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Millbrook to Thornhill via Shirley, Southampton, Northam, Bitterne

Bus Stop Changes: Bargate Street, Southampton

2nd Jun onwards

From Sunday 2nd June, the bus stops at Bargate Street will be merged for our Bluestar 3, 16 and 18 services towards Bitterne, and it will become a 'rolling bus stop'. This means buses will pull to the front of the stop, and subsequent arrivals will queue up behind, rolling forward as space becomes available until departure time. Please check the destination on the front or side of the bus before boarding, or if you are in any doubt, just ask the driver.

Bus Stop Changes: Shirley Precinct (Outbound)

9th Jun onwards

From Sunday 9th June, the bus stops at Shirley Precinct outbound will be merged for our Bluestar 4, 17 and 18 services towards Millbrook/Lordshill, and it will become a 'rolling bus stop'. This means buses will pull to the front of the stop, and subsequent arrivals will queue up behind, rolling forward as space becomes available until departure time. Please check the destination on the front or side of the bus before boarding, or if you are in any doubt, just ask the driver.

Road Closure: West End Road, Bitterne

24th - 28th Jun

Please be aware that the West End Road bridge over Maybray King Way in Bitterne will be closed for 5 Nights from Monday 24th to 28th June between 8pm and 6am each night (midnight-6am on Monday 24th only) Bluestar 3 to Eastleigh, Bluestar 16 to Townhill Park and Bluestar 18 to Thornhill will be unable to serve Lances Hill or Bitterne Sainsbury's during this time. Your nearest stops are Bitterne Leisure Centre, Stop BE (Bluestar 3) or Stop BF (Bluestar 18) or Chichester Road on West End Road (Bluestar 16). Bluestar 3 and 18 towards the City/Millbrook are unaffected. Bluestar 16 towards the City will divert from Townhill Way (Big Cheese roundabout), via Mousehole Lane, Cobden Avenue and Cobbett Road to rejoin normal route at Bitterne Train Station / Bullar Road. Unfortunately this means Bluestar 16 will be unable to serve stops at Dean Road, Chichester Road and Bitterne Sainsbury's on West End Road and at Midanbury Lane on Bitterne Road West. Your nearest stop to Bitterne town centre will be Mousehole Lane on Townhill Way, alternatively, please use Bluestar 18. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Event: Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebrations

30th Jun

Please be aware that many roads in Southampton City Centre will be closed on Sunday 30th June, between 6am and 6pm owing to the Armed Forces Day Parade and Celebrations, affecting Bluestar 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 16, 17, 18, Quayconnect and Unilink U1, U2 & U6. Please check before you travel: https://www.bluestarbus.co.uk/armedforcesday

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