I am pleased to inform you that as of 2nd September 2018 that First Buses will be operating new route.
The number 17 will run a start and finish service from South Parade Pier to Admiral Lord Nelson School. It will run via Copnor Bridge, Eastney Road, Eastney, Festing Road and South Parade Pier.
Below is the draft timetable we have been sent by First Buses.
I hope this may be useful.