5 June 2017 - until spring 2018; Routes 306, 308, 310, 392 and W3 – Norham Road, North Shields
Norham Road bridge, North Shields (over the Coast Road) is closed until spring 2018 to be rebuilt. Go North East route 310 is operating to a revised route and timetable, available by clicking on the link below. Buses are non-stop between Formica and Dunelm in both directions. Route W3 is also operating to a revised route and timetable available by clicking on the link below. Routes 306, 308 and 392 may at times be subject to short-term diversions during off-peak hours. Further details will be provided here if this happens.
12 June 2017 - until 2 July. Routes 11, 135 and 136 at Pallion, Sunderland (late evenings only)
The roundabout at Pallion, Sunderland, and the junctions with Pallion Subway/European Way/Pallion New Road will be closed late evenings until Sunday, 2 July, for major works associated with the new Wear crossing. Routes 11, 135 and 136 are diverted at the following times: Mondays to Thursdays after 9pm; Fridays after 9:30pm, and weekends after 10pm. At these times route 11 will miss stops on Trimdon Street, Pallion New Road and Pallion Subway. Buses will divert via Hylton Road and St Luke's Terrace calling at all stops on the way. Routes 135 and 136 will miss stops on Pallion New Road, Pallion Subway and St Luke's Terrace. Route 135 crossing the Queen Alexandra Bridge will turn left onto Pallion New Road (east) and serving the first eastbound stop (Galvanisers) then non-stop to Pallion Health Centre stop on Hylton Road and back to nromal route. Route 136 will call at the corresponding stops in the other direction.
25 June 2017 - Route 20 – A1018 Shields Road, Sunderland
Due to resurfacing works, A1018 Shields Road in Sunderland will be closed just north of Newcastle Road roundabout between 8am and 6pm on Sunday, 25 June. Go North East service 20 will divert via Dovedale Road, Dean Lane and Station Road/Charlton Road calling at all stops on diversion in both directions.
26 June 2017 - until 29 June: Routes 6, 32 and 32A at Shieldfield in Newcastle
Shield Street in Shieldfield, Newcastle, will be closed for resurfacing works between 7am and 5pm for four days from Monday, 26 June. Routes 6, 32 and 32A will not run along Shield Street in either direction and passengers should instead use alternative stops at Warwick Street (Star and Shadows Cinema), New Bridge Street (Manors) or Simpson Terrace. Route 6 towards the city centre will call at the stop just before Argyle Street on New Bridge Street as part of this diversion.
26 June 2017 - Route 95 – Beechwood Gardens, Lobley Hill
Beechwood Gardens, Lobley Hill, will be closed between approx 10am and 3pm on Monday 26 June to allow replacement of a drain cover and frame.
During the closure, Go North East service 95 will be unable to serve Beechwood Gardens or the south end of Rothbury Gardens. Passengers will need to use stops on Rothbury Gardens (opposite Meldon Gardens), Alwinton Gardens or Cragside Gardens.
26 June 2017 - until 30 June: Routes 90 and 94 at Team Valley (evenings)
Due to resurfacing works, Kingsway South on the Team Valley trading estate will be closed southbound, only south of the Eastern Avenue roundabout. from 8pm to 6am the next morning for four nights from Monday, 26 June. Route 94 southbound will be diverted via Western Avenue, Dukesway and Tenth Avenue West call at stops at Western Avenue (near Princes Way), at Princes Way Central and on Dukesway (at Eight Avenue). Passengers should use these or stops on Kingsway North or Marquisway. Route 90 will divert via Western Avenue and Dukesway, terminating/turning at the Western Avenue/Tenth Avenue roundabout and missing Kingsway South, please use the nearest alternative stops.
26 June 2017 - 30 June 2017: Routes 22, 306, 308 and 310 – A19/A1058 Coast Road/Silverlink (Eastbound)
The eastbound slip roads from the Coast Road at Silverlink are closed from 8pm to 6am each evening from Monday 26 June, to Friday 30 June.
Arriva Services 306 and 308 passengers which normally use the Silverlink stop at McDonalds will need to use the next or previous stop (Coast Road – Norham Road or Willington Square).
Stagecoach Service 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.
Go North East service 310 Newcastle-bound journeys are currently operating via Silverlink roundabout and slip roads due to the closure of Norham Road Bridge.
2 July 2017 - 9 July 2017: Route 18A - Heaton Road/Cardigan Terrace/Jesmond Vale Lane, Newcastle
Heaton Road will be closed for resurfacing works between Cardigan Terrace and Jesmond Vale Lane from 9am to 4pm on Sundays 2 July and 9 July 2017.
Service 18A (operated by Gateshead Central Taxis on behalf of Nexus) will divert as follows:
Service 18A towards Four Lane Ends will operate normal route from Walker to Shields Road (Morrisons) and then divert via Shields Road, Chillingham Road, Benton Road and Cragside resuming normal route from Newton Road.
Service 18A towards Walker will operate normal route to Newton Road and then divert via Cragside, Benton Road, Chillingham Road and Shields Road resuming normal route from Morrisons.
Buses will observe all stops on Chillingham Road and Benton Lane.
3 July 2017 - 14 July 2017: Routes 51 and 53 – A191 Benton Road, West Allotment
Overnight road closures will take place on A191 Benton Road, West Allotment, to allow surfacing works to be carried out. The closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am from Monday 3 July to Friday 14 July, excluding Saturday night and Sunday night.
Arriva service 51 will be diverted via New York Road and Earsdon Road omitting Holyfields and Benton Road. Passengers for service 51 should use stops on New York Road.
Arriva service 53 will operate direct via Earsdon Road omitting New York Road, Holyfields and Benton Road. The nearest available stops for service 53 will be its Earsdon Road bus stops.
15 July 2017 - 16 July 2017: Routes 10, 39, 40, 82, X82 and 685 - A69 West Road/Lemington Road Ends, Newcastle
The A69 West Road will be closed between Lemington Road Ends and A1 roundabout from 7pm on Saturday, 15 July, to 7am the next morning for maintenance. Routes 10, 39, 40, 82, X82 and 685 will not serve any of the stops on West Road in either direction (Ramparts, Avalon Drive, Lemington Road Ends East and West, The Burnside or South View). Passengers should use stops on Hillhead Road, which buses in both directions will call at temporarily while following a diversion.
20 July 2017 - March 2018: Routes 18, 18, 18A, 38, 54, 118, X7, X8 and X63 – Killingworth Road and West Farm Avenue, Newcastle
From Thursday 20 July, Killingworth Road will be closed to all traffic between South Gosforth Roundabout and West Farm Avenue for several months 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 will need to be diverted. Details of the alternative routes and stopping locations are set out on the attached file.
Please note that some of these services will also operate to a revised timetable and therefore passengers should check full timetable details (available from early July) before travelling.