Changes on the way

19th November:
Stagecoach 64: Timetable change.
Stagecoach 66: Route change in Abbotswood.

3rd December:
More 152: Timetable change.

18th December:
Yellow X37, Unibus U1, U3, U5: Change.

Christmas Eve 24th December:
Bluestar, Damory, More, Salisbury Reds: Normal Sunday service
Unilink: Vacation Sunday service with early finish.
Yellow: Sunday service with early finish.

Christmas Day 25th December:
Bluestar: Special timetable on route 18 only, with route extended to General Hospital. No other routes will run.
More: Special timetable on routes M1/M2 only, extended to Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Christchurch, No other routes will run.
Damory, Salisbury Reds, Unilink, Yellow: No service.

Boxing Day 26th December:
Bluestar: Sunday service except on route 6, which will not run.
More: Sunday timetables will run on m1/m2 (first buses 0600), 4, 5/6, 8/9, 13, 14, 16/17, X3 and X8 as well as the Purbeck Breezer 40 and 50. No services will run on any other routes
Salisbury Reds: Special timetable on Red 1, X3 and X4 only. No service on other routes.
Unilink: Special timetable on route U1. No service on other routes.
Yellow: Special timetable on routes B1/B3, P1/P2/P3, R1/R2/R3, U6 and V1/V2 only. No service on other routes.
Damory: No service.

Wednesday 27th December:
Bluestar: Saturday timetables on most routes, plus some extra morning buses. Normal school holiday weekday timetables apply on Quayconnect, B*6, 35, 36, 39, H1, H2, T3 & T4
More: Normal Saturday timetable on all routes except Routes X1, X2, 24, 38, 112, 119, 125, 191/193 and Cango, which will run to a Monday to Friday timetable
Salisbury Reds: Saturday service on X3 and Activ8. Weekday service on all other routes.
Unilink: Vacation Saturday service with no night buses.
Damory: Normal weekday school holiday service.
Yellow: Saturday service.
Xelabus X15: Timetable change.

Thursday 28th December:
Bluestar: Saturday timetables on most routes, plus some extra morning buses. Normal school holiday weekday timetables apply on Quayconnect, B*6, 35, 36, 39, H1, H2, T3 & T4
More: Normal Saturday timetable on all routes except Routes X1, X2, 24, 38, 112, 119, 125, 191/193 and Cango, which will run to a Monday to Friday timetable
Salisbury Reds: Saturday service on X3 and Activ8. Weekday service on all other routes.
Unilink: Vacation Saturday service with no night buses.
Damory: Normal weekday school holiday service.
Yellow: Saturday service.

Friday 29th December:
Bluestar: Saturday timetables on most routes, plus some extra morning buses. Normal school holiday weekday timetables apply on Quayconnect, B*6, 35, 36, 39, H1, H2, T3 & T4
More: Normal Saturday timetable on all routes except Routes X1, X2, 24, 38, 112, 119, 125, 191/193 and Cango, which will run to a Monday to Friday timetable
Salisbury Reds: Saturday service on X3 and Activ8. Weekday service on all other routes.
Unilink: Vacation Saturday service with no night buses.
Damory: Normal weekday school holiday service.
Yellow: Saturday service.

Saturday 30th December:
Bluestar, Damory, More, Salisbury Reds, Unilink, Yellow: Normal Saturday service.

New Year's Eve 31st December:
Bluestar, More, Salisbry Reds: Normal Sunday service.
Unilink: Vacation Sunday service with early finish.
Yellow: Sunday service with early finish.

New Year's Day 1st January:
Bluestar: Special timetable on routes 1, 2, 4, 9, 12, 17 and 18 only. Other routes will not run.
More: Special timetables operate on routes m1/m2, 5, 8/9, 13, 16/17 and X3. No service on other routes.
Salisbury Reds: Sunday service on X3. No service on other routes.
Yellow: Special timetable on routes B1/B3, P1/P2/P3, R1/R2/R3, U6 and V1/V2 only. No service on other routes.
Damory, Unilink: No service.

2nd January:
More X8, Xelabus X4, X6/X7: Change.

8th January:
Unibus U2, U4: Change.


Christmas and New Year links:

Bluestar
Damory
More
Salisbury Reds
Unilink



See the 'Latest News' page for full details of these changes.

19 comments:

  1. Unconfirmed reports today that Bluestar will be ceasing all nightstar services at the end of Feb....

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  2. On New Year's Day, Bluestar will also be operating the free City Link bus service to a special timetable which can be found at http://www.buscms.com/BlueStar/uploadedfiles/files/0CLMFB1A4.HTML

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  3. Note to admin- On 23rd Feb, N1 and N2 completely cut too, not just a timetable change....The VOSA website shows these routes under the main 1 and 2 service numbers (which have timetable changes), only because they follow the same route as daytime services. All Bluestar night services are consigned to history. Only Unilink U1N will remain. Service 8 will only have an occasional trip beyond Hythe, down to Calshot. Service 9 will be going back to once per hour to Fawley, with 2 per hour to Langley, just like it used to be!

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  4. On Easter Sunday, Bluestar will be operating a special timetable on the City Link bus. The timetable can be found at http://www.buscms.com/BlueStar/uploadedfiles/pdfs/Easter_Sunday_citylink_timetable.pdf

    There are also changes to the City Link service from Monday 12th May. From this date, passengers on the City Link service will have to pay £1 if they do not have a ticket for the Red Funnel ferry. There will also be a new timetable which can be found at http://www.buscms.com/BlueStar/uploadedfiles/New_citylink.pdf

    The new timetables and the Easter Sunday timetable only have a service once every 30 minutes, rather than every 15 minutes.

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  5. Interesting

    PH1124502/1 - WHEELERS CONNECT LTD, CHILWORTH ROAD, CHILWORTH, SOUTHAMPTON, SO16 7JJ

    Registration Accepted
    Starting Point: Southampton, Bargate Road
    Finish Point: Hedge End
    Via: Bitterne, Thornhill
    Service Number: WA
    Service Type: Normal Stopping
    Effective Date: 01-SEP-2014
    Other Details: Monday to Saturday

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  6. The more website states that "local routes in the Lymington area" are running a normal Monday-Friday timetable from 29th-31st of December. These services are 112, 118 and 119 (and also 175, 191 and 193 but these do not appear to be covered by this website). Please note however that X1 and X2 are running a Saturday Service.

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  7. Any more ideas as to what is happening with former wheelers e1 and e2?

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  8. Quote:
    Yellow 18, 20, 33, 36: Withdrawn
    Yellow C1: Extended to Castlepoint, partly replacing 20.
    Yellow D1: New route Christchurch-Poole replacing 33 and 20.
    Yellow H1: New route replacing 18.
    Yellow U8: New route partly replacing 36.

    To avoid any possible panic, the H1 and U8 are new registrations, but all they are, are renumberings of the 18 and 36 via the same routes as current (although the H1 won't run to/from Bournemouth Station in the peaks). The D1 is just the 33 extended to Poole over the 20 route.

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  9. Unless blue Star and more have made a muck up of registering this year's new forest tour dates, the above information is incorrect. It has always started on a Saturday, but the 25th June is a Sunday this year.... However the National park authority website states that the season has been cut to around 9 weeks from 11 weeks this year, and does not commence operation until 8th July. This was also the information given to me when I asked at their offices recently.

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    1. The above is now confirmed as starting operation on July 8th, from the New Forest Tour website.

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  10. First14 route? Where did you find out about that?

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    1. It is not exactly a new route. It is more of a shuttle service between the Ageas Bowl and Airport Parkway.

      It is only in service for a week and is only running on Monday Thursday and Sunday with only a few journeys each way.

      Maybe something to do with the cricket.

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  11. How about the blue star 3? Really should be upgraded to a half hourly service

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    1. Having needed to get to the far end of Thornhill Park Road yesterday (by the shops) from the centre of town I can agree wholeheartedly with this! Nothing back after about 17:15 either.. Whether it's the 3 or something else, that road needs a more frequent service.

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    2. What about First's city red 3? That could easily be extended beyond Fairfax Court to Harefield via Thornhill Park Road, providing a much needed frequency boost in the area.

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  12. I read this page a few weeks ago and saw the 11th Sept b*5 change, yet it was only registered in this weeks TC report. How did you know so far in advance?

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  13. Yellow Buses heading out to Ringwood (not long after another route was cancelled) and New Milton?! Seems odd when they keep changing their core routes every 10 minutes.

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    1. Probably positioning moves for Brock routes and to annoy more/W&D/GSC

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  14. The Yellows X38 on 18th December looks to just be an additional day of running after Brock college breaks up.

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