Coast Country new buses

lime service 8 runs from Chester-le-Street to Sunderland via Rickleton, Harraton, Washington Galleries, Waterview Park and Sunderland Royal Hospital. Buses run every 30 minutes during Monday to Saturday daytimes.

lime buses 78 and 78A run from Consett bus station to Sunderland Interchange, via Leadgate, Annfield Plain, Stanley, Craghead, Newfield, Chester-le-Street, Great Lumley and Shiney Row.

Combined lime 8 and 78 buses give a 15 minute Monday to Saturday daytime frequency between Stanley, Chester-le-Street and Sunderland.

No. Service Places Served Downloads
8 Lime 8 Stanley - Beamish - Pelton - Chester-le-Street - Washington - Waterview Park - Enterprise Park - Hylton Riverside Retail Park - Sunderland
8A Stanley - Beamish - Pelton - Chester-le-Street - Harraton - Washington - Waterview Park - Hastings Hill - Chester Road - Sunderland

8 / 78 map

8 / 8A times

78 / 78A Lime Consett - Leadgate - Greencroft - Annfield Plain - Stanley - Pelton - Chester-le-Street - Great Lumley - Shiney Row - Hastings Hill - Chester Road - Sunderland
78 via South Stanley, Craghead and Grange Villa
78A via East Stanley, Beamish and West Pelton

78 / 78A map

78 / 78A times

MoneySaver fares

We've some great deals and offers to help you get the best value for money on your bus travel.

Our MoneySaver guide gives you through all of the fares and tickets that are available for travel on our services so you can get the best deal for your journey.

If an employer buys your ticket for you, you could save even more money on the price of individual 28 day tickets - contact us for full details.

Help and Advice

We want you to enjoy using our services and are working hard to make sure you find them easy and reliable to use.

You can speak to Barry Perryman and Dean Young our Service Delivery Managers for the Lime, who will be out and about on the buses.

Our customer services team can be contacted by Freepost, telephone or e-mail

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Kite Mark Euro 2Cleaner buses - Our Kite Mark explained

Go North East has one of the cleanest bus fleets of its size in the country and to make it even easier for you to see how well your bus is doing to help look after the environment, we have introduced a new ‘kite mark’ on our buses.

Using simple illustrations based on a red kite bird taking flight, each symbol lets you see at-a-glance how each of our buses meet European standards on emissions. Find out more about cleaner engines.

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