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Coronavirus Information

25th Mar onwards

Due to continuing coronavirus restrictions, some services will be changing from Sunday 31st January 2021. Details can be found on our website and timetables and the journey planner have been updated online and for mobile app users.

Please note that the Travel Shop is currently closed until further notice.

The safety, health and well-being of our passengers and staff is our top priority. 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/coronavirus for the most up to date travel information and guidance. Thank you.

Harbeck Road bus stop (Broadway Lane)

25th - 29th Jan

Buses will be unable to serve the Harbeck Road bus stop on Broadway Lane during this time.

The nearest alternative stops will be Muscliff School and Harbeck Road (on Chesildene Drive)

Somerford Roundabout

22nd Jan onwards

  • Affected lines:
  • 21

Due to the road closure at Somerford Roundabout, buses will be following a diversion. The road closure is in two phases, please check your diversion below.

Between 31/01/21 - 03/02/21, services will be on the following diversion.

Inbound: Stony Lane > 2nd Exit on to Purewell > 1st exit on to Somerford Road > left Edward Road > back to normal line of route.

Outbound: Somerford Road > 1st Exit on to Christchurch Bypass > normal line of route (does not serve Sainsbury’s)

Buses will be unable to serve the following bus stops: Somerford Sainsbury’s, Somerford Hotel (inbound).

The nearest alternative stops will be Somerford Hotel (outbound) and Edward Road.

Between 03/02/21 - 05/02/21, services will be on the following diversion.

Inbound: Stony Lane > 2nd Exit on to Purewell Cross Road > 1st exit on to Somerford Road > left Edward Road > back to normal line of route.

Outbound: Edwards Road > right on Somerford Road > 3rd Exit Purewell Cross Road > 3rd exit on to Stony Lane > back to normal line of route.

Buses will be unable to serve the following bus stops: Somerford Sainsbury’s, Somerford Hotel (outbound).

The nearest alternative stops will be Somerford Hotel (inbound) and Edward Road.

St. John's Church bus stop

18th Jan - 12th Feb

Route 18 buses will be unable to serve the St. John's Church bus stop due to temporary traffic lights for SGN roadworks.

The nearest alternative stops will be Uppleby Road or Albert Road.

Mountbatten Roundabout bus stop

13th Jan onwards

Buses will be unable to serve the Mountbatten Roundabout bus stop (inbound only) until further notice.

The nearest alternative stops will be Francis Avenue or Discovery Court.

Clarendon Road

4th Jan - 19th Feb

  • Affected lines:
  • 18

Due to the closure of Clarendon Road, buses will be unable to serve the West Way Bottom bus stop.

Buses will be diverting via West Way > left on to Upton way > right on to Roman road > right on to Clarendon Road > left on to Lewesdon drive > right on to Springdale Road > right on to Higher Blandford Road > back to normal line of route at Broadstone Roundabout.

The nearest alternative stop will be Upton Way.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Somerford Roundabout

31st Jan - 3rd Feb

  • Affected lines:
  • 1a

Due to the road closure at Somerford Roundabout, buses will be following a diversion. The road closure is in two phases, please check your diversion below.

Between 31/01/21 - 03/02/21, services will be on the following diversion.

Inbound: Highcliffe Road > 1st Exit at Somerford roundabout on to Somerford Road > back to normal line of route.

Outbound: Somerford Road > right on to Sandown Road > continue Mudeford Lane > left on to Mudeford > continue Bure Lane > continue The Runway > 3rd exit on Highcliffe Road.

Between 03/02/21 - 05/02/21, services will be on the following diversion.

Both Directions: Somerford Road > right on to Sandown Road > continue Mudeford Lane > left on to Mudeford > continue Bure Lane > continue The Runway > 3rd exit on Highcliffe Road.

Buses will be unable to serve the following bus stops: Dennistoun Avenue, Airfield Way, Revvo Castor, Somerford Hotel, Sainsbury

The nearest alternative stops will be Purewell Cross and Shelley Close.