Trent Barton bus routes


A list of current routes operated by trent barton in the Derby area. Links to a separate page with a brief (or perhaps not so brief!) history of the route. If anyone would like to email me route histories for any of the listed routes please do! All information received will be credited online. Please email any info to matt@derbybusdepot.co.uk. Last update January 2012.
ROUTE NO ROUTE HISTORY LINK BUS TYPE NO OF BUSES OPERATED FROM
the Allestree Derby - Allestree circular (RED and BLUE routes run in opposite directions) - Optare Solo (branded, silver) 5 MR
amberline Derby - kilburn - Heanor - Eastwood - Hucknall - Optare Solo (branded, orange) 3 LM
black cat Derby - Ilkeston - Heanor - Sutton - Mansfield - Optare Tempo (branded, black) 4 LM
calverton connection Nottingham - Arnold - Calverton - Citaros (branded, black) 6 HK
commuter xprss Nottingham - Sandiacre - Volvo B10M/Plaxton coaches (branded, dark green) 2 MS
connect Hucknall - Ruffs Estate - Optare Solo (branded, orange) 3 HK
cotgrave connection Nottingham - Cotgrave - Scania / Wright (branded, green) 3 MS
H1 Derby - Heanor (Alfreton) - Scania / Wright (branded, green) 4 LM
harlequin Derby - Heatherton - Optare Solo (branded, pink) 2 MR
Ilkeston Flyer Derby - Ilkeston - Scania / Wright (branded, blue) 1 MR
Indigo - Volvo / Wrightbus (indigo) 25 MS
Long Eaton - Nottingham -
Derby - Long Eaton - Nottingham -
Loughborough - Nottingham -
Keyworth Connection Nottingham - Keyworth - Optare Tempo (branded, "plum") 4 MS
Long Eaton Xprss Nottingham - Long Eaton - Optare Solo / spare bus 4 MS
the mickleover Derby - Mickleover circulars (red and blue routes) - Volvo / Wright 8 MR
the nines - Optare Solo (branded, "rust") 13 SJ
9.1 : Derby - kilburn - Ripley - Alfreton - Sutton
9.2 : Derby - Kilburn - Ripley - Alfreton - Sutton - Mansfield
9.3 : Ripley - Alfreton - Sutton - Mansfield
9.4 : Sutton - Skegby
Pronto Chesterfield - Nottingham circulars (red and blue routes) - Scania / Wright (branded pink) 4 SJ
Radcliffe Line Nottingham - Radcliffe - Optare Solo (branded brown) 6 MS
Rainbow 1 - Scania (blue) 15 LM
Eastwood - Nottingham -
Alfreton - Nottingham -
Ripley - Heanor - Nottingham -
Rainbow 2 Cotmanhay Farm - Ilkeston - Nottingham - Volvo / Wright (yellow) 9 LM
Rainbow 3 Mansfield - Sutton - Hucknall - Nottingham - Optare Excel (orange) 16 SJ
Rainbow 4 Derby - Sandiacre - Stapleford - Nottingham - Scania (dark green) 12 MS
Red Arrow Nottingham - Derby - (Chesterfield) - Scania Irizar coaches (red) 13 MR
Ruddington Connection Nottingham - Wilford - Ruddington - (Clifton) - Optare Solos (pink) 2 MS
The Sixes - Scanias (11), Solo (1) (caramel) 12 BLP/MLK
6.1: Derby - Belper - Wirksworth - Matlock - Bakewell -
6.1 (short): Wirksworth - Matlock - Solo MLK
6.2/3: Derby - Belper - Ripley -
6.4: Derby - Belper -
6.X: Derby - Belper estates -
Skylink Derby Loughborough(SDL) Derby - EM Airport - Loughborough - Leicester - Volvo / Plaxton Centro
+ 1 Scania /Wright
5 LH
Skyline 199 Buxton - Newtown - Stockport - Manchester Airport - Scania / Wright 7 DH
Spondon Flyer Derby - Spondon (red and blue routes) - Versa (green) 4 MR
Sprint) Loughborough Uni shuttle - Optare Solos 7 LH
Swift Derby - Ashbourne - Mayfield - Uttoxeter - Volvo / Wright (branded green) 3 ABN
Transpeak Nottingham - Derby - Belper - Matlock - Bakewell (Buxton - Stockport - Manchester) - Optare Excel 7 MR / DH
Villager - Scania / Wright (yellow) 7 MR
V1: Derby - Burton via Etwall & Tutbury
V2: Derby - Burton via Eggington & Tutbury
V3: Derby - Burton via Findern, Willington & Repton
V4: Burton - Centrum Business Park & Regents Park
X38 Derby - Burton (via A38) Optare Tempo (blue) 2 MR
Xprss Bingham - Radcliffe - Nottingham Optare Tempo (green) 5 MS
1A Ripley - Aldercar Optare Solo (unbranded service) 1 LM
2 Loughborough - Leicester Scania /Wright 5 LH
5 Ravensthorpe Drive - Hazel Road Estate Optare Solo 2 LH
11 / 12 Thorpe Acre - Loughborough Town Centre - Shelthorpe
Optare Tempo 4 LH
15 ILKESTON - OLD SAWLEY via Stapleford and Sandiacre Versa (yellow / orange) 5 LM
17
17A
Derby - Darley Abbey Village - Allestree - Duffield
Derby - Darley Abbey Village - Allestree, Park Farm.
ANY 1 MR
18 NOTTINGHAM - Beeston - STAPLEFORD Scania / Wright 4 MS
20
(Sun Only)
Ilkeston - Beeston - Nottingham Optare Solo (unbranded service) 3 LM
19 Derby - Chaddesden - Spondon any 1 MR
21 Ilkeston - Kirk Hallam - Nottingham Optare Tempo (plum) 2 LM
22 NOTTINGHAM - GRANBY via Cotgrave & Cropwell Bishop Optare Solo / Spare bus 2 MS
23 HEANOR - Marlpool Farm - ILKESTON - KIRK HALLAM Optare Solo (unbranded service) 3 LM
27 Larklands - ILKESTON - Awsworth - Kimberley Optare Solo (unbranded service) 2 LM
The Se7ens
7.1/7.2
Derby - Belper (via Cocbench, Holbrook)
Belper town service
Optare Solo 2 BLP
ninety RIPLEY - MANSFIELD via Selston Dennis Dart (unbranded service) 3 SJ
111 Derby - Pride Park - Wyvern (Park & Ride) Dennis Dart 2 MR
141 NOTTINGHAM - Mansfield - SUTTON via Bestwood, Hucknall, Ravenshead, Blidworth & Skegby Dennis Dart (unbranded service) 4 SJ
241 MANSFIELD - Sutton - CLAY CROSS via Stanton Hill, Tibshelf, Morton & Pilsley Dennis Dart (unbranded service) 3 SJ
185/6 FAIRFIELD ESTATE - Buxton Town Centre - Harpur Hill - BURLOW Optare Excel (unbranded service) 2 DH

KEY

Main garages:
MR = Meadow Road (Derby, MS = Manvers Street (Nottingham), SJ = Sutton Junction (Sutton in Ashfield), LM = Langley Mill, DH = Dove Holes, LH = Loughborough

Meadow Rd Outstations:
ABN = Ashbourne, MLK = Matlock, BLP = Belper
Sutton Junction Outstations:
HK = Hucknall

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