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Latest Update: 19:59 Monday 20th November 2017

Queen's Quay Closure, 26 & 600 Service Information, 

Due to essential road works at SSE carpark Queens Quay will be closed in both directions overnight (only) from 19:00-06:00 daily from Monday 20 November to Saturday 25 November 2017.

Service 600b will operate as a 600 only and the 19:10 Ex 26 from Holywood Exchange will operate as normal to Dee Street then via Sydenham Bypass to Bridge End then as normal. 

10D, E & F Diversion, Saturday 18 - Monday 20 November & Saturday 25 November - Monday 27 November 2017

Due to road works services 10D, E & F will omit McKinstry Road Roundabout and Creighton Road and operate the following diversion from 1900hrs on Saturday 18 November until 0600 on Monday 20 November then again from 1900hrs on Saturday 25 November until 0600 on Monday 27;

  • from Lagmore Dale left on to the Stewartstown Road to Twinbrook Road and then as normal.
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 - Stop Suspensions

Due to works relating to Belfast Rapid Transit the following stop will be suspended until further notice: 

  • Countrybound - Westwood Centre
East Belfast - Lane Closures - Upper Newtownards Road & Knock Road

NI Water commenced work on a large-scale flood alleviation project for the Upper Newtownards Road / Knock Road area of East Belfast on Monday 5th June.

Two key elements of the work will be carried out on the Upper Newtownards Road & Knock Road between June and September 2017.

  • A lane closure is in place on the Upper Newtownards Road (country bound) for 12 weeks between Ormiston Park and the junction with Hawthornden Way (to 31st August 2017).
  • A lane closure is also in place on Knock Road (heading towards the Castlereagh Road) for 8 weeks between the Kings Road and the Comber Greenway (to Friday 28th July 2017). 

Traffic delays are expected on Metro 4A/4B/18/19 services and passengers should allow extra time for their journey.

Metro Services 19/19A will be diverted on their outward journey until further notice. Services will operate as normal to Ballyhackamore the divert right onto Sandown Road, left onto Knock Road and then as normal onto Kings Road. Inbound services to operate as normal.

Kennedy Way Roundabout, West Belfast

Works to replace the roundabout at Kennedy Way in West Belfast with a new signalised junction as part of the Belfast Rapid Transit project will begin at the start of July. 

From Monday 3 July to the end of August the temporary roundabout and the approaches to it will, where necessary, be restricted to a single lane of traffic in each direction.

Work and ongoing traffic management arrangements have been carefully programmed over the summer months in order to minimise any inconvenience to the public, however motorists should be aware that some delays may be expected and that additional time should be allowed when planning any journeys.

This work and the ongoing work on the Falls Road/Andersonstown Road are part of the Executive’s flagship Belfast Rapid Transit project which will be fully operational from September 2018.

Metro - Service 61, 64 & 64B Stop moved in Queen Street Monday 29th May 2017

The departure point for Metro services 61, 64 & 64B in Queen Street will change from its current location to approximately 100 yards down Queen Street to the current departure point for Metro services 80 and 81. 

This location change will take effect from Monday 29th May 2017. A new flag and timetable will be added to the new departure location.

Click here of map for revised departure points for 61, 64 & 64B>>>


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. 


Metro Service 61 & 64 Bus Shelter in Queen Street from Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Services from the 61 & 64 bus shelter in Queen Street are being moved to accommodate the refurbishment work at the Athletic Stores.

From Tuesday 22nd November 2016 the 61 & 64 services will depart from the new bus stop closer to Wellington Place.

This is unavoidable due to the nature of the work.


Metro - College Avenue (King Street) Bus Lay-by Closure

Due to a major building development in the area the joint Ulsterbus/Metro bus stop at College Ave (King Street) lay-by will be temporarily suspended from Monday 24th October 2016.
A new Metro bus stop will be located on the lamp post just past College Street.


Lagmore View - Latest Service Update 

From Thursday 1st September 2016 buses will go back into the Lagmore View Terminus to drop off and pick up customers, up to 7pm.

After 7pm all buses will omit the Lagmore View Terminus and will turn left at the viaduct towards Mount Eagles then up to the roundabout then proceed back down to the viaduct and park safely and wait until their inward departure time.

UPDATE 01/09/16 – services will be omitting Lagmore View until further notice.


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