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Latest Update 18:00 Sunday 30th April 2017

Metro - May Day Monday 1st May - Belfast Marathon

All Metro services will be subject to delay, disruption or short notice alterations between 06:00 and approximately 17:00 on Monday 1st May 2017 (May Day), due to the Belfast Marathon.

Please leave additional time for your journey, or make alternative arrangements during periods of disruption.

Metro Services & Revised Departure Points from 06:30 until approximately 11:00.

(note may be subject to change).        

1 ANTRIM ROAD - As normal
SHORE ROAD - As normal
HOLYWOOD ROAD - May Street
BALLYBEEN - May Street
CASTLEREAGH ROAD - May Street
CREGAGH (LINKED TO CARRS GLEN) - May Street
FOURWINDS - As Normal
MALONE/STRANMILLIS - Donegall Square South
BALMORAL/CONWAY (LINKED TO SHANKILL)- Donegall Sqaure South
10 FALLS - College Square East
11  SHANKILL (LINKED TO BALMORAL/CONWAY) - May Street
12  CARRS GLEN (LINKED TO CREGAGH)- Donegall Sqaure South
18  GILNAHIRK - Chichester Street
19  TULLYCARNET/DUNDONALD - Chichester Street
20  DUNDONALD -Chichester Street
28  HOLYWOOD EXCHANGE - Chichester Street
57  LIGONIEL - College Square East 
77  BELVOIR - Adelaide Street
96 WESTBANK ROAD (STENNA LINE) - Chichester Street
26 TITANIC QUARTER - Chichester Street
600 GEORGE BELFAST CITY AIRPORT(600) - Europa Bus Centre

Buses will operate diversionary routes as shown below during the passing of the race. Please note; these diversions are subject to short notice alterations during this period.

  • Antrim Road (1)
    In  via Antrim Road-Duncairn Gardens- Dock Street-Nelson Street turning left into Dunbar link to Custom House Square-Donegall Quay-Oxford Street-May Street-Upper Arthur Street to Chichester Street.
    Out via Victoria Street-Dunbar Link- Duncairn Gardens and Antrim Road.
  • Shore Road (2) & (96)
    In via Nelson Street/Corporation Street turning left into Dunbar Link and as per the Antrim Road diversion to Chichester street.
    Out via Victoria Street-Dunbar Link and York Street.
  • Holywood Road (3), Ballybeen (4), Castlereagh Road (5), Cregagh (6), Gilnahirk/Tullycarnet, Dundonald, Titanic Quarter (Belfast Met) (26C)
    In via normal route to may street then Upper Arthur Street to Chichester Street.
    Out via Victoria Street to Queen’s Square bus lane.
  • Four Winds (7)
    In via normal route to Ormeau Road then via Cromac Street and May Street to Adelaide Street.
    Out via Adelaide Street- Ormeau Avenue-Ormeau Road then as normal from University Avenue junction. 
  • Belvoir (77)
    In via normal route to bottom of Ormeau Road then via Cromac Street – May Street to Adelaide Street for outward departure.
    Out via Adelaide Street-Ormeau Avenue-Ormeau Road then as normal.
  • Balmoral/Conway (9)
    In from Conway via upper Lisburn Road turning left on to Black’s Road to the MotorwayM1-Westlink - Grosvenor Road off-slip, Grosvenor Road, Fisherwick Place to College Square for their linked departure to the shankill road or departure from College Square East for the return to Conway or Balmoral.
    In from Balmoral via Sicily Park turning left on to Upper Lisburn Road to Black’s Road and as per Conway diversion to College Square.
    Out via College Square North, Durham Street to Grosvenor Road-Westlink-Motorway M1-Black’s Road to Upper Lisburn Road and left or right to the respective terminal.
  • Carrs Glen (12)
    12a in via Cliftonville Road as normal to Antrim Road turning left on to Antrim Road then via Duncairn Gardens-Dock Street-Nelson Street-Dunbar Link-Donegall Quay, Oxford Street, May Street, Upper Arthur Street to Chichester Street for their linked departure to Cregagh.12b in via Oldpark Road as normal to Cliftonville Circus then via Cliftonville Road and as per 12A diversion.12A/12B out via Victoria Street- Dunbar link- York Street to Duncairn Gardens then via Antrim Road, Cavehill Road and Westland Road to Cliftonville Circus then as normal.
  • Ligoniel (57)
    (During period when Clifton Street is closed, buses will operate via Agnes Street – Shankill Road & Peter’s Hill to Millfield.)
    In via normal route to Clifton Street then via Carrick Hill across to Millfield-College Square East - Wellington Place - Upper Queen Street – Howard Street – Fisherwick Place to College Square East.
    Out via College Square East, Millfield to Carrick Hill and Clifton Street.
  • Falls Road (10)
    Queen Street as normal.
  • Shankill Road (11)
    In via normal route to Peter’s Hill turning right into Millfield-College Square East - Wellington Place - Upper Queen Street - Howard Street – Fisherwick Place  to College Square East  for their linked departure to Balmoral or Conway.
    Out via College Square East, Millfield to Peter’s Hill.
  • Malone/Stranmillis (8)
    In via normal route to university Road turning right into University Square – right in to University Avenue to Ormeau Road- Cromac Street- May Street for their outward departure.
    Out via Adelaide Street-Ormeau Avenue-Ormeau road-University Street to University Road then as normal.

    When the procession reaches Balmoral Avenue the service will operate to and from Stranmillis terminus only.
  • George Best Belfast City Airport (600)
    In via Sydenham By-Pass as normal then via M3, Westlink, Divis Street, College Avenue, College Square East , College Square North, Durham Street  to Glengall Street.
    Out via Glengall Street, Great Victoria Street, then via College Square East, College Avenue, and Divis Street, turning right onto the Westlink, M3 and Sydenham By-Pass.

     

Marathon Route and Race Timings

 

Service Affected 

Location

First Runner

Last Runner

Last Walker

Metro 18, 19

City Hall - Albert Bridge

9.00am

9.15am

9.20am

Metro 4, 28

Albertbridge Road    

9.05am

9.30am

9.40am

Metro 3, 28

Holywood Road

9.10am

9.45am

10.10am

Metro 600

Sydenham By-Pass

9.15am

10.00am

10.40am

3, 4, 11, 12, 18, 19, 28

Ann Street - Victoria Street

9.25am

10.30am

-

Metro 10

High Street - Castle Street

9.30am

10.45am

-

Metro 10

Falls Road - Clonard Gardens

9.35am

11.00am

-

Metro 11

Shankill Road - Tennent Street

9.45am

11.30am

-

Metro 12

Oldpark Road - Westland Road

9.50am

11.45am

-

Metro 1

Antrim Road

9.55am

12.00pm

-

Metro 2

Whitewell Road - Mill Road

10.10am

12.45pm

-

Metro 2

Shore Road - Whitehouse Park

10.18am

1.00pm

-

Metro 96

Dargan Road - Duncrue Street

10.35am

1.45pm

-

4, 18, 19, 28

Donegal Quay - Lanyon Place

10.50am

2.30pm

-

Metro 7

Ormeau Road - Ravenhill Road

11.00am

3.00pm

11.30am

Metro 7

Ormeau Embankment

11.10am

3.30pm

12.00pm

 

Metro Easter & May Day Timetable Information 2017

A Holiday Timetable will operate on:

  • Monday 1st May (May Day)
  • Monday 29th May


To search for holiday bus times please click link for Journey Planner>>>

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

 

Glenmore Street (Lord Street) Bus Stop Removal - Albertbridge Road 

The bus stop Glenmore Street (Lord Street) on outbound journey on 4A/B, 23, 27, 28/A route has been removed due to BRT works. A new shelter has been erected at the next stop Hornby Street (Albertbridge Road) which is a short walk away for intending passengers. 

 

1A & 2A Carnmoney Road Diversion 

LANE CLOSURE – Carnmoney Road Thursday 5th January until Sunday 7th May 2017 between the following hours: 09:30am – 16:30pm

Carnmoney Road will be closed on the above times and dates from the junction of Antrim Road to the junction of Portland Avenue Road to allow essential roadwork’s.
Service 1A & 2A will omit this section of Carnmoney Road on the inbound journey and operate the following diversion;
Out Bound: As normal
Inbound: Carnmoney Road and right into Portland Avenue and left onto the Antrim Road then as normal. 

Please note delays may be experienced.

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

 

Metro Service 61 & 64 Bus Shelter in Queen Street from Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Services from the 61 & 64 bus shelter in Queen Street are being moved to accommodate the refurbishment work at the Athletic Stores.

From Tuesday 22nd November 2016 the 61 & 64 services will depart from the new bus stop closer to Wellington Place.

This is unavoidable due to the nature of the work.

 

Metro - College Avenue (King Street) Bus Lay-by Closure

Due to a major building development in the area the joint Ulsterbus/Metro bus stop at College Ave (King Street) lay-by will be temporarily suspended from Monday 24th October 2016.
A new Metro bus stop will be located on the lamp post just past College Street.

 

Lagmore View - Latest Service Update 

From Thursday 1st September 2016 buses will go back into the Lagmore View Terminus to drop off and pick up customers, up to 7pm.

After 7pm all buses will omit the Lagmore View Terminus and will turn left at the viaduct towards Mount Eagles then up to the roundabout then proceed back down to the viaduct and park safely and wait until their inward departure time.

UPDATE 01/09/16 – services will be omitting Lagmore View until further notice.

Published
27/09/2012

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