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Coronavirus updates

17th Jul onwards

We're here for when you need us – our buses are running to times similar to their pre-coronavirus timetables to help support shops, businesses, pubs, leisure venues, schools and colleges.

Emergency closure at Mullen Road

Today 09:30 - 23rd Oct

Little Coasters 41, Cobalt & Coast 310 & 311 and service 91 will be unable to serve bus stops on Kings Road North, Mullen Road or Station Road from 09:30 on Wednesday 21st October while emergency works are in place.  Please catch your bus at Broomfield Avenue or Station Road, buses will follow the route of service 309.

Short-term bus stop closures at Scotswood Road, Newcastle

20th - 27th Oct

Works are in place on Scotswood Road each evening from 19:00 until Tuesday 27th October.  Whilst buses will operate normal route, due to the nature of the works some short-term ad-hoc bus stop closures will be required.  Please use stops outside of the works area.

Closure at A19 & A184, Boldon

19th - 23rd Oct

Buses will be diverted between 20:00 and 06:00 the following morning on the evenings of Monday 19th & Thursday 22nd October while junction works continue at Testo's roundabout & Downhill Lane.

X-lines X10 will be unable to serve the bus stop at Testo's roundabout on journeys towards Newcastle.  Please catch your bus at Heworth Interchange.

Service 35A will be unable to serve bus stops between Boldon Cineworld & White Mare Pool in both directions, please catch your bus at Boldon ASDA or White Mare Pool services.

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.

Bus stop closed at Pilgrim Street, Newcastle

13th Oct - 30th Nov

Bus stop 08NC66 at the bottom of Pilgrim Street will be closed from Tuesday 13th October as works to demolish the old Bank of England building continue.  Please use the previous bus stop on Market Street East near Coral bookmakers.

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 of Dilston Level Crossing

24th - 25th Oct

Dilston Level Crossing is closed for works from 10pm on Saturday 24th October, Saturday 31st October and Saturday 7th November until 8am the following morning.

During these times, the bus stop before the level crossing on journeys towards Newcastle will not be served while works are in place. Please use the previous or next stop.

Closure at B6530, Corbridge to Styford

26th - 29th Oct

Tynedale Express services X84 & X85 and Tynedale Links service 686 will be unable to operate between Corbridge and Styford roundabout while Northumberland County Council carry out essential maintenance from Monday 26th to Thursday 29th October and bus stops cannot be served.  Please catch your bus from Corbridge, Hill Street or Market Square.

Closure Northbound at Ryhope Road / Toll Bar Road

26th Oct - 15th Nov

Services 2, 2A, 39, 39A, 60, 61 & 61S towards Sunderland will be unable to serve bus stops on Ryhope Road near Irene Avenue and Sunderland Cemetery for 3 weeks from 09:00 on Monday 26th October while Sunderland City Council carry out essential works.  Please use stops near Toll Bar crossroads or Stockton Terrace.

Closure at Stamfordham Road, Newcastle

26th Oct - 15th Nov

Tynedale Links 74 will be unable to serve bus stops between Callerton Lane Ends and Hillhead Road bewteen 09:00 and 15:30 from Monday 26th October until 16th November while Newcastle City Council carry out essential maintenance.  Buses will operate via Ponteland Road, A69 and Hillhead Road during the closure.  Please catch your bus at Hillhead Road community centre.

Closure at Station Road, Prudhoe

29th Oct - 6th Nov

Tyne Valley Ten service 10B and Tynedale Links service 686 will be unable to operate via Station Road between 07:00 & 17:00 on weekdays from Thursday 29th October until Friday 6th November while Northumberland County Council carry out essential works. 

Service 10B will operate via Prudhoe by pass and West Road, serving all bus stops on diversion.  Service 686 will operate from Castle Road via Prudhoe by pass, West Road then anti clockwise via Edgewell Lane, Highfield Lane, South Road serving the stops at Prudhoe Front Street and resuming normal route.  Journeys towards Castle Road will operate normal route to Prudhoe Front Street then turn right to South Road and operate via South Road, Highfield Lane, Edgewell Road, West Road and by pass to Castle Road.