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Latest Update: 20:00 Monday 27th April 2015


East Belfast Metro Services, Monday 27 April 

Due to heavy traffic delays (some severe) to East Belfast are currently being experienced (especially to the 4 services).
Also the 1843 4X service from the City to Dundonald Park & Ride will not operate.


Bus Lane Closure – Nelson Street, Commencing 20th April 2015 

The bus lane at Duncrue/Whitla Street to Nelson Street inbound will be closed daily Monday to Friday between 09:00hrs and 16:00hrs for 3 weeks from Monday 20th April 2015 to facilitate work on new pedestrian crossings at Nelson Street subway and Duncrue Street/Whitla Street - as a result of this passengers will not be able to alight on the bus lane...the next stop for passengers will be Nelson Street.

All services exiting the M2 or approaching inbound from Duncrue Street will be diverted via Whitla Street, Garmoyle Street, Dock Street to Nelson Street then as normal.


For further information please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 9066 6630.


Belfast City Marathon & Fun Run, Monday 4th May 2015

The Belfast Marathon will start at the front of the City Hall at 09:00 followed by the “Fun Run” at 09:20. It will be then necessary to operate services from temporary departure points during the build up to the start and the removal of the start gate in Donegall Square North.

FALLS SERVICES :  INWARD as normal to College Avenue/King Street then via College Square North, Durham Street, Boyne Bridge, Glengall Street, Great Victoria Street, Fisherwick Place to College Square East for OUTWARD departure via College Avenue to Divis Street and then as normal. During the closure of Castle Street and Lower Falls these services should use Grosvenor Road inward and depart from College Square East via College Square North, Durham Street, Grosvenor Road to Falls Road then as normal.

:  INWARD to May Street for OUTWARD departure via Adelaide Street, Ormeau Avenue, Cromac Street to Victoria Street then as normal. East Bridge Street and Albert Bridge will be open until the race starts at 09:00hrs and services will then have to use Queen’s Bridge until the main body of runners and walkers are clear of the area. BRIDGE END will remain closed until approximately 14:00hrs so corridor 3 and 5 services will have to use Short Strand and Albertbridge/East Bridge Street inward.

: INWARD via Royal Avenue, High Street, Queen’s Square, Oxford Street to May Street and Donegall Square South as normal for OUTWARD departure. When the race starts at 09:00hrs these services should move to Royal Avenue/Central Library and operate to and from there until the city centre is cleared for normal service again. INWARD services from Antrim Road should operate across Carrick Hill from Clifton Street into North Street to Royal Avenue/Central Library and Shore Road services should operate from Dunbar Link via Frederick Street across Carrick Hill to North Street and Royal Avenue/Central Library.

:  INWARD to Great Victoria Street then via Bruce Street, Dublin Road, Ormeau Avenue, Cromac Street, May Street to Donegall Square South for OUTWARD departure.


BELVOIR 77: Inward as normal to May Street for outward departure from May Street via Adelaide Street and Ormeau Avenue to Ormeau Road then as normal.

Please note delays will be experienced to Metro services right across the newtwork.

For further information please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 9066 6630.


4X Dundonald Park & Ride Changes - 13th April 2015

From Monday 13th April 2015 the 08:15 4X from Belfast to Dundonald Park & Ride will not operate and the 14:48 from the City will now depart at 15:38.

From Dundonald Park & Ride the 09:10 will now depart at 09:20 and the 15:20 will now depart at 15:15.

Click here for timetable>>>


Castlereagh Road Temporary Bus Stop Suspension, Relocation & Bus Lane Suspension

Please be advised of the below bus stop and lane alterations on the Castlereagh Road affecting Metro Services 5A & 31 for construction work starting from Wednesday 8th April 2015 for approximately 21 weeks.

Country bound at ORBY LINK (Stop Name Loopland) – Bus Stop Suspended
City bound opposite ORBY LINK (Stop Name Loopland) – moved 30 metres city bound (Outside Proctors)
City Bound Bus Lane – Suspended within works area


Relocation of Bus Stops, Upper Newtownards Road

Due to recent road works on the Upper Newtownards Road,; the following Bus Stops are to be relocated as follows.

Country Bound:
The “Belmont Church Road” will be merged with the Ulsterbus stop at “Greenwood Primary School” to become a “Dual Stop”.
The “Ormiston” stop is removed.

City Bound:
The “Ormiston” stop is removed.
The “Belmont Church Road” stop is to be relocated 25 metres city bound to outside “Knockhill Apartments”. 


May Day 2015 Service Information 

Metro and Belfast Park and Ride Services will be operating a Holiday timetable on May Day (4th May) 2015.

For times click here>>>

To use the Journey Planner>>>



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