WM August Service Changes

West Midlands August Service Changes

11 August 2022

West Midlands

Diamond Bus are pleased to announce that following a period of review with Transport for West Midlands, a number of services in the West Midlands area have been saved from cancellation or a reduction in service levels at the end of this month.

 Confirmed August Service Changes:

Service Route Change Date Change

002

Weoley Castle - Merry Hill

-

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable,
frequency reduction has been postponed until 31/12/22

4/4H

Walsall - Blackheath / HayleyGreen

-

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable,
frequency reduction has been postponed until 31/12/22

13

Merry Hill - Halesowen

-

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable,
changes have been postponed until 31/12/22

15

Tamworth - Hurley

28/08/22

Will be renumbered 76B and timetable revised.

16S

Castle Bromwich - Kingsbury School

28/08/22

Service will NOT resume in September '22

X16

Birmingham - Tamworth

28/08/22

Service will be withdrawn, due to being unsustainable at current passenger levels.

X20

Stratford - Coventry

14/08/22

Will operate current timetable in full until 14/8/22.
From 14/8/22 until 28/822, A revised timetable will operate between Solihull and Coventry by Diamond Bus on behalf of TFWM.
From 14/08/22, Solihull to Stratford service will be operated by Stagecoach on behalf of Warwickshire County Council.
From 28/08/22, Coventry to Solihull service will be undertaken by a different operator on behalf of Transport for West Midlands**. 

35

Lichfield - Walsall

28/08/22

Service will be withdrawn, due to being unsustainable at current passenger levels.

35A

Walsall - Leighswood

28/08/22

An enhanced timetable will be introduced.

61

West Bromwich - Perry Barr

29/08/22

Some timetable changes.

76/76A

Tamworth to Kingsbury / Sutton Coldfield

28/08/22

Service Saved in partnership with Warwickshire County Council. Service 76 will be continued with a reduced frequency between Tamworth and Kingsbury and a revised timetable introduced. Service 76A (early morning and late afternoon) continues, with a revised timetable. Service 76B will be introduced replacing service 15.

87/87A

Solihull to Coventry

28/08/22

Service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus due to end of TfWM contract**

88/88A

Solihull to Balsall Common 28/08/22 Service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus due to end of TfWM contract**

94

Birmingham to Chelmsley Wood

28/08/22

Some timetable changes.

202

Halesowen - Bromsgrove

-

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable.

226

Merry Hill - Dudley

-

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable, Service will not be extended to Wall Heath. Changes to this service have been postponed until 31/12/22

889

Bishop Walsh School

28/08/22

Service will NOT resume in September '22

 

Service changes later in 2022:

The following contract extensions have been agreed on services operated by Diamond Bus on behalf of Transport for West Midlands:

Service Route Change Date Proposed Change

34

Kings Health to Birmingham

31/12/22

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable,
Contract with TFWM has been extended until 31/12/22

57

Wolverhampton to Bilston

31/12/22

Contract with TFWM has been extended until 31/12/22

66

Stone Cross to West Bromwich

31/12/22

Contract with TFWM has been extended until 31/12/22

96

Chelmsley Wood to Kingstanding

31/12/22

Contract with TFWM has been extended until 31/12/22

89

Solihull to Coventry

24/09/22

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable,
Contract with TFWM has been extended until 24/09/22

424

Perry Barr to Asda Queslett

31/12/22

Timetable will now continue to operate as per current timetable,
Contract with TFWM has been extended until 31/12/22

Information updated 23/08/22.

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