U1, U2, U6 - Southampton Marathons & 10K - Sunday 22 April

Wednesday, April 04 2018

On Sunday 22 April, many roads in and around Southampton will be closed between 08:00 and 16:00* owing to the Southampton full & half marathon and 10k races. Our bus network will be greatly affected by diversions and as such we will be operating special timetables on most routes during this day. Please see below for a diversion summary of each route, the affected times, and a link to the special timetable.

 

*Parts of Above Bar and Commercial Road will be closed from 07:00 on Saturday 21 April to allow for preparation work for the Marathon the next day. Please click here for our diversion plans on this day.


Unilink services:


U1A/U1C

Between 09:00 & 13:30: Buses between Highfield Campus and the City/NOCS will divert from Highfield Interchange via The Avenue to Stag Gates then via Dorset Street, St Andrews Road and Kingsway to Queensways (Debenhams). Buses from Southampton between 09:00 & 13:30 will only pick up at Queensways (Debenhams) and Stag Gates.

- Passengers between Highfield & Portswood should use the U6 during this time.
- Passengers between Portswood & City Centre should use the Portswood Shuttle during this time (See below).
- Passengers for Central Station should use the U2.
- NOCS will be unserved during this time

CLICK HERE FOR THE UNILINK U1 TIMETABLE IN OPERATION ON SUNDAY 22 APRIL ONLY.

CLICK HERE TO SEE A MAP


U2B/U2C

Between 08:15 & 16:00: Buses will divert between Boldrewood Campus and Central Station/Mayflower Halls via Hill Lane. Stops between Avenue Campus & The Cenotaph will not be served. Passengers for Avenue Campus or College Place should use the U1 during this time.

CLICK HERE FOR THE UNILINK U2 TIMETABLE IN OPERATION ON SUNDAY 22 APRIL ONLY.

CLICK HERE TO SEE A MAP


U6H/U6C

Between 09:00 & 14:00: A shuttle will operate between the General Hospital running normal route to Highfield Interchange, then an anticlockwise loop serving Welbeck Avenue, Portswood (Sainsburys), Swaythling McDonald's, Highfield Interchange and back to General Hospital. Passengers between Portswood & City Centre should use the Portswood shuttle (See below).

CLICK HERE FOR THE UNILINK U6 TIMETABLE IN OPERATION ON SUNDAY 22 APRIL ONLY.

CLICK HERE FOR A MAP


Bluestar and Other services:


Bluestar:

Many Bluestar services will also be affected by the road closures.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO READ MORE.


Quayconnect

Between 08:00 & 13:00: Buses between Central Station & Town Quay will divert in both directions via West Quay Road. Alternative Stop for West Quay is available outside IKEA on West Quay Road.


Portswood Shuttle

A Special shuttle service will be in operation during the period when Bluestar 2 and Unilink U1, and U6 are unable to serve Portswood.

Buses will run up to every 20 minutes from Portswood Broadway via Bevois Valley, RSH Hospital and Kingsway to Houndwell Place (Debenhams).

CLICK HERE FOR THE PORTSWOOD SHUTTLE TIMETABLE IN OPERATION ON SUNDAY 22 APRIL ONLY.

CLICK HERE FOR A MAP

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