Service updates: 108 288 S1 S2 S3 S3W 30 125

Service Updates

108 revised service levels during the Christmas period 12/12/2018 10:40:42

24th December to 2nd January

A revised level of service will operate on the 108 service during the festive period as follows:

Christmas Eve, Monday 24th December: A revised level of service will operate. Click here for times.

Christmas Day, Tuesday 25th December: No Service will operate.

Boxing Day, Wednesday 26th December: No Service will operate.

Thursday 27th December & Friday 28th December: A revised level of service will operate. Click here for times.

Saturday 29th December: No Service will operate.

Sunday 30th December: No Service will operate.

New Years Eve, Monday 31st December: A revised level of service will operate. Click here for times.

New Years Day, Tuesday 1st January: No Service will operate.

Wednesday 2nd January: Normal Weekday Services resume.

Different levels of service may apply to other Diamond Bus services, please check here for details.

Affected Services: 108

288 revised service levels during the Christmas period 12/12/2018 10:32:56

24th December to 2nd January

A revised level of service will operate on the 288 service during the festive period as follows:

Christmas Eve, Monday 24th December: A Monday to Friday service will operate, but with last departures as follows: From Norton 13:33 / From Stourbridge 14:05

Christmas Day, Tuesday 25th December: No Service will operate.

Boxing Day, Wednesday 26th December: No Service will operate.

Thursday 27th December & Friday 28th December: A Monday to Friday service will operate, but with last departures as follows: From Norton 13:33 / From Stourbridge 14:05

Saturday 29th December: No Service will operate.

Sunday 30th December: No Service will operate.

New Years Eve, Monday 31st December: A Monday to Friday service will operate, but with last departures as follows: From Norton 13:33 / From Stourbridge 14:05

New Years Day, Tuesday 1st January: No Service will operate.

Wednesday 2nd January: Normal Weekday Services resume.

Different levels of service may apply to other Diamond Bus services, please check here for details.

Affected Services: 288

Greyhound Lane, Stourbridge Road Closure 12/12/2018 10:33:54

17th - 19th December 2018 from 9:30am - 3:30pm

Greyhound Lane, Stourbridge will be closed for roadworks. During this time the 288 service will be diverted as follows:

288 towards Norton: Normal line of route until Beech Rd, then turn left onto Norton Rd, right Whittington Rd, left The Broadway, then right to Shenstone Ave Terminus.

288 towards Stourbridge: Normal line of route until The Broadway, then left onto Whittington Rd, left Norton Rd, right Beech Rd and resume normal line of route.

Greyhound Lane, Norton Rd / Osmaston Rd and the lower Broadway stops will not be served, bus stops along diversion route on Whittington Rd will be served.

Affected Services: 288

Solihull Rail Station 18/07/2018 17:24:24

From 22nd July 2018

From 22nd July Solihull Rail Station will return to two way traffic. Diamond Signature services will operate as follows:

S1 will continue as it is now, entering the Station from Streetsbrook Road, and will use Stand C.

S2 towards Dorridge, from Blossomfield Road, service will turn around at the roundabout and turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then continue into town centre as normal.

S2 towards Cheswick Green, from the town centre, will turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then exit the Station via Streetsbrook Rd, at the roundabout turn right onto Blossomfield Rd and continue towards Cheswick Green.

S3/W towards Dickens Heath/Wythall, from the town centre, will turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then exit the Station via Streetsbrook Rd and continue towards Dickens Heath.

30 towards Solihull, from Blossomfield Road, service will turn around at the roundabout and turn right into the Station from Blossomfield Road. It will then continue into town centre as normal.

 

Affected Services: S1 S2 S3 S3W 30

Shropshire County Council Pass changes on the 125 service 21/06/2018 14:48:15

From 1st July 2018

From 1st July 2018, the funding arrangements for the 125 service will change and we will longer receive a subsidy from Shropshire County Council for this service.

From 1st July, Shropshire County Council Travel Passes will no longer be accepted on this service.

The National Concessionary Passes for Senior Citizens and people with a Disability will continue to be accepted. 

Diamond Bus tickets and passes will also continue to be accepted.

Affected Services: 125

125 Service - New Zone Boundaries 30/05/2018 13:44:30

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.

The following New Fares will also be introduced onto the 125 service:
Stourbridge to Kidderminster Return £4.00
Stourbridge to Kidderminster Week £17.50
Bridgnorth to Kidderminster £6.00

Affected Services: 125

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