5 June 2017 - (approx) Spring 2018: Routes 306, 308, 310, 392 and W3 – Norham Road Bridge, North Shields
Norham Road bridge in North Shields is closed for rebuilding until spring 2018. Routes 310 and W3 are operating to revised routes and timetables, please click on the links below for details. Routes 306, 308 and 392 may also at times be subject to diversions for short periods; details will be provided here is this is necessary.
20 July 2017 - March 2018: Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 118, 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 March 2018 to widen the road. Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 118, 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 of these routes also operate to a revised timetable.
25 September 2017 - until further notice: Route Q1 in Gateshead town centre
Route Q1 towards Gateshead Interchange is missing Jackson Street, High Street and Arthur Street in Gateshead town centre to avoid roadworks. Passengers should use Gateshead Interchange until further notice.
10 October 2017 - (approx) 29 December 2017: Route 57 – Sunderland Road, Wardley
Wardley bus gate is closed until at least the end of December 2017 due to roadworks on the Felling bypass. Route 57 is diverted via the Black Bull overbridge and so is not calling at the westbound bus stop on Sunderland Road (16959); passengers should instead use the first stop on White Mere Gardens northbound (16240).
7 November 2017 - August 2018: Routes 56 and 56A at Barmston, Washington
Bus stops on Cherry Blossom Way and Nissan Way in Barmston, Washington, will be out of use until August 2018 for road improvements. The early morning routes 56 and 56A which normally operate via this route are diverted from Washington Road via Spire Road (Peel retail park), turning at Macdonalds roundabout and resuming normal route on Spire Road. These buses are unable to serve Cherry Blossom Way, Nissan Way, Pattinson Interchange and their first northbound stop on Spire Road but will call at all stops along the diversion.
13 November 2017 - until further notice: Routes 28 and 28A – at Birtley and Ouston, County Durham
Station Lane, Birtley, is closed at the railway bridge until further notice for emergency gas works. Routes 28 & 28A are diverted between Birtley Front Street and Pelton via A167 (serving stops on Birtley Front Street), Barley Mow and Blind Lane roundabout. They are unable to serve Station Lane between Birtley Front Street and Ouston roundabout. In Birtley passengers are advised to use stops on Birtley Front Street. Passengers for Ouston should catch the 28 or 28A to Pelton and change to routes 34 or 34A. Please note the 06:36 and 06:53 departures from Ouston will operate normally to Ouston Crossroads, turn and then run non-stop to Birtley, and will resume service from the stop opposite Birtley Cenotaph, in orer to preserve early morning services in the village.
16 November 2017 - Routes 30, 31 and 38 in Fenham and West Denton, Newcastle
Whickham View, Newcastle, will be closed for resurfacing between 9:30am and 3:30pm weekdays from Thursday, 16 November, to Tuesday, 21 November. The road may also be closed on Saturday, 18 November, depending on progress of work. When the road is closed route 38 will be diverted from the junction between West Road and Pendower Way, continuing along West Road and Denton Road to the Whickham View Terminus in both directions. Routes 30 and 31 towards Whickham View will run as normal along Benwell Lane before diverting via Pendower Way and Fox & Hounds Lane before returning along Benwell Lane in the direction of Newcastle, re-joining its normal route on Elswick Road; these routes towards Netherby Drive will travel as normal along Benwell Lane towards Whickham View before diverting and running via Pendower Way and West Road re-joining the regular route on Silver Lonnen. All buses will call at stops along the diversion routes.
|Service no||Details||Effective from||Timetable|
Hylton Castle/ Downhill -
|Sunday, 19 November 2017||3/4|
Hylton Red House -
|Sunday, 19 November 2017||16|
Dene Estate - Sunderland -
|Sunday, 19 November 2017||23|
|Sunday, 19 November 2017||X1|
Newcastle - Pennywell Ind. Est/
|Sunday, 19 November 2017||X24/X24A|
Newcastle - Horsley Hill
|Sunday, 19 November 2017||X34|
Houghton-le-Spring - Peterlee
|Monday, 20 November 2017||ED2|