Sunderland City Council endeavours to ensure that information contained on this page is up to date and correct and in line with the latest NHS and Government advice. The council accepts no liability for error or omission.
The latest travel advice can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/travel-advice-novel-coronavirus
Guidance for staff in the transport sector: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-transport-and-travel-guidance
The public are now being advised on wearing face coverings in enclosed spaces including on public transport and in shops. For further information and detail on how to make your own cloth face mask see: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-advised-to-cover-faces-in-enclosed-spaces?fbclid=IwAR3_mUn8ECOzO31pMAuwb1O___8zkfWrNaotE-qWm825lB95OAqVfA79kLE
You should only leave home, and use public transport if none other is available, for essentials such as food or medicine or for work if you cannot work from home. See guidance on working safely: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/working-safely-during-coronavirus-covid-19?utm_campaign=business_support_covid_2020&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=social&utm_content=safer-working-organic-beis-twitter-1105
Find out more and keep up to date with the latest information and advice at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-safer-travel-guidance-for-passengers
Links to the latest guidance and advice for public transport providers is below:
Local providers are updating their information in line with Government advice.
Go North East update: from Saturday 28 March, we'll be introducing a new emergency timetable which will still include journeys for key workers but most of the daytime services will run hourly, with exceptions of some services running more frequently than that and a very limited number of services that aren't running.
Full timetables for the services are shown in the link below.