Bus turnout

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Diagram of bus lay-by as used in the UK
A bus bay in Mumbai, India

A bus turnout, bus pullout, bus bay, bus lay-by (UK),[1] or off-line bus stop is a special zone on the side of the main roadway (or bus/tram lane) for primarily buses to stop for a designated bus stop in order to pick up and drop off passengers. It is an indented stopping area for buses.[2]

A bus bay in Chennai, India


  1. ^ Bus Stop Design Guide (PDF). Northern Ireland Planning, Govt. of UK. October 2005. Retrieved Mar 18, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Bus Handbook, Sharing the road , Municipal bus bays". Ministry of Transportation, Ontario. August 27, 2013. Retrieved Mar 18, 2015. 

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