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Latest Update: 18:41 Wednesday 10th February 2016

Ballyrashane Road Closure

The Ballyrashane Road will be closed for one week starting from Monday 15th February 2016 from Ballycastle Road roundabout to the Creamery Road.

All 171 services including school buses will divert via Cloyfin Road and the Creamery Road.

Armagh Mall West Diversion 
The Bus stops on Mall West, Armagh have been suspended until further notice to facilitate work on behalf of Northern Ireland Water and allow the free flow of traffic. The services affected are 40, 44, 69, 70, 73 and 371B. 
Larne Town Services, 10th February 
Due to road works Larne Town services will omit Larne Main Street and operate via Agnew Street until further notice.
Antrim Town Services, 10th February 
All 321 town services in Antrim will not be serving their respective housing estates due to icy conditions...All setting down / uplifting will be on the main road(s). 
338C Newry to Carrivemaclone Town Service Information
The 338C Newry to Carrivemaclone Town Service will not serve Carnagat Road between 0930-1630 Monday 8th to Thursday 11th February due to roadworks.
Coleraine Road, Portrush - Resurfacing Works - Mon 8th Feb - Fri 19th Feb

140 Ulsterbus services will be subject to diversions from Monday 8th to Friday 19th February 2016 due to resurfacing works on the Coleraine Road in Portrush. It is proposed that this work will take place in phases.

**For Wednesday 10 February Diversion as follows;
- Currently the 140B Portrush direct will turn right onto the Magerabuoy Road then left onto the Ballywillan Road and straight to Dunluce Ave. Passengers will have to board and alight at Metropole or Magherabuoy Cross, at either end of the road works.
- The 140A will access Portrush as normal but the Coleraine Direct will serve the Metropole as normal and then proceed to the Ballywillan Road and turn right onto the Magherabuoy Road and left back onto the Coleraine Road.

**This is all subject to change - Updated 1115 Services can serve Hillcrest at Lidl and use Glenmanus Road to Metropole on the 140B and the reverse for the 140A.

On Monday and Tuesday of each week; the road will be closed from Glenvale Avenue through to the Metropole.
This means all 140 services will be diverted via glenvale ave, girona and ballywillan road.
School buses in the morning should be able to access as normal but please be aware that this could change. Afternoon school services will follow the diversion.

Second phase (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday each week); the road will be closed from Hillcrest through to Glenvale Avenue.
All 140 services will divert at Lidl using Glenmanus Road to Metropole.
Morning & afternoon school buses should have access in this phase.

For further information please call Ulsterbus Coleraine on (028) 70 325 400.

Shore Road, Belfast - Diversions 

Due to road resurfacing works the Shore Road will be closed or have Lane Closure’s from the junction of Fortwilliam Slip to Donegall Park Avenue on the dates and times below;

  • Road Closure - Saturday 13th February 2016 07:00hrs to 20:00hrs
  • Road Closure - Sunday 14th February 2016 07:00hrs to 20:00hrs
  • Lane Closure ONLY - Monday 8th to Friday 12th February 2016

All Shore Road services will therefore be required to operate the following diversions ONLY DURING THE ROAD CLOSURES:
OUTWARD – As normal to Shore Road and then via Fortwilliam Park, Antrim Road and Donegall Park Avenue to Shore Road, then as normal.

INWARD – As normal to Shore Road and then via Donegall Park Avenue, Antrim Road and Skegoneill Avenue to Shore Road, then as normal.

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

80A & 80B Service Information
From Monday 1st February the bus stops at Gortgonis road- Gortgonis, in Coalisland will not be served for 4 weeks due to road works - (from the junction of Moor road to the junction of loughwiew road - Newtownkelly).
This will affect all school and service buses, 80A/80B - Buses will only be able to serve bus stops at Newtownkelly. 
110/110a Antrim - Randalstown Timetable Changes from Monday 1st Febuary 2016
  • Additional 1010 from Antrim Buscentre (Service 110a), Market Square 1013, Junction One Shopping Centre 1018 arriving Randalstown New Street 1030.
  • Additional 1340 from Antrim Buscentre (Service 110a), Market Square 1343, Junction One Shopping Centre 1348 arriving Randalstown New Street 1400.
  • Additional 1030 from Randalstown New Street (Service 110a), Junction One Shopping Centre 1042, Market Square 1047 arriving Antrim Buscentre 1050.
  • Additional 1400 from Randalstown New Street (Service 110a), Junction One Shopping Centre 1412, Market Square 1417,arriving Antrim Buscentre 1420.
  • Additional 1500 from Antrim Buscentre (Service 110), Monday to Friday School Terms only arriving Randalstown New Street 1513.
Antrim Town Services 321A, 321B, 321E - Timetable Changes from Monday 1 February 2016
  • Service 321a: Monday to Friday enhanced frequency, now operates every 30 minutes from 0930 until 1500.
  • Service 321b: Monday to Friday enhanced frequency, now operates every 30 minutes from 0915 until 1415.
  • Service 321e: revised Monday to Friday timetable and enhanced frequency, departing Market Square 0820, 0925, 0955 and every 30 minutes until 1425 then 1625, 1655, 1725, 1755
Service 367 Newtownabbey Town Service - Timetable Changes from Monday 22nd February 2016

Timetable changes and a revised route (now operating via New Mossley and Manse Way); will be introduced from Monday 22nd February 2016.

Revised timetables valid from 22nd February will be available from your local station or you can click here>>>

173 Ballymena - Cloughmills Diversion 

Due to road works traffic from the main A26 (coming from Ballymena northbound) will be unable to turn right on to the Lisnasoo Road in Cloughmills, this will remain the case until the 4th April 2016. 

As a result the Cloughmills' stops will be suspended until 4th April for the 08:45 and 16:45 173 services departing Ballymena.

Alternatively, passengers could use the 131 service(s) from Ballymena at 09:00 and 17:45 , these serve Cloughmills.

If you require further information please contact us (028) 90 66 66 30

Sunday Newtownards Departures
Commencing from Sunday 10th January 2016; Ulsterbus Services 5A, 6, 507, 9 & 10 Sunday departures from Newtownards on will now depart from Gibsons Lane & not the Bus Station.
Ulsterbus - 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 09:30 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.

Dufferin Avenue, Bangor Overflow Car Park

Free passenger overflow parking now available at Dufferin Avenue, Bangor for Translink passengers.


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