- From 25 January 2015, service 42 will be replaced by new service 2/2A.
- From the same date, following passenger requests, the frequency of Simplicity 61 on Sundays will be increased to every 20 minutes.
- Buses run every 10 minutes into the City Centre Mondays to Saturdays, every 15 minutes on Sunday daytimes serving Siksworth, Tunstall Village, Ryhope, Hollycarrside and Grangetown.
- If you are a regular traveller on this service, then get a Silksworth Saver to save you money - unlimited weekly travel on service 42, and on Laser buses between Sunderland City Centre and Vicarage Farm Estate. Available from the driver or as an M-ticket on your smartphone.
- SimpliCity 61 buses run up to every 15 minutes during the daytime, taking you from Sunderland City Centre to Grangetown, Ryhope Green, New Seaham and Murton.