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Latest Update: 17:59 Saturday 30 August 2014

 

 Metro - Royal Black Preceptory Parade Saturday 30 August 2014 

There will be some minor disruption and delays to services on Saturday morning in Belfast due to the annual Royal Black Preceptory Parade.  Feeder parades will gather in Belfast in various locations prior to the Parade in Larne on Saturday 30th August 2014.

 

Metro - Henry Joy McCracken Band Parade Sunday 31 August 2014

Due to a band parade there may be some minor disruption to services operating in the Cliftonville, Oldpark and Antrim Road areas between 1400 and 1630 on Sunday 31 August.

 

26 & 600 Relocation Bus Stop effective from 01 September 2014

From Monday 01 September services 26 & 600 - George Best Belfast City Airport service will be relocated to the bus shelter at Donegall Square North nearest to Donegall Place from Wellington Place.

 

77, 78 & 79 Relocation Bus Stop Effective from 01 September 2014

From Monday 01 September 2014 services 77, 78 & 79 will be relocated to the next bus shelter at Fountain Street from Wellington Place.

 

26, 26A, 27, 28 & 28A Revised Information Effective from 01 September 2014

From 01 September 2014 services 26, 26A and 27, 28, 28A will now connect with each other creating an orbital route terminating at Sainsbury’s Holywood Exchange.
*** Please note IKEA will only be serviced on the inward journey***

Operating from relocated stop at Donegall Square North
- 26 Via – Chichester Street – Victoria Street – Queen’s Square – Bridge End – Queen’s Quay – Sydenham Road (Odyssey) – Queen’s Road – DO NOT SERVICE THE SCIENCE PARK -turn right at the traffic lights into the rear of the BMC and then via the Queen’s Road – Sydenham Road – Airport Road – Airport Road West to Sainsbury’s Holywood Exchange

- 26A Via – Chichester Street – Victoria Street – Queen’s Square – Bridge End – Queen’s Quay – Sydenham Road (Odyssey) – Airport Road – Airport Road West to Sainsbury’s Holywood Exchange

- 26B & 26C there is no route change

Operating from Normal Stop in Donegall Square West
- 27 Via - Chichester Street – Victoria Street – Queen’s Square – Oxford Street – Eastbridge Street – Albertbridge Road – Holywood Road – Circular Road – Cairnburn Road – Old Holywood Road – Knocknagoney Road – Tillysburn to Sainsbury’s Holywood Exchange

- 28 Via - Chichester Street – Victoria Street – Queen’s Square – Oxford Street – Eastbridge Street – Albertbridge Road – Holywood Road – Garnerville Road – Old Holywood Road – Knocknagoney Road – Tillysburn to Sainsbury’s Holywood Exchange
 
- 28A Via - Chichester Street – Victoria Street – Queen’s Square – Oxford Street – Eastbridge Street – Albertbridge Road – Holywood Road – Tillysburn to Sainsbury’s Holywood Exchange.

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

 

Metro Glen Road Closure - Service 10E Diversion

Due to resurfacing the Glen Road will be closed between Kennedy Way and Ramoan Gardens on three consecutive Sundays:
Sunday 31st August 2014 and Sunday 7th & 14th September 2014 from 05:00hrs – 18:00hrs.

Metro service 10E will therefore operate the following diversion:

As normal to the Glen Road, then via Kennedy Way, Andersonstown Road, Shaws Road & Glen Road as normal.

 

Marketlink Sunday Service Information

The Marketlink shuttle service (which currently operates on behalf of Belfast City Council) will no longer be operating a Sunday service – with immediate effect.

Please be advised the Friday and Saturday services will remain unaffected.

 

Sandown Road Closure (citybound only) 4th August - 31st August 2014

Due to road works Sandown Road will be closed from Knock Road to the Upper Newtownards Road for a period of 10 weeks from 0800hrs on Monday 4th August until 1800hrs Monday 13th October.

Due to road works Sandown Road will be closed from Knock Road to the Upper Newtownards Road for a period of 10 weeks on the above times and dates.

Due to these road works a Shuttle Bus Service will operate Monday to Friday, issuing normal fares, from Knock Road (Knock Headquarters) commencing at 07:42hrs and finishing with a 17:30hrs departure from Knock Road via Clarawood Estate, Sandown Road, Knock Road and terminating on the Upper Newtownards Road (Hillview Ave), setting down remaining passengers for onward travel to the city centre where passengers may board all services with a valid ticket issued by the shuttle service.

Service 18 departures from the Braniel between 07:36 – 09:27 & 13:27 – 17:30 should operate via Kings Road, Knock Road and Upper Newtownards Road, omitting Clarawood Estate, and as normal from Ballyhackamore.

At all other times Service 18 from the Braniel to the city centre should operate the following diversion:

As normal through Clarawood Estate to Clara Park and then turning RIGHT onto Sandown Road,  then via Knock Road & Upper Newtownards Road  to Ballyhackamore, then as normal.

 

 Sandown Road Closure (citybound only) 08:00 1st September to 18:00 13th October 2014

Due to road works Sandown Road will continue to be closed from Knock Road to the Upper Newtownards Road for a period of 6 weeks on the above times and dates.

 Due to these road works a Shuttle Bus Service will operate, issuing normal fares, from Knock Road (Knock Headquarters) commencing at 07:48 and finishing with a 17:55 departure from Knock Road & via Clarawood Estate, Sandown Road, Knock Road & terminating on the Upper Newtownards Road (Hillview Ave), setting down remaining passengers for onward travel to the city centre where passengers may board all services with a valid ticket issued by the shuttle service.

Service 18 departures from the Braniel between 07:41 – 09:20 & 13:40 – 17:50 should operate via Kings Road, Knock Road and Upper Newtownards Road, omitting Clarawood Estate, and as normal form Ballyhackamore.

At all other times Service 18 from the Braniel to the city centre should operate the following diversion:

IN – As normal through Clarawood Estate to Clara Park and then turning RIGHT onto Sandown Road,  then via Knock Road & Upper Newtownards Road  to Ballyhackamore, then as normal.

OUT AS NORMAL AT ALL TIMES.

 

Metro Summer/Holiday Timetable

Metro Summer timetable is currently in operation from Monday 30th June 2014.

Please click on the links for Metro Summer Timetables and Journey Planner or for further information please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 9066 6630.

 

Published
27/09/2012

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