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Millbrook to Thornhill via Shirley, Southampton, Northam, Bitterne
Daily Closures: Bargate Street/Hanover Buildings - Flying Santa

14th Nov - 23rd Dec

Bargate Street / Hanover Buildings will be closed daily from 4:30-8pm (Mon-Sat) or 3:30-7pm (Sundays) for the Flying Santa high-wire event from Friday 15th November to Monday 23rd December. Bluestar 1, 2, 3, 4, 16, 17, 18 and 19 will be affected. You can find more information about alternative stops and diversion routes at:

Overnight Road Closure: Bursledon Road / Hinkler Road junction

25th Nov - 2nd Dec

  • Affected routes:
  • 18

Please be aware that Bursledon Road will be closed at the junction with Hinkler Road/Kathleen Road, overnight from 10pm-5am for up to 7 nights (not including the weekend), affecting Bluestar 18. From Bitterne, buses will run via Thornhill Park Road and Hinkler Road to Warburton Road for normal route to Thornhill, Eastpoint. From Thornhill, Eastpoint, buses will run as normal to Hinkler Road Shops, then turn using Tatwin Crescent roundabout and then run along Hinkler Road and Thornhill Park Road to Bitterne. Unfortunately this means we will be unable to serve stops at Tatwin Crescent roundabout towards Bitterne; Byron Road, Springwell School, Hinkler Road, North East Road, Upper Deacon Road and Ruby/Bath Road in both directions; and Bitterne Leisure Centre Stop BF towards Thornhill. Your nearest alternatives are at Bitterne Leisure Centre Stop BE (Bluestar 3 stop) for Thornhill or Stop BG for City/Millbrook, or Tatwin Crescent roundabout (stop towards Eastpoint but board here for City/Millbrook). We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. NOTE: This will affect the 0440 departure from Thornhill, Eastpoint in the mornings.

Temporary stops on Bursledon Road - Bluestar 18

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  • Affected routes:
  • 18

Please be aware that temporary stops are in position at the Ruby Road / Bath Road bus stops and the North East Road bus stops on Bursledon Road between Bitterne and Thornhill. Customers are advised to use these as alternatives to the permanent stops (which are or will be soon within roadworks/temporary traffic light areas.) Thank you for your cooperation, and apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.

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