Service updates: 93 61 68A 68C X16 42 229

Service Updates

93 Route Change 05/11/2021 16:43:02

From 1st November until further notice

Please note: due to recent route changes the 93 service currently operates as follows: 

Ward End:
Towards Smiths Wood: As shown on map until Alum Rock Road, then: left onto Washwood Heath Road, u turn and turn right off Washwood Heath Rd onto Stechford Lane.

Towards Small Heath: Right turn from Station Road Stechford (By Police Station) onto Bordsley Green East then turn Right onto Richmond Road. (Buses towards Smiths Wood are to follow the normal line of route).

Small Heath:
Towards Small Heath: Normal line of route until Hob Moor Road, then: continue straight on along Hob Moor Road , turn right onto Millhouse Rd, Continue onto Berkeley Road then right onto the A45 Coventry Road to resume normal line of route. (Buses towards Smiths Wood are to follow the normal line of route along Heybarnes Road).

Affected Services: 93

Perry Barr Interchange Closure 20/09/2021 16:26:13

From Sunday 26th September 2021

From Sunday 26th September, Perry Barr Interchange will be closed for re-development work until further notice. From this date Diamond Bus services will move to a new bus stop; stand T1 on the A34.

All services affected by the closure are listed below: 

Stand T1

Stand T2

Stand T3

Stand T4


City Centre






ASDA Queslett




Sutton Coldfield


Perry Beeches





Sutton Coldfield



Aston Circular



Aston Circular



Affected Services: 61 68A 68C

X16 Birmingham City Centre Changes 07/05/2021 14:18:59

From 6th June 2021

As part of  the on-going Works in Birmingham City Centre for the Midland Metro Extensions there will be changes to a number of services in the City from 6th June.

Diamond Bus Service X16 will have a revised Ciy Centre stops and a revised timetable from this date.

New timetable available to download here

The morning journey will terminate at Colmore Circus/Priory Queensway Stop SH7.

The afternoon journey will commence service at a new stop CS1 in Corporation Street by Sainsburys.

Affected Services: X16

Castle Hill, Dudley Midlands Metro Tracks Works 15/02/2021 13:28:11

Monday 8th March until Further Notice

Castle Hill in Dudley will become one way in an outbound direction from the above date until further notice in order for works to be undertaken on the install of the Midland Metro Tracks.

All buses using Castle Hill out of Dudley will follow their Normal Line of Route, However Services 42 and 229 will divert towards Dudley Bus Station as follows: Castle Hill, Left at traffic lights (Station Hotel), then right into Porters Field (By Taxi Rank).

Affected Services: 42 229

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