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Latest Update: 07:23 Thursday 18th October 2018

4A Feeder & Glider Information
Some minor changes will be introduced from Monday 22 October 2018.

  • Monday to Friday - Services up to 0700 will depart approximately 3 minutes earlier to connect with new G1 times.
  • Saturday - 0509 departing Ballybeen will now depart 0506, 0710 departing Park and Ride will now depart 0707 & 0730 departing Park and Ride will now depart 0727.
  • Sunday Services up to 1035 will depart approximately 2 minutes earlier to connect with new G1 times
Antrim Road Diversion, Friday 19 October - Saturday 20 October 2018
Due to resurfacing the Antrim Road will be closed from Salisbury Avenue to Fortwilliam Park on Friday 19th October 2018 from 22:00-06:00 on Saturday 20 October.

  • Antrim Road services should operate as normal along the Antrim Road then Limestone Road, Shore Road,Fortwilliam Park then as normal In and out.
Metro 57 & 57a Crumlin Road Diversion, Wednesday 17 October - Saturday 20 October 2018
Crumlin Road will be closed in both directions from its junction of Tennent St to Cambrai St from 22:45 on Wednesday 17th October to 06:00 Saturday 20th October 2018 a result the 57 & 57a will be diverted as follows;

  • 57/57a service to operate out as normal then via Agnes St and Shankill Rd then as normal....operate this diversion inwards also.
Metro 61 - Cavehill Road, Saturday 20th October 2018
Due to road works on Cavehill Road on Saturday 20th October 2018 from 08:00-16:00, Metro 61 services will operate out as normal along the Limestone Road then via Antrim Road, North Circular Road and Ballysillan Road to Carrs Glen. Reverse on the return journey.
Metro 80 - Westland Road, Saturday 20th October 2018

Due to road resurfacing on Westland Road on Saturday 20th October 2018 from 08:00-16:00, Metro 80 services will operate out as normal to Cliftonville Circus, then via Oldpark Road and Ballysillan Road terminating at Carrs Glen (omitting the Westland Road).  Reverse on the return journey.

Latest Metro Service Update - City Centre Disruption

Due to the fire at Primark in Belfast City Centre; all Metro services subject to possible delays and disruption until further notice.

Click here for details on City Centre diversions & available pick up/set down points for affected Metro services >>>

New Shuttle Bus Service to help boost Belfast footfall
Translink is set to introduce a new free Belfast city centre shuttle service to make it easier to access city centre shops and entertainment outlets while the safety cordon remains in place following the Primark fire.

The new service will operate throughout the day, Monday to Sunday starting 8th September 2018, and will connect St Georges Market, City Hall and Royal Avenue with a new stop in North Street. 

Click here for City Centre & Marketlink Service Timetable>>>

Halloween Monster Mash, Titanic Slipways, Belfast - Wednesday 31st October 2018

Translink will operate a frequent shuttle bus service (every 15 mins) on behalf of Belfast City Council from 17:30hrs to 19:15hrs to the event site on Wednesday 31 October. The pick-up point will be near SS Moore’s on Chichester Street and the drop off point will be on the Queens Road, at the Titanic Film Studios. 

The return service will begin at 8.15pm and operate from Queens Road returning to city centre, dropping off at Donegall Square West. 

The glider service (G2) will operate its normal hours as per public timetable on Wednesday 31 October (Event Day) with pickups at Titanic Belfast, Thompson Dry Dock and Catalyst Inc.

All endeavours will be made to keep the road open for Glider service, however if required to suspend access down Queens Road between approximately 19:30 to 21:00, the Glider should continue its journey along Sydenham Road, returning to Wellington Place.

Inverary Avenue - Service Update 

From Thursday 13th September - Friday 26th October between 08:00 and 18:00 daily, the 3a service will operate as follows: 

  • Countrybound: As normal to Palmerston Road, right onto Station Road, Holywood Road then as normal.
  • Citybound: via Holywood Road, right onto Station Road, Palmerston Road then as normal. 
Lagmore View - Latest Service Update
UPDATE Bus services are now omitting Lagmore View until further notice.


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).

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