Service updates: 4 4H 229 22 226 89 108 54A 55 16 16w 17 223 57 145 145A 53 35B

Service Updates

West Bromwich St Georges Parade - Road Closures 18/04/2019 16:05:40

Sunday 28th April 2019, from 09:30 - 13:00

A number of roads will be closed to facilitate the St George Day Parade. During this time the 4 & 4H will be diverted as follows:
 
4 | 4H Towards Walsall
All Saints Way – Left Wilford Rd, Right Church Lane, Left Heath Lane, Right Allerton Lane, Continue Rydding Lane, Right Hydes Rd continue Hall Green Rd to Stone Cross.
 
4 | 4H Towards Hayley Green
Stone Cross Right Hall Green Rd continue Hydes Rd Left Rydding Lane continue Allerton Lane, Left Clarkes Lane continue Heath Lane, Right Church Lane, Left Wilford Rd, Right All Saints Way, Normal Line of Route.

Affected Services: 4 4H

229 Timetable Change 17/04/2019 10:22:08

From 21st April 2019

There will be a timetable change on this service from 21st April 2019.

Download new timetable here.

Affected Services: 229

22 Timetable Change 17/04/2019 10:18:56

From 28th April 2019

There will be a change to the timetable and route of this service from 28th April 2019. Service will become Wednesbury to Tipton Circular service.

New timetable available to download here.

Affected Services: 22

226 New Timetable 16/04/2019 10:13:18

From 21st April 2019

There will be a new timetable in operation on the 226 service from 21st April 2019.

Additional journeys are also added at 0647 Wordseley to Dudley and 1845 Merry Hill & Dudley to Kingswinford, for improved connections for commuters.

Download the new timetable here.

Affected Services: 226

Easter Bank Holiday 15/04/2019 14:48:31

Friday 19th - Monday 22nd April 2019

Please note this service will not operate on Good Friday 19th April or Bank Holiday Monday 22nd April.

Affected Services: 89 108

High Street Smethwick Road Closure 12/04/2019 15:24:27

Sunday 28th April 2019. From 06.00 - 11.00

(Diversions may be lifted earlier than 11am if parade passes ahead of schedule).
 
High Street in Smethwick will be closed at some time between 06.00 - 11.00 to allow the Vaisakhi parade to take place.
 
54A towards Worlds End: via Telford Way, Tollhouse Way, Rolfe Street then normal line of route.
54A towards West Bromwich:Reverse of above.
 
55 towards Cape Hill: Via St Pauls Rd then Fenton Street, Tollhouse Way, High Street then normal line of route.
55 towards Brandhall: Reverse of above.

 

Affected Services: 54A 55

Ruiton Street, Lower Gornal Road Closure 10/04/2019 16:34:48

15th April until 29th July 2019

Ruiton Street, Lower Gornal will be closed to northbound traffic from its junction with Five Ways roundabout.

During this time services will be diverted as follows:

Service 17 to Stourbridge
From Lake Street, Church Street, Temple Street/Zoar Street, Abbey Street, Brook Street, Bird Street, Wood Road, Stickley Lane and follow normal line of route.

Service 17 to Dudley
Service not affected - follow normal line of route.

Service 223 to Dudley
Service not affected - follow normal line of route.
 
Service 223 to Bilston
Please use Gornal Interchange instead of the Bus Stop on Abbey Rd:
via Zoar Street, Abbey St, Brook Street, Wood Road, Stickley Lane to Kennedy Crescent, Normal line of route.

Affected Services: 17 223

Griffiths Drive, Ashmore Park Road Closure 09/04/2019 17:30:34

8th April until 29th May 2019

Part of Griffiths Drive, Ashmore Park will be closed for roadworks between Southall Rd and Ashmore Park Community Centre. During this time the 57 service will be diverted as follows:

Towards Bilston: Normal line of route until Griffiths Drive, Continue straight at Griffith Drive, to follow the loop around Ashmore Park, left Southall Rd, right Newey Rd, left Peacock Ave and resume normal route.

Towards Wolverhampton: Reverse of above.

Griffiths Drive/Peacock Rd Stop will not be served during this period.

Affected Services: 57

145 / 145A Service Changes 05/04/2019 15:15:07

From Monday 8th April 2019

The 145 & 145A service will be operated by Diamond Bus from Monday 8th April 2019. There will be no change to the current timetable.

Tickets & Fares:
During the first the first week of operation from 8th April until 12th April existing igo fares will continue to be charged. Existing valid igo bus passes will continue to be accepted.

Diamond Bus Fares will come into effect from Saturday 13th April and igo passes will no longer be valid on these services.

nBus & Connecta multi-operator tickets and passes will continue to be valid in the appropriate areas.

Diamond Bus Fares from 13th April:

Bromsgrove Area   West Midlands Area   Diamond Network  
Valid from Barnt Green to Stoke Works on 145/145A service   Valid from Great Park to Rednal Island on 145/145A service   Valid for the whole route on 145/145A service  
Child Day
Adult Day
Family Day
Child Week
Adult Week
Child Month
Adult Month
£2.50
£3.80
£8.50
£11.50
£15.00
£30.00
£38.00
Child Day
Adult Day
Adult Day
Family Day
Child Week
Adult Week
Child Month
Adult Month
£3.00
£3.90 (off peak)
£4.20 (all day)
£8.00
£9.00
£16.00
£29.50
£45.00
Child Day
Adult Day
Family Day
Child Week
Adult Week
Child Month
Adult Month
£5.00
£7.40
£14.50
£21.00
£24.80
£70.00
£83.00

 

 

 

 

 





 

 

Tickets are available on-bus, or M-tickets are available online at
www.diamondbuses.com or via the Diamond Bus App.

Affected Services: 145 145A

Ash Road Road Closure 02/04/2019 10:48:03

1st April - 15th July 2019. From 09.30 - 15.00

Ash Road between Adderley Road and Arden Road will be closed for major gas main upgrade works. During this time the 53 will be diverted as Follows:

Towards Smiths Wood: Continue Adderley Rd – Left Arden Road – Normal Line of Route

Towards Erdington: Continue Arden Rd – Right Adderley Rd – Normal line of Route

Affected Services: 53

35B Service Withdrawal 19/03/2019 17:25:57

From 26th April 2019

Please note the 35B service will no longer be operated by Diamond Bus after 26th April 2019.

Diamond Bus will continue to operate services 35 between Walsall and Lichfield and 35A between Walsall and Leighswood at the current timetable.

For alternative services in the Stonnall and Shenstone area, please visit Staffordshire County Council Bus Services

Affected Services: 35B

Snow Hill Queensway Road Closure 12/04/2019 15:06:20

NEW DATE 23:00 Friday 26th - 05:00 Monday 29th April

Snow Hill Queensway will be closed for the removal of the tower construction crane from the Three Snow Hill development.

Diversion route for 16 & 16W towards City: via Constitution Hill, St Chads Queensway, Lancaster Circus, James Watt Queensway, Dale End, Newton Street, Corporation Street, Priory Queensway then normal route.

Diversion route for 16 & 16W from City: via Priory Queensway, Steelhouse Lane, Printing House Street, Whittall Street, St Chads Queensway, Old Snow Hill, Constitution Hill then normal line of route.

Affected Services: 16 16w

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