Service 41
  • Traveline Map Service 41A

02 SEP 2018

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41 40A 41A
  • Start Point: CITY CENTRE
  • Via: Mutley, Crownhill, Southway Drive, Dunnet Road
  • End Point: CITY CENTRE
  • Other Details: Revisewd Sunday timetable, serving Whitleigh
  • Received: 13-Jul-2018
  • Effective: 02-Sep-2018
  • Accepted: 17-Jul-2018
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  NP2657
  • N & P Section: 3.3 Applications to Vary Existing Services
  • Event Description:  Variation Accepted
  • Final Published: DCT117.
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7
  • 40/41: Monday to Friday, morning peak journeys adjusted. Sundays, revised service with the introduction of the new 40A/41A route, which will also serve Whitleigh.
  • Traveline Timetable 40 41 40A 41A
  • Traveline Map 40
  • Traveline Map 40A
  • Traveline Map 41
  • Traveline Map 41A


03 DEC 2017

  • Sunday evening timetable is amended to provide a 20 minute frequency between Royal Parade and Crownhill combined with services 42A and 44
Timetable Header: 40 41

06 OCT 2017

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: Plymouth, Royal Parade
  • Via: Mutley, Crownhill, Southway Drive, Dunnet Road
  • End Point: Plymouth, Royal Parade
  • Other Details: Revised timetable
  • Received: 06-Oct-2017
  • Effective: 03-Dec-2017
  • Accepted: 10-Oct-2017
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  2619
  • N & P Section: 3.3 Applications to Vary Existing Services
  • Event Description:  0
  • Final Published: DCT078.
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7



16 APR 2017

  • Due to changing road speeds through the duration of the Derriford Roadworks we have amended the timetable to suit. Most journeys will be re timed to maintain consistent running times throughout the day.
route-040 route-041



15 FEB 2017

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised  timetable
  • Received: 15-Feb-2017
  • Effective: 16-Apr-2017
  • Accepted: 20-Feb-2017
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  2584
  • N & P Section: 3.3 Applications to Vary Existing Services
  • Event Description:  0
  • Final Published: DT059
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7



15 JAN 2017

  • On Mondays to Saturdays all journeys departing from Royal Parade up to and including the 08.20 departure will operate around Southway as a service 40. First 41 journey will be the 08.35 from Royal Parade
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHQ2xjVXBhTURoaGM/view?usp=sharing


2017 01 15 Plymouth Citybus Route-040 MAP.jpg

04 DEC 2016


16 NOV 2016

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: 0
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: 0
  • Other Details: Revised timetable
  • Received: 16-Nov-2016
  • Effective: 15-Jan-2017
  • Accepted: 29-Nov-2016
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  2572
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  0
  • Final Published: DT053
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


05 OCT 2016

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised timetable
  • Received: 05-Oct-2016
  • Effective: 04-Dec-2016
  • Accepted: 10-Oct-2016
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  0
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


04 SEP 2016


07 JUL 2016 

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised timetable
  • Received: 07-Jul-2016
  • Effective: 04-Sep-2016
  • Accepted: 12-Jul-2016
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  0
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


03 JUL 2016


04 MAY 2016 

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised timetable
  • Received: 04-May-2016
  • Effective: 03-Jul-2016
  • Accepted: 09-May-2016
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  0
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


31 AUG 2014                                                                                                                                            

Route-40 Route-41

10 JUL 2014

Plymouth Citybus 080 10 July 2014

01 JUL 2014

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised timetable
  • Received: 01-Jul-2014
  • Effective: 31-Aug-2014
  • Accepted: 01-Jul-2014
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


20 APR 2014

  • Service 40/41: Inbound service will return to using Mayflower Street and Western Approach terminating at Royal Parade. This is to improve service reliability. This service will continue to operate increased running times on School Days during peak times to help with traffic problems at Manadon Roundabout.*
  • TT: 40 41 Plymouth City Centre - Southway - Plymouth City Centre

21 FEB 2014

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised route and timetable
  • Received: 21-Feb-2014
  • Effective: 20-Apr-2014
  • Accepted: 21-Feb-2014
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Route and Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


30 JAN 2014


Plymouth Citybus 058 WA51ACX  30 January 2014

05 JAN 2014                                                                                                                                            

  • Services 40 & 41 Will have the introduction of a school day and a school holiday variant Monday to Friday timetable On School days during the peak times additional journey times have been added between Crownhill and Mutley Plain to improve reliability and the overall flow of the service. As traffic levels during the School holidays are considerably lower; standard journey times will be used across the entire day. On Saturdays the timetable has been amended to take into account of the often heavy congestion around the Drake Circus retail centre from 10:00. The route numbers will revert so that Service 40 and Service 41 are presented so that Service 41 is clockwise around Southway and Service 40 is anticlockwise around Southway (as it was pre October 2013).
  • TT: 40 41 Plymouth City Centre - Southway - Plymouth City Centre

08 NOV 2013

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised route and timetable
  • Received: 08-Nov-2013
  • Effective: 05-Jan-2014
  • Accepted: 08-Nov-2013
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Route and Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


6 OCT 2013

  • Service 40, 41 slight change of route in that from North Hill to the City Centre the Service is to operate via Drake Circus and Exeter Street as opposed to Mayflower Street and Western Approach. 
  • Service 40 will focus on Southway Drive, with Service 41 focusing on Dunnet Road.

Plymouth Citybus 40 41 Oct 2013

9 AUG 2013

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised route
  • Received: 09-Aug-2013
  • Effective: 06-Oct-2013
  • Accepted: 09-Aug-2013
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Route and Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


5 MAY 2013 

Minor timetable changes on some Sunday journeys

Citybus route-40 41 Map MAY 2013


28 FEB 2013

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: 0
  • Received: 28-Feb-2013
  • Effective: 05-May-2013
  • Accepted: 28-Feb-2013
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


11 NOV 2012                                                                                                                                       


12 SEP 2012 

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: change of timetable and route inbound to City Centre between Mutley Plain and City Centre via North Hill and Mayflower Street, with slight change to times to improve reliability fo service
  • Received: 12-Sep-2012
  • Effective: 11-Nov-2012
  • Accepted: 12-Sep-2012
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


24 APR 2011                                                                                                                                                

  • Services 40, 40D, 41 and 41D - From the 24th April the changes made to the 42 service route to include the hospital will allow the company to simplify and enhance the services 40, 40D, 41 and 41D. The 40D and 41D services will be replaced by the 40 or 41 journeys, and will take a faster route direct between Southway and the City with a combined frequency of up to every 10 minutes for most of the day. Evening and Sundays services remain unchanged.

Timetable (Flickr)


21 FEB 2011

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 41
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revised timetable.
  • Received: 21-Feb-2011
  • Effective: 24-Apr-2011
  • Accepted: 21-Feb-2011
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


5 SEP 2010

  • Due to the closure of Gydina way evening Services will no longer operate to the Barbican Leisure Village with the last Service 40A operating as a Service 40 and the last Service 8 operating to Mayflower Street. Sunday service: Service 40 has been retimed to improve timekeeping with services from 18:35 onwards withdrawn. Service 41 has been retimed to improve timekeeping with an additional service introduced to enable a 10:00 arrival at the City Centre. Services from 18:05 onwards are to be withdrawn. (See Service 42 for replacement evening services)


5 JUL 2010

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D 41 41D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revise timetable.
  • Received: 05-Jul-2010
  • Effective: 05-Sep-2010
  • Accepted: 05-Jul-2010
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


3 JUL 2010                                                                                                                                                   


Plymouth Citybus 136 WA08LDF

27 MAY 2007                                                                                                                                                  

  • Plymouth Citybus have announced forthcoming changes to some of their services from 27th May 2007: Service 41 to advance 0628 hrs journey ex Royal Parade by 5 minutes to assist the arrival of “Invensys” workers at their Southway Factory for a 0700 hrs start.


29 MAR 2007

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D 41 41D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Revise route/reversing manoeuvres/timetable.
  • Received: 29-Mar-2007
  • Effective: 27-May-2007
  • Accepted: 29-Mar-2007
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Route and Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


28 OCT 2004

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D 41 41D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Frequent service
  • Received: 28-Oct-2004
  • Effective: 09-Jan-2005
  • Accepted: 28-Oct-2004
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Route.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


15 APR 2004 

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D 41 41D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: CROWNHILL
  • End Point: SOUTHWAY
  • Other Details: Frequent service
  • Received: 15-Apr-2004
  • Effective: 23-May-2004
  • Accepted: 15-Apr-2004
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


15 DEC 2003

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Other Details: Frequenr service
  • Received: 15-Dec-2003
  • Effective: 28-Mar-2004
  • Accepted: 15-Dec-2003
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


27 OCT 2003

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Other Details: Frequenr service
  • Received: 27-Oct-2003
  • Effective: 27-Oct-2003
  • Accepted: 27-Oct-2003
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


26 AUG 2003  

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Other Details: 0
  • Received: 26-Aug-2003
  • Effective: 28-Sep-2003
  • Accepted: 26-Aug-2003
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  To amend Timetable.
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


15 April 2002    

  • Licence: PH0000135.007
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 40 40A 40D
  • Start Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade Stop A14
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: PLYMOUTH Royal Parade
  • Other Details: 0
  • Received: 15-Apr-2002
  • Effective: 15-Apr-2002
  • Accepted: 15-Apr-2002
  • No end date
  • Event Type: Registered
  • N & P:  0
  • N & P Section: 0
  • Event Description:  New Registration
  • Final Published: 0
  • VOSA: PH0000135/7


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