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Latest Update 18:19 Wednesday 24th May 2017

X4 & 212 Service Information 
Temporary traffic lights are in operation on the main Derry/Londonderry - Dungiven Rd between 29th May - 23rd June 2017 (inclusive)...this could add 5 – 10 minutes to journey times of the 212 & X4 services in both directions. Please note these restrictions are in operation Mon – Fri only between 09:30 - 16:00 during this period. 
651 Sprucefield Park & Ride Car Park Information

Please be advised the gates for this site (Sprucefield P&R) will be locked after the last service departure at 19:00 (from Belfast Europa Buscentre) Monday-Friday...arrives in to the car park at 1920.

Thank you for using Sprucefield Park and Ride Services.

212 Goldline Express Service Disruption - Road Works

Due to ongoing road works relating to the A6 upgrade between Castledawson Roundabout and the M22 at Randalstown; delays of approximately 10-15 minutes are being experienced to services in both directions between 09:30 and 16:30 (Monday to Friday). This initial period of works are expected to continue until the end of June.

Ulsterbus Derry~Londonderry - Belfast Service Alterations

Service 212/246/GX212 From Monday 8 May 2017 until Friday 2 June in order to improve the reliability of these services into Belfast; a number of departures will operate on a trial basis via Royal Avenue instead of North Street (Monday to Friday Only).

  • 05:45 212 Derry~Londonderry to Belfast
  • 06:00 GX212 Derry~Londonderry to Belfast
  • 06:15 GX212 Derry~Londonderry to Belfast
  • 06:30 212 Derry~Londonderry to Belfast
  • 06:30 212 Dungiven to Belfast
  • 06:30 246 Limavady to Belfast
  • 06:45 212 Derry~Londonderry to Belfast

These services will stop to set down on Royal Avenue (at Rosemary Street) instead of North Street. No other departures are affected. At the end of the trial, the affected services will return to the route via North Street.  

X3/X4 Summer Timetable - From Sunday 28th May 2017

Service X3 and X4 From Sunday 28 May 2017, a revised summer timetable will come in to effect on services X3 and X4 Derry~Londonderry – Dublin Airport – Dublin City Centre. Times are now available via the Translink Journey Planner.

Please note some changes to the X4 route on the same date: From Sunday 28 May 2017, service X4 will operate via Castledawson Roundabout Park & Ride.

In addition, the stop at Maghera Park & Ride towards Dublin will move from the Park & Ride stop to the Glenshane Road (Belfast bound) stop.Services from Dublin will continue to use the Park & Ride stop to set down.

Ballynahinch Area Service Disruption - From Monday 8th May 2017

Phoenix Gas will be carrying out works relaying gas pipes in and around Ballynahinch from Monday 8th May 2017 until end of week commencing 30th October 2017.

The works will be done under lane closures and traffic lights; so no diversions will be required, but the works will cause major disruption and delays to all services operating within Ballynahinch town centre.

For further information please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 90 66 66 30.

18, 20 and 237 Roadworks at Drumaness and Temple
Roadworks at Drumaness and Temple ongoing and may cause slight delays to service 18, 20 and 237 until further notice.
Killagan Stop (Logans Fashion) Services 218 & 173 Information 
Due to road works on the A26, the bus shelter has been removed and coned off at Logans Fashions (Killagan) northbound until further notice.
A temporary stop is in operation 100 metres further northbound, just past the end of the Killagan Road end...This will affect all 218 and 173 services toward Ballymoney and Coleraine. 
X1 Sprucefield / Banbridge - Dublin / Dublin Airport

Please be advised: The X1 service at 8am (Mon-Fri only) that operates from Belfast to Dublin Airport & Dublin will NOT stop at Sprucefield or Banbridge.

On Saturdays & Sundays the X1 at 8am from Belfast to Dublin & Dublin Airport WILL stop at Sprucefield & Banbridge.


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