- summer 2019 (approx): Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 218, X7, X8 and X63 – Killingworth Road and West Farm Avenue, Newcastle
Killingworth Road, Gosforth, is closed between South Gosforth Roundabout and West Farm Avenue until (approx) summer 2019 to widen the road. Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 218, X7, X8 & X63 are diverted via Four Lane Ends. Details of routes and alternative stops are set out on the attached file. Please note some routes also operate to a revised timetable.
- Thursday, 29 November 2018: Routes 1/1A, 11, 21, 26, 27, 28/28A, 56, 57, 58, 97/97A, N21, N56 X1, X1A, X9, X10, X12, X21, X25, X31, X32, X70, X71, X72, X97 – St Nicholas Street/High Level Bridge, Newcastle
St Nicholas Street/High Level Bridge will be closed for overnight reconstruction/resurfacing works from Mon 5 November to Thursday 29 November (Sundays to Thursdays only between 7pm and 7am).
Buses will be unable to serve stops on Market Street West, Grainger Street southbound, or Castle Garth in Newcastle, or Wellington Street in Gateshead due to the bridge closure. Services will observe stops on Pilgrim Street between Fire Station and Swan House roundabout which replace Castle Garth and Market Street stops.
Please note that Collingwood Street between Mosley Street and Central Station if used for other diversions, will temporarily become two-way to all traffic during this closure.
Go North East (GNE) services 1/1A, 11, 21, 26, 27, 28/28A, 56, 57, 58, 97/97A, N21, N56 X1, X1A, X9, X10, X21, X25, X31, X32, X70, X71, X72, X97 and Arrive service X12 will divert via the Tyne Bridge, details as follows:
GNE services 21, 28, 28A, N21, X1, X1A, X9, X10, X21, X25, X31, X32, X70, X71, X72 will depart Eldon Square and operate normal routes to Wilkinsons bus stops on Newgate Street and will then turn left to Grainger Street, right to Market Street West and right to Pilgrim Street at old fire station (serving temporary stop in lay-by immediately ahead of old Bank of England stop), then via Swan House roundabout, Tyne Bridge, Hills Street, West Street and normal route to Gateshead Interchange.
GNE services 56, 57, 58, N56 will depart from New Bridge Street, left to Pilgrim Street as normal, then ahead to Pilgrim Street (serving old Bank of England stop) then via Swan House roundabout, Tyne Bridge etc to Gateshead Interchange.
GNE services 1, 1A, 11 will depart from Market Street East (old police station), left to Pilgrim Street (serving old Bank of England stop) then via Swan House roundabout, Tyne Bridge etc to Gateshead Interchange.
GNE services 26, 27, 97, 97A, X97 will operate INTO Newcastle via Central Motorway and Hole-in-the-Wall, terminating at Market Street East (Old Police Station), then left to Pilgrim Street (serving old Bank of England stop), then ahead to Swan House roundabout, Tyne Bridge etc to Gateshead Interchange.
Arriva service X12 from Eldon Square will divert via Great North Road and Central Motorway, omitting its stop on St Nicholas Street.
- Sunday, 02 December 2018: Route 12 – The Lonnen, South Shields
The Lonnen, South Shields will be closed for highway maintenance works from Monday 12 November 2018 for approximately 3 weeks.
Stagecoach service 12 will be unable to serve the Lonnen and will divert away from the area as follows:
Service 12 towards Watson Avenue – will run as normal along Quarry Lane before omitting The Lonnen and travelling along Watson Avenue to the White Horse Inn where the service will terminate.
Service 12 towards South Shields – will commence service at the White Horse Inn as normal before travelling via Watson Avenue and Quarry Lane. Once again service 12 journeys towards South Shields will not serve The Lonnen.
- Wednesday, 28 November 2018: Routes 7 and E6 – Mortime Road (Eastbound), South Shields
An emergency road closure is required on Mortimer Road, South Shields to enable urgent highway maintenance works to be carried out.
Closures will be in place eastbound only between Windermere Crescent and King George Road from 9am to 3:30pm from today (Wednesday 14th November) to Wednesday 28th November. Please note that these will apply Mon to Fri only – no closures on Saturdays/Sundays.
Stagecoach Service 7 and E6 towards Harton Nook (Eastbound) – will run as normal along Mortimer Road as far as Cauldwell Avenue, diverting via Cauldwell Avenue and onto King George Road, re-joining the normal route on Prince Edward Road.
- Sunday, 25 November 2018: Routes 5, 9 and 26 – Park Road, Jarrow
Park Road, Jarrow, will be closed for resurfacing works on Sunday 18 November & Sunday 25 November.
Go North East services 5, 9 & 26 northbound will divert right from Bede Burn Road (after Rede Street bus stop) via Field Terrace, left to Springwell Road and Monkton Terrace, to Howard Street (Morrison's) roundabout, left to next roundabout and right to Ellison Street and normal route.
Southbound services 5, 9 & 26 will depart Jarrow bus station and normal route to Ellison Street roundabout, then left to Howards Street, right at Morisons roundabout to Monkton Terrace and Springwell Road, then right to Field Terrace and left at end to Bede Burn Road and normal route.
- Monday, 03 December 2018: Beacon Lough Road/Old Durham Road/Southen Road, Gateshead
Beacon Lough Road will be closed between Old Durham Road and Southend Road from Monday 19 November to Monday 03 December for road reconstruction and resurfacing.
During this closure, Go North East services 93 & 94 will not be able to serve Old Durham Road or Beacon Lough Road and will divert via Southend Road in both directions, observing all stops on diversion.
Passengers are advised that buses will be unable to serve Old Durham Road or Beacon Lough Road (eastern end). Please use stops on Southend Road, or at Q.E. Hospital.
- Monday, 03 December 2018: Routes 2 and 2A – Vicarage Road, Silksworth
Vicarage Road, Silksworth, will be closed for road reconstruction and resurfacing for two weeks commencing Monday 19 November.
Go North East services 2 & 2A will operate normal route to Vicarage Farm Estate terminus returning towards Sunderland via Silksworth Road and Silksworth Terrace to Tunstall Village Road serving all stops.
Passengers are advised that these buses will be unable to serve Vicarage Road, Cumberland Road, Lincoln Avenue, Miller Terrace or Blind Lane in Silksworth. Buses will serve stops on both sides of Silksworth Terrace.
- Route 4 – Chesterton Road, South Shields
Chesterton Road, South Shields, will be closed between Gaskell Avenue and Boswell Avenue on Tuesday 27 November to allow resurfacing works to be carried out.
Stagecoach service 4 will travel as normal along Nevinson Avenue before running via Whiteleas Way and John Reid Road, turning at the New Mill and re-joining the regular route on Sheridan Road.
- Routes 3, 4, 26, 50, 50A and E6 – Chichester Road, South Shields
Chichester Road, South Shields, will be closed for resurfacing works on Sunday 2 December.
Stagecoach services 3, 4, E6 and Go North East services 26, 50 and 50A will operate as follows:
Stagecoach service 3 from South Shields - will run as normal along Fowler Street and Westoe Road before diverting, continuing via Westoe Road and Dean Road, re-joining the normal route on Stanhope Road.
Stagecoach service 4 towards South Shields - will travel as normal along Stanhope Road before diverting via Dean Road and Imeary Street, re-joining the normal route towards South Shields on Westoe Road.
Stagecoach service E6 from South Shields - will run as normal along Fowler Street and Westoe Road before diverting, continuing via Westoe Road and Dean Road, re-joining the normal route on Mortimer Road.
Stagecoach service E6 towards South Shields - will travel as normal along Mortimer Road before diverting via Dean Road and Imeary Street, re-joining the normal route towards South Shields on Westoe Road.
Go North East services 26, 50 & 50A will divert towards South Shields from the Chichester Arms, ahead to Dean Road, then left at next roundabout to Imeary Street then ahead to Westoe Road and the Town Hall and normal route.
From South Shields, services will operate normal route to Town Hall, then remain on Westoe Road to The Westoe, then right to Dean Road, ahead at roundabout and continue to The Chichester Arms roundabout and normal route.
Buses will serve all stops on the diversion.