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.
20 March 2017 - Routes 22, 306 and 308 at The Silverlink, North Tyneside
Route 22 eastbound (towards Cobalt) is operating on a diversion in the Silverlink area to allow for roadworks on the Coast Road (A1058), between 9:30am and 3:30pm, and also after 8pm until 6am the next morning, Monday to Friday only until Friday 24 March, Buses will travel up Churchill Street via the Jolly Bowman, along Middle Engine Lane and into The Silverlink. All buses will turn at Osprey Drive roundabout and call at the stops outside the Volkswagen and Citroen dealerships before continuing to the north end of The Silverlink and on to Cobalt Park re-joining the normal route. Westbound journeys will be unaffected.
Routes 306 and 308 towards North Shields/Whitley Bay will be unable to serve the Silverlink (McDonalds) stop each evening from 8pm to 6am Monday to Friday, 20-24 March for the same works. Passengers should use the previous or next stop at these times.
23 March 2017 - Routes 168 & 238 – Rydal Avenue/Windermere Avenue, Easington Lane
Rydal Avenue and Windermere Avenue, Easington Lane, will be closed for resurfacing works from 8am on Thursday 23 March until the afternoon of Friday 24 March.
Services 168 and 238, operated by Go North East on behalf of Nexus, will be unable to serve Grasmere Avenue, Rydal Avenue, Windermere Avenue, Buttermere Avenue and Tyne Street. These services will instead operate Hail and Ride via Thames Street to Tamar Street.
24 March 2017 - Route 50 – Downhill Lane, West Boldon
Due to resurfacing works, Downhill Lane, West Boldon, will be closed between A184 Newcastle Road and A19 from 9:30am to 3:30pm on Friday 24 March and Saturday 25 March.
Go North East Service 50 will divert via A184 Newcastle Road and A19 to Washington Road in both directions, omitting Downhill Lane (bus stops at Downhill Farm and Lawn Drive).
Washington bound Service 50 journeys will observe the bus stop immediately west of Downhill Lane when leaving West Boldon. Passengers for services towards South Shields should use Newcastle Road – Rectory Green.
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.