Update: First start running bus services in Portsmouth

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CERTAIN buses routes in the Portsmouth are have begun to run.

Earlier today, First bus suspended all services, due to the weather.

SNOWY Buses at the stop in Hilsea

SNOWY Buses at the stop in Hilsea

The following bus routes are currently running:

0 – reduced timetable

1 – reduced timetable

2 - not serving QA or northern Paulsgrove

3 –not serving QA or Fareham East Street

X4 – between Gunwharf and Fareham only

7 – reduced timetable, not serving Eagle Avenue

8 – reduced timetable, not serving Hazelton Way

X9 – main roads only

11 – not serving Weevil Lane

13 – reduced timetable

Meanwhile Stagecoach announced the disruptions to its services, the following routes are affected:

Routes 20/21 are unable to serve West Leigh due to very poor weather conditions. Services will operate from Middle Park Way to/from Havant via the Petersfield Road.

Route 23 is unable to serve Warren Park.

Routes 30/31 are unable to serve Sandy Point and Staunton Avenue on Hayling Island.

Routes 20/37/39 are encountering severe delays due to very poor road conditions in the Crookhorn area.

Services in Portsmouth are operating with significant delays.

Route 700 is subject to delays due to a road traffic accident at Emsworth.

South West Trains said services between Fareham and Eastleigh have been suspended.

Lindsay Reid, spokeswoman for South West Trains, said: ‘There is currently a signalling problem caused by the weather conditions between Eastleigh and Fareham.

‘As a result we are operating a shuttle train between those locations – this is using a diesel train rather than an electric train, so is less reliant on the electricity supply from the track.

‘The shuttle train is also calling at Hedge End and Botley.

‘This means passengers travelling from the Eastleigh area to Portsmouth Harbour will have to change trains at Fareham.

‘A small number of services have been cancelled as a result of this issue.

‘We are working to restore the full timetabled service as soon as possible.’

Train routes in and out of Portsmouth are running with a revised service.

Commuters are being told to check train websites to find out the latest.

For more information visit firstgroup.com/hampshire or stagecoachbus.com/south.

To find out more about trains, go to nationalrail.co.uk.