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Latest Update: 17:55 Saturday 1st August 2015


 Metro - East Belfast

 Metro omitting Queens Square until further notice



Below parade may have may have a variable impact on services. 

Sunday 2nd August 2015

  • “No 6 Royal Black District Chapter” – A church parade starting from the West Belfast Orange Hall on the Shankill Road at 10:45hrs to Ballygomartin Presbyterian Church, Ballygomartin Road. The parade will return to West Belfast Orange Hall at 12:45hrs. There will be minimal delays to services.
  • “Feile An Phobail” – This parade contains 25 bands, starting at 12:00 from Conway Street and via the Falls Road to Falls Park. During the parade Falls Services should operate OUT & IN via Divis Street, Westlink, M1 and Kennedy Way, then as normal.
  • “Ligoniel Commemoration Committee” – A parade at 14:00hrs around the Ligoniel area accompanied by the O’Neill & Allsopp Memorial Flute Band finishing at 15:00hrs. There will be minimal delays to services.


Metro - Summer Timetable 2015

Holiday Timetable will operate on Monday 29th June to Monday 31st August.


Please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 90 66 66 30 for further information.


1F Antrim Road Diversion

Due to road works the A6 Antrim Road is to be closed inbound from Sandyknowes Roundabout to Sandyholme Park daily until further notice resulting in the 1F Service operating the following diversion;

as normal to Sandyknowes Roundabout  then via Ballyhenry Road, Ballyclare Road and Jubilee Way to the Antrim Road then as normal.

OUTWARD: services are not affected however with works in the area some delays may be experienced.

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


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”. 



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