The latest information on your local services
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.
Please note this service will NOT operate on Easter Sunday 21st April 2019.
A Saturday service will operate on Good Friday 19th April.
A Sunday service will operate on Bank Holiday Monday 22nd April.
High Street, Astwood Bank will be closed from Tuesday 30th April to Thursday 2nd May 2019, between 08:00 – 19:00. During this time the 70 will be diverted as follows:
After serving Castle Street buses will divert via Feckenham Road then turn left along Evesham Road and resume usual route.
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.
Bus passes for the 301 Redditch to Alcester Schools Service are available to purchase from our website here.
The following passes are available:
301 Service Pass
Term = £286
Academic Year = £780
This is valid on the 301 Schooldays service only.
301 Service + Network Pass
Term = £300
Academic Year = £820
This pass will also give students access to the benefits of a Diamond Network pass. This pass will be valid on the 301 plus all other services on the Diamond network
(Please note: Standard Diamond Child pass products are not valid on the 301 service, therefore this pass should be purchased if you wish to use the 301 plus other Diamond services.)
For students who receive free school travel via a bursary scheme through Warwickshire County Council, please contact the council as normal to apply for your travel award.
Please note, that as places on the 301 service are limited the passes will be issued on a first come, first served basis.
Passes will automatically be provided as a Mobile Phone M-ticket. If you would prefer to have a photocard style bus pass instead of an M-ticket, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your order confirmation and postal address and we will arrange to send a bus pass out to you.