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Essential water mains replacement works in city centre result in diversions and delays

Roadworks

Due to essential Scottish Water mains replacement works, temporary road closures on West George Street from the West Nile Street junction through to Nelson Mandela Place will be in effect for up to two weeks from Monday 21st January.

As a result, several bus routes will be affected and diversions in place for the duration of the works. Delays may be experienced especially at peak times.

Operator diversion routes as follows:

First Bus:

Services 12, 19, 38 & 56:  Normal route to Hope Street then right into West Regent Street, right into Renfield Street, left into West George Street, left into West Nile Street, right into Killermont Street, right into North Hanover Street, left into Cathedral Street and normal route.

Services 11 & 42:  Normal route to West Regent Street then right into Renfield Street, left into West George Street, left into West Nile Street, right into Killermont Street, right into North Hanover Street, left into Cathedral Street and normal route.

Service 41:  Operate via normal route and terminate in lay-by on St Vincent Place.  Take layover time here.  Depart this location 5 minutes prior to scheduled West Regent Street departure and operate via St Vincent Street, right into Hope Street, right into West George Street, left into West Nile Street, right into Killermont Street, right into North Hanover Street, left into George Square North and normal route.

Drivers on all services above are advised that they must observe stop 609085 on West George Street between Renfield Street and West Nile Street and the stop on Killermont Street outside Buchanan Bus Station (6090117) during this diversion.

Services 36 & 213:  Leave Buchanan Bus Station at scheduled departure and operate via left into Killermont Street, left into North Hanover Street, left into Cowcaddens Road, left into Port Dundas Road, left into Killermont Street (observe bus stop outside Buchanan 6090117) then right into North Hanover Street, left into Cathedral Street and normal route.

Service 20:  Normal route to Renfrew Street then continue via Renfrew Street, Kilermont Street, right into North Hanover Street and left into George Square (North).

Service 500:  Normal route to Bothwell Street then right into Wellington Street, left into Argyle Street, left into Queen Street, George Square (West), right into George Square (North) and normal route.

Drivers on Service 500 should observe and advise passengers for Central Station to use stop (609045) under Central Station Bridge and passengers for Queen Street Station to use stop (609074) on George Square (West).

Service 45 will continue to operate via current diversion due to building works on West Nile Street.

Henderson 213A: From Queenslie : normal route to Cathedral Street, then left North Hanover Street, left George Sq (North), right Cathedral Street, the normal return route to Queenslie. Passengers will be able to disembark in North Hanover Street. Passengers to Queenslie will be directed to the stop in North Frederick Street.

McGills 901, 906, 907, 908: Instead of turning into West George Street, services will continue up Hope Street, right onto Renfrew Street, Killermont Street and into Buchanan Bus Station. Buses departing Glasgow are unaffected by this.Passengers can board/ alight in Bothwell Street if required.

Stagecoach X19: Normal route to West George Street, then left West Nile St, right Killermont St, right North Hanover St, left Cathedral St, then normal route. Passengers normally boarding in West George St at Dundas St or North Frederick St can board at West George Street, west of West Nile Street (stop 609085) or Cathedral Street, west of Allan Glen Place (stop 6090121).