Bus Diverions & Roadworks

Date/Time From:

29th July 2019

Date/Time To:

27th September 2019

Operators Affected:

Go North East

Route(s) Affected:

4 and 78/78A

Description:

Chester Road at Bournmoor will be closed westbound (towards Chester-le-Street) from Monday 29th July until Friday 27th September to allow for road reconstruction and utility works in conjunction with the new housing development at this location.

During this closure, Services 4, 78 & 78A will be unable to serve Bournmoor (4, 78 & 78A) or Fence Houses (4) in a southerly direction.

Service 4 will operate normal route to Shiney Row and Chester Road, then at the speed camera, will divert left to Golf Course Road, bearing right at Stott's Pastures to Blind Lane, then at The Beehive roundabout, turn right to Sedgeletch Road to Fence Houses, then left to Front Street and normal route. Customers for Bournmoor can alight and cross over to catch a 4 in the oppopsite direction. A shuttle bus will operate between Bournmoor and Fence Houses Community Centre during the day, extending to Chilton Moor during the evening.

Services 78 & 78A will operate normal route to Shiney Row and Chester Road, then will divert left to Golf Course Road, bearing right at Stott's Pastures to Blind Lane, then at The Beehive roundabout, turn right to Sedgeletch Road to Fence Houses, then right to Front Street and left to Lumley New Road and normal route. Customers for Bournmoor can alight at Fencehouses and catch a 4 towards Bournmoor, or catch the shuttle bus from Fencehouses Community Centre during the day. The shuttle bus will extend to Chilton Moor during the evening.

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