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Bournemouth Railway Station

18th - 23rd Oct

Due to the closure of the slip road at Bournemouth Railway Station, inbound services will be diverting between 22:00 - 05:00 each day.

During this time, buses will be diverting (inbound only) via Lansdowne Road > Oxford Road > St Pauls Road > around St Pauls Roundabout > St Pauls Road > normal line of route.

Buses will be unable the serve the Bournemouth train station and Coach House Place (inbound) bus stops during this time. The nearest alternative stop will be a temporary stop just past Coach House Place on Lansdowne Road.

Poole Hill diversion

18th Oct - 1st Nov

Poole Hill will be closed between Terrace Road and St Michaels Roundabout from 08:00 on 18th October, until 18:00 on 1st November.

During this time services will be following the below diversions.

Routes 1, 3, 3x, 12, 18, 33, 1N and 3N will divert in both directions via Exeter Road > Priory Road > West Cliff Road (12 on normal line of route) > Durley Road South > normal line of route.

Service 36 to Talbot View will divert from Avenue Road > Norwich Avenue > Suffolk Road > Cambridge Road > normal line of route.

Service 36 to Kinson will divert via Cambridge Road > a338 > Richmond Hill > St Stephens Road > Braidley Road > Bourne Avenue > Avenue Road > turn around at the triangle > normal Line of route.

Service 4a will start from Avenue Road.

All buses will be unable to serve the Poole Hill, and The Triangle bus stops. Routes 1, 3, 3x, 12, 18, 33, 1N and 3N will also be unable to serve West Hill Road and St Michaels Roundabout.

The nearest alternative stops will be:

Routes 1, 3, 3x, 12, 18, 33, 1N and 3N: Queens Road, St Michaels Roundabout and all stops along West Cliff Road.

Routes 4a and 36: St Michaels Roundabout and Avenue Road.

Alumhurst Day Centre bus stop

18th - 29th Oct

Due to roadworks, buses will be unable to serve the Alumhurst Day Centre bus stop on Alumhurst Road during this time.

The nearest alternative stop will be the Libertine.

Boscombe Overcliff closure

18th - 22nd Oct

  • Affected lines:
  • 12

Due to road closures for roadworks, buses will be unable to serve Boscombe Cliff Road, Boscombe Overcliff Drive and Southbourne Overcliff Drive between 08:00 - 18:00 daily.

During this time, buses will be diverting in both directions via Boscombe Pier > St Johns Road > Christchurch Road > Seabourne Road > Southbourne Grove > Belle Vue Road > The Broadway.

Holdenhurst Road closure

7th Sep - 29th Oct

Holdenhurst Road will be closed again from Tuesday 7th September until Friday 29th October for roadworks. During this time, routes 2, 3, 3x, 4, 5, 5a, 6 and 737 will be diverted in both directions.

Services will divert in both directions via
The Lansdowne Roundabout > Christchurch Road > St Swithun’s Road South and then back to normal line of route.

This means buses will be unable to serve Holdenhurst Road between Lansdowne Roundabout and Station Roundabout.

Buses will be unable to serve the Cotlands Road bus stop.

The nearest alternative bus stops

To cause minimum disruption to passengers, there will be temporary bus stops on St Swithun's Road South and Christchurch Road, as per the previous closure. There is also the bus stop outside O'Neill's on Old Christchurch Road.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Southbourne Coast Road closure

24th - 26th Oct

Due to the closure of Southbourne Coast Road (08:00 - 18:00 daily) buses will be unable to serve Southbourne Coast Road.

During this time, buses will be diverting in both directions via Southbourne Cliff Road > Belle Vue Road > The Broadway > normal line of route.

Buses will be unable the serve the Car Park, Warren Edge Café, Stevenson Road, Point House Café and St Nicholas Church bus stops. The nearest alternative stops will be along the diversion route.