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.
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.
29 March 2017 - Routes 2, 2A, 78 and X24 at Chester Road, Sunderland
Chester Road, Sunderland (A183) will be closed between Sevenoaks Drive and Greenwood Road from 8am to 6pm from Wednesday to Friday, 29-31 March. During the closures, buses will be diverted via Sevenoaks Drive, Gartland Road and Greenwood Road in both directions. Routes 2, 2A and 78 will call at stops on Sevenoaks Drive and Greenwood Road. Route X24 towards Newcastle will stop outside the Hastings Hill pub and at Gartland Road-Greenwood Road; route X24 towards Sunderland will stop on Gartland Road near Sevenoaks Drive.