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Latest Update: 07:45 Monday 30th November 2015

4A - Upper Newtownards Road - Roadworks - Stop Suspension

The below stops on Upper Newtownards Road are suspended until further notice due to roadworks on the 4A route.

Inbound: The next stop after North Road (Strandtown, North Road)
Outbound: The stop before North Road (Strandtown, Clonlee Drive)


Whincroft Road - Temporary Stop Suspension & Relocation
Commencing Monday 30th November 2015 for approximately 2 weeks

Intending passengers on the 5A route are advised that due to roadwork’s; the following bus stop on Whincroft Road has been suspended and relocated as follows:

City Bound: The last stop on Whincroft Road has been relocated 100 meters before the original stop on Whincroft Road. An additional stop has also been added ahead of the original stop 100 meters on the Glen Road City Bound.


Falls Road Bus Lane - Commencing Monday 2nd November 2015 

The new bus lanes will be activated on the Falls Road between Grosvenor Road and Whiterock Road on Monday 2nd November 2015.

There are some bus stop relocations due to the building of the new BRT halts - please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 9066 6630.


New Metro 13 Services - From 9th November 2015

Additional Metro 13 departing: Sandyknowes (Ballyhenry Road) 07:53, arriving Donegall Place 08:42.

Additional Metro 13 departing: Upper Queen Street 16:55.

Service revision: Metro 13 at 17:05 from Upper Queen Street will depart 17:10.

These enhancements are thanks to customer feedback on the Metro 13 service.


Metro - Donegall Street Relocation of Bus Stop

Relocation of 1st bus stop in York Street

Due to demolition and rebuilding work associated with the new University of Ulster building at York Street it will be necessary to suspend the first stop in York Street for 30 months from 09:30hrs on Friday 9th October 2015.

All services Metro and Ulsterbus will all be relocated to the 2nd stop  near Frederick Street. The inner lane will be taken out to be used as a covered walkway for pedestrians as there will be a hoarding the length of the footpath from Donegall Street to Frederick Street for the duration of the work. The bus shelter will be inaccessible but there will be a marked gap in the covered walkway to allow boarding/alighting at this point.


Translink Timetable Changes - From 30th August (Rail) & 1st September (Bus)

As part of Translink’s overall plans to reduce costs due to the significant reduction in public funding in 2015/16; some Translink services have changed from 30th August (rail) and 1st September (bus/coach).

Please check new timetables before travel by either ringing Translink Contact Centre or CLICK HERE>>

There have also been changes to Metro and Ulsterbus/Goldline bus stops in Belfast City Centre to facilities the faster departure of express services. Please CLICK HERE>> for further details and city centre map.


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






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