5 June 2017 - summer 2018: Routes 306, 308, 310, 392 and W3 – Norham Road Bridge, North Shields
Norham Road bridge in North Shields is closed for rebuilding until summer 2018. Routes 310 and W3 are operating to revised routes and timetables, please click on the links below for details. Routes 306, 308 and 392 may also at times be subject to diversions for short periods; details will be provided here if this is needed.
7 November 2017 - August 2018: Routes 56 and 56A at Barmston, Washington
Bus stops on Cherry Blossom Way and Nissan Way in Barmston, Washington, will be out of use until August 2018 for road improvements. The early morning routes 56 and 56A which normally operate via this route are diverted from Washington Road via Spire Road (Peel retail park), turning at Macdonalds roundabout and resuming normal route on Spire Road. These buses are unable to serve Cherry Blossom Way, Nissan Way, Pattinson Interchange and their first northbound stop on Spire Road but will call at all stops along the diversion.
18 March 2018 - summer 2018: Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 118, 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 summer 2018 to widen the road. Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 118, 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.
30 April 2018 - 03 June 2018: Route 23 at Springwell village, Gateshead
Mount Lane, Springwell village, is closed at Springwell Road until Sunday, 3 June, for flood alleviation works. Route 23 is diverted via Springwell Road, B1288 and Eighton Road in both directions. Passengers from Mount Lane should use stops on Springwell Road (Springwell Primary) or Rockcliffe Way (southbound at the Lambton Arms and northbound at Prospect Terrace).
8 May 2018 - 03 June 2018: Routes 21, X21, 6, 6A, 10,10A, 10B, 10X, 12, 12A, 28, 28A, 45, 45E, 46, 47, X1, X9, X10, X25, X30, X31, X32, X70, X71, Q3 and 941 at Newcastle city centre
Newgate Street in Newcastle city centre will be closed between Clayton Street and Gallowgate (passing The Gate entertainment complex) during May and June 2018 to be widened. Confirmed closure dates are as follows:
Road closed Tuesday, 8 May, to Friday, 18 May - road re-opens for full weekend (19 May & 20 May).
Road closed again from Monday, 21 May, to Sunday, 3 June.
Please see the attached file for information on how this affects routes 6, 6A, 10, 10A, 10B, 10X, 12, 12A, 28, 28A, 45, 45E, 46, 47, 941, Q3, X1, X9, X10, X25, X21, X30, X31, X32, X70, X71, X72 and Q3.
17 May 2018 - 21 May 2018: Routes 54 and 63 at Killingworth
East Bailey, Killingworth, will be closed to all traffic between East Citadel and Simonside Way junctions between 7pm and midnight for resurfacing on Thursday and Friday, 17-18 May, and Sunday, 20 May. Services 54 and 63 will divert from Simonside Way to East Citadel and then the bus station in both directions, missing East Bailey at the above times.
On Monday, 21 May, buses will be allowed through East Bailey on their normal routes but will not be able to observe stops. Passengers should use either the bus station or previous stops on the route: Simonside Way for service 54 and Garth Twenty-Five for service 63.
17 May 2018 - 26 May 2018: Route 22 – Silverlink Roundabout, Wallsend
Due to the on-going works on the A19/A1058 Coast Road Junction Scheme, Stagecoach Service 22 buses are operating via their established diversion from 8pm each evening. This will apply until Saturday 26th 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 northern end of Silverlink and on towards Cobalt Park, re-joining the normal route.
Although buses will be unable to use their normal stops on the slip roads from Silverlink onto the Coast Road and Willington Square, they will observe all stops along the line of their diversionary route starting from 8pm each night.
19 May 2018 - 20 May 2018: Strawberry Place, Newcastle
Strawberry Place will be closed on Saturday 19 May and Sunday 20 May while St James’ Park hosts the annual Rugby League Magic Weekend.
Stagecoach have advised that, during the closure period, City Sightseeing buses will divert via Queen Victoria Road, St. Thomas’ Street and Percy Street before re-joining the normal route at Blackett Street. As a consequence of the diversion, City Sightseeing buses will be unable to observe their normal stops at Strawberry Place (football ground) or Gallowgate (for Chinatown).
19 May 2018 - 20 May 2018: Routes 3, 4, 9, 12, 13, 16, 18, 20/20A, 23, 35, 56, X20, E1, E2 and E6 – North Bridge Street Bus Lanes (Southbound), Sunderland
On Saturday, 19 May and Sunday 20 May the southbound bus lane on North Bridge Street, Sunderland, will be closed for realignment between Wheatsheaf and Dundas Street, with stops at Wheatsheaf out of use as a result. Services will divert via Roker Avenue, Church Street North and Dame Dorothy Street.
Passengers travelling on Stagecoach services 3, 4, 12, 13 or 16 and Go North East services 9, 20/20A, 35, 36, 56 or X20 should use the stop outside the Salvation Army on Roker Avenue or Dame Dorothy Street, near Bonner’s Field. Passengers travelling on Stagecoach services 23, 18, E1, E2 or E6 should use the stop on Dame Dorothy Street. Northbound journeys are unaffected.
22 May 2018 - 23 May 2018: Routes 55 and 63 – Goathland Avenue, Longbenton
Goathland Avenue, Longbenton, will be closed for resurfacing works between Whitfield Drive and Ashleigh Grove from 6pm to midnight on Tuesday 22 May and Wednesday 23 May.
During the closures, Arriva Service 55 and Stagecoach Service 63 will be diverted non-stop via Station Road, Whitley Road and Front Street to/from Four Lane Ends Interchange. The affected services will be unable to serve Ashleigh Grove, Goathland Avenue and Benton Road (bus stop at Rushall Place).
|Service no||Details||Effective from||Timetable|
Houghton-le-Spring - Washington - Heworth
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||4|
Whitley Bay /Gateshead -
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||11/11A|
South Shields - Washington - Durham
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||50/50A|
Gateshead - Teams -
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||64|
Waterview Park /
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||85/86|
Winlaton - Metrocentre -
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||90|
Gateshead - Lobley Hill -
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||95|
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||97/97A|
Sandy Lane/Regent Centre -
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||552|
South Shields - Simonside -
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||T503|
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||X1/X1A|
Newcastle - Cramlington /
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||X7/X8|
Newcastle - Cramlington -
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||X9/X10/X11|
Newcastle - Ashington - Alnwick/
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||X20/X21/X22|
Newcastle – Sunniside – Consett
|Sunday, 20 May 2018||X70/X71/X72|
Byker - Tynemouth
|Saturday, 26 May 2018||900|