Friday, 22 October 2010

Bluestar timetable changes

Don't forget First's timetable changes mentioned in the previous post come into force on Sunday.

A week later, on 31st October, Bluestar make a few minor timing changes to routes 1 (City Centre-Winchester), 2 (City Centre-Fair Oak) and 4 (City Centre-Romsey). The main change is that the 1 now has a later departure from town to Winchester at 2350 Mondays to Saturdays.

Tuesday, 5 October 2010

First cut details

The spur road from Commercial Road into Havelock Road in town is closed until approximately Spring 2012, so Bluestar 1 (City Centre-Winchester), 2 (City Centre-Fair Oak) and 14 (City Centre-Bitterne) as well as Unilink U2 (City Centre-Bassett Green) are following these diversions on journeys towards the City Centre.

First have announced details of the changes to their services taking effect on 24th October. Click on the route numbers for the new timetables:
1/1A (City Centre-Weston): Slashed to hourly on Sunday evenings.
7/7A (City Centre-Bassett Green/Millbrook Tesco): Slashed from half-hourly to hourly on Sunday daytimes. Other minor changes.
8 (Lordshill-Townhill Park): Divorced from the 8A. Now runs every 10 minutes between Lordshill and City Centre, every 20 mins to Townhill Park. Route alterations in Merry Oak and Aldermoor in the evenings. Other minor changes.
8A (City Centre-Hedge End Station): Divorced from the 8, no longer runs beyond City Centre to Lordshill. New timetable. No longer serves Rose Bowl. Some journeys run to Central Station.
16 (City Centre-Hamble): Timetable change. Some journeys divert via City College instead of Ocean Village.
17/17A (City Centre-Lordshill): Slashed to hourly on Sunday evenings.
26 (Hamble-Fareham): Extends to Hamble, replacing the 16A and representing a substantial cut in frequency on that section of route.