School Services January 2021 WM & WW

Changes to School Services on our Midlands Network

07 January 2021

West Midlands Worcester and Warwickshire

Following this weeks announcement of a further lockdown period and extended schools closures across the region, we will be making some changes to School Services and services where duplicate buses were added to accommodate extra school children capacity.

The following school services will be temporarily suspended until further notice:
70S Redditch to Ridgeway Middle School
S77 Redditch to Ridgeway Middle School
302 Bewdley to Worcester 6th Form College
831 Proud Cross to Wolverley School
833 Kidderminster to Wolverley School

R1 & B1 to HOW College will be temporarily suspended after Friday 15th January.


Duplicate school buses on the following services will be withdrawn, however the normal public service bus will continue to operate on those journeys as normal:

Staffordshire:
6 Tamworth to Kingsbury School 07:45
35 Lichfield to Francis of Assisi 07:50
35 Aldridge (St Francis of Assisi) to Lichfield 15:46

Shropshire:
125 Bridgnorth to Kidderminster 07:32

West Midlands:
002 Merry Hill to Weoley Castle 07:50
002 Weoley Castle to Merry Hill 15:45
78 Sutton Coldfield to Queslett 15:30
88 Bishop Walsh School to Streetly 15:25
226 Merry Hill to Dudley 07:30
226 Dudley to merry Hill 07:35
226 Dudley to merry Hill 07:55
226 Merry Hill to Dudley 14:40
226 Dudley to Merry Hill 15:00
226 Merry Hill to Dudley 15:20
229 Dudley to Bilston 07:25
229 Bilston to Dudley 14:35
229 Dudley to Bilston 14:40
229 Bilston to Dudley 15:05
401E Walsall - Yew Tree – Walsall 08:22

Worcestershire:
3 Kidderminster – Areley Kings – Kidderminster 07:30
3 Kidderminster – Areley Kings – Kidderminster 08:00
3 Kidderminster – Areley Kings – Kidderminster 15:00
3 Kidderminster – Areley Kings – Kidderminster 15:25

145A Longbridge to Sth Bromsgrove High School 07:50
145 Sth Bromsgrove High School to Longbridge 15:40

57 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 07:46
57 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 07:50
57 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 15:26
57 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 15:28
58 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 07:46
58 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 07:50
58 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 15:26
58 Redditch – Matchborough Circular 15:28
67 Redditch Circular 07:52
70 Redditch to Astwood Bank 15:48
247 Alcester Schools to Redditch 16:00

Warwickshire: 
27 Barton – King Edwards VI School 07:51
229S Hockley Heath to Stratford Schools 07:21


We will continue to review services and bus capacity frequently and may make further changes in line with Government and Local Authority requirements, please continue to look for updates on our website and social media pages. 

We will again work with Local Authorities to fulfil any additional extra capacity needs when schools go back, to ensure that both the general public and school children can travel safely in a socially distant capacity.

It is now more important than ever to follow the guidelines when travelling on public transport, therefore we would like to remind travellers that all passengers are required by law to wear a face covering for their entire bus journey, unless they are exempt. Social distancing measures are inplace on public bus services and should be observed. Please visit our Coronavirus Guidelines page to see the full details.

Information updated 13/01/21.

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