Service 12 New Timetable 25/09/2023 16:05:21
From 22nd October 2023
There will be. anew timetable on Service 12 from 22nd October. The new times can be found here
Diversion 25/09/2023 14:43:55
Due to roadworks on the A308 junction and Chertsey Road, both the 555 and 556 will be diverted through BP in both direction until 1st of December.
Burton Statues Fair 22/09/2023 15:12:37
Saturday 30th September until Tuesday 3rd October 2023
During the above dates, bus stops on New Street, Lichfield Street and the bus-only part of High Street will not be in use.
Roadworks currently affecting Union St/Guild St/Station Rd are scheduled to end on 29th September allowing these roads to be used during the diversion period.
Locations of bus stops that will be used during the diversion period can be found here
Bewdley Bridge Diversions - Phase 2 25/09/2023 15:31:24
From 2nd October 2023
From 2nd October the next phase of Bewdley Bridge & flood alleviation works will commence, this is expected to take approx 18months to complete.
During this time Bewdley services will be diverted and a revised Temporary Shuttle service will be implemented:
Bewdley Temporary Shuttle – will operate between Hop Pole / Cleobury Road/ Hales Park / Bark Hill / Load Street only. (Timetable).
302 Service – Will divert as follows: Service will operate Catchems End, then Load Street, Cleobury Road, Hop Pole Inn, Bewdley Bypass, Safari Park Island and then resume normal line of route. (Timetable).
8 Service – Will divert as follows: Normal line of route between Rifle Range and Hales Park and Bark Hill. Service will then loop around the back of Bewdley using Cleobury Road, Hop Pole, Bewdley Bypass, Safari Park Island, Catchems End then resume normal line of route. (Timetable).
125 Service – Will divert as follows: Normal line of route from Stourbridge-Kidderminster-Bewdley-Bridgnorth. The return journey will operate as normal line of route until Dog Lane Bewdley, then will divert via the Bypass, resuming normal line of route at Safari Park Island. (Timetable).
292 Service – Will divert as follows: Normal line of route between Kidderminster and Ludlow. The return journey will operate as normal line of route until the Running Horse Inn, Long Bank, then will divert via the Bypass, resuming normal line of route at Safari Park Island.
A new timetable with additional journeys will also be introduced on the 292 Service. (Timetable).
296 Service – Will divert as follows: Normal line of route into Bewdley from Worcester. Passengers should board the service at the bus stop opposite Tesco, as the return journey will operate via Cleobury Road and the Bypass to resume normal line of route at Stourport Road Island. The 15:35 departure will not serve Load Street and will terminate/start service at Bewdley School only. (Timetable).
Marlborough Square 19/09/2023 09:54:14
From 25th September 2023
Due to roadworks Marlborough Square, Coalville will not be able to be served from 25th Sept for approx 8 months.
During this time the 125 service will be diverted as follows:
Towards Leicester Normal Line of Route to Ashby Rd, Memorial Square then continue onto Belvoir St omitting Marlborough Square
9 and 9A Services Ending 13/09/2023 11:51:13
From 2nd October 2023
Please be aware that Service 9 & 9A will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus from 2nd October 2023, due the end of our contract period to operate these services.
For alternative operators please visit: https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/transport-roads/public-transport/public-transport.aspx
Service 500 - Extended until July 2024 12/09/2023 15:13:16
From 25th September
Diamond Bus are pleased to announce we will extend the operation of Service 500 to Studley High School, beyond the trial period of 25/09/23 until July 2024.
From 25th September, there will be some minor ticketing changes to accommodate the long-term operation of the service. The special service day ticket will be replaced by the full range of Diamond Zone A fares for the whole route to Studley. Redditch Zone fares would be applicable to anyone travelling between Redditch and Astwood Bank only.
This means that students using this service will now be able to benefit from the full range of tickets offered on Zone A Products:
Child Day £6.00
Child Week £22.00
Child Month £87.00
Child Term £300.00
Child Year £800.00
Redditch Fare Zone Boundary Changes 12/09/2023 15:02:00
From 25th September 2023.
There will be minor changes to the Redditch Fare Zone Boundary from 25th September 2023.
This will affect services 247, 247A, 247S to Studley.
On Services 247, 247A & 247S the Redditch Boundary will end at Green Lane. Further travel into Studley and beyond will now fall into the Diamond Network Zone A fare zone. A £2 Single ticket will continue to be available on 247/A/S/ Services during the fare cap scheme period offer.
555 Diversion 31/08/2023 16:31:35
Due to a road closure on Burwood Road the 555 route will be on diversion from 31/08/2023 - 01/09/2023 between 08:00-18:00.
The diversion will be as follows:
Towards Whitley Village:
From Hersham Green the diver will divert left onto Queens Road and will carry on heading straight before bearing left into Seven hills road and the bus will enter Whitley village via west avenue.
Exit Whitley Village Via west avenue the vehicle will turn right into Seven Hills Road and will bare right into Queens Road then at the roundabout the bus will take the 3rd exit onto Queens Road and from Hersham Green the bus will will turn left into Mosley Road and will continue the normal line of route.
555 Diversion 31/08/2023 11:07:03
Due to a road closure on Hersham road, the 555 service will be on diversion on the 10th of September from 08:00 - 18:00, this will affect the service going towards Heathrow only.
The diversion will be as follows:
From Hersham road, the service will divert left onto Robins way, left again into Queensway. The bus will circumnavigate the roundabout and will continue along Queensway at the roundabout the bus will divert right onto Ashley road before continuing along the normal line of route.
Bewdley Bridge Closure 22/09/2023 11:47:45
From 29th August 2023 for approx. 3 Weeks
Bewdley Bridge will be closed to traffic from 29th August for approx. 3 Weeks. During this time Diamond will operate a Bewdley Shuttle service to connect passengers to all Bewdley Services during the closure period.
The following services will be affected: 8, 125, 292/S, 296
Full details on service diversions and shuttle connections can be found here
There will be information released regarding further service changes in the coming weeks, for when the one way system is being implemented for 18 months once these plans are finalised with Worcestershire County Council.
Dudley Bus Station Stand Changes 19/07/2023 12:22:40
From 23rd July 2023
Works will be taking place at Dudley Bus Station from 23rd July.
Service 25 and 226/226A will relocate to Stand A.
Additional works and pedestrian walkways will also be implemented around the station, therefore passengers are advised to consult local notices around the station during their visit.
70, 73 & V3 Service Changes 05/07/2023 17:12:04
From Monday 10 July 2023
Service 70 will be revised and improved to include services 73 and V3 and will be numbered 70 and 70A.
These will be circular services, 70 operating Derby – Barrow – Aston – Derby, while 70A will operate in the reverse direction.
The improvements are funded by Derbyshire County Council Bus Service Improvement Plan.
Services 70 & V3 will be replaced by services 70 and 70A.
New timetable available to download here
Bus Stop Closed 05/07/2023 09:23:29
Due to work being carried out on Walton Bridge Road, Shepperton, the Marshalls Roundabout bus stop, served b the 458 and 555 services, will not be served while these works are taking place.
£2.00 fare cap scheme and Oyster Match 30/06/2023 14:15:24
1st July 2023
From the 1st July, we are excited to announce Diamond bus routes 458, 555, and 557 will enter the £2.00 fare cap scheme. Joining the scheme will be a considerable cost saving for many users, creating more affordable and simple fares for passenger on Diamond bus South East routes.
With this change, to improve simplicity of fares across the Diamond Bus South East Network, Oyster Match will no longer be available on the 555 and 458.
For more information regarding the £2 fare cap scheme, go to our Diamond Bus news article here.
458 Diversion 30/06/2023 13:44:53
Due to a road closure on Shepperton Road, the 458 service will not serve Shepperton road/ Laleham Road between Staines church and Fairview Drive (Southbound) will not be served.
The Diversion will be as follows:
From Staines Road, the Service will divert left into the Broadway and straight ahead on Ashford Road before joining the mini roundabout. A the roundabout the bus will take the third exit into the A308 and the traffic lights will turn right into Ashford Road. The bus will divert right into Charlton Road before going ahead on New Road. the Vehicle will bare left into Squires Bridge Road before following the normal line of route.
From Laleham Road, the bus will divert right into Squires Bridge Road and will bare right into New Road and ahead on Charlton Road. The bus will the divert left into Ashford Road and left again onto the A308. At the roundabout the the bus will take the first exit onto the into Ashford Road and at the mini roundabout the bus will go ahead on Ashford Road, carryon ahead on Broadway and finally right into Staines Road before following the normal line of route .
John Taylor Free School Bus Service Changes 13/07/2023 12:30:26
From September 2023
From September 2023, there will be some changes to routes serving John Taylor Free School.
A new route 831 from Hilton to JTFS will be introduced along with journeys on Service 10 from Acorn Inn to JTFS.
Both services will allow for connections at Burton New St with other Diamond services across the Burton area. Further information can be found in our new John Taylor Free School Guide here
For Service Updates in the North West visit TfGM 24/09/2023 13:15:38
For Service Updates in the North West visit TfGM
Station Street Road Closure 28/02/2023 11:32:18
From 6th February until 18th August 2023
From 6th February until 18th August 2023 Station Street will be subject to significant roadworks. The following routes will be affected:
1, 6, 8, 9, 10, 401, 402, 402A, 403, 809, 810, 827
Phase One - from 6th February
Temporary lights will be placed at Union Street / Station Street junction. During this time the above services will be diverted as follows:
• On outbound journeys from town, services will divert via Moor Street & Cross Street.
• On inbound journeys into town, services will divert via Moseley Street and Moor Street.
• Bus stops at Sainsburys, Union Street will not be able to be served.
Phase Two - dates to be confirmed
Borough Road will be closed between Railway Station and Moseley Street. During this time the above services will be diverted as follows:
• Services 1 & 6 will divert via Moor Street, Shobnall Road & Wellington Road in both directions.
• Service 10 and 402A journeys from Uttoxeter at 1630 & 1750 will also divert this way for the duration of the Shobnall Road Closure.
• Services 8, 9, 401, 402, 403 will divert via Moor Street, Shobnall Road, Wellington Road, Curzon Street and continue to normal line of route on the outbound services from town.
On the inbound journey they will divert after the A5121 Gyratory on to Wellington Street, Shobnall Road, Moor Street and back to normal line of route.
• Services 809 & 810 will divert via Moor Street, Shobnall Road and will then resume normal line of route in both directions.
• Service 827 in the morning, will run as far as the A5121 Gyratory and then divert via Wellington Road, Shobnall Road and then resume normal line of route on Moor Street.
A38 slip road closure 28/02/2023 11:32:18
During the A38 slip road closure routes 817/818 will not serve Streethay.
Route 819 will replace 817/818 through Streethay, it will run via A38, Cappers Lane, Trent Valley Road, Oak Way (turning circle), Trent Valley Road, St Michael Road to Nether Stowe and Friary Schools.