Bus Diverions & Roadworks

Date/Time From:

15th November 2017

Date/Time To:

16th November 2017

Operators Affected:

Arriva & Scarlet Band

Route(s) Affected:

47 (Scarlet Band) and 48 (Arriva)


Deerness Bridge will be closed to all traffic on the 15th & 16th November 2017

Scarlet Band Service 47 which normally operates the section between New Brancepeth and Ushaw Moor - will terminate at New Brancepeth. The rest of the service around Brandon/Langley Moor will operate to the normal timetable.

Arriva Service 48 which normally operates between Durham and New Brancepeth will terminate at Ushaw Moor Estate. The rest of the service between Durham and Ushaw Moor will operate to the normal timetable.

The direct transport links which are lost are:
• New Brancepeth – Ushaw Moor/Bearpark (and reverse).
• New Brancepth to Durham (and reverse)

On Wed 15th – Thurs 16th, a special free shuttle bus operated by Stanley Travel, will maintain the above links. The service will operate between the hours of 07:00 – 23:45 each day as follows:
• Depart New Brancepth Club at ’05 & ’35 mins. past each hour.
• Depart Ushaw Moor Flass Inn at ’19 & ’49 mins. past each hour.

Passengers travelling between New Brancepeth and Durham are advised to use the special service to connect with other services at Langley Moor.

Passengers travelling from New Brancepeth to Bearpark are advised to connect with Arriva service 48 at Ushaw Moor Flass Inn.

Passengers from Bearpark to New Brancepeth should connect at Valley View (Gymnastics Centre).

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