Wolverhampton City Centre Service Changes

Wolverhampton City Centre Service Changes

On Saturday 30th August 2014, services 1, 3, 4, 25C, 28, 59, 69 and 89 will be diverted in the city centre whilst Market Street, Princess Street and Queen Street are temporarily closed to all traffic to prepare for permanent road network changes from Sunday 31st August. 

On Saturday 30th August 2014 only:

  • Service 1 towards Dudley will divert via Lichfield Street, Piper's Row and Tower Street to the lower part of Market Street, then as normal onwards towards Dudley. Towards Tettenhall Wood, the 1 will be unaffected.
  • Services 3 and 4 towards Fordhouses and Pendeford will divert via Bilston Street, Piper's Row and Lichfield Street to Stafford Street, and then as normal.
  • Service 25C towards i54 will divert via Piper's Row and Lichfield Street to Stafford Street, and then as normal.
  • Services 28 and 59 towards New Cross Hospital will divert via Piper's Row and Lichfield Street to Broad Street, then as normal.
  • Services 69 and 89 towards Wednesfield will divert from Cleveland Street via Bilston Street, Piper's Row and Lichfield Street to Broad Street, and then as normal.

From Sunday 31st August 2014, the following services will have permanent changes to routes, times and stops to accommodate the alterations being made to the road network in the city centre.  

  • Market Street will become one way northbound between Bilston Street and Queen Street. 
  • Princess Street will become pedestrianised with no vehicle access. 
  • Queen Street will become one way eastbound and the direction of traffic flow will be reversed.

Please see the PDF attached to view a map of Wolverhampton city centre and the changes will start from 31st August. 

Service 1 towards Dudley 

  • Buses will serve Lichfield Street and then Pipers Row, Bilston Street island, St George's Parade and Snow Hill to continue as now to Dudley.
  • Towards Dudley, the 1 will use stops BH, BM, BN and AH on Lichfield Street, stop AM on St. George's Parade, stop AP on Snow Hill and then stops as now. 
  • Towards Tettenhall Wood, the route will be unchanged.

Services 3 and 4 towards Fordhouses and Pendeford

  • From Cleveland Street, buses will serve Garrick Street, Market Street, Queen Street, Piper's Row and Lichfield Street to continue on their existing routes from Stafford Street onwards towards Fordhouses and Pendeford.
  • Towards Fordhouses and Pendeford, buses will use stops CQ on Salop Street, CF on Cleveland Street, AS on Market Street, AW on Lichfield Street, AB on Stafford Street and then stops as now.
  • Towards Castlecroft and Spring Hill, the routes will be unchanged.

Service 25A towards Bilston

  • From the bus station, buses will operate along Piper's Row, Bilston Street island, St. George's Parade and Snow Hill to rejoin the current line of route at Temple Street.
  • Towards Bilston buses will use stops AM on St. George's Parade, CJ on Worcester Street and then stops as now.
  • In the bus station, buses will use stand B.
  • Towars Wolverhampton, the route will be unchanged.

Service 25C towards i54

  • From the bus station, buses will operate along Piper's Row and Lichfield Street to rejoin the current line of route at Stafford Street.
  • Towards the i54 buses will use stops AW on Lichfield Street, AB on Stafford Street and then stops as now.
  • In the bus station, buses will use stand D
  • Towards Wolverhampton, the route will be unchanged.

Services 27 and 27A towards Dudley

  • From the bus station, buses will operate along Piper's Row, Bilston Street island and St. George's Parade to rejoin the current line of route at Snow Hill.
  • Towards Dudley buses will use stops AM on St. George's Parade, AP on Snow Hill and then stops as now. 
  • In the bus station, buses will use stand B
  • Towards Wolverhampton, the routes will be unchanged.

Service 28 towards Willenhall

  • Towards Willenhall, buses will operate from the bus station directly onto the ring road. 
  • Buses will depart from stand P in Wolverhampton bus station.
  • Towards Wolverhampton, the route will be unchanged.

Service 39 towards Bilston and Walsall

  • From the bus station, buses will operate along Piper's Row, Bilston Street island and then Bilston Road towards Bilston.
  • The stop on Bilston Street will no longer be served.
  • Buses will continue to operate from stand R in Wolverhampton Bus Station.
  • Towards Wolverhampton, the route will be unchanged.

Service 59 towards Ashmore Park

  • From the bus station, buses will serve Piper's Row, Tower Street, Market Street, Queen Street, Piper's Row, Fryer Street and then lower part of Broad Street to rejoin the current line of route on Wednesfield Road towards Ashmore Park.
  • From the bus station towards towards Ashmore Park buses will use stops AS on Market Street, AG on Fryer Street and then stops as now. 
  • In the bus station, buses will continue to use stand F
  • Towards Wolverhampton, the route will be unchanged.

Service 69 towards Wednesfield and Walsall

  • Towards Wolverhampton, buses will operate from Wednesfield Road directly into the bus station. 
  • From Wolverhampton towards Wednesfield, buses will use stand G in the bus station. Buses will then serve Piper's Row, Tower Street, Market Street, Queen Street, Fryer Street and the lower part of Broad Street to rejoin the current line of route on Wednesfield Road towards Wednesfield. 
  • From the bus station, buses will use stops AS on Market Street and AG on Fryer Street, then all current stops from Wednesfield Road onwards.

Service 79 towards Bilston and West Bromwich

  • From the bus station, buses will serve Piper's Row, Bilston Street island and then Bilston Road towards Bilston.
  • The stop on Bilston Street will no longer be served. 
  • Buses will continue to operate from stand R in Wolverhampton bus station.
  • Towards Wolverhampton, the route will be unchanged.

Service 81 from Wolverhampton

  • From the bus station, buses will serve Piper's Row, Bilston Street island and then Bilston Road towards Dudley and Merry Hill.
  • The stop on Bilston Street will no longer be served. 

Service 89 towards Wednesfield and Walsall

  • Towards Wolverhampton, buses will operate from Wednesfield Road directly into the bus station. 
  • From Wolverhampton towards Wednesfield, buses will use stand G in the bus station. Buses will then serve Piper's Row, Tower Street, Market Street, Queen Street, Fryer Street and the lower part of Broad Street to rejoin the current line of route on Wednesfield Road towards Wednesfield.
  • From the bus station, buses will use stops AS on Market Street and AG on Fryer Street, then all current stops from Wednesfield Road onwards.

The services below have departure stand changes in Wolverhampton bus station:

Service 2 towards Warstones - will now use stand M.

Service 2 towards Bushbury - will now use stand T.

Service 11 - towards Underhill - will now use stand N.

Services not listed will be unaffected by the changes to the road network changes in Wolverhampton city centre.

 
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