- Route 38C – Tunstall Road/Queen Alexandra Road Roundabout, Sunderland
Tunstall Road will be closed for resurfacing works just north of the Queen Alexandra Road roundabout from 8am to 6pm on Sunday 13 October and Sunday 20 October.
Go North East service 38C will divert via Thornholme Road, Durham Road and Queen Alexandra Road in both directions, observing stops along the diverted route.
- Monday, 21 October 2019: Route 58A – Swing Bridge, Newcastle
The Swing Bridge, Newcastle Quayside will be closed overnight for maintenance works from Monday 7 October to Monday 21 October. The closures are expected to be in place between 10pm and 6am.
Go North East service 58A will operate normal route from Gateshead towards Newcastle via Baltic and The Sage, but then divert via Oakwellgate, Tyne Bridge, Swan House roundabout and Pilgrim Street to normal route. Passengers are advised that these buses will be unable to serve Newcastle Quayside or Dean Street after 10pm.
- Routes 5, 9 & 558 – Abingdon Way/Hedworth Lane, Boldon Colliery
Abingdon Way will be closed at Hedworth Lane on Sunday 20 October to allow resurfacing works to be carried out between 7am and 7pm. The closure, which is expected to be in place for the full day, will allow for eastbound traffic to divert via Abingdon Way (north) and Cotswold Lane, however, westbound traffic will be unable to use this route and will be diverted away from the area.
Go North East 5 and 9 services and Nexus secured service 558 (Gateshead Central Taxis) will be affected as follows:
From Boldon ASDA, Services 5 & 9 will divert ahead at ASDA roundabout to Henley Way, then via Abingdon Way, Newcastle Road, A19 northbound to off-slip at Hedworth Lane and normal route.
Towards Boldon ASDA, services will operate via normal route to The Boldon Lad, then ahead across A19, left to Abingdon Way, right to Cotswold Lane and remain on Cotswold Lane, serving all stops until reaching ASDA roundabout and normal routes.
Service 558, operated by Gateshead Central Taxis, will terminate at Boldon Asda and will be unable to serve Cotswold Estate.
- Thursday, 17 October 2019: Routes 11, 54, 57A, 308, 309 – Marden Road, Whitley Bay
Marden Road, Whitley Bay, will be closed for resurfacing works between Hillheads Road and Grosvenor Drive from 6pm to midnight from Sunday 13 October to Thursday 17 October.
Arrive 54, 57A, 308 services and Go North East 11 and 309 services will be affected as follows:
Arriva Services 54, 57A & 308 wil divert via Marden Road South/The Broadway/Mast Lane/John Street/Whitley Road (in both directions).
Services 54 and 308 to Newcastle will be unable to serve their stop at HSBC on Whitley Road. These services will depart from the stop outside The Brewery on York Road.
Service 57A to North Shields will be unable to serve its stop at Nationwide on Whitley Road and will depart from the stop outside The Brewery on York Road, along with services 54 & 308..
Go North East services 11 & 309 will divert via Seatonville Road/Cauldwell Lane/Front Street (in both directions).
These services will be unable to serve stops on Shields Road/Hillheads Road but will instead serve bus stops on Seatonville Road & Cauldwell Lane. Normal stops within Whitley bay Town Centre will be observed.
- Saturday, 19 October 2019: Route 11 – Tyne View Terrace, Wallsend
Tyne View Terrace will be closed for footpath/cycleway improvements between 8pm and 6am for five nights commencing Monday 14 October.
During the closures, Go North East Service 11 will operate as follows:
From Wallsend service 11 will operate normal route to Bewicke Road/Bewicke Street roundabout and then run non-stop via Bewick Road, Howdon Lane, Tynemouth Road, Wallsend Road, East Howdon By-Pass and then resume normal route from Howdon Road n/b.
From Whitley Bay service 11 will operate normal route to the foot of Howdon Road (junction with Tyne View Terrace) and then run non-stop via East Howdon By-Pass, Wallsend Road, Tynemouth Road, Howdon Lane and Bewick Road (turning at roundabout junction with Bewicke Street) and then resuming normal route from Bewick Road w/b.
- Friday, 18 October 2019: Routes 32, 32A & Q3 – Westbourne Avenue/Welbeck Road/Ennerdale Road, Walker, Newcastle
Westbourne Avenue will be closed for resurfacing works between Welbeck Road and Ennerdale Road from 9:30am to 3:30pm each day from Monday 14 October to Friday 18 October.
Stagecoach services 32, 32A and Go North East service Q3 will be diverted as follows:
Stagecoach service 32 towards Walker – will divert via Allendale Road, Waverdale Avenue and Wellbeck Road before re-joining the normal route after the Westbourne Avenue junction.
Stagecoach service 32A towards Walkergate – will divert via Wellbeck Road, Waverdale Avenue and Allendale road, re-joining the normal route on Westbourne Avenue.
Go North East service Q3 will operate via Welbeck Road and Waverdale Avenue in both directions, observing stops along the diverted route.
- Thursday, 17 October 2019: Routes 4, 37 & 73 – Heworth Road, Concord
Heworth Road, Concord, will be closed for resurfacing works between The Drive and Coach Road from 8am to 6pm on Wednesday 16 October and Thursday 17 October.
Go North East service 4 will divert via The Drive, Well Bank Road and Coach Road in both directions, serving all stops along the diversion.
Nexus services 37 and 73 (operated by Gateshead Central Taxis) will divert non-stop via The Drive, Well Bank Road and Coach Road in both directions and access the Coach Road Estate from Coach Road instead of Heworth Road. These buses will be unable to serve the stops at St Bede’s Church (23021 23022) and Heworth Road – The Drive (23030).
- Route Q3 – Sir Bobby Robson Way, Great Park, North Brunton
Sir Bobby Robson Way at Great Park will be closed for resurfacing works on Saturday 19 October.
During the closure, Go North East Service Q3 will be diverted to omit Sir Bobby Robson Way and the P&R turning circle and instead divert via Great Parkway (with a double run to the Sage entrance roundabout) and serve a temporary stop outside the P&R entrance (as per attached image).
- Wednesday, 23 October 2019: Routes 22, 71 & X82 – Coach Road, Throckley
Coach Road, Throckley, will be closed for resurfacing works between Hexham Road and Hallow Drive from 9:30am to 3:30pm on Monday 21 October, Tuesday 22 October and Wednesday 23 October.
Stagecoach services 22, 71 & X82 will be affected as follows:
Service 22 – will run up Newburn Road as normal and onto Hallow Drive, Leazes Parkway and Coach Road then back onto Hallow Drive. Buses will then divert, turning left onto Newburn Road, travel past Sainbury’s to the Throckley Roundabout where all services will turn and re-join the normal route on Newburn Road towards Newcastle.
Service 71 – will run as normal to the Throckley Roundabout where the service will divert, turning, traveling back down Newburn Road to Hallow Drive where they will go onto serve Hallow Drive, Leazes Parkway, Coach Road and Halllow Drive before re-joining the normal route on Newburn Road towards Newcastle.
Service X82 – will travel along Hexham Road as normal to Throckley Roundabout where services will divert, running down Newburn Road to Hallow Drive, where services will operate via Hallow Drive, Leazes Parkway, Coach Road then back onto Hallow Drive once again. Buses will then turn left onto Newburn Road before re-joining the normal route at the Throckley Roundabout towards Walbottle and Newcastle.
- Sunday, 20 October 2019: Routes 11, 73, 135/136 – Trimdon Street, Sunderland
Trimdon Street, Sunderland will be closed for utility works from 7pm on Saturday 19 October to 6am on Sunday 20 October.
Stagecoach service 11 and Nexus secured (Go North East) services 135/136 and (Gateshead Central Taxis) service 73 will be affected as follows:
Stagecoach Service 11 towards Sunderland - will run as normal along Pallion New Road and Trimdon Street West to the Deptford Road roundabout where services will divert, travelling via Deptford Road and Hylton Road, re-joining the normal route on Silksworth Row and St Michael’s Way. Passengers should use the stops on Trimdon Street West (just before the Deptford Road Roundabout) or on St Michael’s Way (near The Empire Theatre) for their journey.
Service 11 from Sunderland - will follow the same diversion in reverse (St Michael’s Way, Silksworth Row, Hylton Road and Deptford Road, re-joining the normal route on Trimdon Street West/Pallion New Road). Passengers should use the stops on Silksworth Row (outside the Ship Isis) or on Trimdon Street West (after the Deptford Road roundabout) for their journey.
Nexus (operated by Go North East) Service 135 will divert after Silksworth Row onto Hylton Road, Deptford Road, re-joining normal route on Trimdon Street at Enderby Road. Stops at Trimdon Road Retail 23459 and B&Q 23460 will not be served but additional stop at Hylton Road/Deptford Road will be served.
Service 136 will divert after Trimdon Street at Enderby Road onto Deptford Road, Hylton Road, re-joining normal route on Silksworth Row.
Stop at Trimdon Road B&Q 24398 will not be served but additional stop at Hylton Road/Trimdon Street will be served.
Service 73 (operated by Gateshead Central Taxis) The 6:21pm service from the Coach Road Estate towards Sunderland will divert from Queen Alexander Bridge via Pallion New Road (westbound), Pallion Road and Hylton Road to Silksworth Row.
Stops on Pallion New Road and Trimdon Street West/Trimdon Street will not be served.