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Coronavirus - see the latest on how we're running

17th Apr onwards

Our buses are currently running to revised timetables due to the coronavirus epidemic. Please see our dedicated article for the latest information.

Parsonage Barn Lane Closure - Service Alteration

19th - 21st Jan

Part of Parsonage Barn Lane in Ringwood will be closed from Tuesday 19/01 to Thursday 21/01 for maintenance works.

Due to no suitable diversion route possible through this area, the service during the time mentioned will be modified, with all of Ringo 1 services being replaced by additional Ringo 2 services at the same timetable the Ringo 1 would operate to.

Passengers who usually board on Parsonage Barn Lane are advised to walk up to Hightown Road, where they can board the Ringo 2.

Thank you for bearing with us during this time.

Richmond Road Closure

18th Jan - 14th Feb

Due to a closure of Richmond road from 0930 on 18/01/2021 service M1 will be on a small diversion.

During this diversion the M1 will serve all but the one stop located at Richmond Road (opp Waitrose)

Service 7B will terminate at the top of Albert Road at a temporary bus stop

Service 7A will not start service from the Co-op but instead resume from the temporary bus stop at the top of Albert Road

7B services departing the Coop and 7c services departing Upper Parkstone conservative club are unaffected.

Due to temporary traffic lights the bus stops outside of St Johns Church and Waitrose will also be closed and customers for M1, M2, 15, 7C are asked to use the bus stops at Ashley Road Coop and Upper Parkstone conservative club during these works.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

School Holiday timetables on certain routes

18th Jan - 31st Mar

Due to most schools now being closed, we have moved to school holiday timetables on some morebus routes commencing Monday 18th January. The routes that are operating a school holiday variant of timetable are:

5 & 6
8 & 9
16 & 17
X1 & X2
Bluestar 6

3 will move to a School Holiday timetable with the exception of the 08:25 from Wimborne which will leave at 08:17
4 will move to a School Holiday timetable with the exception of the 15:25 from Wimborne which will leave at 15:10 via Allenbourn School

Malmesbury Park Road bus stop closed

16th Jan onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • m1

Due to ongoing roadworks in Charminster the Malmesbury Park Road bus stop is closed in both directions. Customers are advised to use alternative stops at Lowther Road or Richmond Arms until roadworks have cleared the area. Apologies for any inconvenience caused

Poole Hill stop closed

15th Jan onwards

Commercial Road near Bournemouth Triangle has been closed due to a water leak.

Because of this, our m1, m2 and 16 services will have to follow a short diversion, and are currently unable to serve the Poole Hill stop in the direction of Poole only. Services in the direction of Bournemouth Square are unaffected.

Customers are advised to use the St Michaels Roundabout stop as an alternative, This will be in place until further notice.

Please accept our apologies.

Grove Road Emergency Closure - Service Diversion

11th Jan onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 7C

Due to emergency gas works, Grove Road is currently closed, meaning a minor diversion will be in place on our 7C service. The Livingstone Road stop on Cranbrook Road will not be served in either direction until further notice.

Customers are advised to use the Cranbrook Heights stop as an alternative. We will endeavour to keep you updated with any further information about the closure.

Thank you for bearing with us.

Poole Quay/High Street Closure - RouteONE diversion

27th Jun - 26th Dec

BCP Council have opted to close parts of Poole Quay and the High Street to enable social distancing. As a result, the RouteONE will need to be diverted. Read the full article by clicking the header.