Central Avenue, North Shields, is closed at short notice for resurfacing, and this is expected to last several days. Route 310 is unable to serve Central Avenue until further notice, while route W3 is missing both Verne Road and Central Avenue. Please use the nearest alternative stop.
5 June 2017 - until spring 2018; Routes 306, 308, 310, 392 and W3 – Norham Road, North Shields
Norham Road bridge, North Shields (across the Coast Road) is closed until spring 2018 to be rebuilt. Routes 310 and W3 are operating revised routes and timetable, available by clicking on the links below. Buses are non-stop between Formica and Dunelm in both directions. Routes 306, 308 and 392 may at times be subject to short-term diversions; details will be provided here if this happens.
17 July 2017 - 28 July 2017: Routes 42, 42A & 51 in Battle Hill and Wallsend (evenings)
Station Road, Wallsend, will be closed at East Benton Rise between 8pm and 6am each night from Monday, 17 July, to Friday, 28 July, for road works near the new development. Routes 42 and 42A will be unable to serve Cross Avenue, Wiltshire Drive, Station Road North, Whitley Road (eastern end) and Benton ASDA. These services will divert between Devonshire Gardens and Benton Station Road via Coast Road, Red Hall Drive, Coach Lane and Front Street (western end) in both directions. Route 51 will be unable to serve Coast Road (between Red Hall Drive and Station Road), Wiltshire Gardens, Wiltshire Drive and Station Road North. Please use the nearest alternative stop, or alternative services.
20 July 2017 - March 2018: Routes 18, 18, 18A, 38, 54, 118, X7, X8 and X63 – Killingworth Road and West Farm Avenue, Newcastle
Killingworth Road, Gosforth, is closed to all traffic between South Gosforth Roundabout and West Farm Avenue until March 2018 whilst work takes place to widen the road and replace the Metro Bridge. Arriva routes 54, X7 & X8, Nexus/Central Taxis routes 18 & 18A, and Stagecoach routes 18, 38, 118 & 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 services also operate to a revised timetable.
24 July 2017 - 4 August 2017: Routes 6, 7, 8, 87, X87, X88 and M71 – Bedeburn Road, Newbiggin Hall Estate
Bedeburn Road, Newbiggin Hall Estate, Newcastle, is expected to be closed until Friday, 4 August, for highway works. For routes 6, 7 & 8 towards Four Lane Ends/Forest Hall, routes 87 and X87 towards Newcastle, and route M71 towards Westerhope, please use a temporary stop on Trevelyan Drive, just before the Eastgarth junction (layby on the right hand side). For routes 6, 7 & 8 towards Metrocentre/Central Station and route X88 towards Newcastle please use the temporary stop on Newbiggin Lane (outside the Sovereign Lodge Care Centre). For route M71 towards Kingston Park please use the westbound bus stop on Bedeburn Road (top section) where buses will call temporarily.
24 July 2017 - 28 July 2017: Routes 2A, 4, 8, 8A, 37, 82, 82A, 83, 83A, 84, 85, 86 & X1A in Washington
Buses to and from the Galleries, Washington are affected by a road closure at the junction of the Police Station link road and Parkway until Friday, 28 July, for a bridge demolition. Routes 4, 8, 8A, 84, 86 and X1A are operating via Glebe bus link as normal, then divert via Retail Park roundabout to The Galleries (in both directions). Routes 2A, 82, 82A 83 & 85 are diverting via Parkway, Fatfield Road, Dryburgh and Glebe bus link to the retail park and either Savacentre or Galleries. Routes 37 and 83A are diverting via Parkway (east) in both directions. A free shuttle service is running every 10 minutes between JFK School and Biddick Village to maintain local links.
24 July 2017 - 4 August 2017: Route 27 in Jarrow
Route 27 is operating on a diversion due to the closure of Church Bank, Jarrow, 8am to 6pm daily, Monday to Friday until 4 August. Buses are diverting from Priory Road via the A19 and Lindisfarne Roundabout, then Newcastle Road to Western Approach (The Arches) in both directions. Buses are calling at temporary stops on Newcastle Road between Tesco’s (Shaftesbury Avenue) and Western Approach for passengers to access Bedesway Industrial Estate and on Priory Road near the junction with High Street (southbound outside Shell UK and northbound at the corner of Wellington Place). Route 575 works' service is not affected.
24 July 2017 - 4 August 2017: Routes 22, 306 & 308 - A19/A1058 Coast Road Roundabout, Silverlink Slip Roads (Eastbound)
Due to the ongoing A19/A1058 Coast Road Roundabout works, the slip road at Silverlink (Eastbound) will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am, Monday to Friday, until 4 August. Passengers who use Arriva routes 306 and 308 and normally use the Silverlink stops will need to use the next or previous stops (Coast Road at Norham Road or Willington Square). Stagecoach route 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.
24 July 2017 - 4 August 2017: Routes 22, 306 & 308 - A19/A1058 Coast Road Roundabout, Silverlink Slip Roads (Westbound)
Due to the ongoing A19/A1058 Coast Road Roundabout works, the slip road at Silverlink (Westbound) will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am Monday to Friday until 4 August. Passengers who use routes 306 and 308 and normally use the Silverlink stops will need to use the next or previous stops (Coast Road at Norham Road or Willington Square). Route 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.
30 July 2017 - 6 August 2017: Route 83 at Swan, Washington
Station Road, Swan, Washington, will be closed from 8am to 6pm on two Sundays, 30 July and 6 August, for resurfacing. Route 83 will be unable to serve the turning circle at Swan Road – Barmston Court and customers are instead advised to use Oxclose Road - Brady Square to access the hourly route 2A. The nearest alternative stops for route 83 will be Westerhope Road.
2 August 2017 - 4 August 2017: Routes 2, 2A, 8, 8X, 16, 35A, 39, 78, 78A, 135 at Chester Road (University of Sunderland)
Chester Road, Sunderland city centre, will be closed between St Michael’s Way and Wharncliffe Street on the evenings of Wednesday and Thursday, 2-3 August from 7pm until 6am the next morning, for resurfacing. At these times buses will be unable to serve the stops at the university. Passengers for routes 2, 2A, 8, 8X, 35A, 39, 78, 78A, 135, arer advised to use Park Lane Interchange or the next available stop. Passengers for route 16 towards Hastings Hill are advised to use the stops at either Green Terrace or Western Hill; passengers for route 16 towards the City Centre and Redhouse are advised to use the stops at The Precinct (Chester Road) or Vine Place.