- 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.
- Killingworth Road - Bus Diversions (From 01 March 2019)
- Killingworth Road - Bus Diversions (From 20 May 2019)
- Sunday, 14 July 2019: Routes 6, 7, 8 and 84 - Derwenthaugh Road (westbound)/Scotswood Bridge on-slip Road (westbound), Blaydon, Gateshead
From Tuesday 23 April, there will be a lane closure on the westbound section of Derwenthaugh Road (including the westbound on-slip for the Scotswood Bridge) whilst bridge repair/replacement works take place. These repairs will take up to 12 weeks to complete.
During the lane closures, Stagecoach services 6, 7 and 8 and Nexus secured service 84 (operated by Stanley Travel) will be required to divert as follows:
Services 6, 7, 8 and 84 towards Newcastle City Centre – will follow the normal route to Derwenthaugh Road before diverting non-stop along Chain Bridge Road (towards Blaydon) then returning eastbound on Chain Bridge Road via the railway crossing underpass and the Chain Bridge, re-joining the normal route on Scotswood Road.
Services 6, 7, 8 and 84 towards the Metro Centre - will follow normal route.
- Thursday, 4 July 2019: Routes 700/701 – Dame Dorothy Street, Sunderland
From Thursday 13 June to Thursday 4 July, due to evening/overnight road closures on Dame Dorothy Street, Go North East service 700/701 will be diverted from 7pm each evening.
Services 700 and 701 will both operate from the Wearmouth Bridge via the 700 route (Sheepfolds, Hay Street and Stadium Way) to Southwick Road. They will then turn right at the Southwick Road/Newcastle Road junction to North Bridge Street. The services will return via North Bridge Street to Wearmouth Bridge and normal route.
Services will observe all stops on the diversion route.
The nearest stops for St Peters Campus will be at St Peters Metro, Wheatsheaf or Barclay Street.
- Friday, 21 June 2019: Routes 10, 39, 40, X82 and N40 – A69 West Road (eastbound), West Denton, Newcastle
A69 West Road will be closed eastbound each night from Monday 17 June to Friday 21 June to allow resurfacing works. The closures will be in place between 11pm and 7am.
Stagecoach services 10, 39, 40, X82 and N40 will be affected as follows:
Services travelling East – will operate on normal route to A69/Hillhead Road before diverting via Hillhead Road, West Denton Way, Stamfordham Road Interchange and A1 (southbound) before re-joining their regular routes at the West Road roundabout heading towards Newcastle City Centre.
Stops along the diversionary route WILL NOT be observed between Union Hall Road/A69 and the West Road.
- Saturday, 22 June 2019: Routes 12, 32, 32A, 36, 39, 40, 62, 63, 71, 72, 87, 100, N39, N40, N88 – Blackett Street, Newcastle
Blackett Street will be closed from 6am on Friday 21 June to midnight on Saturday 22 June to facilitate a Fan Zone for the Cricket World Cup.
Please see the attached list of diversions for Stagecoach services 12, 32, 32A, 36, 39, 40, 62, 63, 71, 72, 87, 100, N39, N40, N88
- and Sunday 23 June 2019: Routes 9, 20, 22 and 38C – Park Road/Burdon Road, Sunderland
The junction of Park Road/Burdon Road in Sunderland will be closed for resurfacing works on Sundays 16 June and 23 June.
During the closure, Go North East services 9, 38C, Stagecoach service 20 and Arriva service 22 will operate as follows:
GNE service 9 from Park Lane towards Lukes Lane will turn right to Stockton Road, then right at Priestman roundabout to Vine Place and Holmeside, then left to Fawcett Street and normal route.
GNE services 9 and 60 from Park Lane towards Ryhope will turn right to Stockton Road then via Priestman roundabout, Tunstall Road and Tunstall Vale/The Cloisters to normal route on Stockton Road.
GNE service 38C from Ryhope will operate normal route to Belvedere Road, but then divert left to Stockton Road and direct to Park Lane Interchange. Outward journey will operate as normal.
Stagecoach service 20 - will run along Hylton Road and St Michael’s Way as normal before diverting via Albion Place, Vine Place and Holmeside, re-joining the normal route at Fawcett Street. Buses will be unable to serve stops on Stockton Road (outside Age Concern) or Burdon Road (opposite Mowbray Park).
Arriva service 22 will be unable to serve Stockton Road/St George’s Way (bus stop outside Age Concern). Customers are advised to use Park Lane Interchange.
- Sunday, 30 June 2019: Route 22 – A1058 slip roads, Silverlink Roundabout
Between Monday 17 June and Sunday 30 June, there will be a number of overnight closures affecting the A1058 slip roads and Silverlink roundabout. These closures will be in place weekdays only between the hours of 8pm and 6am.
To maintain reliability and allow Stagecoach to provide a consistent service, buses will divert away from the Silverlink Roundabout from 8pm as follows:
Stagecoach service 22 from Newcastle - will 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.
Stagecoach service 22 towards Newcastle – will follow the same diversion route in reverse.
- Route Q3 – Newcastle Quayside: Sunshine Fun Run
The annual Sunshine Fun Run takes place on Newcastle Quayside on Wednesday 19 June, with the Quayside bus link past Pitcher & Piano closed from 12pm to 9pm.
During this event, Go North East service Q3 will divert westbound via the Sunday Market diversion via The Swirle and Sandgate, then using the stop opposite the Law Courts and normal route.
Passengers are advised that service Q3 will be unable to serve stop on Newcastle Quayside near to Wesley Square, please use stop opposite The Law Courts towards City Centre.