Service updates: X16 68A 68C 6 6A 15 42 229 250

Service Updates

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

68A & 68C Service Changes 07/05/2021 14:13:13

From 23rd May 2021

From the above date, Services 68A and 68C will have a new timetable and a revised line of Route.

New Timetable available to download here

Route Change:

Service 68A will follow the current Route into Aston Lane to the Junction of Wellhead Lane then will follow the Below Route:
Stoneleigh Road, The Broadway, Witton Road - then Service will follow its current Line of Route until Villa Park, Witton Square, The Broadway, Stoneleigh Rd, Aston Lane. Then follow to Perry Barr Interchange

Service 68C will follow the current Route into Aston Lane to the Junction of Wellhead Lane then will follow the Below Route: 
Stoneleigh Road, The Broadway, Witten Road, Witton Square, Villa Park - then service will follow its current Line of Route until Aston Six Ways, Witten Road, The Broadway, Stoneleigh Rd, Aston Lane. Then follow to Perry Barr Interchange.

Affected Services: 68A 68C

Bolebridge Street, Tamworth Road Closure 06/05/2021 12:18:12

8th and 9th May 2021. All Day.

From 8th-9th May there will be roadworks undertaken on Bolebridge Street, Tamworth. We will be unable to access Victoria Road bus stops.

Diamond Bus services 6, 6A & 15 will to use Bolebridge Street, Saxon Drive Dropping off Opposite ALDI before continuing to the Roundabout for Rail Station and Returning along Saxon Drive to Pick up from the Bus Stop Just before ALDI.

Stops on Victoria Road will not be served during these dates.

Affected Services: 6 6A 15

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

Stourbridge High St Road Closure 12/06/2020 09:58:32

From 15th June until further notice

From 15th June, Stourbridge High St will be temporarily pedestrianised until further notice. During this time, the 250 will leave the station, going round the ring road, past Enville street, into lower high street, back out, then round the ring road to Enville street and continue normal line of route.
Affected Services: 250

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