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Saturday Service from 4th January 2022

4th Jan onwards

From Tuesday 4th January 2022, route 1, 1a, 1b, 2, 3, 3x, 4, 5, 5a & 6 will operate to a Saturday timetable, as a result of the increase in Omicron cases in the BCP Area.

Tendered routes 18, 33, 36 will be unchanged. Routes 4a, 6h and 737 will be operating a Monday to Friday service. Night buses 1n, 1an, 2n, 3n, 5n, 5an and 6n will not operate. School services both commercial and tendered will operate as advertised.

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Closure of Beresford Road (Outbound)

17th - 28th Jan

  • Affected lines:
  • 1b

Beresford Road in Southbourne is closed until the end of service on Friday 28th January 2022 due to water connection works.

Route 1b will be diverting for services towards Christchurch during this time via Southbourne Grove > Southbourne Road > Beaufort Road > Normal line of route during this time. We are unable to serve Beaufort Road.

Fishermans Walk Bus Stop Closure

17th - 28th Jan

Due to water connection works, the Fishermans Walk Bus Stop will be closed until the end of service on the 28th January. Please use the alternative temporary stop outside Goadsby during this time.

We are sorry for the inconvenience during this time.

Prince of Wales Road Bus Stop Closure

17th - 20th Jan

Due to CNN road works, the Price of Wales Bus Stop is closed in both directions from start of service on the 17th January until end of service on 20th January 2022. Please use the alternative stop of Glenferness Avenue or Queens Road during this time.

We are sorry for the inconvenience.

Kinson Park Road Bus Stop Closure

12th - 20th Jan

Due to South West Water works, the Kinson Park Bus Stop in both directions will be closed from start of service until the end of service on the 20th January. Please use the alternative stop of Dudsbury Road during this time.

We are sorry for the inconvenience during this time.

Closure of Wimborne Road, Northbourne (Inbound)

10th Jan - 11th Mar

Wimborne Road in Northbourne is closed until the end of service on the 11th of March 2022 due to Highway Alterations for services INBOUND ONLY.

Routes 2, 4a, 6h & 737 towards Bournemouth will be affected during this time and will be diverting via Whitelegg Way during this time. We are unable to serve Brierley Road, Saxonhurst Road and Headswell Avenue stops during this time.

The nearest alternative stops during this time is temporary stops at Northbourne Roundabout or Redhill Roundabout.

Wimborne Road (Northbourne) Bus Stop Closures

10th Jan - 11th Mar

Due to Highway Alterations between Northbourne Roundabout and Redhill Roundabout, routes 2, 4a, 6h and 737 towards Bournemouth are unable to serve Wimborne Road and the following bus stops are closed INBOUND ONLY: Brierley Road, Saxonhurst Road and Headswell Avenue.

The nearest alternative stops during this time is temporary stops at Northbourne Roundabout or Redhill Roundabout.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Closure of Bargates for Route 1 & 1b (Outbound)

25th Jan - 22nd Apr

Bargates in Christchurch will be closed from 9am on 25th January until end of service on 22nd April 2022 due to Wessex Water Works for services going outbound towards Christchurch.

Route 1 & 1b will divert via Barrack Road, Fountain Roundabout and normal line of route for services towards Christchurch. We are unable to serve Christchurch Railway Station, Fairfield and Bargates (Stop G). Inbound stops will be open as normal during these works.

The nearest alternative stops are Stour Road or Christchurch High Street during these works.

We are sorry for the inconvenience during this time.

Closure of Bargates for Route 4

25th Jan - 22nd Apr

  • Affected lines:
  • 4

Bargates in Christchurch will be closed from 9am on 25th January until end of service on 22nd April 2022 due to Wessex Water Works. Due to this, route 4 will have a different terminus point for the duration of the works.

Route 4 will divert via Barrack Road and Fountain Roundabout. We are unable to serve Christchurch Railway Station, Fairfield and Bargates (Stop G). This service will terminate at Barrack Road, Stop E and the service for Royal Bournemouth Hospital, Castlepoint & Bournemouth will begin at this stop.

We are sorry for the inconvenience during this time.