- summer 2019 (approx): 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 (approx) summer 2019 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 routes also operate to a revised timetable.
- Killingworth Road - Bus Diversions (From 18 March 2018 to 02 Sept 2018)
- Killingworth Road - Bus Diversions (From 03 September 2018)
- (approx) Sunday, 26 August 2018: Route 593 at Pennywell Industrial Estate, Sunderland
Hylton Road, Pennywell, will be closed at the A183 Chester Road junction from Wednesday, 1 August, for about three weeks for highway works. Route 593 will be unable to serve Pennywell Industrial Estate and instead divert along Prestbury Road. Passengers should use stops on Prestbury Road or on Hylton Road at Penistone Road and Waterford Green.
- 02 September 2018: Routes, 12, 21, 28, 28A, 32, 32A, 36, 39, 40, 62, 63, 72, 72, 87, 100 and X25 – weekend and bank holiday closures of Blackett Street, Newcastle
Blackett Street, Newcastle (through Old Eldon Square) will be closed to traffic each weekend until Sunday, 2 September, as well as on Bank Holiday Monday 27 August, for events as part of the Great Exhibition of the North. Buses that would normally use Blackett Street - Stagecoach services 12, 32, 32A, 36, 39, 40, 62, 63, 71, 72, 87 and 100, and Go North East services 21, 28, 28A, 32A and X25 - will call at different city centre stops instead. Please open the attached note for details.
- Sunday, 26 August 2018: Routes 1 and K3 – Coach Lane, Benton
Coach Lane, Benton, will be closed between Westminster Way and Fairburn Avenue from Monday 13 August for up to two weeks to allow highway drainage works.
Stagecoach service 1 and service K3 (operated by Go North East on behalf of Nexus) will be affected as follows:
Service 1 towards Coach Lane Campus - will run as normal along Benfield Road and Red Hall Drive before diverting and travelling via Felixstowe Drive, Cochrane Park Avenue and Etherstone Avenue where the service will terminate.
Service 1 towards Newcastle - will commence service from Etherstone Avenue before re-joining the normal route on Red Hall Drive towards Benfield Road.
K3 – Towards Freeman Hospital will operate via normal route to Four Lane Ends then divert via Benton Road and resume normal route from Cragside (omitting Front Street, Coach Lane, Etherstone Avenue and a section of Benton Road). All stops on Benton Road will be served whilst on diversion.
K3 – Towards Forest Hall will operate via normal route to Cragside then divert via Benton Road direct to FLE resuming normal route from there (omitting the lower section of Benton Road, Etherstone Avenue, Red Hall Drive, Coach Lane and Front Street). All stops on Benton Road will be served whilst on diversion.
- Monday, 20 August 2018: Routes 5, 9 and 26 – York Avenue (southbound), Jarrow
York Avenue, Jarrow, will be closed southbound just to the north of the Valley View from Tuesday, 14 August for one week for resurfacing. Services 5 & 9 will miss stops on York Avenue at Penshaw View and Bamburgh Grove. Buses will divert left from York Avenue to Butchers Bridge Road, then Valley View then back onto York Avenue, serving alternative stops on Valley View. Service 26 will divert left from York Avenue to Butchers Bridge Road, then normal route via Primrose Terrace.
- Wednesday, 15 August 2018: Route 22 – A1058 Coast Road (eastbound), North Tyneside
The A1058 Coast Road will be closed eastbound overnight on Monday 13 August and Tuesday 14 August with traffic diverted via the slip roads. The closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am. 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 stops outside the Volkswagen and Citroen dealerships before returning to the north end of Silverlink and on towards Cobalt Park, re-joining the normal route. Buses will be unable to use their normal stops on the slip roads from Silverlink onto the Coast Road and Willington Square, but will call at all stops along the line of the diversion from 8pm.
- Friday, 24 August 2018: Routes 1/1A and 19 - High Flatworth Roundabout/Wallsend Road, North Shields
High Flatworth Roundabout/Wallsend Road will be closed from 9pm to 6am from Monday 13 August to Friday 24 August (Monday – Friday only). The closures are to allow major resurfacing works to take place.
During the closures, Go North East 1/1A and 19 will be diverted as follows:
Services 1/1A (Towards Newcastle/Gateshead) will observe normal route to Wallsend Road and then divert via Norham Road, A1058 and A19 before resuming normal route from the Wallsend Road/A19 intersection. Buses will observe all stops along line of diversion.
Services 1/1A (towards Whitley Bay) will observe normal route to Ridley Avenue/Tynemouth Road and then divert via A19, A1058 and Norham Road before resuming normal route from Wallsend Road/Norham Road roundabout. Buses will observe all stops along line of diversion.
Service 19 (Towards North Shields Ferry) will observe normal route to The Silverlink/Osprey Drive junction and then divert via The Silverlink, A1058, Norham Road and resume normal route from the roundabout at the foot of Norham Road. Buses will observe all stops along line of diversion.
Service 19 (Towards Northumberland Park) will observe normal route to Station Road/Wallsend Road and then divert via Norham Road, A1058, The Silverlink and resume normal route from The Silverlink/Osprey Drive. Buses will observe all stops along line of diversion.
- Thursday, 16 August 2018: Routes 67, 69, 93 and 94 – Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Gateshead
Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Gateshead, will be closed overnight tonight and tomorrow night (Tuesday 14 August and Wednesday 15 August). The closures will be in place between 7pm and 6am to allow resurfacing works to be carried out.
Go North East services 67, 69, 93 and 94 will be affected as follows:
Service 67 will operate normal route to the Travellers Rest, terminate service there, turn right onto Southend Road, left onto Beacon Lough Road, left onto Old Durham Road and start service at the Ambulance Station.
Service 69 towards Wardley will operate to Old Durham Road, but then turn left towards Gateshead and then first right to Windy Nook Road to normal route.
Service 69 from Wardley will operate normal route to The Bay Horse on Windy Nook Road, then left to Stone Street/Whitehill Drive, right at roundabout to Campion Gardens/Beacon Lough/Sundew Road, then right to Old Durham Road, then left to Beacon Lough Road until joining normal route at Beacon Lough.
Service 93 will operate normal route to The Bay Horse on Windy Nook Road, then left to Stone Street/Whitehill Drive, right at roundabout to Campion Gardens/Beacon Lough/Sundew Road, then right to Old Durham Road, then left to Beacon Lough Road and normal route at Beacon Lough.
Service 94 will operate normally to Old Durham Road, but then go past Hospital junction and then first right to Windy Nook Road to normal route.
- Routes 10, 11, X47, X78, X87 and X88 – Central Motorway (northbound), Newcastle
The Central Motorway will be closed northbound (Pilgrim Street roundabout to Cow Hill) between approx 4am and 11am on Sunday 19 August to allow for routine maintenance works.
Stagecoach services 10/11, X47, X78, X87/X88 will be affected as follows (no bus stops omitted):
Services 10/11 towards North Kenton will be operating non-stop via Claremont Road, rather than Radial Road.
Services X47, X78 and X87/X88 towards Kingston Park, Ponteland and Newbiggin will be able to observe bus stops at Barras Bridge before running via Claremont Road and on to the Cowhill roundabout.
In addition to the above closures, there will also be lane 2 restrictions between Cowhill Bridge and Cowgate junction.
- Route 11 in North Shields (Malvern Road area)
Malvern Road, North Shields, will be closed for maintenance between 8am and 1pm on Sunday, 19 August (new date). Route 11 will be unable to call at stops in Malvern Road and Devon Road as a result. Buses will instead operate in both directions along Preston Road North and Rake Lane, via the Foxhunters and New York roundabouts, calling at all stops along the way.
- Routes 3, 4, 13, 16, 35A, 36, 135 and 136 – Southwick Road, Sunderland
Southwick Road will be closed to the west of Thompson Road from 8am to 6pm on Sunday 19 August to allow the resurfacing works to be completed.
Stagecoach services 3, 4, 13, 16, Go North East services 35A, 56 and services 135/136 (operated on behalf of Nexus) will operate as follows:
Stagecoach 3, 4, 13 and 16 will be unable to serve Southwick Road and Sunderland Road. These buses will serve the stops on Kier Hardie Way at the Aquatic Centre in both directions and on Fern Avenue (3, 13) and Beaumont Street (4, 16). Stagecoach diversion details are attached.
Go North Services 35A and 56 will divert via Thompson Road, Goshen Street and Beaumont Street in both directions. No stops omitted. Services 135 and 136 will divert via Goshen Street and Beaumont Street omitting one stop each. Service 135 will be unable to serve Thompson Road – Kings Road (AAA Sports) and 136 will omit its stop at The Green. Customers will need to use the next or previous stop on the route.
- Routes 10, 11, X47, X78, X87 and X88 – Central Motorway (southbound), Newcastle
The Central Motorway will be closed southbound (Cow Hill to Pilgrim Street roundabout) between approx 4am and 11am on Sunday 2 September to allow for routine maintenance works.
Stagecoach services 10/11, X47, X78 and X87/88 will be affected as follows:
Services 10/11 trips from North Kenton towards the City Centre and West Denton Park/ West Denton Shops will divert from Kenton Road non-stop via Blue House and Great North Road. Services will therefore be unable to observe the normal stops on Claremont Place or Claremont Road.
Services X47, X78 and X87/X88 towards the City Centre will have to divert from Cowhill Intersection non-stop via Barrack Road and Gallowgate. Services X47, X78, X87/X88 will be unable to serve their normal stops on Claremont Place, Claremont Road, Barras Bridge, St.Thomas Street or St. Mary's Place.
In addition to the above closures, there will also be lane 2 restrictions between Pilgrim Street roundabout and Cowgate junction in the opposite direction.
Due to the volume of traffic being diverted through the city centre localised delays may occur.