Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Bournemouth, Poole & Salisbury changes from 3rd September

There are many changes across our region happening on 3rd and 4th September. Click here for those in Fareham and here for Southampton, Eastleigh & Winchester.

Here's what's changing across Bournemouth, Poole & Salisbury on Yellow Buses, More, First Dorset & Salisbury Reds. Click on the route name/number for the new timetables:

Yellow B2 Bournemouth-West Moors: Extends beyond Bearwood to West Moors, largely replacing the B4.

Yellow B4 Bournemouth-West Moors: No longer runs to Ringwood. Cut back to be a peak-hour service only.

Yellow C1 Alum Chine-Castlepoint: Reverts to winter timetable.

Yellow P3 Bournemouth-Somerford: Minor timetable changes.

Yellow P4 Westbourne-Southbourne: Minor timetable changes.

Yellow R1/R2 Poole-Bournemouth Hospital: Minor timetable changes.

Yellow R4/R5/R6 Bournemouth Hospital-Kinson/Christchurch: The R4 is split into three routes... The R4 and R5 will run from the hospital to Kinson, R4 via Columbia Road & West Howe, R5 via Leybourne Avenue & East Howe Lane. R6 will run between the hospital and Christchurch. The section of route between Christchurch and Somerford via Mudeford is withdrawn. Mudeford is still served by More X1/X2. See a map of the new routes here.

Yellow U5 University-Lansdowne: Service withdrawn.

Yellow U6 Bournemouth-Bearwood: Extra journeys to replace the withdrawn U7.

Yellow U7 Bournemouth-Bearwood: Withdrawn and replaced by extra journeys on the U6.

First Dorset X54 Poole-Weymouth: Minor timetable changes.

More X1 Bournemouth-Lymington: Minor timetable changes.

Salisbury Reds X7 Southampton-Salisbury: The 1645 journey from Salisbury will revert to terminating at West Wellow instead of continuing to Southampton. Please note that the last bus from Paultons Park back to Southampton will now be at 1628 instead of 1745.

Salisbury Reds 66 Salisbury-Idmiston: Minor changes.

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Winchester, Eastleigh & Southampton changes from 3rd September

Here's a summary of the changes we know about to bus services in Southampton, Eastleigh and Winchester taking place over the weekend of 3rd September. We have changes on Stagecoach, Bluestar, Xelabus and Wheelers. Click the route numbers below to see the new timetables:

Stagecoach 7 Winchester-Sparsholt: The peak hour extension to Kings Somborne is withdrawn but one journey per weekday will run to and from Salisbury.

Stagecoach 46 Winchester-North Baddesley: College journeys are cut meaning that only 3 or 4 journeys will run on weekdays only.

Stagecoach 64 Winchester-Alton: Minor changes.

Stagecoach 66 Winchester-Romsey: Minor changes.

Xelabus X4 Eastleigh-Hedge End: Minor changes and Sunday service introduced.

Xelabus X6/X7 Eastleigh-Hiltingbury: Sunday service cut back to run between Eastleigh & Velmore only. Other minor changes.

Xelabus X8 Eastleigh-Boyatt Wood: Sunday service replaced by new journeys on route X9.

Xelabus X9 Eastleigh-Bishops Waltham: Sunday service introduced between Eastleigh and Colden Common. Other minor changes.

Xelabus X10 Southampton-Bishops Waltham: Minor changes.

Xelabus X11 Southampton-Lordshill North: Minor changes. New timetable not yet available.

Xelabus X15 Eastleigh-Hamble: Minor changes.

Bluestar 6 Southampton-Lymington: Minor changes to running times.

Wheelers W1 Southampton-Romsey: Curtailed to run between Southampton and Romsey on weekdays only. Abbotswood section and Saturday services withdrawn.

Salisbury Reds X7 Southampton-Salisbury: The 1645 journey from Salisbury will revert to terminating at West Wellow instead of continuing to Southampton. Please note that the last bus from Paultons Park back to Southampton will now be at 1628 instead of 1745.

We'll have another post explaining what's happening over in Bournemouth and Salisbury on that same weekend. There are also more changes happening later in September, which we will cover in due course.

Don't forget your at-a-glance guide to all upcoming changes here.

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Changes in Fareham from 3rd September

First Solent have announced some changes to services from 3rd September.

The biggest change is a slight frequency cut to the Eclipse E1/E2 services between Fareham and Gosport. The combined frequency will be every 6 mins Mon-Sat daytimes. See the new timetable here.

The 28/28A between Fareham and Whiteley also have a new timetable, plus a route change. They will no longer serve Parkway and Solent Business Park, with the nearest stops being on Whiteley Way.

A slight change also to the 7A schools service in Portsmouth.

There are many services changing in our region on the same weekend, which we will cover in subsequent posts. You can always see an at-a-glance summary of all upcoming changes here.