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Coronavirus - see the latest on how we're running

31st Mar onwards

Our buses are currently running to revised timetables due to the coronavirus epidemic. Please see our dedicated article for the latest information.

Upton Road Closure

20th Apr - 3rd May

  • Affected routes:
  • 37

From 12:00 today Upton Road will be closed.
During this time the route 37 will divert via Ashey road and Carters road, before resuming normal route.

Route 4

16th Apr onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 4

Owing to reconstruction works, route 4 buses are unable to serve the stops along York Avenue. Your nearest stops will be at Waitrose and Osborne House.

Horsebridge Hill

16th Apr onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 1

We have been advised of emergency roadworks taking place on Horsebridge Hill in Cowes. As a result, route 1 may encounter some delays during peak periods. Apologies if affected.

The Broadway- Route 71

12th Apr - 28th May

  • Affected routes:
  • 71

Due to The Broadway becoming one-way to allow utility works to take place, route 71 buses heading towards Lake will be unable to serve Avenue Road or The Broadway.
Instead buses will divert via Sandown High Street to reach The Heights.

Queen Road, Freshwater

9th Apr onwards

Owing to overgrown hedgerows, the Needles Breezer will not be able to serve Farringford House or Queens Road.
Instead buses will operate between Freshwater Bay and Freshwater Sainsbury’s via the 12 route by using Victoria Road, Stroud Road and School Green Road.
This will be in place until further notice <S.J>

Broadway- Route 24

6th Apr - 28th May

  • Affected routes:
  • 24

Due to The Broadway becoming one-way from the 6th April to allow utility works to take place, route 24 buses heading towards Sandown will be unable to serve The Broadway, Melville Street or Station Avenue.
Instead buses will divert via Avenue Road & Sandown High Street to reach Victoria Rd.

Route 37- Bettesworth Road

30th Mar - 3rd May

  • Affected routes:
  • 37

Bettesworth Road in Ryde will be closed from 11:00 on the 30th March to allow Utility works to take place. Whilst the works are in place, route 37 will be unable to serve the stops on Ashey Road or Bettesworth Road. Your nearest stop will be on Upton Road.

Medina Avenue- Route 38

13th Mar - 30th Jul

  • Affected routes:
  • 38

Diversions will be in place from 7.30am on 13th March to 6pm on 30th July on the 38 because of a road closure on Medina Avenue.
Route 38 will therefore divert via Shide Rd, St Georges Way and St Georges Approach to reach South Street.

South Street Stand Movement

13th Mar - 30th Jul

Owing to major roadworks on the main approach to Newport, routes 5, 7, 12 and 38 are no longer departing from Church Litten. Instead they will now operate from South Street in the Lay-by by Peacocks.

Shanklin Rail Station Closed for Construction Work. Please Use an Alternative Bus Stop

22nd Dec onwards

  • Affected routes:
  • 3

Owing to construction works in the car park of Shanklin rail station, route 3 will not be able to serve the station bus stops. Please use Atherley Road or Shanklin Co-op bus stops. <WN>