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Latest Update: 19:50 Thursday 26th April 2018

Latest Metro Service Update
10D/F services are currently being subject to some delays until further notice due to road works at Summerhill Road.
Andersonstown Road Works 30 April - 03 May 2018 
The Andersonstown Road will be closed (overnight only) for carriageway resurfacing work between Finaghy Road North and Kennedy Way from 2100hrs - 0600 Monday 30 April - Thursday 03 May 2018 however buses will be allow to operate as normal.
1A & 2A Carnmoney Road Closure Saturday 28 April - Sunday 29 April 2018

Due to NI Water works; Carnmoney Road will be closed in both directions from 07:00 on Saturday 28th April until 19:00 on Sunday 29th April...diversion as follows;

  • 1A – 2A Outbound: As normal to Farmlea Glengormley Village then operate via Ballyclare Road, Manse Road, Prince Charles Way then as normal on to Upper Carnmoney Road to termini.
  • Inbound: Reverse of outbound diversion
Metro 10 Falls Road Disruption - Sun 29th April

The Falls Road will be closed from Donegall Road to Lake Glen in both directions due to road works from 0600hrs to 2359hrs on Sunday 29th April 2018.

All Falls Road Metro services to operate in both directions via; Queen Street, Divis Street, Falls Road, Donegall Road, Westlink, M1 motorway and Kennedy Way, turning right back down the Falls Road to Falls Park Roundabout, Andersonstown Road, Glen Road and as normal.

Metro 10D/E/F Disruption - Sat 28th to Mon 30th April

The Stewartstown Road will be closed from Michael Ferguson Roundabout to McKinstry Roundabout in both directions due to road works from Saturday 28th April from 1900hrs to 0600hrs on Monday 30th April 2018.

As a result Metro 10D, E & F will be diverted as follows:

  • Countrybound as normal until Stewartstown Rd then via Dunmurry Lane, Old Golf Course Road, Creighton Road, McKinstry Roundabout, Lagmore Dale to Terminus.
  • Citybound journey via Lagmore, Lagmore Dale right on to Stewartstown Road, Creighton Road, Summerhill Road, Cherry Road, Upper Dunmurray Lane, Glengoland Stewartstown Road then as normal.
Metro 4A/4B/19/20 Disruption - Sat 28th to Mon 30th April

Due to resurfacing the Upper Newtownards Road will be closed from the Junction of Knock Road and East Link Road from 1900hrs on Saturday 28th April to 0600hrs on Monday 30th April. 

From Saturday at 1900hrs until Sunday at 1100hrs approx and again on Monday 30th April until 6am, Metro 4A/B services will operate to the Knock Rd junction and then right on to Knock Rd, left on to Kings Rd, Old Dundonald Rd, East Link Rd then right on to Upper N’Ards Rd and as normal. (both ways). 

From 1100hrs on Sunday 29th April approx, Metro 4A/B services will only operate to / from Ormiston Park; a shuttle bus will then operate the above diversion between Ormiston Pk & Ballybeen (both ways).

Metro service 19 will operate to Millmount Village Roundabout only.

Metro service 20 will operate to Stormont Gates only (same as a 23 service).

City of Belfast Loyal Orange Widows Fund Parade - Sunday 29th April 2018

On Sunday 29th April 2018 there are to be four separate feeder parades proceeding from the following locations and departing at approximately 14:00.

  • North Belfast: Clifton Street proceeding via Donegall Street to Lower Donegall Street, Royal Ave, Donegall Place to merge with main parade (With smaller feeder parades from Shankill Road Orange Hall beforehand to Clifton Street).
  • South Belfast: Ormeau Road proceeding via Ormeau Road and turning into Annadale Embankment.
  • East Belfast: Albert Bridge Road proceeding via Templemore Avenue, Newtownards Road, Bridge End, Anne Street, Victoria Street, High Street, Donegal Place
  • Sandy Row: Donegall Road proceeding via Gt. Victoria Street, Fisherwick Place, Wellington Place, Donegall Place, Castle Place, Bridge Street to Lower Donegall Street.

At approximately 14:30 the main parade will leave Donegall Place and proceed via Donegall Sq East, Donegall Sq South, Bedford Street, Dublin Road, Shaftesbury Sq, Donegall Road, Sandy Row to Blythe Street.

The parade will be returning at approximately 17:00 leaving Sandy Row, Great Victoria Street, proceeding via Wellington Place, Donegall Square North, Donegall Place, Royal Avenue, Donegall Street to Clifton Street and dispersal. It is possible that South Belfast lodges will break off and proceed via Bedford Street to Donegall Road and East Belfast Lodges breaking at Donegall Place to High Street and returning to Templemore Avenue.

The PSNI have advised as to numbers and foresee the main parade as only taking a 10-minute passing time, with the feeder parades taking only moments and traffic will only be held for a short time either side of passing.

Dundonald Cemetary Bus Stop
The stop at Dundonald Cemetery is gone due to the footpath along this length of the road having kerbs renewed...The nearest stops are Comber Road and also Ardcarn.
Metro 4A/4B Disruption
Due to roadworks in Dundonald village, Metro 4A/4B services will be subject to delays citybound.
May Day Holiday Arrangements - Monday 7th May 2018

A Public Holiday Timetable will operate on Monday 7th May

For further information please call the Translink Contact Centre on (028) 90 66 66 30 or Click here for Journey Planner>>

Newtownbreda Road Closure - Breda Academy School Services

Due to road works; the Newtownbreda Road will be closed in both directions from the junction of Orchard Mews to Village Court from 06:00 on Monday 26th February to 18:00 Friday 20th April 2018. All School services to Breda Academy will therefore be required to operate the following diversion:

  • TO SCHOOL – as normal till Belvoir Road and then omitting Newtownbreda Road and continuing along Belvoir Road, left at the next junction as shown below, to Newtownbreda Road and observing the temporary stop.
  • FROM SCHOOL – Normal Afternoon Departures via Belvoir Road to Newtownbreda Road and turning left and right into school entrance, reversing assisted by contractors and then to normal departure point. 
Metro 3 & 4 Passenger Information

Due to infrastructure improvements, significant disruption to services can be expected along Metro 3 & 4 Corridors until further notice.

Thank you for bearing with us. We have implemented measures to help reliability and we are working to keep service disruption for our passengers to a minimum.

Metro 10 Falls Road - Bus Stop Suspensions 
Due to works relating to Belfast Rapid Transit the following stop will be suspended until further notice: Countrybound - Westwood Centre
Glenmore Street (Lord Street) Bus Stop Removal - Albertbridge Road 
The bus stop Glenmore Street (Lord Street) on outbound journey on 4A/B, 23, 27, 28/A route has been removed due to BRT works. A new shelter has been erected at the next stop Hornby Street (Albertbridge Road) which is a short walk away for intending passengers.
Lagmore View - Latest Service Update
UPDATE Bus services are now omitting Lagmore View until further notice.

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