20 July 2017 - March 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 March 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 of these routes also operate to a revised timetable.
11 August 2017 - until further notice: Route 22 - A19/A1058 Silverlink slip roads
Due to the ongoing A19/A1058 Coast Road Roundabout works, the slip roads at Silverlink will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am until works are completed. Stagecoach route 22 will divert away from the Silverlink Roundabout up Churchill Street via the Jolly Bowman, along Middle Engine Lane and into the north side of Silverlink. Buses will turn at Osprey Drive roundabout and call at stops outside the Volkswagen and Citroen dealerships before returning to the north end of Silverlink and on towards Cobalt Park, re-joining the normal route.
22 September 2017 - early November 2017: Routes 1, 10, 11, 30, 31, 36, 38, 91, 100, N21, X24, X34 and X55 in Newcastle city centre
All southbound bus stops in Pilgrim Street, Newcastle city centre, are out of use to allow demolition work - buses are diverted until early November. For routes 1, 10, 11, 30 and 31, 38 towards Slatyford, Whickham View and West Denton please use a temporary stop in John Dobson Street coach layby outside the Laing Gallery, Broadacre House or Grainger Street. Route 36 towards Fenham will terminate in John Dobson Street; passengers leaving the city centre should use Blackett Street. For route 100 towards Metrocentre please use Blackett Street or Central Station. For routes 91, N21, X24, X34 and X55 please use stops outside the Magistrates Court on Market Street, adjacent to the former police station.
25 September 2017 - until further notice: Route Q1 in Gateshead town centre
Route Q1 towards Gateshead Interchange is missing Jackson Street, High Street and Arthur Street in Gateshead town centre to avoid roadworks. Passengers should use Gateshead Interchange until further notice.
2 October 2017 - 22 October 2017 (approx) – Routes 6, 6A, 10, 10A, 10B, 10X, 12, 12A, 21, 28, 28A, 45, 45E, 46, 47, X21, X25, X30, X31, X32, X70, X71 & X72 in Newcastle city centre
The two bus stops outside the Wilkinson’s store in Newgate Street, Newcastle city centre (codes 08NC125 and 08NC126) are suspended for utility works until late October. Buses will instead call at stop 08NC20 outside Lau's restaurant and opposite St Andrew's Church. Please use either this or the next stops on the normal route: Central Station for routes 6, 6A, 10, 10A, 10B, 10X, 12, 12A, 45, 45E, 46, 47 and X30 or High Level Bridge for routes 21, 28, 28A, X21, X25, X31, X32, X70, X71, and X72.
10 October 2017 - (approx) 29 December 2017: Route 57 – Sunderland Road, Wardley
Wardley bus gate will be closed from first bus on Tuesday 10 October for at least 12 weeks to allow centre reservation works and improvement works for the bus gate.
Due to the closure of the bus gate, Go North East service 57 will divert via Felling by-pass, A195 slip-road, Black Bull overbridge, Sunderland Road then White Mere Gardens and normal route.
The westbound bus stop on Sunderland Road (16959) will not be used by service 57, passengers should instead use the first stop on White Mere Gardens northbound (16240).
21 October 2017 - 25 October 2017: Routes 12/12A, 49, 69, 90 and R3/R4 – Blaydon Bank/Garden Street, Blaydon
Blaydon Bank/Garden Street will be closed from Saturday 21 October to Wednesday 25 October to allow Northern Gas Networks to carry out works at the junction.
Go North East services 12/12A, 49, 69, 90 and Nexus R3/R4 (operated by Gateshead Central Taxis) will be diverted and a free shuttle bus will operate.
The shuttle will be available between 5:11am and 12:11am each day running from Winlaton bus station via Church Street/North Street, Burn Road, Black Lane, North Street/Back Lane to Heddon View, Wylam View, Blaydon bank, Croftdale Road, Back Lane and North Street back to Winlaton bus station.
22 October 2017 - Routes 5, 10, 11 and 88 – Harton Lane and Temple Park Road, South Shields
Harton Lane/Temple Park Road roundabout will be closed for resurfacing between 8am and 6pm on Sunday, 22 October. Go North East services 5 and 88 will be unable to serve any stops in either direction on Harton Lane, Temple Park Road or Stanhope Road. These services will divert via McAnany Avenue, King George Road and Mortimer Road in both directions. Stagecoach services 10 and 11 will divert via Harton Moor Estate, observing all stops along McAnany Avenue. Please use the nearest alternative stops.
22 October 2017 - Routes 20 and 39 – Hylton Road (West)/Hylton Bank Roundabout, Sunderland
Road closure will be required on Hylton Road (west) between 8am and 6pm on Sunday 22 October to allow resurfacing works on the Hylton Bank roundabout.
Stagecoach service 20 and Go North East service 39 will operate as follows:
Service 20 towards Sunderland will travel as normal via Portsmouth Road to Prestbury Road where service 20 will divert via Prestbury Road onto the A183 Chester Road towards Sunderland City Centre. All buses towards Sunderland will then journey via the Grindon Mill Roundabout, Pennywell Road, Portsmouth road, re-joining the normal route on Hylton Road.
As a consequence of the diversions, Service 20 will be unable to observe the normal stops on Hylton Road (Prestbury Road to St Anne’s), but will observe stops along the diversionary route on Portsmouth Road (opposite the Pennywell Community Centre) and a temporary sop on Portsmouth Road (Just before the Hylton Road junction). Passengers who normally board the service 20 at St Anne's to travel into Sunderland, should use the temporary stop at the bottom of Portsmouth Road (just before the Hylton Road junction).
Service 39 will be unable to serve Hylton Road or Portsmouth Road. Service 39 will operate via the normal route to Prestbury Road and divert left to Hylton Road (serving the first stop), then via Pennywell Industrial Estate, A183 Chester Road and Pennywell Road to normal route on Nookside.
26 October 2017 - 27 October 2017: Route 10 – The Cedars, Sunderland
The Cedars, Sunderland, will be closed for resurfacing works between 8am and 6pm on Thursday 26 October and Friday 27 October.
As a result of the closure, Stagecoach Service 10 will be unable to serve The Cedars, Ashbrooke Range and Queen Alexandra Road.
Service 10 towards Grangetown will run as normal along Villette Road as far as the junction with Ryhope Road where the service will then divert and run non-stop via Ryhope Road and Sea View Road, re-joining the normal route on Queen Alexandra Road/Sea View Road West.
Service 10 towards Sunderland will follow the same diversion route in reverse (Sea View Road West as normal before diverting non-stop via Sea View Road and Ryhope Road before re-joining the normal route on Villette Road).
29 October 2017 - Freedom of City 2017 - Tyne Bridge closure
On Sunday 29 October as part of the Freedom of City event in Newcastle, the Tyne Bridge will be closed in both directions between 1pm and 8:30pm. All bus services which operate via the Tyne Bridge will be operating by diversion routes during the closure. Passengers are also asked to be aware that bus services which operate through the city centre will also be subject to delays between 4:10pm and 5:05pm with rolling road closures to allow passage of marching groups.
Please see attached file for diversions for Go North East services 1/1A, 21, 27, 28, 53, 54, 56, 57, 58, 97, Q1/Q2/Q3, X1, X10 and X71