From 5th July 2021, the will be some minor changes on the 89 service.
Due to continued traffic congestion along Chester Rd, buses to Old Oscott will now turn right at Court Lane, onto Antrobus Rd, Oakwood Rd & Jockey Rd. Buses will now also serve bus stops outside Tesco/Homebase.
These change mean buses will no longer stop at the bus stop on the island, but will use the stop on Kings Rd by Dominos Pizza.
Service will then operate via the following route: Kings Rd, Shady Ln, Aldridge Rd, Dyas Rd, Old Oscott Ln, Oscott School Ln, Shady Ln, Thorncliffe Rd, Templeton Rd to Kingstanding.
Saturday tims will be amended due to congestion caused by Traffic build up around the Tesco store.
Antrobus Rd, Oakwood Rd & Shady Ln (from Kings Rd to Oscott School Ln) will be Hail & Ride sections - buses will stop on request at a safe location. Passengers on Thorncliffe Rd should use bus stop across the road and passengers on Templeton Rd should wait opposite current stop.
Download new timetable here
From Monday 5th July, there will be minor changes to service 22.
The service will now call at Wednesbury Parkway Metro Station.
Journeys will operate to Tipton Rail Station during Peak times, with Off peak journeys continuing to Own St for Tipton Shopping centre and connections to Sedgley & Bilston via Service 229.
There will be a slight timetable change to accommodate these changes, Journeys will also operate along Central Ave, Salter Rd & Upper Church lane in both directions.
Download new timetable here
There will be some changes to the current West Midlands Bus Partnership Routes: 31, 32, 40, 42, 43 & 43A.
From 29th August 2021 these services will no longer be operated on a partnership basis with National Express West Midlands.
Diamond Bus will be operating separately with new timetables and the following service changes:
Full details of the changes to these services and the new ticketing arrangements on Partnership routes can be found here.
New timetables for our new Diamond services will available shortly.
Limburg Avenue, Lichfield will be closed for carriageway repairs on 29th June. The 35 service will divert along Walsall Rd as follows:
Towards Lichfield: Normal Line of Route until Walsall Rd/Limburd Ave Jctn. Then Continue allong Waslall Rd to Friary Rd, Continue onto the Friary and resume normal line of route.
Towards Walsall: Reverse of above.
Please Note: Stops on the Lower part of The A51 The Friary, Sainte Foy Ave & Limburg Ave will not be served during this time.
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.
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).