Termlink Guide

We offer a range of Termlink passes for students on the Diamond Midlands Network, As long as you’re in full time education you can take advantage of one of our Termlink passes.

You can travel on any Diamond or Signature Bus service in the area specified all day, every day, its also valid for the school holiday too! Termlink is valid from the beginning of each term so the sooner you buy one the more you save.

Spring Term will be available to purchase from Monday 4th December 2017
Spring Term passes valid From 1st January to 15th April 2018.

Changes to Termlink from January 2018

Please note the following Termlink passes will no longer be available from January 2018:

Redditch Termlink Child
Redditch Termlink 16-18
Kidderminster Termlink Child
Kidderminster Termlink 16-18

Child Month tickets are available for Kidderminster and Redditch Zones and can be purchased via our new website as an M-ticket or at local PayPoint shops.

M-Ticket or Photocard Bus Pass available

Following the launch of our brand new website your Termlink pass will automatically become an M-ticket which you can send to your smart phone and show to the driver on your phone screen.
Now there is no more waiting for your pass to arrive in post and your pass will be safely stored on your mobile phone.
Simply create an account on our new site, upload your photo, buy your Termlink pass and send it to your phone ready to activate at the start of term.

Termlink Photocard Bus Passes
We understand that some children may not be able to travel to school with a smart phone, therefore we will still issue a travel card bus pass if you request one.

When you have completed your online order, please email us at comments@diamondbuses.com with your order number, postal address and your existing photocard ID number. You do not need to activate the M-ticket if you wish request a travel card, we will transfer this for you.

Pass Criteria

West Midlands Child Termlink

Available to ages 5-15 inclusive. Teenagers who may look older than 15 may be requested to show proof of age to the driver when boarding with a Child Termlink pass. Valid for unlimited travel on all Diamond & Signature services in the West Midlands Zone.

West Midlands 16-18 Termlink

Available to age 16-18 inclusive who are holders of a n-Network 16-18 photocard and in full time education or an apprentice or trainee . Holders of a Diamond West Midlands Termlink 16-18 will be required to also show the driver a valid nNetwork 16-18 photocard from 1 October for the remainder of the academic year. 16-18 Termlink holders are requested to carry this card with them when they travel, you may be asked to produce this by the driver or inspector to prove you are entitled to travel with this pass.

Valid for unlimited travel on all Diamond & Signature services in the West Midlands Zone.

nNetwork 16-18 Photocard
A n-network 16-18 photocard entitles you to child rate season tickets or child rate fares within the Network West Midlands area.
You are entitled to a n-network 16-18 photocard if you are in full time education, (minimum 12 hours per week), are under 18 before the 1st September of the current academic year and live in the West Midlands County in a property that is eligible for Council Tax to one of these seven District Councils; Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton. To get your n-network 16-18 photocard obtain a Unique Validation Code (UVC) leaflet from your school or college in September and apply on-line. Without this UVC code you will not be able to apply for your n-network 16-18 Photocard. From September 2017, n-network 16-18 photocards are also available to apprentices and trainees.
More information is available by ringing Network West Midlands Customer Services on 0345 303 6760 or by visiting the Network West Midlands website.

West Midlands Student Termlink

Available to age 18 and over in full time education (min 12 hrs per week) and those students aged 16-18 who are not entitled to a n-Network 16-18 photocard, but are in full time education. Student Termlink pass holders are requested to carry proof of full time student ID when travelling with this pass, you may be asked to produce this by the driver or inspector to prove you are entitled to travel with this pass.

Valid for unlimited travel on all Diamond & Signature services in the West Midlands Zone.

PLEASE NOTE: West Midlands Termlink is valid for travel in the West Midlands County only and is NOT valid for travel in the Wyvern and Worcestershire area. Full West Midlands boundary information can be found here.

Diamond Network Student Termlink

Available to age 5 and over in full time education (min 12 hrs per week). Student Termlink pass holders are requested to carry proof of full time student ID when travelling with this pass, you may be asked to produce this by the driver or inspector to prove you are entitled to travel with this pass.

For unlimited travel on all Diamond & Signature services across the Wyvern, Worcestershire and West Midlands Network (*Some service exceptions apply please check details here).

Service 318 Term Pass

Available to age 5 and over in full time education. The 318 Term Bus Pass is valid for unlimited travel on the 318 service only for one current term. It is valid at weekends and during school holidays.

Waseley Hills High School Term Pass

Available to pupils of Waseley Hills High School only. This pass is valid for journeys to and from Waseley Hills High School on the Diamond service 202, it can only be used during school term time for school related journeys and is not valid at weekends.

Replacing lost Termlink Passes

If you have a Termlink M-ticket and have lost your phone, you can transfer your pass to an alternative handset. Log into your account online and send to an alternative phone by email or SMS. You will need your account log in details to access your ticket on any phone.

If you have lost your Termlink Pass and/or your Termlink Photocard, please call us on 0121 322 2222 or email comments@diamondbuses.com to arrange a replacement pass to be sent to you. A replacement fee of £10.00 will apply to all photocard and pass replacements.

Need more information?
If you require any further information, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
You can call us on 0121 322 2222 during office hours, or send us an e-mail.

General Terms and Conditions
By applying for this pass, the applicant / parent or guardian confirms that the pass holder meets the eligibility criteria.

A Termlink pass is not transferable and can only be used by the holder shown on the front of the photocard or on the M-ticket.

Both parts of a Termlink Pass and Photocard must be shown to the driver at the time of boarding. Termlink travelcard passes are NOT valid without both parts of the pass.

Termlink pass holders are requested to carry proof of Student ID with them when travelling. You may be asked to produce this by the driver or inspector to prove you are entitled to travel with this pass. If you are unable to prove you are entitled to Student or Child rate fares, you may be charged a full adult fare.

A Termlink pass may be refused / withdrawn by the driver or a company representative should it become defaced or used fraudulently.

A Termlink pass remains the property of the Diamond Bus Limited.

In using a Termlink pass for travel the bearer agrees to the Terms and Conditions of carriage of Diamond Bus Limited.

Please be aware not all services operate seven days per week.