Service updates: 182 183 2 10 42 125 192 229 70 70S 4 7 9A 9C 292S 302 146 1 3 303 145 145A 831 833 290

Service Updates

Rowney Green Lane, Alvechurch Road Closure 07/10/2019 12:09:07

Monday 28th - Thursday 31st October 2019

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.

Affected Services: 182 183

Service Changes in Worcestershire 30/09/2019 10:52:31

From 27th october 2017

Please note there will be some timetable changes to Kidderminster services 2 and 10 from 27th October 2019.

New timetables can be downloaded here:

Service 2 - Kidderminster to Hales Park

Service 10 - Kidderminster to Spennells & Offmore

Affected Services: 2 10

Comberton Rd Roadworks 25/09/2019 10:11:49

23rd September - 4th October 2019. 07:30-09:30 & 15:00-17:00

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.

Affected Services: 10 42 125 192

Smiths Lane, Snitterfield Road Closure 16/09/2019 15:29:24

14 October 2019 until 1 November 2019

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

Affected Services: 229

70S Timetable Change 02/09/2019 16:26:46

From Tuesday 3rd September 2019

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.

Affected Services: 70 70S

Withdrawal of the 301 Redditch to Alcester Schools Service 28/08/2019 12:15:15

From 19th July 2019

The 301 Redditch to Alcester Schools Service will be withdrawn from 19th July 2019.

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
Termlink Passes

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

Affected Services:

Coventry Street Kidderminster Road Closure 24/06/2019 16:33:02

From Monday June 24th until further notice.

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.

Affected Services: 2 4 7 9A 9C 125 292S 302 42

146 Service Changes 10/06/2019 14:51:42

From 30th June 2019

There will be some timetable changes on the 146 service from From 30th June 2019.

To download the new timetable click here, and to find out more about why these changes are happening and how you can support the 146 service further, visit our news story here.

Affected Services: 146

Kidderminster Bus Station Stand Changes 30/04/2019 14:57:10

from 28th April 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


Affected Services: 1 192 10 2 42 125 3 303 4 9A 9C

3 Service New Timetable 16/04/2019 10:20:41

From 21st April 2019

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.

Affected Services: 3

145 / 145A Service Changes 05/04/2019 15:15:30

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
Child Day
Adult Day
Adult Day
Family Day
Child Week
Adult Week
Child Month
Adult Month
£3.90 (off peak)
£4.20 (all day)
Child Day
Adult Day
Family Day
Child Week
Adult Week
Child Month
Adult Month











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

Affected Services: 145 145A

831 & 833 Fares Change 04/04/2019 09:42:51

7th February 2019


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.

Affected Services: 831 833

2 Service Timetable Changes 04/04/2019 09:47:14

From 29th October 2018

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.



Affected Services: 2

Now Serves Silverwoods Leisure Centre 01/10/2018 13:11:05

From 3rd September 2018

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.

Affected Services: 1

290 Timetable Change 03/01/2019 14:56:26

From 4th June 2018

There will be a change to the 290 service timetable from 4th June 2018. Please download new times here.

Affected Services: 290

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