Bus Diverions & Roadworks

Date/Time From:

11th November 2019

Date/Time To:

27th December 2019

Operators Affected:

Stagecoach & Gateshead Central Taxis

Route(s) Affected:

12, 32, 32A, 36, 39, 40, 62, 63, 71, 72, 87, 100, X63

Description:

From Monday 11th November to Friday 27th December, Blackett Street, Newcastle will be closed to facilitate the Christmas Markets.

Some bus stops within the city centre will be unavailable and passengers will be required to use alternative stops for their journeys.

During the closure Stagecoach services, 12, 32, 32A, 36, 39, 40, 62, 63, 71, 72, 87, 100, X63 and Nexus secured service 32A (Central Taxis) will be operating as follows:

Stagecoach

Services 12, 39 & 40 towards Walker/Wallsend – will operate via Gallowgate, Newgate Street, Grainger Street, Market Street, Pilgrim Street and New Bridge Street West. They will serve stops on Newgate Street (near Lau’s) and New Bridge Street West (Halifax) instead of the suspended stops on Blackett Street.

Services 12, 39 & 40 towards St. James’ Park - will run via Market Street East, Market Street, Grainger Street, Newgate Street and Gallowgate.  Customers should either use stops on Market Street East (Old Police Station) or Newgate Street (St Andrew’s Church) instead of the stops on John Dobson Street or Blackett Street.

Services 32 & 32A towards Walker – customers should use the stops on Percy Street (opposite Milligans) or Market Street East (opposite the Magistrates Court) instead of the stops on Blackett Street.

Services 32 & 32A towards RVI and Fenham – customers should use the stops on Newgate Street (St Andrew’s Church) or Market Street East (Old Police Station) for their journey instead of the stops on Pilgrim Street or Blackett Street.

Service 36 towards Newcastle - customers should use stops on St Thomas’ Street, John Dobson Street or New Bridge Street West. 

Service 36 towards Fenham – customers should use stops on New Bridge Street West, Newgate Street (St Andrew’s Church) or St Thomas’ Street.

Services 62 & 63 towards Killingworth - will operate via Newgate Street, Grainger Street, Market Street and Pilgrim Street, serving stops on Newgate Street (near Lau’s) or New Bridge Street West (Halifax) instead of the suspended stops on Blackett Street.

Services 62 & 63 towards North Wallbottle/Chapel House - will operate via Market Street, Grainger Street and Newgate Street.  Customers should either use stops on Market Street East (Old Police Station) or Newgate Street (The Gate/Turtle Bay) instead of the stops on John Dobson Street or Blackett Street. 

Services 71, 72 & 87 to/from Newcastle – will operate via Grainger Street, Newgate Street, and Gallowgate. They will serve stops on Grainger Street or Newgate Street instead of the stops on Market Street and Blackett Street.

Service 100 towards Metrocentre – will operate via Newgate Street, Grainger Street and Central Station. The stop on Newgate Street (near Debenhams) will be observed instead of the stops on Blackett Street or Pilgrim Street.

Service X63 to/from Newcastle City Centre – Customers should use the stop on New Bridge Street West (Nationwide) for their journey towards Killingworth. Inbound services will terminate on Market Street East.  During the closure, buses will be unable to serve stops on Barras Bridge, Percy Street or Blackett Street.

Central Taxis

Nexus service 32A - Towards Newcastle, Service 32A will divert from Percy Street via Newgate Street, Grainger Street, Market Street, Pilgrim Street, New Bridge Street West, John Dobson Street to Market Street terminating at stop 08NC4 (old Police Station). From Newcastle, buses will depart from stop 08NC43 and then divert via Market Street, Grainger Street, Newgate Street (observing stop 08NC17 on Newgate Street outside St Andrew’s Church) and then resume normal route from Percy Street.

Additional Resources:

Map & Stops