Public transport arrangements for Christmas Light Switch On

The Christmas Light Switch On event is taking place in the city centre of Saturday, 18 November. The event requires some road closures to be in place which will impact on public transport. The following arrangements have been put in place:

Tay Street - full road closure

Tay Street which will be closed from 1800 hours on Friday, 17 November until midnight on Sunday, 19 November 2018.  The affected bus routes are:

  • Service 7 (Scone) Journeys will be required to divert via Queens Bridge, Dundee Road, and Gowrie Street to resume the normal route at Bridgend.  Passengers will be advised to make their way to South Street (Stop M) 
  • Service 3, 11, 12 (Kinnoull/Gannochy/Scone)   Journeys will be required to divert via Queens Bridge, Dundee Road, and Gowrie Street to resume the normal route at Bridgend.  Passengers will be advised to make their way to South Street (Stop O)
  • Service 12 (Hillend) Journeys will be required to be diverted via Charlotte Street, Atholl Street to Kinnoull Street.  Passengers will be advised to make their way to Kinnoull Street (Stop H)

Christmas Parade

The Parade will depart from the top of the old High Street, beside St Paul's Church, at 17.30 and will move along New Row, turn left into County Place and then continue onto South Street where it will head towards to River Tay.  There will be a rolling road closure in place and should be completed by 18.00 at the latest. This will cause some delays to journeys in the city at this time.

Service 301 - Park & Ride

The Park & Ride will operate an extended timetable on Saturday, 18 November 2017 with journeys operating every 15 minutes until the last departure from Perth, Mill Street, at 21.00 hours. 

On Sunday, 19 November 2017, Service 301 journeys will operate every 15 minutes commencing from Broxden Park & Ride at 08.30 with the last journey departing Perth, Mill Street at 17.30.