Service updates: 30 4 4H 54 96 224 229 42 43 40 31 32 93 61 68A 68C X16

Service Updates

Bromford Lane, West Bromwich Diversion 06/01/2022 09:46:52

17th January - 11th March 2022

In order to facilitate a gas main renewal scheme between 17th January and 11th March 2022 Bromford Lane, Oldbury will be one-way with traffic being permitted to travel as follows:

Works on northbound (West Bromwich bound) carriageway:
17th January – 7th February 2022

Works on southbound (Oldbury bound) carriageway:
7th February – 11th March 2022

Works will commence on the northbound (West Bromwich bound) carriageway with vehicles being permitted to travel in a southerly direction only.

Once work is complete on the northbound side of Bromford Lane (anticipated date 7th February 2022) the traffic management and signage will switch over to allow for work to be completed on the southbound side

Service 30 will divert as follows:

Both Directions Using Bromford Lane, Oak Road, Margaret Street, Westbourne Rd then Normal Line of Route (17/01/22 till 07/02/22) then To Stone Cross Only from 07/02/22 until 11/03/2022. Journeys to West Bromwich from 07/02/22 will follow Normal Line of route

Affected Services: 30

Bromford Lane, West Bromwich Diversion 06/01/2022 09:43:35

17th January - 11th March 2022

In order to facilitate a gas main renewal scheme between 17th January and 11th March 2022 Bromford Lane, Oldbury will be one-way with traffic being permitted to travel as follows:

Works on northbound (West Bromwich bound) carriageway:
17th January – 7th February 2022.

Works will commence on the northbound (West Bromwich bound) carriageway with vehicles being permitted to travel in a southerly direction only.

Northbound traffic will be diverted via Brandon Way, Oak Rd then Normal line of route

Works on southbound (Oldbury bound) carriageway:
7th February – 11th March 2022

Once work is complete on the northbound side of Bromford Lane (anticipated date 7th February 2022) the traffic management and signage will switch over to allow for work to be completed on the southbound side

Vehicles will be permitted to travel northbound only between Brandon Way / Kelvin Way roundabout and Lyttleton Street.

Southbound traffic will be diverted via Oak Road and Brandon Way

Affected Services: 4 4H

New Services! 20/12/2021 10:47:35

From 4th January 2022

We are pleased to announce Diamond Bus will commence operation on two new services from 4th January 2022.

54 Perry Barr to Hamstead Village

96 Kingstanding to Chelmsley Wood via Erdington, The Fort, Castle Bromwich & Smiths Wood

New timetables available from the 54 & 96 service pages.

Affected Services: 54 96

224 & 229 Timetable Changes 30/11/2021 12:26:16

From 5th December 20221

There will be some timetable changes on service 224 & 229 From 5th December 2021.

New Timetables available to download here:

224 Sedgley to Bilston

229 Bilston to Dudley

Affected Services: 224 229

West Midlands Partnership Routes - 42 & 43 Timetable Changes 30/11/2021 12:21:34

From 5th December 2021

From 5th December 2021, Diamond Bus and National Express West Midlands will resume operating a combined partnership timetable on services 42 & 43.

National Express West Midlands tickets and passes will be valid on the Diamond Bus services operated on these routes and Diamond Value Day & Week tickets will be valid on the NX services operated on these routes.

New timetable from 5th December available to download here

Affected Services: 42 43

West Midlands Partnership Routes - 40 Timetable Changes 30/11/2021 12:19:31

From 5th December 2021

From 5th December 2021, Diamond Bus and National Express West Midlands will resume operating a combined partnership timetable on services 40.

National Express West Midlands tickets and passes will be valid on the Diamond Bus services operated on these routes and Diamond Value Day & Week tickets will be valid on the NX services operated on these routes.

New timetable from 5th December available to download here

Affected Services: 40

West Midlands Partnership Routes - 31 & 32 Timetable changes 30/11/2021 12:17:26

From 5th December 2021

From 5th December 2021, Diamond Bus and National Express West Midlands will resume operating a combined partnership timetable on services 31 & 32.

National Express West Midlands tickets and passes will be valid on the Diamond Bus services operated on these routes and Diamond Value Day & Week tickets will be valid on the NX services operated on these routes.

New timetable from 5th December available to download here 

Affected Services: 31 32

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.

Stechford:
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

52

City Centre

33

Pheasey

51

Walsall

424

ASDA Queslett

54

Hamstead

907

Sutton Coldfield

52

Perry Beeches

   

61

Handsworth

907A

Sutton Coldfield

       

68A

Aston Circular

           

68C

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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