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Asda Fareham Bus Diversion

From 20th July 2020 the free bus will divert in Lee on Solent as follows because of road works: From Lee on Solent High Street then Cambridge Road, Portsmouth Road, Elmore Road, Cheyene Way, Skipper Way, Fell Drive and then normal route. Customer should board the bus at High St/Russell Road Junction. This diversion will be in place for 13 weeks. We apologise to customer...

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NEW City X21 bus service to Science Park

A brand new bus service will start from Monday 6 th July linking the City Centre with Portswood, Parkway, ASDA and Southampton Science Park at Chilworth. The smart new clean emissions branded bus offering wifi, USB charge points and high back seat belted leather seats for your convenience will hit the streets providing metro newspapers for passengers. The first 100 pass...

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Barton Peveril Bus Services 2020/21

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic College bus services are not currently running however services will resume for the 2020-2021 academic year. Timetables and links to these will be available shortly. Please refer to the current year timetables as a guide to the areas we serve. Xelabus will be providing additional off-peak services for the 2020-2021 academic year in order to ...

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Summer Bustimes Guide NOW AVAILABLE!

Our bright and colourful summer guide with full details of the services we are operating at reduced frequency for the months of June, July and August is now available from bus drivers and also from outlets including Eastleigh Bus Station. The 16 page guide has details about how we are looking after our customers during this pandemic. We hope a long with our web site new...

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Service X6 and X7 serving Chandlers Ford and Hiltingbury

We are pleased to be able to now display the SPECIAL timetable that will werve Eastleigh Bus Station with Velmore, Chandlers Ford and Hiltingbury. This timetable will operate until further notice.

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We know you have missed us and we have missed YOU! Partial return of bus services...

Whilst continuing to follow the Government's guidelines for safety to return our buses to service and with the partial relaxation of the lockdown we are pleased to inform our customers that buses will start to operate again as follows: From MONDAY 8th JUNE 2020 The X4 service will operate as a SATURDAY SERVICE, Monday to Saturday between Hedge End, West End and East...

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Update about services...

We continue to keep our buses safe in our depot but cannot wait to get them out to serve you again. This terrible virus is a major concern; we are also keeping our drivers at home. Some of them have volunteered to help the NHS which we are very proud about! However we are monitoring the situation daily and will be looking to re-start our services as soon as we can. So...

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Our 10th birthday celebrations on hold

We are sorry that many of you had been looking forward to visiting us for our Open day which should have taken place last Sunday. We had lots of things organised to make it a day to remember. Our Big Bus Rally which was due to be held on Sunday 28th June at Mayflower Park has also regretfully been cancelled. Don't worry we still aim to hold it later this year and it w...

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Xelabus to suspend all services

Eastleigh based bus firm, Xelabus will suspend all remaining bus services after Saturday 28th March to protect it's staff and their families during the Coronavirus crisis. The decision has been made this week after passenger numbers on all of the companies services plummeted by 90% following governments advice for everyone to stay home and not use public transport. Gar...

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Travel Changes - 25th March Update

The following changes are effective from Sunday 29th March 2020: As a result of further passenger number reductions we regretfully operate ONLY the following services until further notice: Service X4 - SATURDAY Service Service X6/X7 - NOW a SATURDAY Service to and from Fryern Hill only Service X9 - SATURDAY Serv...

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Travel Update as at 24 March 2020

We are operating a SATURDAY service on routes X4, X9, X10 and X11 as a reminder with also a Weekday service on X6, X7 and X15. There will be no school services and we have also suspended the current ASDA Free bus service at Fareham as well as the X17. At present our Sunday service X4/X7/X8 will continue providing links to and from Eastleigh Bus Station. We will keep you...

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Barton Peveril - Emergency Timetables

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Important Customer Information - Coronavirus

Advice from the Department of Health and Social Care has advised people against using public transport unless essential. However we know that many people including workers who are providing critical services during this time, bus services are essential for getting from A to B. Reduction in services With passenger numbers down and the likelihood some staff will be self i...

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How we are making sure you travel is safe with us...

The safety of our passengers and staff is of vital importance to us. As well as reiterating Public Health England's best practice guidance on hand washing and hygiene to all our employees we already have extensive cleaning programme in place for all our buses each evening, now supplemented with further cleaning to ensure all potential hard surface contact areas includin...

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X11 Service

Because we are experiencing significant reduction in customers travelling on the X11 between Lordshill and City Centre we are introducing a Saturday timetable which will operate Mondays to Fridays with effect from MONDAY 23rd MARCH 2020. We do apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope that you understand the reasons why we have had to make this change. The change ...

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Easter Services

Good Friday - 9th April 2020 A Sunday Service will operate Saturday 10th April 2020 Normal Saturday Service Easter Sunday - 11th April 2020 A Sunday Service will operate Easter Monday - 12th April 2020 A Sunday Service will operate For more information about our Sunday services please see timetables for the X4, X7 and X8 on our web site.

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Xelabus Open day - Cancelled

Following government guidelines concerning the coronavirus situation we have had to reluctantly make the decision to CANCEL the Open Day due to take place on Sunday 19th April 2020 at our Xelabus depot. We are hopeful that we can re-arrange this event for a later date in the year and will have more details on this web site.

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Changes to some services...

We notified you on this site that there will be some changes with specific dates. Unfortunately we have to make some changes to these dates and the new arrangement is listed below: Service X4 - Change will start Monday 2nd March 2020 Service X9A - Will still be from Monday 23rd February 2020 Service 190 - Last day will be Friday 28th February 2020. Details of each serv...

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Service X10 Diversion Snakemoor Lane, Durley Road Works

Please note Hampshire CC have informed us that Snakemoor Lane in Durley will be closed for three days from Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th and Wednesday 29th January 2020.Service X10 will be diverted from Ashton Corner to Denhams Corner serving only Horton Heath. We regret that during day between 0900 and 1500 Durley will not receive a bus service because of this closure.Scho...

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Service X9/X10 Diversion Monday 27th and Tuesday 28th January 2020

Owing to road works and closure of Cricklemede and Shore Lane Services X9 and X10 will be diverted to and from Bishops Waltham via Hoe Road and Free Street. Alternative bus stops for Cricklemede will be in Hoe Road near the roundabout.

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Solent Go tickets

Can we remind passengers that from 5th January 2020 Solent Go tickets are available to purchase and travel on ALL services except Barton Peveril routes 401, 404, 405, 406, 407 and 408. However Solent Go tickets can be purchased on our Service X4 at any time.

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Subsidised Xelabus X11 service (City Centre - Shirley - Lordshill) will continue following review by Southampton City Council

The X11 bus service, operated by Xelabus, is an important route that it is subsidised by Southampton City Council. This is in recognition of its social importance in connecting local residents to key parts of the city, which includes the hospital and city centre. This service connects residential areas of the city not covered by routes operated commercially by the local...

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Some changes to our services from Sunday 23rd February 2020

We are introducing some changes to services from the above date: Service X4 - Monday to Friday times 0710 from Eastleigh Bus Station to Hedge End will be 0700 and run 10 minutes earlier throughout. It will also no longer serve Barton Peveril College 0725 from Hedge End Freegrounds will now depart at 0730 and run 5 minutes later throughout. 0745 from Hedge End Freegroun...

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A Revision to Fares

Following increased costs we have no choice but to increase some fares from SUNDAY 5th JANUARY 2020. Weekly tickets will increase from £23 to £25 Adult and from £16 to £17 Child. Monthly tickets will increase from £82 to £85 Adult and from £52 to £55 Child Weekly tickets can be purchased by Tap n Travel contactless payment...

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Customer Services hours during Christmas and New Year

You will be able to speak to our Customer Services section over the Christmas and New Year period as follows: Monday 23 December - 0800 to 1800 Tuesday 24 December - 0800 to 1300 Friday 27 December - 0800 to 1300 Monday 30 December - 0800 to 1800 Tuesday 31 December - 0800 to 1300 Thursday 2 Janua...

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Xelabus Rally and Open Day

It's going to be a great year for Xelabus with various events to mark our 10th Birthday during 2020. Apart from various competitions throughout the year we have two major events for everyone to enjoy. Open Day On 19th April you can come and see behind the scenes at our depot and also enjoy heritage bus rides recreating bus routes that used to operate in Eastleigh over...

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Your Christmas and New Bus Services from Xelabus

To help you plan your travel over the festive period we are pleased to announce the level of service we will be operating over the festive period: Sunday 22 December - Normal Sunday Service Monday 23 December A Monday to Friday service will operate on routes X6, X7, X15 A Saturday service will operate on routes X4, X9, X10 and X1 Service X17 which normally operates on...

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Get onboard with tap n travel

Board the bus with the contactless symbol and instead of paying cash, simply tap your card or contactless enabled device onto the reader and wait for the beep... Contactless now available onboard... simples! What is tap n travel...? We're making bus travel even easier so you can tap and travel with contactless payments on all our buses from Monday 4th November 2019. T...

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Minor change to Service X9A times from 4th November 2019

To improve reliability of the school day journey Service X9A will be re-timed as follows: Fair Oak Square 0710 Denhams Corner 0714 Hedge End Station 0717 Hedge End Stores 0724 Barleycorn PH 0730 Botley School 0733 Botley Station 0736 Curdridge Church 0738 Bishops Waltham Square 0744 Swanmore Post Office 0758 Swanmore College 0800

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Minor service alterations

From Monday 2nd September 2019 there will be a minor change to Service X10. The 0625 Monday to Friday journey will be advanced by 5 minutes to depart Bishops Waltham Square at 0620. The Service X10 from Southampton Bargate Street at 0710 will also be advanced by 5 minutes to 0705.

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Ditch the Car and Take the bus

A Car Free Day is to encourage motorists to give up their cars for the day and this year it will be SUNDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 2019. Organised across the UK in many places it is hoped that motorists who rely on their car will see the benefits of other forms of transport to get to work or shopping or simply leisure and we at Xelabus in Eastleigh will be doing what we can to...

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What's changing from AUTUMN 2019

We will be running a SUNDAY service on Bank Holiday Monday 26th August 2019. Our new Bustimes guide will be available from 23rd August with full details of all our services as well as a comprehensive guide to all our School and College services from the start of the Autumn Term. Barton Peveril Services We will be running Services 401, 402, (X7A), 404, 405, 406, 407...

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Barton Peveril Students living in Waltham Chase, Swanmore and Bishops Waltham areas

From 29 August 2019 YOUR college bus will be the Xelabus 407 service! Your pass will give you free travel to and from college and the BONUS is that your Xelabus College pass gives you UNLIMITED TRAVEL on our Hourly X9 service from Eastleigh Bus Station to these areas so you can get to and from college at a time to suit you! In addition, at the weekend you can also use y...

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Barton Peveril College Update

Can students who have used our Services 403, 409, 410, 411, 412, 413 and 414 please note that these services will NO LONGER OPERATE from the start of the Autumn Term for Barton Peveril College. Students should make enquiries to the Transport Office at the College for alternatives. Bus Pass sales We will be in college on Friday 23 August from 1000 until 1700 Tuesday ...

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UPDATE - Term passes Barton Peveril 2019/20

Following requests from students we will be selling for ONE TERM only (September to December)  A term pass for £240. You can purchase one on enrolment days when we will be in college. An Academic Pass (for one student year) will be £640.

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Fair Oak Carnival - Saturday 29th June

The Fair Oak Carnival procession will take place departing from Shorts Road at 1400. Our 1415 Service X9 from Eastleigh Bus Station will divert via Sandy Lane, Eastleigh Road and will not be able to serve Fair Oak Square.

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Let's Rock Southampton - it's back !

On Saturday 6th July, Let's Rock Southampton is back.  We will be operating our popular shuttle services from Southampton Central Station (X80) and the official Park & Ride site, Barton Peveril College (X81). Both services will operate from 0930 at very frequent intervals throughout the day to and from Southampton Common for Lets Rock. Fares are ...

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Barton Peveril Buses from September 2019

Will you be attending Barton Peveril College from September?  Xelabus will be running a network of bus services to the college and details can be found here.  401 - Boorley Green, Botley, Hedge End Grange Park & West End X4 - Hedge End & West End areas 402 / X7A - Hiltingbury, Valley Park & Velmore 404 - Thornhill & Bitterne area ...

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Further changes to Barton Peveril services

There are changes to Barton Peveril services from September 2019. With effect from the start of the Autumn term, Bluestar will be operating some of our college routes.  The following services will no longer be operated by Xelabus and all enquiries about these routes will need to be sent to Bluestar. 403 / 410 - Fareham to Barton Peveril 409 - Port Solent t...

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Barton Peveril Bus Times Changing

From Monday 13th May until 24th June 2019 the following Barton Peveril services 401, 402 (X7A), 403, 404, 405, 407, 408, 409, 411, 412, 413, 414 will operate the Tuesday to Friday timetable on Mondays.  This change has been requested by the college during the Exam period.

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Barton Peveril 409 bus - Monday 20th May

On Mondy 20th May the Barton Peveril 409 bus service will not be able to serve Wickham Square due to the Horse Fair Road closures.  The bus will divert School Road, Bridge Street and Station Road.  Any students that normally board at Wickham Square can board on corner of Bridge Street.

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Barton Peveril 411 & 412

Dont forget Barton Peveril bus services 411 and 412 change from Tuesday 7th May.  The new combined timetable can be found by clicking here.

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Minor service change from MONDAY 6th MAY 2019

There will be some minor changes to timetables from 6th May 2019 and brief details are shown below   Service X4 – The 1715 journey from Eastleigh Bus Station will operate 10 minutes later at 1725.   Service X6/X7 – The 0830 (X7) and 0855 (X7) have been retimed to 0845 (X6) and 0915 (X7) to provide a more reliable service and assist with Seni...

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NEW Fares from Sunday 21st April

There will be an increase on some local fares on most routes. The DAY Greenrider will increase to £8 Adult and £5.50 Child, the WEEK Greenrider will increase to £23 Adult and £16 Child and the MONTH Greenrider will increase to £82 Adult and £52 Child.

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Easter Holiday Buses

Xelabus will operate a SUNDAY SERVICE on Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.

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May Day & Spring Bank Holiday Buses

A Sunday service will operate on Bank Holiday Monday 6th and Spring Bank Holiday Monday on 27th May 2019.

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Road Closures

We have been advised by the Highway Authority of the following road closures: BODYCOATS ROAD, Chandlers Ford For a period of two weeks commencing MONDAY 8th APRIL Bodycoats Road will be closed for the installation of a school crossing outside Toynbee School. Service X6 and X7 will have to divert via Bodycoats Road, Craven Road, Hillcrest Avenue and onto Oakm...

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Wyvern School buses - Tuesday 19th March

On Tuesday 19th March, Wyvern school buses 502 and 506 will operate later than normal due to college late start. SERVICE 502 - Bishopstoke This bus will depart Riverside at 0930   SERVICE 506 - Upham & Durley This bus will depart Mortimers Lane Farm at 0920

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Fare Updates

From MONDAY 4th MARCH 2019, there will be an increase on the current Swanmore School fare from £7.50 to £10 weekly. In addition a REDUCTION will apply to fares on the Wyvern College service 502. Child fares will only be £1 single and £1.50 child return.

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Snow & Ice Disruption *UPDATES*

Due to the possible levels of Snow being forecast, we will be monitoring the situation closely over the next 24 hours.  Please continue to review our website & twitter for updates or call 023 80644 4715.  We plan to operate buses as normal, however schools and college buses could be affected.  Although every effort will be made to operate al...

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