18 March 2017 - Route 10 at Tatham Street, Sunderland
Tatham Street in Sunderland, is closed from Saturday, 18 March, until further notice fur urgent gas repairs. Route 10 will not be able to call at Tatham Street stops in either direction, Please use alternative stops at Borough Road (outside the William Jameson) where the bus is diverted, or Suffolk Street.
20 March 2017 - Routes 1, 1A, 11, 11X, 27, 28, 28A, 54, 56, 57, 58, 97, 97A, N56, X1, X9, X10, X21, X25, X31, X32, X36, X70 and X71 at Gateshead Interchange and Newcastle city centre
Bus routes which operate between Gateshead Interchange and Newcastle city centre will be diverted for about one month from Monday, 20 March, on journeys into Newcastle for gas works on Hills Street, outside the Central pub just south of the Tyne Bridge. No buses will call at Hills Street, and services will also be affected as follows: Routes X1, X9, X10, X25, X31, X32, X70 and X71 will call at Gateshead Interchange and then go over the Redheugh Bridge dropping off at Clayton Street and Newgate Street (St Andrews Church) instead, or Gallowgate if traffic is heavy. These routes will miss stops on John Dobson Street and Pilgrim Street - Go North East customers can change at Gateshead Interchange for routes 21, 28, 28A or X21 using their original ticket if they wish to travel to John Dobson Street or Pilgrim Street. Route 27 buses will miss Gateshead Interchange, running instead via Jackson Street calling at the stop outside the Tilley Stone pub, then direct into Newcastle, calling at usual city centre stops. Routes 56, 57, 58, X36 and night bus N56 to Newcastle will miss Gateshead Interchange, running instead via Gateshead High Street, calling at the stop opposite Barclay's Bank, then direct to Newcastle, calling at usual city centre stops. Routes 1, 1A, 11, 11X, 28, 28A, 54, 97 and 97A will serve Gateshead Interchange as normal but will miss Hills Street. Buses leaving Newcastle will operate as normal.
20 March 2017 - Routes 2, 2A, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 20, 20A, X20, 23, 33, 35, 35A, 36, X36, 39, 39A, 56, N56, 135, X1 and X24 in Sunderland city centre.
Vine Place and Holmeside in Sunderland city centre will be closed eastbound from Monday, 20 March, for about three weeks for road maintenance. As a result Stagecoach routes 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 23, X1 and X24 eastbound (towards Sunderland Museum) will miss stops in Vine Place and Holmeside, please use the next stop along the route in either Fawcett Street or Borough Road. Buses heading west will operate as normal. Go North East routes 2, 2A, 9, 20, 20A, X20, 33, 35, 35A, 36, X36, 39, 39A, 56, N56 and 135 will also miss stops in Vine Place and Holmeside and will divert via Stockton Road, calling at the stop at St George’s Way. Routes 2, 2A, 39 and 39A will also be unable to serve their stop on Borough Road but will call at Toward Road/St Vincent Street. For other affected Go North East services customers should use Park Lane Interchange.
25 March 2017 - Routes 3, 4, 13, 20, 23 and 35A – Barnes Gyratory, Sunderland
Due to resurfacing works, the Barnes Gyratory will be closed between Silksworth Lane and Durham Road from 8pm on Saturday 25 March until completion of works on Sunday 26 March.
Stagecoach services, 3, 4, 13, 23 and Go North East services 20, 35A will be affected as follows:
Services 3, 4 and 23 will be required to divert from the immediate area and will run via Silksworth Lane and Premier Road with services 4 and 23 re-joining their original routes at the Prospect Lidl/Durham Road. Service 3 will run via Premier Road (towards Durham Road), Pearl Road, Perth Road and Pancras Road before re-joining Durham Road.
Service 13 running towards Sunderland will travel via Silksworth Lane, Premier Road and Durham Road before re-joining its normal route at the Barnes Gyratory travelling towards the City centre along Eden Vale.
Services 3, 4 and 23 will serve the stops at Pancras Road (for the 3 and 4), Durham Road opposite the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (service 4 only) and Premier Road/Prospect (for service 23).
Service 13 will serve the stop at Ranson Street/Durham Road opposite the petrol station.
Service 20 towards Durham will operate via Silksworth Lane and Premier Road to re-join the normal route on Durham Road (serving the stop opposite Immaculate Heart of Mary Church).
Service 35A towards Sunderland City Centre will divert from Silksworth Lane via Premier Road and Durham Road to re-join the normal route at Durham Road – Dunelm.
26 March 2017 - Routes 30/31 – Great North Road (southbound), Newcastle
Works on Great North Road will continue under a southbound road closure (between Clayton Road and Claremont Road) from 4am to 11am on Sunday 26 March.
Arriva and Stagecoach 30/31 services will divert as follows:
Arriva: All North Road services heading into Newcastle will divert off Great North Road via Central Motorway, Durant Road, John Dobson Street and St Mary’s Place to Haymarket. These buses will omit one stop (Great North Road – Brandling Park).
Stagecoach services 30/31 – will divert from the normal route at Blue House Roundabout and travel via Grandstand Road and the Central Motorway Eastbound before travelling via Claremont Road and re-joining the normal route at the Great North Museum (Hancock) opposite the Civic Centre.
27 March 2017 - Routes 18, 18A, 54, X7/X8 & X63 – Killingworth Road, Killingworth
Killingworth Road will be closed northbound only from Haddricks Mill through to West Farm Avenue from Monday 27 March for up to 5 days. Full details of the bus diversions applicable during this closure are in the attached notices.