Sandbanks Ferry Refit Closure - from 29th October

Thursday, September 13 2018

Due to the Sandbanks Ferry being taken out of service for its biannual maintenance programme, the Purbeck Breezer 50 will be unable to use the chain ferry crossing from 29th October for approximately 4 to 6 weeks.

During this time, the 50 will be diverted and will run to a revised timetable. The main service will divert from Westbourne to Swanage via Poole and Wareham (the land route) and then continue onto Studland where it will terminate, and the reverse will happen in the opposite direction. A shorter shuttle service will run between Bournemouth and Sandbanks with the first and last service of the day to and from Swanage also serving Sandbanks.

The following sections of the route will receive no service during the closure:

  • Between Bournemouth Interchange and Bournemouth Square in both directions (customers can connect with the m1, 13 or 17 to carry out this part of the route)
  • Between Shell Bay Ferry Offices and Studland Beach Cafe

As soon as the ferry refurbishment has finished and it is in full operation, we will revert our service back its normal timetable.

We apologise for any inconvenience or delay caused during this closure.

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50 (Purbeck Breezer)

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