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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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SERVICE CHANGES - 17th February 2019

Changes to our bus services will be taking place from Sunday 17th February 2019.  As a result of Hampshire County Council Public Bus Consultation and to improve our service punctuality, the changes will see amendments to a number of services.  Please see below a list of details and services affected. If you require additional information please call our T...

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Service changes February 2019

As a result of the Hampshire County Council consultation held last year we will be making some changes to our services from 17th February and also schools and colleges from 25th February.   Changes will be made to X4, X6, X7, X8, X9, X10 and X17 from the 17th February and the 403, 410 and 503 from the 25th. More details of the changes will be available later ...

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Barton Peveril Early Finish - FRIDAY 20th DECEMBER

  ALL services will be departing the college at 1215 on Friday 22nd December.   Due to the early closure, the following services will not be running: 0855 406 from Bursledon 0920 403 from Fareham 1000 410 from Stubbington   Many thanks for your co-operation.   We wish you all a very Happy Christmas.

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Revision of Fares from Sunday 6th January 2019

As a result of increased operational costs, we regret to advise that we will be increasing our fares from the above date. All Single and Return fares will have an increase applied.   Our DAY/WEEKLY and MONTHLY passes will also increase to the following:   Adult DAILY - £7.50 Child DAILY - £5.00   Adult WEEKLY - £22.00 Chil...

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X6/ X7 diversion

Due to the closure of Leigh Road, the X6 and X7 are currently on diversion via Passfield Avenue, Nightingale, Chestnut and Falkland Road.   We ask that any intending passengers travelling towards Hiltingbury wait in Cox Row.   This is an emergency closure due to a burst water main and is expected to last until Wednesday 19th December 2018.  ...

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X11 Diversion - Wilton Road

Due to emergency road works in Wilton Road, the X11 is diverted via Ivanhole Road, Wilton Gardens, Pirrie Close in BOTH directions.   Your closest stop is Upper Shirley Avenue.   For further information, please call 02380 644 715.  

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Christmas is coming... and so are our buses!

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Flying Santa!

From Thursday 15th November SERVICE X10 is diverted owing to the closure of Hanover Buildings.   The departures Mon-Fri at 1615, 1720 and 1820 will depart from Castle Way – bus stop opposite Bargate Street.   On Saturday’s the 1615 and 1820 will depart from Castle Way – bus stop opposite Bargate Street.   Apologies for an...

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Above Bar Street Closure 15.11.18

Due to the closure of Above Bar Street on 15.11.18, the following services are diverted: X10, X11 and X12 are serving bus stop immediately before the footbridge just before Bargate Street Northbound on Castleway.  

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Xelabus Christmas and New Year Buses

We are pleased to announce well in advance our bus services for the forthcoming Christmas and New Year period;   Saturday 22 December Normal Saturday Service   Sunday 23 December Normal Sunday Service   Monday 24 December X4 – Saturday Service X5 – No Service X6/X7 – Weekday Service X9/X10 – Saturday Service ...

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Driver Vacancies Available!

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Wyvern School Bus Timetable Changes

To improve on our service performance and punctuality with the Wyvern School bus services, it has become necessary to make amendments to the 502 and 506 bus services.  These changes are mainly due to increased traffic congestion in and around the local area. From MONDAY 29th OCTOBER the timetables will be as follows: 502 - Bishopstoke (Riverside & Underwo...

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Shore Lane Closure - Bishops Waltham

Due to the closure of Shore Lane in Bishops Waltham between 15.10.18 - 23.11.18, the X9, X10 Dupe and 191 services will be diverted via Free Street and Hoe Road.    This closure means that the above services cannot serve Cricklemede.   Please see map below that shows where you need to wait for your services.  

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M27 closure - your bus services

Please be aware that the M27 is closed at the Romsey junction between Friday 28 September and Monday 1 October 2018.   Although some distance from us here in Eastleigh, we are expecting the M27/ M3 section around Eastleigh to become incredibly congested resulting in more traffic flowing through the town centre.    Our concern with this is...

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Barton Peveril College Bus Passes

Please could anyone wishing to travel to Barton Peveril College from WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER ensure they have a valid bus pass or fare to travel.  We will be in college until 4pm Tuesday 11th September to purchase your passes. If you have any queries please contact us on 023 8064 4715

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Heading for Victorious Festival?

The big music festival on Southsea Common is back this year on Friday 24th to Sunday 26th August and Xelabus can get you to the action!   Having been chosen as the transport provider we are operating a Service X30 Park and Ride bus every few minutes from Lakeside at Cosham to and from Clarence Pier, right alongside the festival.   Buses will ru...

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Barton Peveril Student?

We will be at the college on the following days where you can purchase your bus passes.   24th August - 10.00-17.00 28th August - 08.30-17.00 29th August - 08.30-17.00 30th August - 08.30-16.15 31st August - 08.30-16.15 3rd-7th September - 11.00-15.00 10th September - 08.30-16.00 11th September - 08.30-16.00 12th September - 08.30-16.0...

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Roadworks - our network

Unfortunately our network is currently experiencing numerous delays due to the following issues:   X6 & X7: currently delayed due to the closure of Chestnut Avenue. Traffic is currently diverted via the Velmore Estate, Bournemouth Rd, Leigh Rd and Passfield Avenue. As a result of this, the X6 and X7 services are experiencing delays of up to 30 minutes. ...

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LET'S ROCK SOUTHAMPTON - Sat 7th July 2018

On Saturday 7th July, we will be again providing this years Let's Rock Southampton event.  We will be operating two bus services; X80 Southampton Central Station to Let's Rock X81 Barton Peveril College Park & Ride site to Let's Rock.   Buses start from 0930 and operate a 15 minute frequency throughout most of the day.  The last bus...

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X4 Diversion: 26 - 29th June 2018

Due to the closure of Heath House Lane in Hedge End, the X4 service is diverted:   LEFT into Heath House Lane LEFT into Upper St Helens Road RIGHT into Freegrounds Road RIGHT into Tanhouse Lane LEFT into Kings Copse Avenue Pick up normal route.   Please be advised that this diversion is between 26-29th of June.    Als...

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Farewell to the Olympian - Sat 30 June

                We will be saying "farewell" to our last Olympian bus in service.  Since the company was formed in 2010, Xelabus have been operating Volvo and Leyland Olympians throughout the years on all its services.  The buses will be making way for newer, cleaner vehicles as part of the on...

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ROAD CLOSURES: Eastleigh 10K Run. Sunday 17th June 2018

ONLY BETWEEN 0930 - 1130   Due to the Eastleigh 10k Road Run, the following services will be diverted; X4 DIVERTED VIA SOUTHAMPTON ROAD. WILL NOT SERVE DERBY ROAD, PASSFIELD AVENUE OR CHESTNUT AVENUE.   X6/7 NORMAL ROUTE AND WILL WAIT AT LIGHTS FOR PASSFIELD AVENUE FOR THE MARSHALLS TO LET CROSS.   X9 GO VIA FAIR OAK IN BOTH DIRECTION...

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Barton Peveril Bus Passes 2018/19

The next academic year at Barton Peveril College is fast approaching!   Passes will be available to purchase from the college on: 24th August - 10.00-17.00 28th August - 08.30-17.00 29th August - 08.30-17.00 30th August - 08.30-16.15 31st August - 08.30-16.15 3rd-7th September - 11.00-15.00 10th September - 08.30-16.00 11th September -...

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Let's Rock is back!

The one day music festival from the 80’s is back and returns to Southampton Common on Saturday 7th July 2018. It is easy to get to and save you trying to park we have two great ways of whizzing you to the festival!   Service X80 departs Southampton Central (South side) from 0930 and every few minutes throughout the day and returning with lots of buses fr...

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ASDA Totton

Following Asda withdrawing the funding for the FREE BUS to their store at Totton we regret that the last day of the services operating will be FRIDAY 6th JULY 2018.

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Maypole Roundabout, Hedge End Closure - Saturday 16th and Saturday 23rd June 2018

As a result of the roundabout being closed for re-surfacing on the above dates our X9 service will be diverted as follows: From Eastleigh as normal route to Maunsell Way, Drummond Rd, Shamblehurst Lane then straight across to Wildern Lane.   At Hedge End it will TURN RIGHT and stop at the X4 stop in Upper Northam Road. Then run non stop to Hedge End Stores...

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Delays within the Eastleigh area

Serious delays possible As Colleges and Schools return from half term on Monday 3rd June we wish to advise that certain services maybe subject to serious delays because of road works. Our main concerns are on Bishopstoke Rd and its junction with Old Fair Oak Rd and Alan Drayton Way.   This could affect Wyvern service 502 and also 506 which runs af...

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X15 Timetable Changes

From Monday 14 May 2018, the service X15 timetable will be changing to provide an ideal link to many shopping centres. Please see new timetable below:

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Bus Fare review

From SUNDAY 22nd APRIL, we have raised our fares on all our services and for our Day, Weekly and Monthly passes.  You will find details on this website. This has been our first fares increase for over 2 years and where most bus companies raise their fares regularly, we have held them at the same level for quite some time.  However ongoing costs increasing w...

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Xelabus to make City's buses greener !

Xelabus buses are set to be fitted with pollution reducing technology following a £2.67 million government grant.  As part of a drive by Southampton City Council to clean up the City’s air, the £200k award will be used to upgrade 14 of the company’s older double decker diesel buses with advanced catalytic converters which can cut nitrogen dioxide emission...

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Grant funding award to Xelabus to make City's

Xelabus buses are set to be fitted with pollution reducing technology following a £2.67 million government grant.  As part of a drive by Southampton City Council to clean up the City’s air, the £200k award will be used to upgrade 14 of the company’s older double decker diesel buses with advanced catalytic converters which can cut nitrogen dioxide emissions by...

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