REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY SERVICE DIVERSIONS - Sunday 12th November 2017

07/11/2017

A number of roads across the West Midlands will be closed for Remembrance Parades on Sunday 12th November. The below services will be effected by these closures.

OLDBURY FROM 10:30 UNTIL 12:00: Church Street will be closed 
4H service: Service 4H will board and alight at the emergency bus stops located on Oldbury Ringway, Adjacent to the Oldbury retail park.

SMETHWICK FROM 10:30 UNTIL 12:00: A number of roads in Smethwick will be closed 
55 Service: The 55 service will divert via Soho Way, after Trinity Motors, then Windmill Lane to rejoin normal line of route in Cape Hill. A large portion of Smethwick High Street will be unable to be served during this time.

QUARRY BANK FROM 11:15 UNTIL 12:00: Park Road will be closed. 
Service 13: Buses will be diverted via Quarry Bank High Street. Mogul Lane and Dunns Bank Estate will NOT be serviced. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Park Road or at the Service X10 stops on Quarry Bank High Street.

Service 243: Buses will be diverted via Quarry Bank High Street. Netherend Lane, Mogul Lane and Bower Lane will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Park Road or at the Service X10 stops on Quarry Bank High Street.

TIPTON FROM 10:30 UNTIL 12:00: Mayfair Gardens will be closed 
Service 229: Buses will NOT service Park Lane West, Queens Road or Owen Street. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Sedgley Road West.

WALSALL FROM 09:00 UNTIL12:00: Bradford Place will be closed 
Services 4 & 4H: Buses will depart from temporary bus stops located on Bradford Street.

BLOXWICH FROM 10:00 UNTIL 1200: High Street will be closed 
Service 301: Buses will divert as follows - Towards Mossley: normal line of route then Pinfold, Field Road, Lichfield Road onto the High Street and then normal line of route. Towards Walsall: reverse of the above.

COSELEY FROM 9:15 UNTIL 11:30: 
Service 82: Towards Wolverhampton: Normal line of route then Birmingham Road, Ivyhouse Lane, Fullwoods End, Gough Road, Yew Tree Lane then normal line of route. Towards Dudley the reverse of the above.

Service 229: Will not be able to service Coseley Town Loop. After Gough Road service will turn into Havacre Lane and continue normal line of route to Dudley and reverse of the above. 

CRADLEY FROM 14.15 UNTIL 16.15:
Service 002: Towards Merry Hill: The bus will continue along Colley Gate then Park Road, Park Lane, Netherend Lane and join normal line of route at Lyde Green. Towards Halesowen/Weoley Castle reverse of above route. 

WORDSLEY FROM 11.00 UNTIL 11.05: 
Service 226: The delay is only for 5 minutes and buses should not be affected. 

GORNAL FROM 9:30 UNTIL 12:00: 
Service 257: Towards Dudley: Cinder Street then Himley Road, Milking Bank to join normal line of route. This means a considerable amount of the route is missed out in Gornal. Potentially the bus could double back on itself from Milking Bank, to serve Corncrake Road, Lake Street and the Five Ways Island to join normal line of route. (Towards Stourbridge reverse of the above).   

HALESOWEN FROM 10:00 UNTIL 12:30: 
Queensway (from Hagley Rd to High St) and High Street will be closed
4H service: Towards Hayley Green - Normal Line of route until Dudley Rd, then Bromsgrove Rd onto Queensway, Enter Halesowen Bus Station and serve stand E, exit Bus Station onto Andrew Rd and normal line of route to Hayley Green. Towards  Walsall - Normal line of route until Bus Station, then divert in reverse of above via Queensway & Bromsgrove Rd to rejoin normal line of route at Dudley Rd.

KINGSWINFORD FROM 10:15 UNTIL 12:45:
Summerhill and High Street, Kingswinford will be closed
Service 226: From Merry Hill potentially we could continue buses along Swindon Road, Kidderminster Road, Dudley Road, Moss Grove to join normal line of route. To Dudley would be reverse of above. We could use Oak Street and cut out Summerhill which is closed but could be an issue with parked cars and a question of the road being suitable. Diversion similar to this recently?

NETHERTON FROM 10:00 UNTIL 12:30:
Halesowen Road/Church Road will be closed 
Service 243: This needs to be looked at but potentially buses can divert from Blowers Green Road along Duncan Edward’s Road, New Rowley Road, Doulton Road, Gawne Lane, Withymoor Road, Oak Street the Cole Street to join normal line of route to Merry Hill.  Reverse of above to Dudley.

SEDGLEY FROM 10:00 UNTIL 12:00: 
Service 229: Towards Bilston, Normal line of route then Brook Street, Bourne Street, King Street, Caddick Street, Clifton Street then Hurst Road to join normal line of route (doubling back into Sedgley and turning at the Bull ring Island. Towards Dudley normal line of route until Bullring Island then High Street, Bilston Street then Hurst Road, Clifton Street, Caddick Street, King Street, Bourne Street and Brook Street to join normal line of route. 

WALL HEATH FROM 10:30 UNTIL 12:00: 
High Street, Wall Heath will be closed 
Service 205: From Wall Heath, Blaze Park, Normal line of route then Swindon Road, Summerhill until normal line of route. This means not serving Wall Heath High Street but a double island is closed. Reverse of above route to Wall Heath. 

DUDLEY FROM 06:00 UNTIL 13:00: 
Several streets in Dudley town centre will be closed 
Service 82: From Dudley - normal line of route leaving the bus station then use The Broadway until joining normal line of route to Priory Road. Towards Dudley - reverse of above.

Service 205 and 257: From Dudley divert using The Broadway, The Parade, Wolverhampton Street and Stafford Street. Towards Dudley - reverse of above.

Service 226 and 243: In both directions use King Street to and from the Bus Station. Do not use High Street on journeys from Merry Hill. 

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