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Arriva in the North East

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to Arriva North East

Arriva North East provides a comprehensive network of local bus services and interurban bus services in Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, County Durham, Darlington, Teesside, East Cleveland and North Yorkshire.


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Sapphire Routes in the North East

Sapphire services are our premium services across the region. We’ve developed the concept based on what our customers told us they wanted from their bus service. Sapphire gives us the opportunity to improve perceptions of the bus, encourage non-users to give the bus a try and infrequent users to make more of their journeys on the bus.

All Sapphire services offer high quality vehicles, e-leather seating, free WiFi, Next Stop Announcements and a dedicated hand picked driving team!

SAPPHIRE - Darlington to Durham

via Newton Aycliffe, Ferryhill and DurhamGate

7

SAPPHIRE - Durham to Cockfield

via Spennymoor, Bishop Auckland, Woodhouse Close, Evenwood and West Auckland

6

SAPPHIRE - Durham to Sunderland

via Thornley, Wheatley Hill and Peterlee

22

SAPPHIRE - Durham to Hartlepool

via Shadforth, Peterlee and Blackhall

24, 24X

For more information on Sapphire, please visit our dedicated Sapphire website at www.arrivasapphire.co.uk


MAX Routes in the North East

Our MAX services are our premium inter-urban express services, connecting the major towns and cities of the North East on a fast & frequent basis.

MAX vehicles operate with new or refurbished high specification vehicles, in a striking livery, with e-leather seating and free WiFi as standard.

Each of the services listed below now operate under our MAX profile, with more coming later this year!

MAX - Darlington to Colburn

via Richmond and Catterick

X26, X27, 26A

MAX - Darlington to Middlesbrough

via North Road and Stockton

X66, X67

MAX - Middlesbrough to Scarborough

via Guisborough and Whitby

X93

MAX - Newcastle upon Tyne to Alnwick

via Ashington, Widdrington and Amble

X20
X10, X11

MAX - Darlington to Tow Law

via Bishop Auckland and Crook

X1

MAX - Darlington to Barnard Castle

via Piercebridge and Gainford

X75, X76

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