Newgate Street in Newcastle city centre is closed passing The Gate due to damage to a building and will remain closed until approx Friday 27 January. All Go North East routes are unable to use the 'Wilkinson's' stop on Newgate Street - please use Eldon Square Bus Station, Central Station (for routes towards Metrocentre/Blaydon) or stops outside St Nicholas Cathedral (for routes towards Gateshead town centre). Go North East buses into Newcastle are missing Clayton Street and Newgate Street, please use Eldon Square Bus Station instead. Stagecoach routes 36, 71, 72, 87 and 88 are diverted around the area, please use the next available stop for each route on Market Street, Pilgrim Street or Blackett Street. All services may be subject to minor delays as a result.
9 January 2017 - Route 310 at Meadow Well, North Shields
The west side of Avon Avenue, Meadow Well, will be closed until late February for flood alleviation works. Route 310 is missing normal stops on Avon Avenue and Waterville Road near Ripley Avenue. Please use temporary stops at the junction of Avon Avenue (east) and Waterville Road.
22 January 2017 - Routes, 3, 4, 13 and 20 at Durham Road, Sunderland
Durham Road (A690) Sunderland will be closed at Eden Vale from 8am to 6pm on Sunday, 22 January, for resurfacing. Route 3, 4, 13 and 20 will be diverted from Durham Road via Thornholme Road and Tunstall Road to the city centre in both directions. These services will be unable to serve their usual stops at Eden Vale, The Royalty and Royal Courts.
29 January 2017 - Routes 2, 2A, 8, 16, 39, 78 and 78A at Chester Road, Sunderland
Chester Road (A183) in Sunderland will be closed between Holborn Road and Kayll Road from 8am to 6pm on Sunday, 29 January, for resurfacing. Routes 2, 2A, 39, 78 and 78A will divert from the Chester Road/Springwell Road roundabout via Springwell Road, Durham Road, Barnes Park Road and Ormonde Street and back to Chester Road at Sunderland Hospital, calling at all stops along the way. Route 8 will divert from South Hylton via the Round Robin Pub then straight down Hylton Road towards the City Centre and along Kayll Road to re-joining its normal route on Chester Road at the Hospital. Route 16 will operate from Hastings Hill via Somerset Road (as normal) before travelling along Holborn Road to the Round Robin, then also down Hylton Road and Kayll Road to the Hospital. Both route 8 and route 16 will do these journeys in reverse when leaving the City Centre; buses will miss normal stops on Chester Road, Wavendon Crescent and Cleveland Road, but they will call at all stops along the diversions.