Please be aware that we expect significant disruption to our Bluestar 6, 8, 9 and 12 services due to the westbound carriageway of the A35 Redbridge Causeway being closed between Redbridge Roundabout and Rushington Roundabout, for essential maintenance and repairs, on the following dates:
20:00 on Saturday 24 to 05:00 on Monday 26 February - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. BUSES WILL RUN NORMAL ROUTE AND TO NORMAL TIMETABLES.
20:00 on Saturday 3 to 05:00 on Monday 5 March - CURRENTLY SCHEDULED TO GO AHEAD. UPDATES WILL BE PROVIDED NEARER THE TIME.
Special timetables will be in operation if the work goes ahead. These can be found below along with all the info you need:
Saturday - After 20:00:
Bluestar 6 will not be affected on Saturday night.
Bluestar 8 will divert from Redbridge Roundabout via the M271, M27, A36 Salisbury Road and Library Road to Totton RC Church, then via the A336 Ringwood Road, A326 & A35 Spicers Hill to Rushington Roundabout to resume normal route. This should only affect the 21:00 departure from Southampton.
Bluestar 9 will divert from Redbridge Roundabout via the M271, M27 and A326 to A35 Spicers Hill & Rushington Roundabout where buses will resume normal route. (Customers for Rushington Roundabout will need to use Spicers Hill instead). Journeys to Southampton will operate normal route. This will affect the 20:10, 21:10, 22:10 and 23:10 departures from Southampton.
Bluestar 12 will divert from Redbridge Roundabout via the M271, M27 and A36 Salisbury Road to the Calmore Drive Roundabout, the bus will then complete the Calmore loop and head to Totton Precinct where buses will terminate. From here, buses will then complete normal route from Totton RC Church to Calmore and return to Southampton as normal. Normal Saturday Timetables will apply up to and including the 19:25 departure from Southampton, for buses after this time, view the Special Timetable for Bluestar 12 here.
Sunday - All Day:
Bluestar 6 from Southampton will divert non-stop from Redbridge Roundabout via the M271, M27, A36 Salisbury Road and Library Road to Totton RC Church, then via the A336, A326 and A35 to Rushington Roundabout. We expect all scheduled departures to operate, however expect delays. In particular, please note, the 17:20 from Lymington will depart 20 minutes later, and the 18:45 departure from Southampton will depart 10 minutes later.
Bluestar 8, for the most of the day, will operate as a shuttle between Totton RC Church & Hythe Ferry Terminal (running via the A336, A326 and A35 between Totton and Hounsdown outbound only), however some journeys at the start and end of the day will also run out of or into Southampton. View the Special Timetable for Bluestar 8 here.
Bluestar 9 from Southampton will follow the same diversion as on Saturday. Journeys to Southampton will operate normal route. View the Special Timetable for Bluestar 9 here.
Bluestar 12 from Southampton will follow the same diversion as on Saturday. View the Special Timetable for Bluestar 12 here.
We sincerely apologise for the inconvenience this will cause.