Service Updates

Bromsgrove Town Centre Diversion 23/04/2024 17:01:21

From 15th April until 7th October 2024

Due to the closure of Market Street in Bromsgrove town centre, the 52, 145 and 145A are currently diverted as follows:

Service will operate normal line of route into Bromsgrove Bus Station.

When leaving the Bus Station, services will turn right onto Market Street, follow to the traffic lights and turn right onto Stratford Road, then turn right onto West Road, Right onto College Road and follow to the end, Left onto New Road and resume normal line of route. The same on the return to Bromsgrove Bus Station.

Affected Services: 52 145 145A
Affected Regions: West Midlands, Worcestershire

182 & 183 Service Improvements 04/04/2024 11:00:15

From 15th April 2024

From 15th April, The 182 & 183 Service will benefit from some great service improvements.

We’ll be introducing additional weekday services, including peak time morning and evening journeys. 

A brand new line of route, will now also include extra services to Barnt Green and Longbridge Rail Stations, making it a great choice for connections with local train services!

New Timetable available here

Affected Services: 182 183
Affected Regions: Worcestershire

Bewdley Bridge - Bus Service Update 04/04/2024 17:19:07

From 19th October 2023 for approx 18 Months

From 19th October the next phase of Bewdley Bridge & flood alleviation works will commence, this is expected to take approx 18 months to complete. Bewdley Bridge will be subject to one-way traffic during this time.

During this period, Bewdley services will be diverted and a revised Temporary Shuttle service will be implemented:

8 Service – Normal line of route between Rifle Range and Hales Park. Service will then serve Bark Hill, then Cleobury Road, Bewdley Bypass, Safari Park Island, then resume normal line of route. Passengers wishing to travel from Load Street to Wribbenhall, Queens Way, Habberley are advised to board the service outside the Retreat Bus Stop in Load Street (not at Tesco) and stay on around the bypass loop.

125 Service – Normal line of route between Stourbridge and Bridgnorth. Return service will operate normal line of route to Dog Lane, Bewdley, will then use Cleobury Road, Bewdley Bypass to Safari Park Island, then resume normal line of route.

296 Service – Normal line of route into Bewdley until Bewdley Bypass, then straight to Safari Park Island,  left and then follow into Load Street. Passengers are advised to board outside the Retreat Bus Stop (not at Tesco). Service will exit Load Street and return via Cleobury Road and Bewdley Bypass.

292 Service – Service will operate normal to Ludlow from Kidderminster, return journey will operate normal line of route between Ludlow and Bewdley Bypass Island and will then use the bypass to Safari Park island then normal line of route.

292S Service – Service will not be able to serve Cleobury Road or Load Street in both directions service will use Bewdley Bypass.

302 Service – Will start service at Catchems End serving Load Street, Hop Pole, Bewdley Bypass then resume normal line of route.

A Temporary Bewdley Shuttle Service will come be in operation during this time.

For further updates, please continue to check diamondbuses.com or our social media pages.

Affected Services: 8 125 292 292S 296 302 BEWD
Affected Regions: Shropshire, Worcestershire