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Belfast now has 30 miles of road that drivers hate

By Staff Reporter

Published 31/07/2015

Tailbacks: the new bus lane on the busy Upper Newtownards Road in east Belfast will come into force on August 10
Tailbacks: the new bus lane on the busy Upper Newtownards Road in east Belfast will come into force on August 10

Already there are more than 30 miles of bus lanes in Belfast.

The lanes, and bus priority measures, are in operation at 63 locations across the city.

Many are only in use during designated periods, such as the morning and evening rush hours.

Most only affect traffic heading in one direction, normally into the city. Eleven of the sites have measures affecting both incoming and outgoing traffic flows.

The full list of bus lanes and bus priority measures includes:

  • Albertbridge Road (inbound)
  • Andersonstown Road (inbound/outbound)
  • Antrim Road (inbound/outbound)
  • Ballygowan Road (inbound)
  • Ballyhenry Road (inbound)
  • Ballynahinch Road, Carryduff (inbound)
  • Belfast Road, Lisburn (outbound)
  • Botanic Avenue (inbound)
  • Castle Street (bus only street, eastbound/westbound)
  • Castlereagh Road (inbound)
  • Chichester Street (eastbound)
  • College Avenue (inbound)
  • College Square East (inbound)
  • Corporation Street/Garmoyle Street contra-flow (outbound)
  • Cregagh Road (inbound)
  • Cromac Street (inbound)
  • Crumlin Road (inbound)
  • Divis Street (outbound)
  • Donegall Road (inbound)
  • Donegall Square East (southbound)
  • Donegall Square North (eastbound)
  • Donegall Square South (bus gate, westbound)
  • Donegall Square West (bus and access only street, northbound)
  • Duncrue Street (inbound)
  • East Bridge Street (inbound)
  • Falls Road (inbound/outbound)
  • Fisherwick Place (northbound)
  • Glen Road (inbound)
  • Great Victoria Street (inbound/outbound)
  • Holywood Road (inbound)
  • Howard Street (westbound)
  • Kingsway (inbound)
  • Kingsway at Black's Road bus gate (inbound)
  • Lisburn Road (inbound)
  • Malone Road (inbound)
  • May Street (inbound)
  • M1 hard shoulder, Stockman's Lane (inbound)
  • M2 hard shoulder (inbound)
  • Nelson Street (inbound)
  • Ormeau Road (inbound/outbound)
  • Oxford Street (inbound)
  • Queen's Quay (outbound)
  • Queensway/Kingsway (inbound)
  • Queen's Square (inbound/outbound)
  • Queen's Street (outbound)
  • Saintfield Road (inbound)
  • Shaftesbury Square (inbound)
  • Shankill Road (inbound)
  • Shore Road (Whiteabbey Village, inbound)
  • Shore Road (inbound/outbound)
  • Stranmillis Road (inbound)
  • Station Road Whiteabbey (inbound)
  • Upper Lisburn Road (inbound)
  • Upper Malone Road (inbound)
  • Upper Newtownards Road (inbound/outbound)
  • Upper Queen Street (outbound)
  • Victoria Street (outbound)
  • Wellington Place (eastbound)
  • Westlink (inbound)
  • Whitewell Road (inbound)
  • Woodstock Road (inbound)
  • York Road (inbound/outbound)
  • York Street (inbound/outbound)

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