Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Overnight diversions: Above Bar Street & North East Road

Two overnight diversions today and tomorrow only:

Above Bar Street will be partially closed 2000-0600 between Civic Centre Road and Commercial Road. First are diverting their affected routes via Civic Centre Road, Havelock Road and Commerical Road to the Cenotaph. The other companies haven't said what they're doing.

North East Road in Sholing will be closed 1900-0600 both nights. First 10A (Lordshill-Thornhill) will run along Kathleen Road, as per route 10.

Both diversions end at 0600 on Thursday morning.

Thursday, 22 July 2010

First 5 diverted in Bellemoor

First 5 (City Centre-Lordshill North) is being diverted in Bellemoor until Saturday. City bound journeys are running from St James Road via South View Road and Wilton Road to Hill Lane. Outbound journeys are not affected.

Monday, 19 July 2010

Minor timetable change to Stagecoach 46 & 66 from 5th September

Stagecoach have announced new timetables on many routes operating out of Winchester from Sunday 5th September. For us, this affects routes 46 (City Centre-Winchester) and 66 (Romsey-Winchester), both of which only have minor changes.

Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Diversions in Swaythling, Maybush, Bevois Valley and for Skyride

High Road in Swaythling is closed southbound until 20th September. Bluestar 2 (City Centre-Fair Oak) is diverting via Thomas Lewis Way, running non-stop from Market Buildings to Machine Mart. First 7/7A (City Centre-Bassett Green/Millbrook Tesco) are diverting via Burgess Road and Langhorn Road. Bluestar 14 (City Centre-Bitterne) is running direct via Langhorn Road between Burgess Road and Woodmill Lane. Northbound services are not affected.

Romsey Road is closed in Maybush, meaning diversions to Bluestar 4 (City Centre-Romsey) until 13th September.

Sunday 25th July sees Skyride, a mass cycling event, come to Southampton. Many roads will be closed to accommodate the cyclists, meaning diversions to many bus routes. So far only First have made their contingency plans.

Part of Bevois Valley Road will be closed southbound from Monday 26th July until 30th August, meaning diversions for First 3 (City Centre-Townhill Park) and Unilink U6 (Dock Gate 4-General Hospital). Northbound services will not be affected.