Service Updates

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We're back, BETTER than ever.

10th Apr onwards

We’ve now reintroduced full timetables on almost all our services. Early morning key worker journeys also remain, as do the extra buses that are running for school and college students to help with social distancing.

We’re back BETTER than ever – greener, cleaner, smarter... game-changing!

Closure at Alder Road, Horden

14th - 16th Apr

Buses on services 209 & 210 at Alder Road catch bus from Third Street or Cotsford Lane.

Closure at A19 & A184, Boldon

12th - 16th Apr

Buses & Coaches will be diverted between 20:00 & 06:00 the following morning on the evenings of Monday 12th April to Thursday 15th April 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.

Services 35A will be unable to serve bus stops between Cooper BMW & White Mare Pool on journeys in both directions.  Please catch your bus at White Mare Pool services or Cooper BMW.

Closure at Coach Road, Washington

2nd Mar - 30th Apr

Buses on Little Pinks service 84 are unable to serve stops on The Drive or between The Drive and Stone Cellar Road on Heworth Road.  Please catch your bus from Donwell Bus Link or Stone Cellar Road.

Closure of Durham Bus Station from 15 February

15th Feb - 30th Sep

From Monday 15 February, Durham Bus Station will be closed to allow demolition and redevelopment work to begin, which is expected to last until Autumn 2022.

Whilst the bus station is closed, a range of new bus stops will be introduced on North Road and at Millburngate.

Long term closure at Washington Road (East of the A19)

1st Feb - 26th Apr

Cityrider 56 & 56A will be unable to serve bus stops between Sulgrave and Washington Road while works are in place.  Buses will divert via Spire Road, Peel Retail Park, A1231 & Ferryboat Lane in both directions, stopping at all stops on the diversion route.  Service 56A will also stop at bus stops on the sliproads near Pattinson / Washington Wildfowl Park for customers travelling to Cherry Blossom Way.

A shuttle bus is operating between Concord and Nissan, running every 15 minutes from approximately 05:00 until midnight. for customers travelling to Nissan or Seven Houses. Ask the driver of Cityrider 56 & 56A for your destination and your ticket is valid for travel on the shuttle bus.

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 Gillas Lane West, Houghton le Spring

18th - 25th Apr

Buses on Prince Bishops service 20 will be unable to serve stops at Gillas Lane West between 08:00 & 16:30 on Sundays 18th & 25th April while Sunderland City Council carry out essential maintenance.  Please catch your bus at Houghton Road or Durham Road.