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Coronavirus Updates

25th Mar onwards

The safety, health and well-being of our passengers and staff is our top priority.

We are increasing services again, with new timetables starting on Sunday 27th September.

From Monday 15th June 2020, the government has made it mandatory for all passengers to wear a facial covering while travelling on public transport.

Please see https://www.yellowbuses.co.uk/ for the most up to date travel information and guidance. Thank you.

Portman Hotel bus stop

28th Sep onwards

Due to emergency roadworks and temporary traffic lights, routes 2 and 33 will be unable to serve the Portman Hotel bus stops until further notice. The nearest alternative stops will be Boscombe Bus Station and Kings Park.

Christchurch Bargates Closure

8th Sep - 27th Oct

Due to the road closure, services will be diverting and unable to serve Bargates and Christchurch station. The nearest alternative stops are Christchurch High Street and Barrack Road (Stop E).

The following diversions will apply during this time.

1,1b Both Directions: Christchurch High Street > 2nd exit at Fountain Roundabout > Barrack Road > left on to Stour Road > back to normal line of route.

31 – Outbound: Fairmile Road > right on to Stour Road > left on to Barrack road > 5th Exit at Fountain Roundabout > Barrack road bus stop E terminus.
Inbound: Barrack road > 3rd Exit at Bailey Roundabout > Barrack Road > left on to Stour Road > left on to Fairmile Road > back to normal line of route.

Boundary Road

3rd Sep onwards

  • Affected lines:
  • 86

Due to the closure of Boundary Road for BCP roadworks, 86 school services will be diverting in both directions until further notice and buses will be unable to serve the bus stops at Gorsecliff Road, Talbot Manor, Talbot Roundabout and Osborne Road (Route 85 will continue to serve Talbot Manor and Talbot Road).

Inbound diversion: Boundary Road > Victoria Avenue > Bengal Road > Withermoor Road > Woodend Road > Talbot Road > back to normal line of route.

Outbound diversion: Wimborne Road > Whithermoor Road > Bengal Road > Victoria Avenue > Boundary Road > back to normal line of route.

The nearest alternative stops are Ensbury Park Hotel and Winton Banks.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

St Francis Church bus stop

24th - 31st Oct

Due to CNN roadworks, buses will be unable to serve the St Francis church bus stop during this time. The nearest alternative stop will be Charminster Library.

Sherborn Crescent

26th - 31st Oct

  • Affected lines:
  • 18

Due to the road closure of Sherborn Crescent, services will be diverting in both directions via Adastral Road > Ashdown Roundabout > Canford Heath Road > Culliford Crescent > back to normal line of route.

Buses will be unable to serve the following bus stops: Dewlish Close, Twyford Way, Chalbury Close, Henbury Close, Warmwell Close, Ad Astra School

The nearest alternative stops are Warburton Road, Knowlton Road or Magna Academy on Adastral Road.