Service Update North Shields Town Centre Revised Routes
From Wednesday 13th October 2021.
From Wednesday 13 October, North Tyneside Council will permanently close Howard Street and Northumberland Square. As a result, there will be some minor changes to the routes and times of some of our services.
Services 53 and 57A
Towards Cramlington, both service 53 and 57A will operate from Bedford Street via Saville Street, Stephenson Street, Albion Road, Church Way, resuming the normal route from there, no longer serving stops on Howard Street and Northumberland Square.
They will additionally serve a new stop to be located on Stephenson Street and serve the bus stop opposite Christ Church on Albion Road, these replace the current stop on Howard Street.
Towards Newcastle, this service will remain on Albion Road before turning onto Preston Road. The service will additionally serve a stop on Albion Road opposite Christ Church to replace the one on Northumberland Square.
Towards Tynemouth and Whitley Bay, the service will operate via Albion Road rather than Northumberland Square, again will serve the stop on Albion Road outside of Christ Church.