Christmas Travel Guide 2017

Written by on 14th December 2017

Christmas is around the corner! It’s the time to wrap up warm ,do some last minute shopping then get ready to head out! 

But if you’re heading to the shops or looking for a lift before a night out you may what to check this essential travel guide for services over Christmas!

Tyne and Wear Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro has announced that it will be running additional services in the run up to Christmas.

Christmas Eve: A normal Sunday service, until about 6.30pm, with an hourly service thereafter (and a 30 minute service in Newcastle city centre) until about 11pm.

Christmas Day: No Metro Service on 25th December.

Boxing Day: A Saturday service will run between about 8am and 8pm, but Sunderland station will be closed, with trains running straight through. Passengers can use Park Lane for Sunderland City Centre.

27th-30th December: Normal timetable. 27-29th is a usual weekday service and a normal Saturday service on the 30th.

New Years Eve: Sunday timetable until approximately 10pm then at a half hourly frequency (every 15 minute service in Newcastle city centre) until the end of service.

New Years Day: No Metro Service on 1st January.

January 2nd: Normal service and timetable resumes

  • For full information about service times click here

 

Go North East Buses

Christmas Eve: Most buses will run to Sunday timetables, with the majority of last departures between 5pm and 6pm.

Christmas Day: No buses will run on 25th December.

Boxing Day: A select number of services will run to special timetables. In Sunderland among those services running are the 2, X5, 20, 35A 56, 60, 61,

27th-30th December: Most buses will run to Saturday timetables on the Wednesday-Saturday between Christmas and New Year.

New Years Eve: Most buses will run to Sunday timetables, with the majority of last departures between 5pm and 6pm.

New Years Day: No buses will run on 1st January.

January 2nd: Normal service and timetable resumes.

  • For full information about service times click here.

 

Stagecoach in Sunderland Buses

Christmas Eve: Sunday service. However, all bus services will finish early with last buses around 6pm. Service X24 will operate its special “pre-Xmas” Sunday timetable.

Christmas Day: No buses will run on 25th December.

Boxing Day: A special timetable will run on Services 3, 4, 10/11, 13, 16, 20, 23 and E2/E6 only, between approx. 10am to 6pm.

27th-30th December: Services will run to Saturday timetables on the Wednesday-Saturday between Christmas and New Year.

New Years Eve: Sunday service. However, all bus services will finish early with last buses around 6pm. Service X24 will not operate.

New Years Day: No buses will run on 1st January.

Januray 2nd: Normal service and timetable resumes.

  • For full information about service times click here.

 

Northern Trains
 

Christmas Day: No trains will run on 25th December.

Boxing Day: No trains will run on 26th December.

27th-29th December: Normal weekday service will operate, however on Wednesday 27th a revised timetable may operate before 8am.

Saturday 30th December: Normal Saturday service will operate.

New Years Eve: Sunday service but from approximately 7pm, services will begin to shut down. Most services will have finished by 9pm.

New Years Day: No trains will run on 1st January.

Januray 2nd: Normal service and timetable resumes.

 

Grand Central Trains

Christmas Eve: Sunday service but 14:12 Sunderland to London Kings Cross, 18:12 Sunderland to London Kings Cross, 18:22 London Kings Cross to Sunderland will NOT operate. The 09:47 London Kings Cross to Sunderland train will also be retimed.

Christmas Day: No trains will run on 25th December.

Boxing Day: No trains will run on 26th December.

27th-29th December: Normal weekday timetable, but 08:03 London Kings Cross to Sunderland will not run and 17:31 Sunderland to London Kings Cross will be re-timed.

Saturday 30th December:  Normal Saturday timetable, but 08:11 London Kings Cross to Sunderland will not run and 17:29 Sunderland to London Kings Cross will be re-timed.

New Years Eve: Sunday service but 14:12 Sunderland to London Kings Cross, 18:12 Sunderland to London Kings Cross, 18:22 London Kings Cross to Sunderland will NOT operate. The 09:47 London Kings Cross to Sunderland train will also be retimed.

New Years Day: No trains will run on 1st January.

Januray 2nd: Normal weekday timetable, but 08:03 London Kings Cross to Sunderland will not run and 17:31 Sunderland to London Kings Cross will be re-timed.


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