Service Updates

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Temporary COVID timetables

16th Jan onwards

In light of the government’s latest COVID restrictions, our services are now running to temporary timetables. Most services continue to operate but with some reduced frequencies, so we're here for when you need us.

To find out more, click the 'Temporary COVID timetables' title above.

Closure at A19 & A184, Boldon

18th - 22nd Jan

Buses & Coaches will be diverted between 20:00 and 06:00 the following morning while junction improvement works continue on the evenings of Monday 18th to Thursday 21st January.

X-lines X10 will be unable to serve bus stops at Testo's roundabout on journeys in both directions.  Please catch your coach at Heworth Interchange.

Closure at Chainbridge Road, Blaydon

18th - 22nd Jan

Buses from Newcastle towards Blaydon are unable to serve the bus stops on Chainbridge Road due to a burst water main. Please catch your bus at Blaydon Bus Station.

Bus stop closed at Colima Avenue near Hylton Retail Park

18th - 23rd Jan

Due to roadworks at Hylton Retail Park, Services are currently unable to serve the bus stop near the retail park on Colima Avenue

Please catch service 8 from Timber Beach Road or service 35 & 35A from Colima Avenue near Berghaus.

Closure at Fourstones to Newbrough

2nd Nov - 1st Feb

Following consultation with Fastflow who are carrying out the works, X-lines X85 will operate normal route for the duration of the works, serving bus stops at Newbrough.

Closure at Albert Road, Jarrow

18th Oct - 28th Feb

Albert Road bridge in Jarrow is closed for essential works from Sunday 18th October for approximately 20 weeks. Services 5, 9, 26 & H2 can not serve the bus stop at Park Road near Mayfield Medical Centre. These services and service 27 to South Shields will serve temporary stops at Croft Terrace.

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, Cathderal Bus 40B and indiGo service 59 will be diverted while Durham County Council carry out major works on New Elvet Bridge. Buses will not 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

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Closure at A19 & A184, Boldon

22nd - 25th Jan

Buses & Coaches will be diverted between 20:00 on Friday 22nd January until 06:00 on Monday 25th January while junction improvement works continue.

X-lines X9 & X10 will be unable to serve bus stops at Testo's roundabout on journeys in both directions.  Please catch your coach at Heworth Interchange.

Service 35A will be unable to serve bus stops between Cooper BMW & White Mare Pool on journeys towards Sunderland & Low Moorsley.  Please catch your bus at White Mare Pool services or Cooper BMW.

Closure at Watergate Bank between Sunniside and Lobley Hill

24th Jan

X-Lines X71 will be unable to serve bus stops between Sunniside Front Street and Lobley Hill Library while Gateshead Council carry out essential works.  Please catch your bus from Sunniside Front Street or Lobley Hill Library.

Closure at The Links, Whitley Bay

24th Jan

Buses will be unable to serve bus stops between Seaton Sluice Avenue and Whitley Bay Eastbourne Gardens while Esh Group carry out essential roadworks.  Please catch your bus at The Astley Arms, The Avenue or Eastbourne Gardens.