Service Updates

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


Affected Services: 500
Affected Regions: Warwickshire, Worcestershire

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.

Affected Services: 247 247A 247S
Affected Regions: Warwickshire, Worcestershire