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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.

Road Closure: Blackwater Drive, Calmore

Today 10:31 - 6th Nov

  • Affected routes:
  • 12

Due to gas mains works Blackwater Drive will be closed from Monday 26th October. Works are scheduled to end on 6th November. Buses will divert using Calmore Drive.

Road Closure: Waterloo Road / Paynes Road, Freemantle

21st - 25th Oct

Due to rail footbridge works on Saturday 24th October between 20:00-06:00, Waterloo Road and Paynes Road in Freemantle will be closed towards Totton only. Bluestar 9 and 12 will divert via Shirley High Street, Park Street and Regents Park Road.

Road Closure: Jacobs Gutter Lane, Hounsdown

21st - 25th Oct

  • Affected routes:
  • 8

A diversion will be in place on Sunday 25th October because of roadworks between 08:00-16:00. Buses will divert via the A35 towards Ashurst and U-turn back to Rushington roundabout towards Hythe. Buses will stop at all stops on the A35 if requested.

Wildern Lane, Hedge End-Budgens bus stop closed due to roadworks.

21st Oct onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 3

Roadworks with temporary traffic lights blocking safe stopping at the bus stop. A temporary stop sited further down the road.

Reduced service on the 17

20th Oct onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 17

There is a reduced service on the 17 owing to an operational issue. The 16:51 from Vincents Walk to Weston is currently not running. This will also affect the 17:12 from Weston to Adanac Park . Apologies.

Reduced service on the 7

20th Oct onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 7

There is a reduced service on the 7 because of a problem with a bus. The 11:14 from Lordshill is currently not running due to a breakdown. Engineers are on the way and a replacement bus is being sourced. Apologies.

Diversion; Maypole Roundabout, Hedge End closed-overnight works until Thursday 22 October 20

19th - 23rd Oct

  • Affected routes:
  • 3

The 21:10 Bluestar 3 service from Southampton will be diverted due to the road closure at the Maypole Roundabout, Hedge End. Bus will divert from King Copse Road via Hedge End, Wildern Lane, Tollbar Way, Bubb Lane and Winchester Road to get to Botley High Street and continue on towards Eastleigh.

Closure of Sway Road Brockenhurst

5th Oct - 9th Nov

  • Affected routes:
  • 6

As of 5th Oct, for 8 weeks most of Sway road will be closed from 7.30 am to 6pm. During these hours' passengers will need to make their way to Brockenhurst Station to board and alight the B*6 and 706 in both directions.

One-Way Closure: Prospect Place, Hythe

1st - 29th Oct

There could be some disruption to Bluetar 8, 9, H1 & H2 because of reduced road space in Prospect Place due to Gas Mains works., Traffic will travel through Hythe in the direction which buses travel only from 5th October. The contractors will try to keep space clear so we can now use the bus stop at the pier. We will keep this web site updated for any further changes that may occur as a result of these works.

Bus stop closure: ASDA, Chandlers Ford

16th Sep - 31st Oct

  • Affected routes:
  • 1

Temporary stops are in place at ASDA in Chandlers Ford - Works are unfortunately overrunning -Latest update is that these works are now expected to end on 23rd October, but this cannot be guaranteed. We apologise for the ongoing disruption at this site.

Road Closure/Diversion: The Hundred, Romsey

26th Jun onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 36

Please be aware that part of The Hundred in Romsey will be closed until further notice to allow for Social Distancing in Romsey town centre, affecting Bluestar 36.

From Greatbridge Road, buses will run via Dutton Road, Malmesbury Road, Alma Road and The Hundred to the bus station. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at Priestlands, Malthouse Close and Church Street Post Office.

Buses from Romsey to Lockerley are unaffected.

Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

Bus Stop Closure: Redbridge Roundabout / Redbridge Road - Outbound only

6th Jan onwards

Please be aware that there are redevelopment works on Redbridge Roundabout requiring lane and bus stop closures.

To minimise delays, all buses towards Totton will use Redbridge Flyover and will be unable to serve the stop on the slip road/approach to the roundabout.

Towards Southampton, buses have returned to normal route and now serving the Redbridge Roundabout and Redbridge School bus stops.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.