All change on the buses as Cowgate to close for work on shared space scheme

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First bus service in Glasgow have announced revisions and diversions to its timetable as Cowgate is set to close for the best part of a year.

The street will shut from July 19 until the spring of 2017 as part of the roadworks for the controversial shared space scheme in Kirkintilloch.

The following information can be found on the website of the transport firm,

From 19 July 2016 until spring 2017, Cowgate will be closed between Catherine Street and West High Street. This is for street works in Kirkintilloch town centre.

Timetables

Services X85, X87 and 88 will revert to their normal timetables.

Most journeys on service 89 will be revised by 3 to 4 minutes in both directions between Kirkintilloch and Kilsyth.

During the closure the following diversions will be in operation and will replace the diversions that were in place 29 June to 18 July 2016.

Services X85, X87 towards Campsie Glen or Waterside

Normal route to Cowgate at Catherine Street then via Catherine Street, New Lairdsland Road then service X85 via New Lairdsland Road, Glasgow Road and normal route or service X87 via High Street and normal route

Services X85, X87, 88 and 88A towards Glasgow

These services revert to normal route (New Lairdsland Road, Catherine Street, Cowgate and Townhead)

Services 88 and 88A towards Harestanes

Normal route to Cowgate at Catherine Street, then via Catherine Street, New Lairdsland Road and normal route

Services 88C and 89 towards Glasgow

Normal route to Catherine Street at Cowgate then via Cowgate, Townhead, Parliament Street, New Lairdsland Road, Glasgow Road and normal route

Services 88C and 89 towards Kilsyth

Normal route to Glasgow Road at West High Street then via Glasgow Road, New Lairdsland Road, Parliament Street, Townhead continue Cowgate, Catherine Street and normal route.

Bus stops in Kirkintilloch

Services X85, X86 and X87 towards Campsie Glen, Falkirk or Waterside

Townhead at Donaldson Street

Cowgate at Clydesdale bank

New Lairdsland Road at Broadcroft

New Lairdsland Road after East High Street (X85)

Services X85, X86 and X87 towards Glasgow

Eastside

New Lairdsland Road opposite Broadcroft

Catherine Street

Townhead opposite The Antonine

Services 88 and 88A towards Harestanes

Townhead at Donaldson Street

Cowgate at Clydesdale bank

Services 88 and 88A towards Glasgow

Catherine Street

Townhead opposite The Antonine

Services 88C and 89 towards Kilsyth

New Lairdsland Road opposite Broadcroft

Townhead at Donaldson Street

Cowgate at Clydesdale bank

New Lairdsland Road at Broadcroft

Services 88C and 89 towards Glasgow

Eastside

New Lairdsland Road opposite Broadcroft

Catherine Street

Townhead opposite The Antonine

New Lairdsland Road at Broadcroft

New Lairdsland Road before Glasgow Road