Service updates: 202 S3 S3W 16 257 16 16w 50 226 125 91A 91C 310 26A 61 82 63 64 S1 S2 30

Service Updates

Balmoral Road 23/05/2018 14:39:56

Due to roadworks on Balmoral Road our 202 service is currently unable to serve stops along this section of route.

The service will be diverted as follows: continue Scotland Lane until the end then turning right onto Churchill continuing until Frankley Hill Lane then turning left then normal line of route. It will omit Balmoral Road in both directions.

Affected Services: 202

Streetsbrook Road, Solihull Road Closure 22/05/2018 12:26:19

From Monday 28th May until Sunday 3rd June 2018

From Monday 28th May until Sunday 3rd June, Streetsbrook Road, Solihull will be closed in one direction.

During this period the S3 & S3W will be diverted in the direction of Dickens Heath and Wythall, as follows:

Towards Dickens Heath and Wythall:
Normal line of route until Station Road, Solihull, then divert via Blossomfield Road, turn right onto Danford Lane, at roundabout exit onto Solihull Road and back onto normal line of route.
Please note, Streetsbrook Road and Sharmans Cross Road will not be served during this diversion.

Towards Solihull:
Bus will NOT be effected and will continue to operate normal route.

Affected Services: S3 S3W

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

Lake Street, Dudley Road Closure 22/05/2018 09:43:23

26th to 28th May 2018

From 26th to 27th May 2018 Lake Street will be closed in one direction. During this time the 257 will be diverted as follows:

Towards Dudley: Normal line of route until Five Ways Roundabout, then turn left into Robert Street, right into Deepdale Lane, then continue on Corncake Road and back to normal line of route.

Towards Stourbridge: Buses will NOT be affected and will operate the normal line of route.

(Please note this diversion replaces the previously advertised diversion for Corncake Road) 

Affected Services: 257

Pride Parade, Birmingham City Centre 21/05/2018 11:56:28

Saturday 26 May 2018

Birmingham Pride will be taking place in Birmingham City Centre on Saturday 26 May. A number of road closures will be in place from approx. 11:00 until 13:30

During this time the 16 & 16W services will be diverted as follows:

Services 16 & 16W:
Buses will terminate on Priory Queensway between 11:30 and 13:15 hours. 

New Street and Moor Street stations will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at Bus Stop SH10 adjacent to Colmore Circus.

 

Affected Services: 16 16w

Pride Parade, Birmingham City Centre 21/05/2018 11:56:09

Saturday 26 May 2018

Birmingham Pride will be taking place in Birmingham City Centre on Saturday 26 May. A number of road closures will be in place from approx. 11:00 until 13:30

During this time the 50 services will be diverted as follows:

 

Service 50:
Buses will terminate on Moat Lane between 11:30 and 13:15 hours. 

Moor Street Queensway Stop will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at a temporary bus stop adjacent to St Martin’s Church

Affected Services: 50

High Oak, Pensnett Road Closure 21/05/2018 09:33:24

From 21st May 2018. For 5nights between 19:30hrs and 05:00hrs

Route 226 will be diverted for 5 days from 21st May for 5nights between 19:30hrs and 05:00hrs at High Oak, Pensnett for Road Re-construction

Buses Towards merry Hill will divert as follows:
From Russells Hall Hospital normal line of route on to High street, then Left into Tennyson Street at Roundabout continue straight across (Tennyson St). Continue along into Chapel Street, Left into Queen Street at the roundabout take 2nd exit (Blewitt Street). At the end of the road Right onto Commonside then Left onto Tilehouse Lane, then back to Normal line of route

Buses Towards Dudley:
Tilehouse Lane turn Right onto Commonside, then take 2nd Left onto Blewitt Street (opp One Stop Shop), follow to roundabout and take 3rd exit onto Queen street. Then first Right onto Chapel Street, follow road all way along continuing Tennyson St, at the roundabout take 2nd exit (Still Tennyson St). At the end of the road Right onto Hight St and return to Normal line of route.

The following stops will not be served on this diversion  

  • Pensnett, High Oak
  • High Street, Chapel Street
  • High Street, Albert Street
Affected Services: 226

Dorridge Fun Run 15/05/2018 09:25:57

Sunday 20th May 2018. From 11.45 until 14.00

Dorridge Fun will take place on Sunday 20th May. During this time the S3 / S3W will be diverted as follows:

From Knowle towards Dorridge:
Normal line of route until the Cricket Club Island, then turn right onto Widney Road, then turn onto Mill Lane, take first right then first left onto Four Ashes Road, follow this until Hockley Heath.

From Dorridge towards Hockley Heath:
Reverse of above

Affected Services: S3 S3W

125 Service - New Zone Boundaries 02/05/2018 15:59:04

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.

Affected Services: 125

Bosworth Drive, Tile Cross Road Closure 06/04/2018 10:44:03

From 9th April to 13th April 2018

Between 09:30 - 16:00 hrs

Bosworth Drive will be closed from Tile Cross Road to Chapelhouse Road. During this period the 91A & 91C will be diverted as follows.

Buses will be diverted via Marston Green. Chapel house Road and Gloucester Way will not be served. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Tile Cross Road or Marston Green Interchange.

Affected Services: 91A 91C

West Midlands Service Cancellations 23/03/2018 16:12:35

From 28th April 2018

The following services will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus from 28th April 2018. For details of alternative operators, please visit www.networkwestmidlands.com

Affected Services:

Wednesbury Bus Station Stand Change 14/03/2018 09:45:17

From 15th January 2018

Service 310 will move from Stand G to Stand H at Wednesbury Bus Station  from 15th January 2018.

Affected Services: 310

Wolverhampton City Centre Diversions 14/03/2018 09:44:51

From 18th March 2018 (for 3 months)

Pipers Row will be closed from 18th March for 3 months. The following services will be diverted during this time:

26A WOLVERHAMPTON – STOWLAWN
Towards Wolverhampton: Service will terminate at Bilston Street, Stop AJ1. Wolverhampton Bus Station will not be served.
Towards Stowlawn: Service will start from Bilston Street, Stop AJ1.

61 WOLVERHAMPTON – GOLDTHORN PARK
Towards Wolverhampton: Service will terminate at Market Street, Stop AS. Bilston Street will not be served.
Towards Goldthorn Park: Service will start from Market Street, Stop AS.

82 WOLVERHAMPTON – DUDLEY
Towards Wolverhampton: Service will leave Wolverhampton Bus Station via the Ring Road, u-turn,Ring Road, Horseley Fields and return to normal route. The stop on Middle Cross will not be served.
Towards Dudley: No change.

SERVICES 63 (TO OXBARN AVENUE) AND 64 (TO WAKELEY HILL)
From Wolverhampton: Services will leave Wolverhampton Bus Station via the Ring Road then Broad Street, Fryer Street, Lichfield Street and normal line of route.

Affected Services: 26A 61 82 63 64

Solihull Rail Station Diversions 14/03/2018 09:44:43

From 5th March until July 2018

Due to works around Solihull Rail Station the following services will be diverted and alternative bus stops will be served as follows:

S1 - Will now serve Stand G at Rail Station.

S2 - Towards Cheswick Green: In Town Centre, service will drop-off only at its normal stand SL, Station Road, it will then turn around to pick up passengers traveling towards Cheswick Green at Stop SE, Poplar Road. Service will continue along Blossomfield Road and will not serve Rail Station. Passengers for the Station should board and alight at the Blossomfield Road stop near the swimming baths.
S2 - Towards Dorridge: Will not serve the Rail Station Passengers for the Station should board and alight at the Blossomfield Road stop near the Station

S3 & S3W - Towards Dickens Heath & Wythall: After serving Town Centre, service will continue along Streetsbrook Road and will not serve Station Approach. Passengers for the Rail Station should board and alight at the Streetsbrook Road stops near the Fire Station.
S3 - Towards Hockley Heath: Service unaffected.

30 - Towards Solihull: Service will continue along Blossomfield Road and will not serve Rail Station. Passengers for the Station should board and alight at the Blossomfield Road stop near the swimming baths.

 

Affected Services: S1 S2 S3 S3W 30

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