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Important information - From Monday 15 June, Haymarket bus station will be for boardings only.

This means that instead of getting off your bus at Haymarket bus station, you will get off at the previous stop – which will be on St Mary’s Place, Barras Bridge or St Thomas Street.

You can get on your bus at Haymarket bus station as normal.

This is to make your bus journey more covid secure, so that passengers leaving buses don’t come into contact with those waiting for them.

 

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- (approx) October 2021: Routes 79A & TB20 – Avenue Vivian/Lambton Lane/Rose Avenue, Fence Houses

Avenue Vivian at Fence Houses will be closed between Lambton Lane and Rose Avenue from Wednesday 13 May 2020 for approximately 18 months.  The long-term closure is to allow construction and drainage works.
Nexus Services 79A (Go North East) and TB20 (Station Taxis) will divert from Station Avenue via Rose Avenue to Avenue Vivian, omitting Station Avenue North (28047) and Lambton Lane 28952.
Passengers should use Avenue Vivian or Station Avenue at Durham Street/St John’s Church.



 


 

- May 2021: Routes 49C & 64 – Johnson Street, Gateshead

Johnson Street, Gateshead, will be closed until May 2021 to facilitate works on behalf of Northumbria Water.  
Go North East 49C & 64 services will divert as follows:
Service 49C (returning to service on 1st June) will divert from Ellison Road roundabout via Clockmill Road and Team Street in both directions.
Service 64 (return to service TBA) will divert from Askew Road via Askew Road West to Rose Street and normal route.



 


 

- Bus route changes – Vine Place and Holmeside, Sunderland

Sunderland City Council have advised that, in line with police requirements, changes to routes and stops will be necessary in order to implement social distancing measures on Vine Place and Holmeside and will apply from 6pm on Friday 12th June.

Eastbound Closure of Vine Place and Holmeside
The eastbound stops (24S27/24S28/24S29) will be suspended with buses diverted via Stockton Road (temp stop near Age Concern) and Burdon Road re-joining normal routes and stops at Borough Road/Fawcett Street. 

Westbound stops relocated
Westbound, the two stops outside the market entrance will be suspended and services relocated to temporary stops west of Crowtree Road (near Hayes Travel/Aphrodite). 
Services from 24S24 (2, 2A, 8, 16, 39, 39A, 136, X24, x24A) will observe Temporary Stop A
Services from 24S40 (10, 11, 20, 700, 702) will observe Temporary Stop B



 


 

- Covid-19 Social Distancing Measures – Houghton le Spring

Sunderland City Council have advised that, in line with police requirements, the following changes will be implemented from Friday 12 June in Houghton le Spring to facilitate social distancing measures.

•    Newbottle Street to be made one way southbound
•    No access from Wheler Street into Newbottle Street.
•    Bus stop outside of Lloyds Bank suspended.

Bus services which normally travel northbound along The Broadway/Newbottle Street will operate via the established “Houghton Feast” diversion – via Hillside Way observing temporary stops adjacent to Lidl.  Sunderland City Council will provide appropriate signage for the stops affected (31H07/08/09).
Customers from the suspended southbound stop (31H05) should use the next stop on The Broadway.



 


 

- UPDATE: Social Distancing Measures – Park View, Whitley Bay: Routes 51, W1 & W2 

 
UPDATE: With effect from Friday 31 July 2020, North Tyneside Council have confirmed that Park View, Whitley Bay, will be closed between Norham Road and Marine Avenue each Saturday to facilitate social distancing measures in the town centre. 
 
Please see attached diversion information for Nexus secured services 51, W1 and W2.



 


 

- Social Distancing Measures Beverley Terrace/Grand Parade (southbound), Tynemouth: Routes 1A, 1B, 306

North Tyneside Council have confirmed that, in order to facilitate social distancing measures in Tynemouth, Beverley Terrace/Grand Parade will become northbound only between Marden Avenue and Front Street from Wednesday 1st July 2020.
Southbound Go North East services 1A/1B and Arriva service 306 will divert as follows:
Go North East  services 1A/1B towards Metrocentre will be unable to serve Beach Road and Grand Parade.  These buses will divert via Broadway and Percy Park to normal route at Percy Park Road.
Arriva service 306 from Whitley Bay to Newcastle will run via Broadway then perform a clockwise loop of Percy Park, Percy Park Road and the A193 before re-joining their normal route on King Edward Road. The short journeys from Tynemouth to Newcastle will start from the last stop on Grand Parade then run via Beach Road, Broadway and perform a clockwise loop of Percy Park, Percy Park Road and the A193 before re-joining their normal route on King Edward Road. All northbound journeys continue to run via their normal routes.  306 will serve stops on Broadway whilst on diversion.



 


 

- Social Distancing Measures: Jackson Street, Gateshead

Gateshead Council have confirmed that Jackson Street will be closed from Tuesday 04 August 2020 to allow social distancing measures to be put into place.  
Go North East services will operate as follows:
Services from/to the south to use High West Street and observe stops at The Gloucester.
GNE Services 1A and 1B will use Charles Street, then left onto High Street.
GNE Services 53 and Q2 will omit High Street and use Lambton Street.
GNE Service 94 will divert via Lambton Street, Prince Consort Rd, Charles Street then left to High West Street in to the bus station.
 



 


 

- Social Distancing Measures: Grey Street, Newcastle – Routes Q1 and Q3 (Northbound)

Newcastle City Council have confirmed that Grey Street will become southbound only from Thursday 30 July in order to facilitate social distancing measures.
Go North East northbound Quaylink Q1 and Q3 services will be diverted as follows:
Service Q3 northbound will divert from Dean Street via Mosley Street, Swan House, Pilgrim Street, (serving 08NC41 - outside Virgin Money), then via New Bridge Street, John Dobson Street and normal route
Service Q1 will divert from Dean Street via Mosley Street, Swan House, Pilgrim Street, Market Street (where stops will be observed to set down passengers) then normal route.



 


 

- Social Distancing Route changes: Routes 1, 30, 31, 36, 100, X24, X34 - Pilgrim Street/New Bridge Street, Newcastle

From Monday 20 July 2020 some bus services are being moved in advance of works to be undertaken by the City of Newcastle in relation to social distancing guidelines.

08NC80 Pilgrim St - Service 100 passengers should use the previous stop on Blackett Street. Services 1, 30 & 31 will now observe this stop.

08NC37 Pilgrim St - Services 1, 30 & 31 will move to the first bus stop on Pilgrim (outside the Stack).

08NC79 New Bridge St - Service 36 will move to the temporary bus stop on John Dobson St, next to the Laing Art Gallery.

08NC71 Pilgrim St - Service X24 & X34 will now travel north on Pilgrim St and are moved to the bus stop 08NC41 outside Virgin Money  (on the opposite side of the road).

08NC41 Pilgrim St - Service X24 and X34  will also observe this bus stop.



 


 

- Sunday, 27 September 2020: Routes 10 & 20 – Hylton Road/Trimdon Street, Sunderland

Hylton Road will be closed at Trimdon Street from Tuesday 28 July for up to 8 weeks.  This is to allow works in connection with the ongoing improvements on Trimdon Street.
Stagecoach Services 10 and 20 will be required to divert away from this eastern end of Hylton Road. 
During the period of the closure, all journeys on Services 10 and 20 will have no option but to divert from Hylton Road (Willow Pond), via St.Mark’s Road and Chester Road in order to reach the city centre. Buses in the opposite direction will also follow this diversion.  Unfortunately, buses on Services 10 and 20 will be unable to observe their normal stops along Hylton Road between St.Mark’s Road and Trimdon Street. Buses will also be unable to stop on Silksworth Row or on St.Michael’s Way. 
Services 10 and 20 will however observe all bus stops along the line of their diversionary route. 



 


 

- Routes 3, 4, 10 & 11 – Galsworthy Road/Chesterton Road/Benton Road, South Shields

Resurfacing works on Galsworthy Road will be carried out under road closures between 9am and 5pm from Monday 3 August to Thursday 20 August (weekdays only).
The works will be carried out in phases with diversions for Stagecoach Services 3, 4, 10 and 11 arranged accordingly.
Phase 6: On Monday 17 August, Galsworthy Road will be closed between Chesterton Road and Benton Road. During this phase of works:
Service 3 will divert via John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Chesterton Road, John Reid Road, Whiteleas Way, Nevinson Avenue, then normal route. 
Service 4 will divert via Nevinson Avenue, Whiteleas Way, John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Chesterton Road, John Reid Road, Boldon Lane, then normal route. 
Service 10 will divert via Whiteleas Way, John Reid Road, Chesterton Road, Galsworthy Road, Sheridan Road, John Reid Road, then normal route. 
Service 11 will divert via John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Chesterton Road, John Reid Road, Whiteleas Way, Nevinson Avenue, then normal route.
During all the above phases of works, buses will observe all bus stops along the line of the relevant diversionary routes, on request.  These works are weather dependent, and will depend on subsurface ground conditions encountered. Should there be any delays to the program, phasing dates may change.



 


 

- Routes 3, 4, 10 & 11 – Galsworthy Road/Masefield Drive, South Shields

Resurfacing works on Galsworthy Road will be carried out under road closures between 9am and 5pm from Monday 3 August to Thursday 20 August (weekdays only).
The works will be carried out in phases with diversions for Stagecoach Services 3, 4, 10 and 11 arranged accordingly.
Phase 7: On Tuesday 18 August, Galsworthy Road will be closed between its junctions with Masefield Drive. During this phase of works, all buses will need to divert via Masefield Drive rather than run via Galsworthy Road.
During all the above phases of works, buses will observe all bus stops along the line of the relevant diversionary routes, on request.  These works are weather dependent, and will depend on subsurface ground conditions encountered. Should there be any delays to the program, phasing dates may change.



 


 

- Routes 3, 4, 10 & 11 – Galsworthy Road/Masefield Drive/Chesterton Road, South Shields

Resurfacing works on Galsworthy Road will be carried out under road closures between 9am and 5pm from Monday 3 August to Thursday 20 August (weekdays only).
The works will be carried out in phases with diversions for Stagecoach Services 3, 4, 10 and 11 arranged accordingly.
Phase 8: On Wednesday 19 August, Galsworthy Road will be closed between its eastern junction with Masefield Drive and Chesterton Road. During this phase of works:
Service 3 will divert via John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Masefield Drive, Sheridan Road, Chesterton Road, Galsworthy Road east, then normal route.
Service 4 will divert via Galsworthy Road east, Chesterton Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Masefield Drive, Sheridan Road, Chesterton Road, Galsworthy Road east, then normal route.
Service 10 will divert via Galsworthy Road east, Chesterton Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Masefield Drive, Sheridan Road, John Reid Road. 
Service 11 will divert via John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Masefield Drive, Sheridan Road, Chesterton Road, Galsworthy Road east, then normal route.
During all the above phases of works, buses will observe all bus stops along the line of the relevant diversionary routes, on request.  These works are weather dependent, and will depend on subsurface ground conditions encountered. Should there be any delays to the program, phasing dates may change.



 


 

- Routes 3, 4, 10 & 11 – Galsworthy Road/Chesterton Road/Benton Road, South Shields

Resurfacing works on Galsworthy Road will be carried out under road closures between 9am and 5pm from Monday 3 August to Thursday 20 August (weekdays only).
The works will be carried out in phases with diversions for Stagecoach Services 3, 4, 10 and 11 arranged accordingly.
Phase 9: On Thursday 20 August, Galsworthy Road will be closed between Chesterton Road and Benton Road. During this phase of works:
Service 3 will divert via John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Chesterton Road, John Reid Road, Whiteleas Way, Nevinson Avenue, then normal route. 
Service 4 will divert via Nevinson Avenue, Whiteleas Way, John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Chesterton Road, John Reid Road, Boldon Lane, then normal route. 
Service 10 will divert via Whiteleas Way, John Reid Road, Chesterton Road, Galsworthy Road, Sheridan Road, John Reid Road, then normal route. 
Service 11 will divert via John Reid Road, Sheridan Road, Galsworthy Road, Chesterton Road, John Reid Road, Whiteleas Way, Nevinson Avenue, then normal route.
During all the above phases of works, buses will observe all bus stops along the line of the relevant diversionary routes, on request.  These works are weather dependent, and will depend on subsurface ground conditions encountered. Should there be any delays to the program, phasing dates may change.



 


 

- Routes 93 & Q1 – Hawks Road, Gateshead

Go North East Services Q1 and 93 are unable to serve their stops on Hawks Road.
Due to COVID-19 road layout changes at Eastgate, these services are diverted from Gateshead Interchange via High West Street, Charles Street, Felling by-pass,  Albany Road and Quarryfield Road to normal routes.  
Passengers should use stops on Mill Road  (service Q1) or Saltmeadows Road (service 93).
The diversion will apply until further notice.



 


 

- Sunday, 23 August 2020: Routes 35A & X1 – New Herrington/Miller’s Hill roundabout, Shiney Row

The New Herrington/Miller’s Hill roundabout will be closed for resurfacing works between 8am and 6pm on Sundays 9 August, 16 August and 23 August.
Go North East X1 and 35A services will be affected as follows:
Service X1 will be unable to serve the bus stops between Herrington Burn and Shiney Row roundabout.  These buses will divert via Success Road, Golf Course Road and Chester Road in both directions. Passengers should use Success Road or stops at Shiney Row Co-op.
Service 35A will be unable to stop at Herrington Burn.  Passengers should use stops at The Philadelphia public house or St Aidans Terrace.



 


 

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900/901/X900

Gateshead Stadium - South Shields/South Hylton
Metro Replacement
Go North East

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