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Coronavirus updates

17th Jul onwards

Our buses are running to times similar to their pre-coronavirus timetables to help support shops, pubs and leisure venues. The government are now encouraging people back to public transport, so we're here for when you need us.

Closure of Dipton Front Street

Today 09:00 - 6th Aug

Dipton Front Street will be closed for works between 9am and 3pm each day between Monday 3 and Thursday 6 August.

During these times, buses will be unable to operate their normal route between Dipton Red Lion and Brooms. Please catch your bus from bus stops on Co-operative Terrace.

Closure at Cabin Gate in Bishop Auckland

2nd - 15th Aug

Cabin Gate junction will be closed to all traffic from Sunday 2 August for up to two weeks.

During this time, services will be unable to serve bus stops between Bishop Auckland Hospital and the Library whilst urgent gas works are carried out. Please catch your bus from Proudfoot Drive or Escomb Road.

Closure between Hartley Square and Seaton Sluice Club

27th Jul - 4th Aug

Bus stops on Beresford Road will not be served from 8am on Thursday 30 July until Saturday 1 August and on Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 August whilst essential maintenance is carried out. Please use bus stops near to The Avenue.

Hills Street in Gateshead

26th Jul - 31st Dec

There are lane closures in Gateshead, with the Hills Street bus stop suspended. Please board your bus at Gateshead Interchange.

Closure of New Elvet Bridge in Durham

20th Jul - 19th Sep

New Elvet Bridge in Durham will be closed from Monday 20 July 2020 for 14 months.

During this time, service 59 will be unable to serve bus stops between the bus station and the Whitechurch public house (New Inn).

Buses will stop at the bus stops near to the Whitechurch public house and Bow Durham School.

Closure of Callerton Lane in Ponteland

2nd Mar - 4th Sep

Callerton Lane will be closed to Northbound traffic from Monday 2 March until Friday 4 September.

Service 74 will be unable to serve Northbound bus stops on Callerton Lane between Mayfair Gardens and Middle Drive. Please use stops on the opposite side of the road of Darras Road, Eastern Way and Callerton Lane for buses towards Hexham.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Overnight closure of Testo's Roundabout

Today 20:00 - 4th Aug

From 8pm on Monday 3 August until 6am the following day, service 35A towards Sunderland will be unable to serve bus stops at Cooper BMW and Cineworld.

Please catch your bus at Boldon ASDA.

Closure of Glanville Road in Sunderland

5th - 7th Aug

Glanville Road will be closed for works overnight from 7pm until 6am the following day on the nights of Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 August.

Services 39, 39A and 55 will be unable to serve stops at Glanville Road during these times. Please catch your bus at Admiral Way.

Closure at Herrington Burn

9th - 23rd Aug

  • Affected routes:
  • 30

Millers Hill roundabout will be closed for works from 8am until 6pm on Sundays 9, 16 and 23 August.

During this time, service X1 will be unable to serve the bus stops between Herrington Burn and Shiney Row roundabout. Please catch your bus from Success Road or Shiney Row Co-op.

Service 35A will be unable to stop at Herrington Burn, please catch your bus at The Philadelphia public house or St Aidans Terrace.

Closure of Church Road at Hetton-le-Hole

10th - 11th Aug

  • Affected routes:
  • 35

Buses will be unable to serve bus stops at Church Road, Low Downs Road and Lindsay Street between 8am and 6pm on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 August.

Please catch your bus at Regent Street or Houghton Road.

Closure of Whickham Front Street

10th - 13th Aug

Whickham Front Street will be closed for works overnight from 6.30pm until 6am on Monday 10, Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 August.

During these times, bus stops on Whickham Front Street between Rectory Lane and Broom Lane will not be served.

Closure of Silkworth Road at East Herrington

13th Aug

  • Affected routes:
  • 55

Silksworth Road will be closed between 8am and 6pm on Thursday 13 August.

During this time, service 55 will be unable to serve bus stops on Silksworth Road between the Board Inn roundabout and Doxford Park. Please catch your bus from The Board Inn.

Southbound closure of Sunderland Road in South Shields

16th Aug

On Sunday 16 August, between 8.30am and 5pm, Sunderland Road in South Shields will be closed southbound.

Prince Bishops service 20 will be unable to serve the bus stop on Sunderland Road near Grosvenor Road when travelling towards Durham. Please catch your bus from Mortimer Road near Hepscott Terrace.

Closure at Marley Hill

17th - 19th Aug

Lobley Hill Road will be closed for works overnight from 7pm until 6am the following morning on the evenings of Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 August.

During these times, buses will be unable to operate via Byermoor or Marley Hill. Buses will operate non-stop between Crookgate and Sunniside.

Overnight closure of Team Street in Gateshead

21st - 25th Aug

Team Street will be closed overnight from 7pm until 6am the following morning on the evenings of Friday 21 and Monday 24 August for works.

During this time, buses will be unable to serve bus stops on Team Street or Askew Road West whilst Gateshead Council carry out essential maintenance.

Buses will be diverted via Clockmill Road and the A184 between Dunston and Newcastle, observing all bus stops on the diversion route.

Closure at Kimblesworth

14th - 18th Sep

Buses will be unable to serve Kimblesworth from Monday 14 until Friday 18 September whilst flood alleviation works take place.

Please catch your bus from Nettlesworth or Kimblesworth Road Ends.