11 April 2017 - 5 May 2017: Routes 11 and 593 – Westmoor Road, Pallion
Due to utility works, Westmoor Road, Pallion, will be closed at its junction with St Luke’s Road from Tuesday 18 April to Friday 5 May.
During the closure, Stagecoach Service 11 will operate via St Luke’s Road and Fordham Road in both directions.
Service 593 (operated on behalf of Nexus by Gateshead Central Taxis) will also divert via St Luke’s Road and Fordham Road.
One pair of stops at the western end of Westmoor Road will be omitted by these services. Passengers should use the next or previous stop on the normal route. Alternative stops are located on St Luke’s Road (11) Front Road (593) or Westmoor Road (both services).
18 April 2017 - 19 May 2017: Routes 50 and 56 – A1290 Washington Road, Sunderland
A1290 Washington Road will be closed at Severn Houses from Tuesday 18 April to Friday 19 May to allow highway and utility works.
Go North East services 50 and 56 will omit Severn Houses and divert via Spire Road, Peel Retail Park, A1231, Nissan Way and Cherry Blossom Way in both directions, observing all stops along the diversion.
28 April 2017 - 1 May 2017: Routes 1/1A, 11, 53, 57A, 306 and 333 – Northumberland Square/Northumberland Place, Tynemouth
Northumberland Square/Northumberland Place, Tynemouth, will be closed between Church Way and Upper Norfolk Street from 4pm on Friday 28 April until 11pm on Monday 1 May to facilitate the “Proper Food Festival”.
Go North East (GNE) 1/1A, 11, Arriva 53, 57A, 306, Nexus 333 (operated by GNE) and National Express will operate as follows:
GNE service 1/1A (towards Gateshead) and service 11 (towards Whitley Bay) will divert via Upper Norfolk Street, Albion Road and Church Way to West Percy Street omitting Northumberland Square. Passengers from Northumberland Square should use West Percy Street.
Arriva services 53 and 57A (towards Cramlington) will divert via Upper Norfolk Street, Albion Road and Church Way to West Percy Street, continuing via normal routes. Services 53 and 57A will not omit any stops.
Service 306 will operate via Albion Road in both directions, omitting its stops at Northumberland Square/Northumberland Place. Service 306 will serve the stops on Albion Road near Christ Church.
Nexus service 333 (operated by Go North East) will divert via Albion Road and Church Way, serving the stop opposite Christ Church Primary School on Albion Road.
National Express services will operate via Albion Road and serve the stop opposite Christ Church Primary School.
29 April 2017 - Route 310 – Waterville Road, North Shields
On Saturday 29 April between approx 8am and 5pm due to utility works, Waterville Road, North Shields, will be closed at Waterville Primary School.
Go North East service 310 will be diverted from Prudhoe Street via Coach Lane, Spence Terrace, Chirton Green and Silkey’s Lane to Waterville Road, in both directions.
30 April 2017 - Routes 1, 1/A, 11, 22, 27, 44, 45, 46, 48, 54, 56, 57, 57, 97/97A, X36 and X97 - Changes to bus stopping arrangements on Market Street, Newcastle
From Sunday 30 April the following changes will affect bus stop arrangements on Market Street, Newcastle:
Stagecoach service 1 will no longer serve Market Street West (outside the Co-op) towards Buddle Road/Slatyford, passengers should use stops on Pilgrim Street (stop 71) or Grainger Street (stop 57).
Go North East (GNE) services 1/1A (towards Gateshead) will no longer serve Pilgrim Street (NC71), passengers should instead use stop NC48 on Market Street West (Lola Jean’s)
Services have been allocated as follows:
Stop 48 (outside Lola Jean’s): GNE services 1 & 11, Stagecoach service 22 and City Sightseeing
Stop 44 (adjacent to dAt bAr): GNE services 97/97A/X97
Stop 45 (outside Harrys): GNE services 54 & X36
Stop 46 (outside Co-op): GNE services 27, 56, 57 & 58
Passenger information notices containing the above details have been posted on Pilgrim Street and Market Street.
2 May 2017 - Friday 12 May 2017: Routes 22, 306, 308 - A19/A1058 Coast Road Junction Improvement Scheme
A number of overnight road closures are due to take place on the eastbound slip roads at Silverlink. Eastbound closures will apply each night from 8pm to 6am from Tuesday 2 May to Friday 5 May and then from Monday 8 May to Friday 12 May.
Stagecoach service 22 will divert away from the Silverlink Roundabout and travel up Churchill Street via the Jolly Bowman, along Middle Engine Lane and into the north side of Silverlink. All buses will turn at Osprey Drive roundabout and observe the stops outside the Volkswagen and Citroen dealerships before returning to the normal route.
Arriva services 306 and 308 will be unable to serve their eastbound stop on the Coast Road slip road at Silverlink. The nearest available stop for these services will be the previous one at Willington Square. Please note that from Tuesday 9 May these services will also be affected by overnight closures of Billy Mill Roundabout which will prevent them from using their next stop at Coast Road/Norham Road.
2 May 2017 - Friday 12 May 2017: Routes 21, 28, X1, X9, X10 and N21 – High Street West (Southbound), Gateshead
High West Street, Gateshead, will be closed southbound from Tuesday 2 May to Friday 12 May to allow BT works to be undertaken in the carriageway.
Go North East services 21, 28, X1, X9, X10 and N21 will omit High West Street and divert via Jackson Street and High Street, serving the stop at the Blue Bell Hotel.
Passengers from High West Street (bus stop at The Gloucester) should use Gateshead Interchange or the stop at the Blue Bell.
9 May 2017 - (approx) 16 May 2017: Routes 53, 57A, 306 and 308 – Billy Mill Lane/Lynne Road/Norham Road
Overnight road closures will take place on Billy Mill roundabout to allow final surfacing and road-marking works to be carried out. The closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am from Tuesday 9 May for approx one week.
During the closures, Arriva services 53, 57A and 308 will be unable to serve Billy Mill Lane/Lynn Road and service 308 will be unable to serve Coast Road between Norham Road and Billy Mill roundabout. Service 306 will also omit this section of Coast Road. Services will operate as follows:
Service 53 will operate normal route to Murton House Farm roundabout, then divert via New York Bypass, Norham Road (observing the bus stops at the retail park) and Verne Road to Billy Mill Avenue where it will re-join its normal route to North Shields. Return journeys will operate via this route reversed.
Service 57A - From North Tyneside Hospital along Rake Lane to the top of Billy Mill Lane, turning back at roundabout along Rake Lane back to Preston Grange. Then via A192, Walton Avenue, Queen Alexandra Road West to Billy Mill Avenue and normal route. Returning from North Shields using reverse of this route.
Service 306 will operate normal route to Norham Road junction then via Norham Road, Verne Road and Billy Mill Avenue to Regent Terrace and normal route. Return journeys will operate via this route reversed. Service 306 will temporarily observe the Norham Road bus stops at the retail park.
Service 308 will divert from Coast Road via Norham Road North, and New York By-Pass to Rake Lane in both directions. Service 308 will temporarily observe the Norham Road North bus stops at Formica.