The latest information on your local services
Rowney Green Lane, Alvechurch will be closed during the above dates. During this time Diamond 182 & 183 services will be diverted as follows:
Services from Bromsgrove after serving Alvechurch, The Square will divert via B4120 Redditch Road and resume route at Grange Lane/Redditch Road junction.
Services from Redditch after serving Grange Lane will divert via B4120 Redditch Road and resume route at Alvechurch.
Please note there will be some timetable changes to Kidderminster services 2 and 10 from 27th October 2019.
New timetables can be downloaded here:
Due to roadworks on Comberton Rd until 4th October the following services will be diverted:
10 / 42 - Left A451, right at the island onto Birmingham Rd then right at the Land Oak onto Chester Rd North, down to the traffic lights then turn left onto Comberton Rd and resume normal line of route.
125 - Left A451, right at the island onto Birmingham Rd and left left at the Land Oak onto Chester Rd North.
192 - Left A451, right at the island onto Birmingham rd, then normal line of route at the Land oak.
The same route in reverse during the above times. During these times the Train Station stop in both directions will be omitted.
Smiths Lane, Snitterfield wil be closed at the Junction of The Green for the above period time. During this time the 229 service will be diverted as follows:
The Green, Gospel Oak Ln, A46, Kings Lane, Ingon Lane and then resume normal route (and vice versa)
Some delays to service may be expected during this diversion
The will be a minor change to the 70S service from Tuesday 3rd September 2019.
The morning school journey will depart 10 minutes later than previously timetabled. This is to accommodate new start times for Ridgeway Middle School. The new times are available to download here.
For alternative travel options, Diamond Bus provides a 247 service from Redditch to Evesham, which also serves Alcester Grammar School and St Benedicts RC School.
As the 247 is a service provided for the general public it is subject to standard Diamond Network fares; Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Term and Annual passes are all available for use on this service and are also valid on other Diamond Bus Services in the area too. This means you may find transferring to the 247 service provides better value for your overall travel needs.
Current 247 timetables and information about Diamond Network fares can be found here:
247 Current Timetable
Diamond Network Fares
However these may be subject to changes prior to the new academic term, therefore please remember to check for the latest information closer to the start of term.
We would like to thank you for your patronage on the 301 service and look forward to welcoming you onto the 247 in the future.
For further information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to roadworks in the area, the temporary bus stop on Coventry Street and the downhill alighting bus stop on Blackwell Street have been suspended until further notice.
Buses traveling outbound from Kidderminster will not operate along the Coventry Street\Blackwell Street loop and will continue along the bypass.
Buses traveling towards Kidderminster will continue along the bypass across the Horsefair Roundabout, turn right at the next roundabout into Coventry Street and first left into Bromsgrove Street (past the former Forest Glades Centre) resuming the normal route down Prospect Hill into the town centre.
There will be some timetable changes on the 146 service from From 30th June 2019.
There will be some stand changes at Kidderminster Bus Station from 28th April 2019. Services now call at stands as follows:
|Stand 2||1 to Rifle Range
192 to Halesowen
|Stand 3||10 to Spennells|
|Stand 6||2 to Hales Park
42 to Hospital
125 to Bridgnorth
|Stand 7||3 to Areley Kings|
|Stand 8||7 to Sion Hill
125 to Stourbridge
|Stand 9||42 to Redditch
303 to Worcester
|Stand 10||4 to Ferndale
9A/C to Cookley
There will be a new timetable on the 3 service from 21st April 2019.
Download the new timetable here.
Dont Forget from 13th – 19th May 2019 you can travel on the 3 service for free, to find out more about this offer click here.
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|
£3.90 (off peak)
£4.20 (all day)
Tickets are available on-bus, or M-tickets are available online at
www.diamondbuses.com or via the Diamond Bus App.
CHANGES TO 831 / 833 SCHOOL SERVICE FARES
From 7th February the fares on these services will be:
831/833 Child Single £1.80
831/833 Child Return £2.80
831/833 Child Week £11.50
These tickets are available on-bus and valid for travel on the 831 / 833 services only.
Kidderminster Zone tickets & passes are NOT valid for travel on the 831 / 833 service.
The new 2 timetable has been retimed with the 125 service to provide a combined frequency to Bewdley, of every 27-33 minutes during Monday to Saturday daytimes. Combined 2 & 125 services from Bewdley towards Kidderminster will operate at a frequency of 18-42 minutes.
The new combined timetable is available to download here.
From 3rd September 2018, the route 1 will now be extended to serve Silverwoods Leisure Centre in Kidderminster.
The new route will provide a 30 minute frequency service between Kidderminster Bus Station, Silverwoods and Rifle Range.
The new service will operate as hail & ride along Silverwoods Way and Passengers will be able to ask the driver to stop at the Leisure Centre or simply flag the bus down opposite the centre complex to travel back to the town.