Tag: Xelabus

Hedge End OAP hit by bus dies

An 88-year old man has died in Hospital after he was hit by a bus in Hedge End. The man was crossing Upper Northam Road at about 6pm on Friday evening (November 16) when he was struck by a Xelabus single decker. Following the incident, the road was closed for three hours while emergency services…

New bus link for Chandler’s Ford

  Staff at local work places, and residents in Chandler’s Ford are set to benefit from a new bus service linking the major business areas in Chandler’s Ford, to both Airport Parkway and Chandler’s Ford stations from 1st September. The service, that is operated by Xelabus, is being set up with support from the My…

Velvet buses cease trading

Velvet buses – trading as Black Velvet Travel Ltd – have ceased to trade as of 5pm this evening after running into “financial difficulty”. Eastleigh News understands that staff were told of the closure of the company just minutes before it was due to close. A notice on the company website simply states the company…

Tesco Sponsor Free Bus Service

A free bus service starts in Eastleigh on Monday 22nd November. A new bus company – Xelabus – has joined forces with Tesco at Eastleigh to offer free services into town for the Christmas period which will run through Allbrook, Bishopstoke, Boyatt Wood and the Bird Aviary estate. The service will run on Mondays Wednesdays…