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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.

Richmond Road Closure

Today 07:00 - 24th Aug

  • Affected routes:
  • m1

Due to resurfacing works along Richmond Road.
The M1 service will be required to divert between 10/08/2020 until 24/08/2020.

During the works the one way system in place along Mansfield Road will be lifted to allow for bus access in order that we continue to serve our vital links between Ashley Cross and Ashley Road.

During these essential works the following bus stops unfortunately cannot be served during this time-

-Marlborough Road (St Osmunds / St Dunstans church)

-St Dunstans Church (Richmond Road)

-Langdown Road.

Your nearest alternative stops during this time will be located at-
-Temporary Bus Stop Mansfield Road
-Waitrose (Towards Poole)
-St Johns Church ( Towards Bournemouth)
-Castle Hill.

Tower Road Closure

Today 00:00 - 21st Aug

Due to emergency sewer repair works service 50 will be unable to serve a small section of Tower Road for approximately 2 weeks.

The following bus stops cannot be served during this time-

Westminster Road East
Tower Road
Herbet Road

Your nearest alternative stop during this time is located at Branksome Dene Chine.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Lake Road Closure

20th Jul - 14th Aug

Due to a closure of Lake Road in order to facilatate construction works, routes 8&9 will be on diversion.

Services will operate a one way loop via Legion Road and Rockley Road, before returning normal to route along Coles Avenue.
If you require a service 8 during this time then the usual stops along Coles Avenue will be closed. Customers are invited to wait on the other side of the road in the service 9 bus stops.

The following stops cannot be served during this time-

Lakeside (Lake Road)
Hamworthy Labour Club
Hamilton Road

We apologise for any inconvenience caused during this time.

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.

Old Milton Road Closure - Social Distancing

24th Jun - 31st May

To assist with social distancing, a closure of Old Milton Road has been implemented by New Milton Town Council.

Because of this, a minor diversion will be in operation on the 119, and the Old Post Office stop outside Bradbeers will not be served in the direction of Tesco / Lymington until further notice.

A temporary stop has been placed further down the road just before Milton Grove.

Thank you for bearing with us.

Castlepoint stop change

12th - 12th Aug

  • Affected routes:
  • m1

Due to construction works taking place from 12th August for the foreseeable future at Castlepoint, our m1 services will be required to drop off at a different bus stop to its usual place.

m1 services arriving at Castlepoint will drop off and terminate in the bus layby outside of Sainsbury’s/Natwest bank.

This only affects m1 services arriving into Castlepoint.

m1 services starting from Castlepoint towards Poole will use their normal bus stop (Stop D) on Hamblin Way.

We will provide a map and signposts on site directing customers to the regular pickup point located a small way down to avoid any confusion.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.