Service updates: 002 4 4H 13 X20 35 35A 61 94 202 226 15 16S X16 76 76A 54 68A 68C 424 42 43 145 145A

Service Updates

The Friary, Lichfield Diversion 04/08/2022 17:25:11

22nd - 26th August 2022

The Friary, Lichfield will be closed for gasworks, during this time the 35 will be diverted as follows:

From Lichfield Bus Station: Continue along Birmingham Rd, resume normal line of route at Sainte Foy Ave.

Towards Lichfield Bus Station: Reverse of above.

St Johns & The Friary will not be served.

Affected Services: 35

West Midlands Timetable changes 08/08/2022 10:38:28

From 28th August 2022

The following timetable revisions will come into effect from 28th August 2022.

Service Route Change Date Proposed Change

002

Weoley Castle - Merry Hill

28/08/22

Timetable change, frequency reduction to every 20 mins

4/4H

Walsall - Blackheath / HayleyGreen

28/08/22

Timetable changes. 4H service to Hayley Green will be reduced to half-hourly. 4 Service extended to Blackheath.
A combined frequency of 4 & 4H will be upto every 10mins between Walsall to Blackheath.

13

Merry Hill - Halesowen

28/08/22

Some minor timetable changes

X20

Stratford - Coventry

14/08/22

The X20 service will operate the current timetable in full until 14/8/22.

From 14/8/22 until 28/822, A revised timetable will operate between Solihull and Coventry by Diamond Bus on behalf of TFWM.

From 14/08/22, Solihull to Stratford service will be operated by Stagecoach on behalf of Warwickshire County Council.

From 28/08/22, Coventry to Solihull service will be undertaken by a different operator on behalf of Transport for West Midlands.

35/
35A

Walsall - Lichfield/
Walsall - Leighswood

28/08/22

Service 35 between Walsall and Lichfield will be withdrawn. An enhanced 35A service will be introduced between Walsall and Leighswood from 28/08/22 (timetable available shortly).

61

West Bromwich - Perry Barr

29/08/22

Some timetable changes.

94

Birmingham to Chelmsley Wood

28/08/22

Some timetable changes.

202

Halesowen - Bromsgrove

28/08/22

Some Minor timetable changes to Saturday mornings

226

Merry Hill - Dudley

28/08/22

Service will be re-routed on a trial basis to serve Wall Heath during Mon-Sat daytimes. Frequency reduced to every 30 mins.
Evening & Sunday services will be renumbered 226A and operate as per current 226 not serving Wall Heath

 

Affected Services: 002 4 4H 13 X20 35 35A 61 94 202 226

X20 Service Changes 08/08/2022 09:49:38

August 2022

The X20 service will operate the current timetable in full until 14/8/22.

From 14/8/22 until 28/822, A revised timetable will operate between Solihull and Coventry by Diamond Bus on behalf of TFWM. new timetable available here.

From 14/08/22, Solihull to Stratford service will be operated by Stagecoach on behalf of Warwickshire County Council.

From 28/08/22, Coventry to Solihull service will be undertaken by a different operator on behalf of Transport for West Midlands.

 

Affected Services: X20

Tamworth Service Changes 28/07/2022 11:02:29

From 28th August 2022

There will be some service changes in the Tamworth Area from 28th August 2022.

15 Tamworth to Hurley: 
Service will be withdrawn. Due to being unsustainable at current passenger levels.

X16 Tamworth to Birmingham: 
Service will be withdrawn. Due to being unsustainable at current passenger levels.

16S Castle Bromwich to Kingsbury School: 
Service will be withdrawn. Due to being unsustainable at current passenger levels.

76 / 76A Tamworth to Sutton Coldfield / Hurley:
Service 76 is due to be retendered from 30th August, currently with a proposal to operate both Tamworth to Sutton Coldfield and Tamworth to Hurley on behalf of Warwickshire County Council.
The results of this tender bid are currently unkown therefore this information may be subject to further change

Affected Services: 15 16S X16 76 76A

Perry Barr Interchange - Stop Changes 20/07/2022 15:11:50

From Sunday 24th July 2022

From Sunday 24th July there will be changes within Perry Barr as the next stage of the regeneration is completed. The New Bus interchange will officially open and services will be moved to new stops.

The following services will operate from Stop PC:

54 to Hamstead
61 to West Bromwich
68A Aston Circular
68C Aston Circular
424 to Asda Queslett

All Diamond Services will also use a NEW Dedicated Bus Gate at Aldridge Road to serve a new installed Bus Stop PK (Diamond 424 service will be drop-ff only at PK)

Affected Services: 54 61 68A 68C 424

42 Service Metro Works Closures 05/07/2022 13:59:10

26th July until 4th September

Sedgley Road East will be closed to facilitate Midland Metro Works between Mayfair Gardens & Coneygree Road. During this time buses on Service 42 will be diverted along Victoria Road and Coneygree Road in both directions. All Bus Stops on Diversion Route will be observed

Affected Services: 42

42 & 43 Metro Works Closures 05/07/2022 13:57:10

16th July until 18th September

New Road will be closed to facilitate Midland Metro Works. During this time buses on Services 42 & 43 will be diverted along Horseley Heath and Horseley Road in both directions. All Bus Stops on Diversion Route will be observed.

Affected Services: 42 43

54 Route Change 28/03/2022 13:48:44

From Monday 28th March

From Monday 28th March, Service 54 will have a slight route change towards Perry Barr only, It will now follow the reverse of the Journeys to Hamstead.

At Church Lane Island Left onto Handsworth Wood Road, 1st Right onto Wood Lane, Continue Wood Lane to Wellington Road, Left onto Wellington Road to Perry Barr then Left to the Layby Bus Stop.

Affected Services: 54

145 Service Timetable Change 25/03/2022 10:28:39

From 24th April 2022

Due to the 145 service becoming increasing affected by M5 motorway traffic during the morning peak period, there will be some minor timetable changes from 24th April to improve reliability.

The 07:22 Bromsgrove departure will now depart at 07:15 arriving at Droitwich at 07:47.

The 08:00 Droitwich departure will now depart at 07:55 arriving at Bromsgrove at 08:36

This allows for some additional time should the service be held up when going through the morning M5 motorway traffic.

There will be no change to Saturday services.

The New Timetable can be downloaded here

Affected Services: 145 145A

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