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Short notice journey cancellations

5th Nov onwards

Due to the current national driver shortage which is affecting all sectors, some journeys are not expected to operate.

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Closure at A19, A1290 and Washington Road, Washington

26th - 29th Nov

There are various closures around the A19 / Downhill interchange while junction improvement works continue from 20:00 on Friday 26th November until 06:00 on Monday 29th November.

Services 50 & 56 will be unable to serve bus stops at Nissan, Please catch your bus at Cherry Blossom Way.

Services X9 & X10 will be unable to serve bus stops at Testos roundabout on journeys towards Newcastle, please catch your coach at Heworth interchange.

Closure at A19 & Washington Road, Washington

26th - 29th Nov

There are various closures around the A19 / Downhill interchange while junction improvement works continue from 20:00 on Friday 26th November until 06:00 on Monday 29th November. 

Services 50 & 56 will be unable to serve bus stops at Nissan, Please catch your bus at Cherry Blossom Way.

Services X9 & X10 will be unable to serve bus stops at Testos roundabout on journeys towards Newcastle, please catch your coach at Heworth interchange.

Delays to services around the Metro Centre

26th Nov onwards

Services are currently suffering delays of up to 40 minutes due to congestion the Metro Centre.
Please leave extra time for your journey.

Closure at Rosehill Bank

27th Oct - 10th Jan

Buses will be unable to operate via Rosehill Bank while Northern Gas Networks carry out urgent maintenance from 09:30 on Wednesday 27th October.

Services 1, 11, 41 & 41A will divert via St Peter's Road, Archer Street and Churchill Street in both directions, serving all bus stops on the diversion route.

Closure at Barcus Close Lane, Crookgate

27th Sep - 12th Dec

Buses on X lines service X72 will be unable to serve bus stops at Sleepy Valley, Tanfield Village or Barcus Close Lane for approximately 11 weeks while drainage works are carried out.  Please catch your bus at Tantobie crossroads or Hobson, near Barcus Close Lane.  For customers travelling from Sleepy Valley & Tanfield Village, Durham County Council are providing an on demand taxi service, operated by Stanley Taxis.

School bus 823 will start from Tanfield Village on the opposite side of the road to normal, 2 minutes earlier at 07:52.  It will then operate via Sleepy Valley, Pickering Nook, Hobson, Crookgate Bank Top (for customers from Barcus Close Lane) before resuming normal route at Crookgate Pack Horse.  The afternoon journey will operate the same route in the opposite direction.

These disruptions could affect future journeys

Christmas light switch on at Spennymoor

Today 17:00 - 18:45

Buses on X lines X21 will be unable to serve bus stops at Cheapside & High Street between 17:00 & 18:45 on Saturday 27th November while the Spennymoor Christmas light switch on takes place.  Buses will divert via Oxford Road serving temporary stops on Oxford Road.

Closure at A19 & A1290, Washington

29th Nov - 2nd Dec

Buses and coaches will be diverted while junction improvement works continue at the A19 / Downhill Lane interchange each evening from 20:00 until 06:00 the following morning on the evenings of Monday 29th November until Thursday 2nd November.

Services X9 & X10 will be unable to serve stops at Testos roundabout on journeys in both directions, please catch your coach from Heworth Interchange.

Services 50 & 56 will be unable to serve bus stops near Nissan, please catch your bus at Cherry Blossom Way.