Service updates: 4H 002 1 42 43 | 43A 29 21 12 14 19 287 296 303 108 15 S2 S1 S3 S3W 30 125 16

Service Updates

Richmond Street Halesowen 19/10/2018 15:33:43

5th - 9th November & 12th November 2018

Richmond Street Halesowen, will be closed from 5th to 9th November 2018 and again on 12th November 2018. During this time the 4H will be diverted as follows:

Towards Walsall: Depart Halesowen Bus station onto Andrew Road, right Highfield Lane, right Alexandra Road, right Stourbridge Road then resume normal line of route.

Towards Halesowen: Normal line of route

4H Will not serve stops along Richmond Street.

Affected Services: 4H

Richmond Street, Halesowen Road Closure 19/10/2018 15:04:30

5th - 9th November & 12th November 2018

Richmond Street Halesowen, will be closed from 5th to 9th November 2018 and again on 12th November 2018. During this time the 002 will be diverted as follows:

Towards Halesowen: Normal line of route until Stourbridge Rd, then right Alexandra Road, left Highfield Lane, Left Andrew Road to Bus station

Towards Merry Hill: Reverse of above

Service 002 Will not serve stops on Richmond Road or the bus stop on Stourbridge Rd by Tesco Express 

Passengers are advised to board or alight along Alexandra Road for the Stourbridge Rd stop.

Affected Services: 002

Spencer Road, Coventry Roa Closure 19/10/2018 14:57:24

Monday 22nd October - 4th November 2018

Spencer Road, Coventry will be closed for 2 weeks from 22nd October. 

Service 1 will divert via Earlsdon Avenue & Kenilworth Road during this time. Stops on Spencer Rd, Dalton Rd & Belvedere Rd will not be served.

 

 

Affected Services: 1

Great Bridge/ Market Place Road Closure 19/10/2018 14:27:10

Tuesday 23rd - Friday 26th October 2018

Great Bridge/ Market Place between Slater Street and Horsley Heath will be closed for resurfacing between 1930 and 0200 hrs each night from Tuesday 23rd October until Friday 26th October. During this time 42, 43 & 43A services will be diverted as follows:

Buses Towards Dudley/Bilston: From Whitrehall Street, Right Great Bridge Street, Left at Carlyle Bus & Coach Parts and Left again onto Black Country New Rd, left Great Western Way, Right New Road, Normal line of Route.

Buses Towards West Bromwich: Reverse of Above

Affected Services: 42 43 | 43A

Whitehall Street Road Closure 19/10/2018 14:20:01

Sunday 28th October 2018

Whitehall Street will be closed on the 28th October between Grout Street and Farley Street. During this time the 42 & 43 service will be diverted.

Buses from West Bromwich: will divert via Greets Green Rd, Right Phoenix Street, Left Great Bridge Street.

Buses towards West Bromwich: Reverse of above.

Affected Services: 42 43 | 43A

29 Service Cancellation 19/10/2018 12:22:57

From 25th November 2018

The 29 service from Walsall to Blakenall will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus from 25th November.

We would like to advise customers who normally purchase a monthly bus ticket for this service, to purchase weekly tickets after 25th October as they will not receive full use of the month ticket after this date. Diamond tickets will not be accepted on NXWM 29 services.

Affected Services: 29

Birmingham Road, Oldbury Road Closure 10/10/2018 16:01:09

Saturdays 13th, 20th & 27th October

Birmingham Road, Oldbury will be closed during the above weekends. During these times the 21 service will divert as follows:

21 service towards Oldbury:
Normal line of route until Victoria Road, then left as normal onto B4169 (Rood End Rd), continue to traffic lights, right Tat Bank Road, continue Stone St, then Left onto A457 Birmingham Rd, right at McDonalds Roundabout onto Halesowen Street.

21 service towards Bearwood:
At Oldbury, Halesowen St turn left as normal, Birmingham Rd, then right Stone St, straight ahead Tat Bank Rd, traffic lights left Rood End Rd (B4169) to Victoria Rd and resume normal line of route.

Bus Stops on Birmingham Rd and the Hail and Ride section along Rood End Rd will be unable to be served.

Affected Services: 21

Service Cancellations 04/10/2018 14:50:22

27th October 2018

This service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus after 27th October due to the end of contract. 

For information on other services and operators please visit www.networkwestmidlands.com

Affected Services: 12 14 19 287 296 303

Masshouse Lane, Birmingham Road Closure 04/10/2018 10:20:32

Sunday 28th October to Friday 2nd November 2018

Masshouse Lane from Park Street to Moor Street Queensway  will be closed for roadworks. During this time the 108 service will be diverted as follows:

Towards Birmingham:
Normal line of route until James Watt Queensway, then turn Right onto Dale End, Right onto Newton St, Left into Corporation St, Left onto Priory Queensway, Right onto Moor St Queensway, Right into Carrs Lane, Right into High St, Left onto Bull St, Right into Corporation St to terminate at Square Peg.

Towards Erdington: 
Normal line of Route.

Affected Services: 108

Coventry Road, Kingsbury Road Closure 01/10/2018 15:37:52

From 15th to 30th October 2018

Coventry Road, Kingsbury will be closed for repairs to the railway bridge.  During this period the 15 service will be diverted as follows:

Buses towards Hurley: Normal line of route until  Coventry Rd Island, then left onto Piccadilly Way, right onto Trinity Road, right onto Edge Hill, Continue onto Tamworth Rd, right onto Hurley Common, continue onto Brick Kiln Lane then left onto Knowle Hill and resume normal line of route

Buses towards Tamworth: Normal line of route 

Affected Services: 15

Creynolds Lane, Shirley Roadworks 28/09/2018 14:40:34

From 10th September to 30th November 2018

During this time there will be no right turn into Creynolds Lane, Shirley from the Stratford Road. During this time the S2 service will divert as follows

S2 Towards Cheswick Green:
Normal line of route until Stratford Road, continue along Stratford Rd to Tesco, then turn around and return along Stratford Rd and turn left into Creynolds Lane, then resume normal route.

S2 Towards Solihull:
Normal Line of route

 

Affected Services: S2

276 Service Cancellation 16/08/2018 10:18:39

From 2nd September 2018

From 2nd September this service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus.
For details of alternative operators along this route, please visit:
https://www.networkwestmidlands.com

Affected Services:

749 Service Cancellation 16/08/2018 10:14:35

From 2nd September 2018

From 2nd September this service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus.
For details of alternative operators along this route, please visit:
http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/info/20021/bus_travel

Affected Services:

318 Service Cancellation 28/09/2018 14:41:17

From 2nd September 2018

From 2nd September this service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus.
For details of alternative operators along this route, please visit:
http://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/info/20021/bus_travel

Affected Services:

Solihull Rail Station 18/07/2018 17:24:24

From 22nd July 2018

From 22nd July Solihull Rail Station will return to two way traffic. Diamond Signature services will operate as follows:

S1 will continue as it is now, entering the Station from Streetsbrook Road, and will use Stand C.

S2 towards Dorridge, from Blossomfield Road, service will turn around at the roundabout and turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then continue into town centre as normal.

S2 towards Cheswick Green, from the town centre, will turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then exit the Station via Streetsbrook Rd, at the roundabout turn right onto Blossomfield Rd and continue towards Cheswick Green.

S3/W towards Dickens Heath/Wythall, from the town centre, will turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then exit the Station via Streetsbrook Rd and continue towards Dickens Heath.

30 towards Solihull, from Blossomfield Road, service will turn around at the roundabout and turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then continue into town centre as normal.

 

Affected Services: S1 S2 S3 S3W 30

Shropshire County Council Pass changes on the 125 service 21/06/2018 14:48:15

From 1st July 2018

From 1st July 2018, the funding arrangements for the 125 service will change and we will longer receive a subsidy from Shropshire County Council for this service.

From 1st July, Shropshire County Council Travel Passes will no longer be accepted on this service.

The National Concessionary Passes for Senior Citizens and people with a Disability will continue to be accepted. 

Diamond Bus tickets and passes will also continue to be accepted.

Affected Services: 125

New Additional Morning Journey 22/05/2018 11:18:56

From Monday 4th June 2018

Following passenger requests we are adding an additional morning journey to Service 16 From Tamworth to Kingsbury during the Monday to Friday morning peak. The additional journey will be at 07:16 from Victoria Rd to Kingsbury, The Swan.

The new timetable will commence on Monday 4th June 2018 and is available to download here.

 

Affected Services: 16

125 Service - New Zone Boundaries 30/05/2018 13:44:30

From 4th June 2018

From 4th June 2018, there will be some changes to fare boundaries on the 125 service. The following Diamond products will now be valid within these Fare boundaries:

West Midlands Zone: West Midlands fares are valid between Stourbridge Bus Station & Norton only.
Kidderminster Zone: Kidderminster Zone fares are valid between Button Oak & Park Gate Inn only.
Diamond Network Zone: Diamond Network fares are valid for the entire 125 route.

The new boundary restrictions include all Day, Week and Month products within these Zones.

The following New Fares will also be introduced onto the 125 service:
Stourbridge to Kidderminster Return £4.00
Stourbridge to Kidderminster Week £17.50
Bridgnorth to Kidderminster £6.00

Affected Services: 125

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