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Latest Update: 13:30 Sunday 19th May 2019 

Service 26 Dromara / Lisburn Information
Due to road works service 26 will omit Kinallen until further notice. Passengers are advised to go to Ardtanagh Crossroads for pick up (& drop off)...subject to change.
Free Shuttle Buses to Páirc Esler, Newry for GAA Championship - Sunday 19th May 2019

Free shuttle buses will operate from various locations to Páirc Esler in Newry on Sunday 19th May 2019 for the GAA Championship match between Armagh & Down.

Return buses will operate after the match but times may vary depending on if extra time is required.

Click here for shuttle bus schedule>>>

Ballyclare May Fair Road Closures - Tuesday 21st and Thursday 23rd May 

Please see details below regarding road closures for Ballyclare - services affected; 149, 153, 154, 168, 653 & 253

Tuesday 21st May 2019 from 09:30 – 17.30

Roads affected by proposed closure are Main Street and Harrier Way. A marked up plan is attached. Sections in green display alternative routes for residents to follow avoiding the event using Avondale Drive, Hawthorn Way, Ollardale Park to the Doagh Road. Harrier Way Car Park will be closed as part of the event and used for parking of horse boxes. Alternative free parking is available at the Leisure Centre and special arrangements are being requested with local schools.

Buses travel this route 168b may be affected at the time of the closure. 

Thursday 23rd May 2019 from 17:30- 20:30

Roads affected by proposed closure are Ballyeaston Road from Charles Drive to Ballycorr Road and a section of Ballycorr Road from Ballyeaston Road to Park street. A marked up plan is attached. The alternative route for all vehicles is Victoria Road. Sections in green also display alternative routes for residents to follow avoiding the event using the Rashee Road, and Victoria Road. Residents of Elizabeth Gardens, Cameron Court and Meadow Drive will be able to access Ballycorr Road via Park Street from Ballyeaston Road.

Buses travel this route 253a and 253b may be affected at the time of the closure. 

Please note Harrier Way will be closed for the week but diversions will be in place

148 Glenshane Road Diversion, 6th May - 25th May 2019

From Monday 6 May until *Saturday 25 May the B74 Glenshane Road will be closed from Straidarren Cross Roads to Feeny.

During this time service 148 will be diverted either via Park Village or the official diversion of A6 Foreglen Road. There will only be a very limited service along the Glenshane Road between Claudy and Dungiven.

Please see the links below noting the route of individual departures....Service 147 via Park is unaffected by the closure and can operate as normal.

Click here for list of affected services>>>

Click here for timetable in operation during the disruption>>>

(*updated 7/5)

ULB 320 and 34B - Bryansford Road (Newcastle) - 29th April to 12th May 2019

The B180 Bryansford rd. Newcastle, from the Shimna road junction to the Bryansford Avenue roundabout will be closed from 29th April to 12th May inclusive.

Services will instead operate via Shimna road and Bryansford Avenue.

This will primarily affect the 320 Town service bus and the service 34b to Bryansford

Dromore Co Down Service Disruption - from 3rd May for 8-10 Weeks

Due to major roadworks taking place in and around Dromore Square, services are unable to service stops in the Square in either direction from 3rd May until further notice. They will be operating as follows:

  • 238/38/538 services towards Newry/Banbridge will  be picking up and dropping off passengers at the stop beside Dromore High School
  • 238/38/538 services towards Belfast/Lisburn will be picking up at Iveagh Terrace only. 38/538 services will be unable to serve stops on Hillsborough Road
Newry Town Service 338E - Service Disruption - 25th April to 4th July 2019

There will be a total road closure to the Ballynabee Road commencing 25th April for a period of 10 weeks to facilitate Firmus Energy Gas Main Laying.

All intending passengers should make their way to Avila Nursing Home at the top of Convent Hill or to the Road Junction of Ballynabee Road and Quarter Road. There will be no change to timetable.

Antrim Town Service Timetable Changes - From Monday 29th April

From Monday 29th April, additional services will depart Antrim Bus Station and serve Antrim Area Hospital. The additional 321e services will be as follows: 

Monday to Friday: 

  • 18:08
  • 20:00
  • 21:00; and 
  • 22:00



  • 19:00
  • 20:00
  • 21:00


For Station Poster Please Click Here>>>

North West 200 Service Information - Week Commencing Monday 13th May 2019

Throughout the week commencing Monday 13th May 2019, several road closures will be taking place to accomodate the North West 200 and accompanying events.

For information on how this will affect 140a/b/c/d services in the Coleraine/Portrush/Portstewart area PLEASE CLICK HERE>>>

Additional Note: Service 402 will omit Dunluce Avenue in Portrush on Saturday 18th May 2019 (intending passengers can avail of bus stop located at the bottom of the Ballywillan Road).

Ahoghill Diamond Bus Stop Information
Due to road works commencing on Monday 25th of March 2019 the bus stop at Ahoghill Diamond will be suspended until further notice...Ballymena bound passengers are advised to go to the bus stop on Galgorm Rd (known as the Orange Hall stop).
110/210 - Road Closure (A6, Drumderg Roundabout)

110/210 from Monday 25th March 2019 for 8 weeks Toombridge from Monday 25th March 2019 for 8 weeks the following bus stops will be suspended due to a road closure on the A6 (Drumderg Roundabout):

  • Toomebridge Trea Gardens
  • Main Street McCloys


Passengers are advised to board at Mackles Yard stop.

Newtownards & Bangor Service Timetable Changes from Monday 1st April. 

Due to timetable changes, Translink advise passengers who use the following routes to revise service schedule before travelling: 

  • 303a


Service timetables can be found by Clicking Here>>

389b Service Information

The Bells Hill Road Castledawson will be closed for the next 10 weeks starting Monday 25th February 2019.

This will affect the 389b Maiden City Flyer Shuttle service - all stops along this road will be suspended and the 389b can only uplift and drop off  passengers at Castledawson Main Street.

Belfast Service Disruption (Ongoing)

Due to a fire at Primark (in Belfast City centre) Ulsterbus services operating to/from Belfast will be subject to delays and possible disruption. Diverted services will be listed below:

  • 300 Belfast - International Airport services will operate an alternative route out of Belfast (passengers can board at Europa Buscentre or new temporary bus stop at Queen Street - will not be picking up at York St)....service will depart Queen Street then operate via Divis Street on to Westlink...(Inbound services will be able to drop off at York Strret, North Street and then terminating at Europa Buscentre).
  • Ulsterbus Services to Larne, Antrim, Ballymena, Coleraine and Carrickfergus are now serving their normal respective stops on High Street and Bridge Street (163/563/168/568 omitting Royal Avenue).

Dufferin Avenue, Bangor Overflow Car Park

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


Many Ulsterbus & Foyle Metro services will have minor timetable amendments or additional departures, mainly to Monday to Friday timetables




Foyle Metro

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Service 11a/11b Buses will no longer operate into Woodbrook. New bus stops are located outside Woodbrook itself. There is a revised timetable with additional departures

<!--[if !supportLists]-->·         <!--[endif]-->Service 7a and 8a will be combined into one service. All previously served routes will still be served. This timetable is available at Foyle Street Buscentre or online.



Service 234

  • 14:10 234 to Coleraine will operate 30 minutes earlier at 13:40 and will terminate at Coleraine Buscentre
  • 15:50 234 Coleraine to Derry~Londonderry will run at 15:00. During the summer it will operate to Derry~Londonderry, during school term it will terminate at Limavady

Service 273

  • 07:05 Derry to Belfast via Omagh will operate 15 minutes earlier at 06:50 and run 15 minutes earlier throughout. This only affects the Monday to Friday timetable.
  • 06:35 Dungannon to Derry~Londonderry will run 10 minutes earlier at 06:25 and run 10 minutes earlier throughout, departing Omagh at 07:15 and Strabane at 07:55




Service 98

Minor timetable changes to Monday to Friday timetable

  • 07:15 Derry~Londonderry to Strabane will run 5 minutes earlier at 07:10
  • 08:15 Derry~Londonderry to Strabane will run 15 minutes earlier at 08:00
  • Additional departure to Derry~Londonderry-Strabane at 08:40
  • 07:55 Strabane to Derry~Londonderry will operate 5 minutes earlier at 07:50


Service 147/148

  • 14:10 Derry~Londonderry to Dungiven will operate 30 minutes earlier at 13:40
  • Additional service 148 Derry~Londonderry to Feeny at 13:10
  • 13:05 Dungiven to Derry~Londonderry will operate 35 minutes earlier at 12:30


Timetables for these changes are all available online at and at Foyle Street Buscentre


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