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Latest Update: 17:58 Saturday 22 November 2014


West Belfast Parade Sunday 23rd November 2014 13:00 – 15:30hrs

There is to be a parade on Sunday 23rd November 2014 departing from New Barnsley Crescent at 13:00hrs and through various side streets to the Whiterock Road and then via Hugo Street onto the Falls Road before proceeding to the Devenish Complex via Falls Road, Andersonstown Road & Finaghy Road North to finish around 15:30hrs.
Depending on the size of the parade the following services may have to operate:
OUT & IN as follows;

SERVICES 10A, C, D & E – As normal to the Falls Road and via Whiterock Road (once the parade has cleared the Whiterock Road), Springfield Road, Glen Road, with Services 10A, C & D via Glencolin Turning Circle and Shaws Road to Stewartstown Road with 10A then to Blacks Road(Oakhurst) and 10C & D as normal.

When the Parade has cleared Falls Park, services will then operate via Falls Road & Glen Road to Glencolin and then as the above diversionary route with the 10E as normal.

As the parade clears Kennedy Way services will operate as normal to Andersonstown Road then via Kennedy Way to Glencolin and as above.

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


East Belfast Service Information, Friday 21 November 2014

Due to the ongoing road works on the Newtownards Road (Belfast Rapid Transit System) delays are being experienced to Metro Services in the area.

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


 Metro - Upper Newtownards Road Roadworks Commencing 25th September 2014

Translink is advising bus passengers travelling along the Upper Newtownards Road towards the city centre to expect some service delays and diversions due to lane closures commencing on 25 September for a period of 8 weeks.

The Department for Regional Development will introduce lane closures from the Knock Road junction to the Sandown Road junction as part of ongoing works to widen the carriageway to facilitate the new Belfast Rapid Transit System.

All bus and coach services travelling city bound along the Upper Newtownards Road will be affected. Key Translink services operating along this corridor include: Metro 4 a/b, 18, 19 and 20 as well as Ulsterbus Goldline services travelling from Newtownards and beyond. A limited number of bus stop suspensions will also be required during the works.

Passengers should allow extra time for their journeys during this period.


Ormiston Crescent Bus Stop Suspension

The bus stop at Ormiston Crescent (Citybound) will be suspended from tomorrow (Thursday 25th September) for approximately two weeks to facilitate works carried out by N.I.E in preparation for the BRT. Passengers are being redirected to the Knock Road stop while this stop is suspended. Services affected will be Metro 4A, 4B, 4C, 19 and Ulsterbus 505, 507, 509, 510. 



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