- summer 2019 (approx): Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 218, 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 (approx) summer 2019 to widen the road. Routes 18, 18A, 38, 54, 218, 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 routes also operate to a revised timetable.
- (approx) Monday, 29 October 2018: Routes 30, 31, 32 and 32A at Benwell, Newcastle
An emergency road closure is in place on Adelaide Terrace (between Atkinson Road and Ethel Street) for repairs to a fire-damaged building. The closure may continue until the end of October. Services 32 and 32A are unable to serve Stops on Armstrong Road and Adelaide Terrace in either direction - please use the nearest alternative. Services 30 and 31 are following the normal route along Elswick Road before diverting and running via St John’s Road, Armstrong Road and Atkinson Road, re-joining the normal route on Benwell Lane in both directions. Buses are calling at stops along the diversion.
- Friday, 19 October 2018: Route 94 at Felling and Heworth
There will be overnight closures on Felling by-pass each night from 8pm until Friday, 19 October. At these times Service 94 will be unable to serve bus stop 15053 at Abbotsford Road-Eastern Court. Please use the next stop on Hepburn Gardens instead.
- Tuesday, 23 October 2018: Routes 35A, X9 and X10 near Testo's roundabout, South Tyneside
Further overnight eastbound road closures will take place from Tuesday, 16 October, to Tuesday, 23 October, between 8pm to 6am each night on the A184 between White Mare Pool and Testo's roundabout for resurfacing. Services 35A, X9 and X10 from Heworth will be unable to call at stops between these points, please use the nearest alternative. Journeys towards Heworth from Testo's roundabout will be unaffected.
- Friday, 19 October 2018: Route 8 – Picktree Lane, Vigo Lane, Rickleton
Due to unscheduled works on Picktree La/Vigo La junction at Spire Hospital at Picktree, Go North East service 8 diverting via Rickleton Way, and not able to serve Rickleton Centre. Service 81 is serving Rickleton as normal. Please catch service 81 to Laburnum Avenue and catch Service 8 from there. Works are schedule to take place OFF PEAK until Friday, 19 October.
- Routes 9, 30, 558 – Front Street, East Boldon
Front Street, East Boldon, will be closed between Boker Lane and Station Road on Sunday 21 October to allow resurfacing works to be carried out.
Go North East service 9, Stagecoach service 30 and Nexus secured service 558 (operated by Gateshead Central Taxis) will divert as follows:
Go North East service 9 towards Lukes Lane Estate will divert via Station Road past the Metro crossing, Cleadon Lane, Tile Shed Lane, New Road and Boker Lane, then right to normal route.
Towards Sunderland and Murton buses will operate normal route to Western Terrace left to Boker Lane, right to New Road, Tile Shed Lane then Cleadon Lane and Station Road to normal route.
Passengers are advised that these buses will be unable to serve stops on Front Street.
Stagecoach service 30 towards Boldon – will run as normal along Whitburn Road before diverting non-stop via Cleadon Lane, Tile Shed Lane, New Road and Boker Lane, re-joining the normal route towards Boldon on Front Street.
Service 30 towards South Shields – will travel as normal along Front Street before diverting non-stop via Boker Lane, New Road, Tile Shed Lane and Cleadon Lane, re-joining the normal route towards South Shields on Whitburn Road.
Nexus service 558 (operated by Central Taxis of Gateshead) will proceed directly along Boldon lane, omitting Cleadon lane, Station Road, Boker Lane and Front Street.
- Routes 9, 20, 22, 38C, 60 – Stockton Road/Cowan Terrace/Park Road, Sunderland
Stockton Road, Sunderland will be closed for resurfacing works between Cowan Terrace and Park Road from 7am to 7pm on Sunday 21 October.
Arriva service 22, Go North East (GNE) services 9, 60, Nexus secured 38C (operated by GNE) and Stagecoach service 20 will divert as follows:
Arriva service 22 will divert via Burdon Road and Holmside in both directions.
Go North East services 9 & 60 will operate normal route towards Sunderland until just before the Park Road gyratory system and divert left to Mowbray Road/Tunstall Vale, then right to Tunstall Road and ahead at the roundabout, bearing right to Thornhill Crescent and Priestman Roundabout, then normal route to Park Lane bus station.
Services 9 & 60 will leave Park Lane towards Priestman Roundabout, then take second exit to Thornhill Crescent, bearing left to Tunstall Road, ahead (2nd exit) at roundabout to Tunstall Road, then left to Tunstall Vale/Mowbray Road, then left to Stockton Road, loop around gyratory system and normal route southbound.
Service 9 towards Wearmouth Bridge will turn right from Park Lane to Priestman roundabout, right to Vine Place and Holmeside to join normal route from Fawcett Street.
Nexus 38C (operated by GNE) Service 38C towards Sunderland will divert from Tunstall Road, right into Tunstall Vale, Mowbray Road and Ryhope Road/Stockton Road to Park Road. These buses will serve temporary stops at the western end of Tunstall Vale and the eastern end of Mowbray Road. From Sunderland the service will divert via Stockton Road and Tunstall Road. Please see maps below.
Stagecoach service 20 towards Sunderland – will travel down Hylton Road, Silksworth Row and St Michael’s Way as normal before diverting and running via Albion Place, Vine Place and Holmeside, re-joining the normal route on Fawcett Street (outside the Wilko store).
- Monday, 22 October 2018: Routes 10 and 593 – Fordfield Road, Sunderland
Fordfield Road, Sunderland will be closed for resurfacing works between Forest Road and Front Road from 7am to 7pm on Sunday 21 October and Monday 22 October.
Stagecoach 10 and Nexus 593 (operated by Go North East) will divert via Front Road, Hylton Road and Forest Road in both directions, omitting the stops at Highfield Primary School.
- Wednesday, 24 October 2018: Routes 5, 9 and 26 - Bede Burn Road, Jarrow
Road closures will be in place on Bede Burn Road, Jarrow from Monday 22 October to Wednesday 24 October to allow resurfacing works.
The works will be split into two sections and will affect Go North East services as follows:
Monday 22nd October 2018 – Closure of Bedeburn Road from Butcher’s Bridge Road up to and including the Field Terrace junction.
Go North East services 5, 9 & 26 towards Jarrow will divert from York Avenue right to Butchers Bridge Road, left to Springwell Road to very end, then left to Howard Street and right to normal route towards Jarrow Bus Station.
From Jarrow, Services 5, 9 & 26 will divert left from Ellison Street to Howard Street, then right to Springwell Road then right to Butchers Bridge Road, then left to York Avenue and normal route.
Passengers are advised that buses will be unable to serve stops on Bede Burn Road, Park Road or Albert Road.