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Tamworth Service Changes 03/07/2020 13:24:14

From Monday 6th July

There will be some changes to service levels in Tamworth from Monday 6th July as follows:

15 Tamworth to Hurley - Resumes normal service

16/16A Tamworth to Kingsbury - Service resumes, but with a new service number and amended timetable. 

Service 16 & 16A will be renumbered Service 6.
All service 6 journeys will start at Victoria Rd in Tamworth town centre and will no longer serve Corporation Street.
All service 6 journeys will terminate at Kingsbury, Mill Crescent.
The morning and evening journeys which have an extension to Hurley will be numbered 6A.
Timetable available to download here.

X16 Tamworth to Birmingham - Resumes normal service.

16S Castle Bromwich to Kingsbury School - Resumes normal service.

Affected Services: 15 16 16A X16 16S

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

West Midlands Service Changes 29/06/2020 15:05:23

From Monday 6th July

From Monday 6th July
The following service changes will take effect from Monday 6th July:

31/32 Walsall to Mossley / Lower Farm - Timetable change to increase frequency. timetable to follow.
40 West Bromwich to Wednesbury - Timetable change to increase frequency. timetable to follow.
42/43/43A West Bromwich to Dudley/Bilston - Timetable change to increase frequency. timetable to follow.
401E Walsall to Yew Tree - Will resume normal service.
145/145A Droitwich to Great Park, Rubery - Timetable and route change. The 145 will be re-routed to serve parts of the former 202 which are not served by our new 44. timetable available here.
Tamworth Services - See Tamworth Services update here.

Previous changes from Monday 15th June
Changes to Diamond West Midlands Bus Services from Monday 15th June:

002 Weoley Castle to Merry Hill. Service increased to every 20mins. New Timetable here
42/43 West Bromwich to Dudley/Bilston. New Timetable to increase frequency, especially between Tipton and West Bromwich.
226 Merry Hill to Dudley. Service increased to every 20mins. New Timetable here

The following services will return to normal level of service from Monday:
A1 Solihull to Damsonwood Circular.
A2 Solihull Circular
13 Merry Hill to Halesowen
17 Merry Hill to Halesowen
17A Dudley to Stourbridge
20 Oldbury to Bearwood
21 Oldbury to Bearwood
22 Wednesbury to Tipton
23 Wednesbury to Portobello
25 Erdington to Ward End
26A Wolverhampton to Stowlawn
30 West Bromwich to Stone Cross
34 Birmingham to Kings Heath
35A Walsall to Leighswood
36 Walsall to Alumwell
41 Friar Park to West Bromwich
41A Wednesbury to West Bromwich
42 Coventry to Brownshill Green
57 Wolverhampton to Bilston
61 Handsworth to Perry Barr
63 Wolverhampton to Oxbarn Avenue
64 West Bromwich to Wednesbury
64 Wolverhampton to Wakeley Hill
65 Woods Estate to Darlaston
65 Wolverhampton to Fordhouses
66 Stone Cross to West Bromwich
68A/C Perry Barr to Aston
69 Brandwood Park to Solihull
74 Walsall to Gillity Village
74A West Bromwich to Dudley
80 Bilston to Moxley
82 Wolverhampton to Dudley
88 Erdington to Streetly
89 Erdington to Shady Lane
89 Solihull to Coventry
91A/C Chelmsley Wood to Marston Green Circular
142 Stourbridge to Halesowen
224 Sedgley to Bilston
231 Blackheath to Halesowen
250/251 Stourbridge Circular
298 Stourbridge Circular
299 Stourbridge Circular
310 Willenhall to Wednesbury
326 Bloxwich to Bilston
530 Wolverhampton to Rocket Pool

The following service will continue to operate an emergency timetable:
223 Dudley to Bilston. Download Timetable here.

The following service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus:
25 Bloxwich to Kingstanding. Will be operated by Walsall Community Transport.

All other West Midlands services NOT listed above will continue to operate a special timetable until further notice.

Diamond Bus may make further changes to timetables following Government guidelines. Social Distancing measures and reduced capacity is in place on services in adherence with Government Guidelines, please allow extra time for your journey.

All updates to service changes will appear on our website Service Update pages, on the Information tab of the Diamond Bus App & our social media pages.

Links to our social media pages:

Information correct as of 26/06/20, but is subject to change.

Affected Services: All Services

223 emergency timetable 05/06/2020 11:08:18

From 8th June 2020

Following additional funding from TfWM, to help us resolve capacity issues caused by current social distancing regulations, the 223 service will increase to a 30 minute frequency from 8th June. Please download new timetable here

Affected Services: 223

Castle Hil, Dudley Road Closure 04/06/2020 19:12:17

From 8th June 2020

Castle Hill, Dudley will become one way towards Dudley from 8th June for approx 5 weeks, as part of works preparing for the Metro extension to Dudley Town Centre. During this time the Diamond 229 and 42 services will be diverted as follows:

42 & 229 into Dudley will remain as normal line of route.

42 & 229 out of Dudley will divert as follows: Exit Bus station via Birmingham St, Flood St, left onto A461 Duncan Edwards Way to Castle Gate Island and resume normal line of route.

Passengers wishing to board in Dudley Town are advised to use the Bus Station during this time.

Affected Services: 42 229

Stafford St, Walsall Diversion 28/05/2020 14:26:15

until further notice

Service 31 and 32 are currently being diverted due to a sinkhole opening in Stafford St, Walsall.

31/32 diversion from Walsall: right into Johns St, then first left Marlow St, at T junction left into Proffit St, then at T junction right onto normal line of route. Towards Walsall - Reverse of above


Affected Services: 31 32

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