Travel information for Portsmouth, south east Hampshire and West Sussex for w/c Friday April 1, 2011

From left - Angela Holloway, Tess Balchin and Nicky Wood
 from the support group, Grumbling Grandparents     Picture Ian Hargreaves  (180014-1)

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Keeping you on the move in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and Chichester.


FAREHAM: Palmerston Drive, off the entry to the industrial estate just off the B3385 Newgate Lane, closed until August; Hill Head Road until August, Quay Street, West Street until March 31; High Street until April 1; The Avenue until May; Portchester Road until April 12

GOSPORT: Mumby Road until Tuesday; Privett Road until Wednesday; Trafalgar Square until April 8; Avery Lane until May; Chapel Street until June; Wych Lane until February 2012

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Marine Parade East until Thursday

WATERLOOVILLE: Five Heads Road until Monday; Hambledon Road until April 21; Crookhorn Lane until April 19; London Road until April 28; Kidmore Lane, Denmead until May

HAVANT: Havant Road, Bedhampton Hill Road until July

HAYLING ISLAND: Manor Road until April 27

PETERSFIELD: Sussex Road until Monday; Cranford Road until May

PORTSMOUTH: Blakemere Crescent, Clarence Esplanade, Commercial Road, Compton Road, Eastern Road, Hayling Avenue, Isambard Brunel Road, Langstone Road, Lealand Road, Merton Road, Mile End Road, Moneyfield Avenue, Portsdown Avenue, St Thomas’s Street, Wadham Road, Winston Churchill Avenue.

A3: Work continues on the Hindhead tunnel.



The lines will be closed between Winchester and Eastleigh from late evening from Monday until Wednesday.

The normal train service will run until the 9.35pm London Waterloo to Weymouth in one direction and the 10.30pm Southampton Central to London Waterloo in the other.

From then, most trains will be replaced by buses between Winchester and Eastleigh.

The 10.05pm and 11.05pm trains from London Waterloo will be diverted after Woking to run via Guildford, Havant and Fareham with longer journey times.

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No planned engineering works.

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On Saturday the line between Warminster and Salisbury will be closed. A revised timetable will be in operation and services to Portsmouth Harbour may be affected.

On Sunday the line between Trowbridge and Salisbury will be closed. A revised timetable will be in operationand services to and from Portsmouth Harbour may be affected.

On Saturday and Sunday most First Great Western trains will not run between Cosham and Brighton. Customers should use Southern train services between Fratton and Brighton. A revised service will run over the rest of the route.

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Buses and Ferries


The junction between Winston Churchill Avenue and Isambard Brunel Road in Portsmouth is being made smaller to make way for new homes as part of the Somers Town regeneration project.

All journeys on route 23 and Hoverbus towards Southsea will turn left at the roundabout before making a U-turn at the Bradford junction roundabout.

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Wych Lane in Gosport will be closed to all traffic until November or December in connection with changes to the road layout. Service 85 and 86 will be diverted from Nobes Avenue Shops to Gregson Avenue, Cunningham Drive and Fareham Road in both directions. This will affect the running time of this service. Service 88 will also divert from Carisbrooke Road, Brading Avenue, Brewers Lane, Nobes Avenue, Gregson Avenue.

Fareham Road in both directions. A shuttle service, numbered G1, will operate every 15 minutes between about 7am and 7pm Monday to Saturdays to link with the diverted services. The shuttle bus will operate in an anti-clockwise loop, running from Nobes Avenue Shops to Gregson Avenue, Wych Lane, Tukes Avenue, Carisbrooke Road, Brading Avenue, Brewers Lane and Nobes Avenue, back to connect with the diverted 85, 86 and 88 services at Nobes Avenue shops. Tickets will be available for issue on the G1 to all points on the 82-88 services. Additionally service 85 and 86 will also operate a smaller loop

in the evenings and on Sundays.

In Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, re-surfacing Works will take place until April 3. The road will be closed between the Hovercraft Terminal and Avenue De Caen. As a result, Services 5 and 16A will follow a short diversion during this work. Work will continue on the Winston Churchill Avenue roundabout in Portsmouth. There will be a short diversion to services using Winston Churchill Avenue until further notice. Services 17 and 18 will not stop here.

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No planned disruption to service.

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