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Changes to services from 28 February and 5 March

News   •   Feb 08, 2016 10:09 GMT

There will be changes to some services from 28 February and 5 March 2016. Please find the new timetables and a summary of the changes below. 

Changes from 28 February

Red Arrows X1

There will be some changes to the times of Red Arrows service X1 to improve reliability.

Connections 4

There will be some changes to the times of Connections 4 to improve reliability.

Services 238 and 239

Working in partnership with Nexus, the evening service 239 which current operates between Barnwell, Houghton le Spring and Fence Houses will be revised. The service will operate a different route around Fence Houses and extended to Easington Lane via Hetton-le-Hole. This new evening service will operate seven days a week, with service number 237.

Wear Tees Xpress X7

Following passenger requests, this service will stop additionally at Castlereagh Aged Miners Homes in Seaham.

Rainton Bridge services 921, 922 and 923

Following discussions with nPower, there will be a number of changes to services to Rainton Bridge.

  • Journeys on service 921 will operate only at the busiest times of day. All journeys will operate via Washington and Heworth. Passengers travelling at other times of day are advised to use service X1 from Newcastle or Gateshead to Houghton le Spring, and then catch service 20A to Rainton Bridge.
  • Service 922 will be replaced by the revised service 921, which will operate additionally via Washington and Heworth. Passengers travelling at other times of day are advised to use service 4 from Heworth or service X1 from Washington Galleries to Houghton le Spring, and then catch service 20A to Rainton Bridge.
  • Journeys on service 923 will operate only at the busiest times of day. Passengers travelling at other times of day are advised to use service X35 from Peterlee to Houghton le Spring, and then catch service 20A to Rainton Bridge.
  • On weekdays, one journey on service X1 will be diverted via Rainton Bridge at 2007 to provide a journey back to Newcastle for those finishing work at 8pm
  • View the new 921 timetable
  • View the new 923 timetable
  • Click here for more timetables. If you wish to discuss other options for your journey with us, please contact our Customer Services Team on 0191 420 50 50.

Changes from 5 March

OK Way 18

There will be some changes to the times of OK Way service 18.

X21 and X46

There will be some changes to the times of services X21 and X46 to improve reliability.