13 February 2017 - Routes 53, 57A, 306 and 308 in North Shields (evenings near Billy Mill)
Buses will be diverted around the Billy Mill roundabout to allow resurfacing over seven evenings from Monday, 13 February, between 8pm and 6am. During the closures, routes 53, 57A and 308 will be unable to serve Billy Mill Lane/Lynn Road and route 308 will be unable to serve Coast Road between Norham Road and Billy Mill roundabout. Route 306 will also miss this section of Coast Road. The nearest available stops for the affected services will be New York Road (53), Rake Lane (57A, 308) or Billy Mill Avenue (53, 57A). Route 308 will also serve the stops on Norham Road North at Formica at the above times; route 306 will call at stops at the Norham Road Retail Park.
19 February 2017 - Routes 10, 11, X47, X78, X87 and X88 at Claremont Road, Newcastle
Routes 10, 11, X47, X78, X87 and X88 towards Newcastle city centre will be unable to serve stops on Claremont Place or Claremont Road, near Newcastle University, until 11am on Sunday, 19 February, while routine maintenance takes place on the Central Motorway. Please use city centre stops instead.
19 February 2017 - Route 27 - Hedgeley Road, Hebburn
Hedgeley Road, Hebburn, will be closed at its junction with Station Road on Sundays 19, 26 February and 5 March to allow gas connection works to take place.
Go North East service 27 will be unable to serve the west end of Victoria Road East, Station Road, or the west end of Hedgeley Road and will be diverted via Campbell Park Road, observing the bus stops near to Wordsworth Avenue junction in both directions.
20 February 2017 - Routes 5, 9, 88/88A, X20 – York Avenue (Southbound), Jarrow
York Avenue, Jarrow, will be closed southbound between Butcher’s Bridge Road and Roman Road from 8am on Monday 20 February until 8pm on Sunday 26 February. The closure is to allow essential highway maintenance works to be carried out.
Go North East (GNE) services, 5, 9, 88/88A and Stagecoach X20 services will be affected as follows:
GNE service 5 will divert via Butcher's Bridge Road, Springwell Road, Primrose Terrace, then back to normal route from Roman Road.
GNE service 9 will divert via Butcher's Bridge Road, Springwell Road, Primrose Terrace, Roman Road, Hedworth Lane, A194 westbound, Leam Lane slip to rejoin normal route from Calf Close Lane/A194 roundabout.
GNE services 88/88A will divert via Butcher's Bridge Road rather than Valley View, rejoining normal route at Springwell Road.
Stagecoach service X20 – Will continue along Leam Lane (A194) before exiting at the Prince of Wales Pub, turning left into Calf Close Lane and re-joining the normal route towards Fellgate.
Passengers wishing to alight at York Road, Roman Road or The Robin Hood Pub (towards South Shields), they can travel via Fellgate back to the destination at no extra cost.
20 February 2017 - Route 35 - Church Road, Hetton Downs
Due to resurfacing works, Church Road, Hetton Downs, will be closed between Regent Street and All Saints Drive from 8am to 4pm on Monday 20 February.
Go North East service 35 will operate via Regent Street in both directions. The affected services will be unable to serve Church Road, Low Downs Road, Lyndsay Street and Lady Street.
20 February 2017 - Route 168 – Hazard Lane, Hetton
Hazard Lane, Hetton, will be closed for resurfacing works between 8am and 6pm on Monday 20 February and Tuesday 21 February.
The closures will affect Service 168, operated on behalf of Nexus by Go North East. These buses will divert from Park Estate via North Road and Durham Road to East Rainton, omitting Robin Lane, Quarry House Lane and North Street.
The return journey will be via Robin Lane, Quarry House Lane, North Street, Durham Road and North Road.
Passengers from Hetton/Easington Lane wishing to alight at Robin Lane, Quarry House Lane and North Street will be allowed to remain on the bus beyond the East Rainton terminus.
20 February 2017 - Route 10 – Westheath Avenue, Sunderland
Westheath Avenue will be closed for resurfacing works between 8am and 6pm from Monday 20 February to Thursday 23 February.
Stagecoach service 10 will be affected as follows:
Service 10 buses towards Grangetown will be required to divert away from the area via Sea View Road West, Helvellyn Road, Leechmere Road (towards Grangetown), before re-joining the normal route at the Alexandra Pub. Buses towards the City Centre will travel from the Alexandra Pub via Queen Alexandra Road, re-joining the normal route at Sea View Road West and the Sunderland Eye Infirmary.
As a consequence of the diversions, service 10 will be unable to observe the normal stops at Hillview Road, Hereford Road, Westheath Avenue or Woodstock Avenue but will however observe all stops along the diversionary route.
21 February 2017 - Routes 88A & 515 – Argyle Street, Hebburn
Argyle Street, Hebburn, will be closed at its junction with Station Road from 9:30am to 3:30pm on Tuesday 21 February and Wednesday 22 February. The closures are to allow essential resurfacing works to be carried out.
Go North East service 88A will operate via the 88 route, i.e. via Lyon Street and Caledonian Street in both directions, serving stops on diversion.
Service 515, operated on behalf of Nexus by Gateshead Central Taxis, will also operate via Caledonian Street and Lyon Street, re-joining the normal route on Prince Consort Road.
22 February 2017 - Routes 12/12A & 516 – McAnany Avenue, South Shields
McAnany Avenue, South Shields, will be closed between approx 7am and 5pm on Wednesday 22 February. The closure is to allow a crane to be positioned for the removal of a modular building from an adjacent site.
Stagecoach services 12/12A will be required to divert away from the immediate area via Harton Lane and Temple Park Road, re-joining the normal route at Prince Edward Road.
As a consequence of the diversions, Service 12 and 12A buses will be unable to serve their normal stops along McAnany Avenue, Hathersage Gardens, Bonsall Court, Bardon Court or Grindleford Court but both services will observe all bus stops along their diversionary route.
Service 516 (operated on behalf of Nexus by Go North East) will divert via Temple Park Road and Harton Lane, turning round at the Wynde roundabout and returning to normal route on Harton Lane. Service 516 will observe all stops along the diversion.
22 February 2017 - Routes 13, 33 and 36 – Silksworth Lane (Northbound), Sunderland
Silksworth Lane will be closed northbound only between Essen Way and Queen Alexandra Road from 8am to 6pm on Wednesday 22 February. The closure is to allow resurfacing works to be carried out.
During the affected period, Stagecoach Service 13 and Go North East Services 33, 36 will be diverted via Essen Way, Tunstall Road and Queen Alexandra Road to normal route. Service 13 will observe all stops along the diversion. Passengers for Services 33 and 36 should use Silksworth Lane south of Essen Way (bus stop opposite Elstob Place) or Durham Road – Dunelm.
23 February 2017 - Routes 82, Q1 & Q2 – Grange Road/Grange Crescent/High Lanes Junction, Heworth
The junction of Grange Road/Grange Crescent/High Lanes will be closed for resurfacing works between approx 8am and 4pm on Thursday 23 February and Friday 24 February.
Go North East services 82, Q1 & Q2 will be diverted via Meresyde, Colgate, Colgate West and High Heworth Lane in both directions, omitting Grange Crescent and High Lanes.
Passengers will need to use the bus stops for these services on Meresyde or High Heworth Lane. Services towards Heworth will observe the bus stop on Meresyde at the beginning of the diversion (bus stop at Meresyde/Longrigg).