Changes to Services in Stockton & Middlesbrough from 18th February 2018
Start Date: 22/01/2018
Location: Stockton & Middlesbrough
Details on service changes within Stockton and Middlesbrough area, effective from Sunday 18th February 2018.
From Sunday 18th February, we're making some changes to services locally within the Stockton & Middlesbrough areas to continue to ensure that we provide a punctual and reliable service, but at the same time develop the network to meet the expectations of our passengers.
Full details of what is changing is listed below, by service.
Service 5/5A/805 - Middlesbrough to Easington
We're slightly changing the route of Service 5/5A within Middlesbrough. Buses will operate via Cranmore Road in both directions, instead of Brambles Farm hotel. There will be no change to the timetable at this time.
The afternoon journey on Service 805 will be revised to operate around 4 minutes earlier than it does now.
Service 7/7A - Stockton to Yarm
There will be a small route change on evening and Sunday Service 7A, which will see buses observing stops at Valley Gardens and Hunters Rest (adj. to the new housing development there). There will be a small revision to the timetable to accomodate this.
NEW Service 8 - Middlesbrough to Netherfields
Service 8 will become the new service running between Middlesbrough and Netherfields, up to every 8 minutes. This service will replace Service 27/27A, which is to be withdrawn (see below).
Service 8 will operate via the exact same route at Service 27A does now, alebit a significantly improved frequency compared to now, which will see up to 8 buses per hour via Brambles Farm, Homerton Road and Berwick Hills compared to the current 4 buses per hour.
Evening and Sunday services will run at their current hourly/half hourly frequencies alebit all via the new Service 8 route as above.
Service 9 - Middlesbrough to Overfields
The Sunday daytime timetable on this service will be revised owing to operational requirements. There will be no changes to the Monday to Saturday timetable.
Service X12 - Middlesbrough to Durham
The following journeys operating between Middlesbrough & Framwellgate Moor on Monday to Fridays will be withdrawn;
0710 - Middlesbrough to Durham, Framwellgate Moor (arr 0841)
1709 - Durham, Framwellgate Moor to Middlesbrough (arr 1839)
In addition, the 0725, 0800 and 0835 departures from Middlesbrough on Monday to Friday will be revised to operate 5 minutes earlier between Middlesbrough and Durham.
Service 15 - North Tees Hospital to Ingleby Barwick
Service 15 will be revised to extend to and from North Tees Hospital in mornings and late afternoon/early evening, providing improved access to the hospital for staff and visitors alike.
In addition, there will be new early morning journeys between Roseworth and Ingleby Barwick, allowing for access to employment at Teesside Industrial Estate - also a later early evening journey from North Tees Hospital to Ingleby Barwick and a later return journey from Ingleby Barwick to Stockton High Street on Monday to Saturdays.
Service 17/17A/X17 - Middlesbrough to Kingsmead/Stockton
A small route revision on Service 17 and X17 will see buses observing stops at Valley Gardens and Hunters Rest (adj. to the new housing development there). There will be a small revision to the timetable to accomodate this.
Service X22 - Middlesbrough to Peterlee
Following analysis of service punctuality, we're revising some journey times on trips that operate in the morning and after 4pm in the afternoon.
Service 27/27A - Middlesbrough to Netherfields (Withdrawn)
This service will be withdrawn and replaced for the most part by NEW Service 8 (see above). College Road will no longer be served and passengers who currently catch Service 27 on Cranmore Road should look for Service 5/5A instead (see above).
All other passengers from Netherfields and Thorntree can take advantage of NEW Service 8, which will operate up to every 8 minutes between Netherfields and Middlesbrough.