Network changes announced by Yellow Buses

YELLOW Buses has announced changes to its network from  November 3.

They will affect high frequency routes 2, 4 and 6 together with services 27 and 111.

The changes include:

  • The reintroduction of service 24 operating between Gervis Place, Bournemouth, and Alum Chine which will replace routes 2a and 2b that will no longer serve Westbourne and Alum Chine.
  • Route 2, 2a and 2b will operate on an increased frequency of every ten minutes between Bournemouth, Boscombe and Castlepoint.
  • Route 4d will be rerouted to operate via Parley, Ferndown and Leigh Road to Wimborne but will no longer serve Kinson, Bearwood and Merley.
  • Route 6 will serve Bournemouth University (Talbot Campus) at Fern Barrow in addition to serving stops on Wallisdown Road.
  • A new service 19 will operate between Poole and the Rossmore estate, partly replacing route 27 from Poole to Castlepoint which is being withdrawn.
  • A complete reworking of the timetable for route 111 at the request of Dorset County Council which funds the service. Route 111 will start at Castlepoint and serve the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, River Way, Flambard Avenue and Suffolk Avenue in addition to Fairmile and Christchurch before continuing on to Highcliffe.
  • A new A1 service running from 7am to 7pm seven days a week and linking Bournemouth Airport and the Business Park with Bournemouth Town Centre and main hubs within the Yellows’ network, including the Royal Bournemouth Hospital. (commences 16th November)


Jenni Wilkinson, Yellow Buses’ Head of Marketing, said: “These changes continue to develop the bus network and reflect the changing pattern of travel across our operating area of Bournemouth, Poole, Christchurch and East Dorset.”


Timetables and maps will be available from mid October on Yellow Buses’ website at: