Sunday 5th March 2017
changes To Buses In Durham & North Tyneside
Go North East are changing some buses in North Tyneside and parts of County Durham from 19th March 2017.
Coaster 1 & 1A: There will be some small changes to the times of Coaster services 1/1A to improve reliability. Due to reductions in funding by Nexus, the following journeys will be amended:
Coast & Country 8 & 8A: Most journeys are slightly retimed, to improve the reliability of your service. Due to increasing traffic congestion, journeys at peak times are retimed by up to 15 minutes to ensure they run on time.
Blue Arrow 11: There will be some minor changes to the times of Blue Arrow service 11 to improve reliability.
Services 13 and 14: There will be some improvements to service 13, with the frequency of this service increasing so that it runs up to every 30 minutes on Monday - Saturday daytimes, giving more fast buses direct to Durham from Langley Park. Service 14 will continue to run hourly. Service 14 will no longer serve Kingsway or Eastern Avenue in Langely Park (except for two late evening journeys which will continue to serve Kingsway). The increased service 13 will continue to run to Kingsway and Eastern Avenue in Langley Park, maintaining two buses an hour to this area.
Angel 21: There will be a small changes to the times of some journeys on Angel service 21 to improve reliability. Monday - Friday journeys at 1932 & 1942 from Newcastle to Chester-le-Street are replaced by one journey at 1947. Monday - Friday journey from Durham at 1833 to Newcastle is retimed to run at 1837, which replaces the 1902 journey from Chester-le-Street to Newcastle.
Sunday journeys from Durham towards Newcastle will run up to 10 minutes later. An extra journey will run on Sunday evenings, running at 2020 from Newcastle to Chester-le-Street. The current journey at 0810 from Newcastle to Durham is retimed to run 10 minutes earlier. All journeys on a Sunday which terminate at Chester-le-Street will terminate at Red Lion, no longer extending to Black Horse.
Waggonway 28, 28A & 28B: There will be some minor changes to the times of service 28, 28A and 28B to improve reliability. Evening journeys on service 28B which terminate at Birtley will be extended to run along Durham Road, terminating at Coach and Horses.
Lambton Worm 34 & 34A: There will be some minor changes to the times of service 34 & 34A to improve reliability.
indiGo 40 & 41: There will be some small changes to the times of indiGo services 40 and 41. Additionally, the following journeys will be amended due to low passenger numbers. Monday-Friday service 40 at 0639 from Hadrian Park will now commence from Tynemouth Road at 0648. Monday-Friday service 40 at 0718 from Tynemouth Road will no longer run. Saturday service 41 at 0617 from Hadrian Park and 0636 from Wallsend will no longer run, with the journey at 0716 running 10 minutes earlier. Saturday service 40 at 0725 from Tynemouth Road will no longer run. Some other early morning journeys are retimed by up to 4 minutes, and most evening and Sunday journeys are retimed by up to 3 minutes.
indiGo 42: There will be some improvements to service 42. Journeys which currently terminate at Benton Asda will be re-numbered 42A, and extended from Benton Asda to Kingston Park, via Killingworth, Dudley, Wideopen, Dinnington and Newcastle Airport, offering a number of new connections. Due to traffic congestion around Cobalt, there are also some changes to the timetable to improve reliability.
Coast and Country 78 & 78A: Most journeys are slightly retimed, to improve the reliability of your service. Because of increasing traffic congestion, journeys at peak times are retimed by up to 15 minutes to ensure they run on time.
Cobalt Clipper 310: Due to reductions in funding from Nexus, most of the journeys which run a short service between North Shields and Middle Engine Lane only will be withdrawn on a Sunday evening. These journeys are those which...
There is no change to journeys which run to/from Newcastle and there is no change to the Monday-Saturday timetable.
Service 353: There will some exciting changes to service 353. The service will be re-numbered 42A, and from Forest Hall will run to Benton Asda, instead of Four Lane Ends. From Benton Asda, the service will run to Wallsend, Cobalt Business Park and North Shields, offering a number of new travel opportunities. From the same date, the service will also be reinstated to Newcastle Airport terminal building.
Castles Express X21: On Monday-Friday, the journey at 0710 from Chester-le-Street to Durham will no longer run due to low passenger numbers. Passengers travelling at this time can alternatively use Angel service 21, departing Chester-le-Street at 0704 or 0719. Journeys on a Sunday between Bishop Auckland and Durham are retimed by up to 10 minutes, to improve reliability. There are no changes to any other journeys.
Service X22: Most journeys are retimed by up to five minutes, to improve reliability. There will be additional earlier and later journeys between Durham, Chester-le-Street and Metrocentre on a Saturday, making it easier for you to get to and from Metrocentre for shopping, leisure or work.
Service X25: Most journeys are retimed by up to five minutes, to improve reliability. There is no change to the route of the service.
ToonLink X31: The Saturday morning journey which runs from No Place at 0759 to Stanley will continue to run, but will be numbered 8 instead of X31.There are no other changes to this service.
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