Service Changes from 27th October 2019

From Sunday 27th October there will be some changes to services in the West Midlands. This will include the introduction of one new service.

Many of the changes are minor and have been implemented to improve service reliability. More information on the changes can be found below. 

10 - Birmingham - Quinton

  • The terminus on Colmore Row will move to stop SH1 - the same stop as service 24
  • From Four Dwellings School buses will now operate direct from Quinton Road West onto Simmons Drive
  • At the end of Simmons Drive, buses will then operate along Quinton Road West to Hopedale Road and serve Faraday Avenue & Firsby Road before rejoining the current route from West Boulevard.
  • Times have been revised throughout the week.

10H - Birmingham - Quinton 

  • Service will only operate between City and QE Hospital
  • Minor alterations to timetable to improve reliability

10S - Selly Oak - Quinton

  • Service will now operate between Quinton & Selly Oak
  • From Four Dwellings School buses will now operate direct from Quinton Road West onto Simmons Drive
  • At the end of Simmons Drive, buses will then operate along Quinton Road West to Hopedale Road and serve Faraday Avenue & Firsby Road before rejoining the current route from West Boulevard
  • There will be a small route change in Selly Oak
  • Buses will now operate a one-way loop serving Gibbins Road & Lodge Hill Road to get to the terminus at Oak Tree Lane. 
  • Times have been completely revised throughout the week

18 - Merry Hill - Dudley

  • Sunday daytime journeys introduced, replacing those currently operated by Diamond Bus

27 - Maypole - Harborne

  • Terminus will no longer operate from High Street, Green Man
  • New Terminus will operate from outside Waitrose, Vivian Road
  • Minor alterations to timetable to improve reliability

36 - Heartlands Hospital - Tyesley - Acocks Green - Sparkhill

  • No longer operated by National Express West Midlands from 27 October 2019 due to the end of the contract
  • Please check Network West Midlands website for more information

54 - Worlds End - West Bromwich

54A - Worlds End - West Bromwich 

  • New services replacing services 54, 54A & 55 currently operated by Diamond Bus.
  • There will be a minor change of route in the Brandhall area - buses will now operate via Tame Road instead of Brennand Road.
  • Every other journey on the 54 will now operate as service 54A
  • This service will operate from Thimblemill Road via Londonderry (Queens Head), Bristnall Hall Lane, Salop Road, Eva Road & Hill Top Road to Warley, The George replacing service 55 on this section of the route.
  • Certain journeys on the 54A will extend from Worlds End to Quinton Tesco
  • These journeys will operate via Higgins Lane towards Quinton & return via Quinton Road West, Hopedale Road & Faraday Avenue.
  • Sunday journeys currently operated by Diamond as service 54A, will operate as service 54, but will continue to operate direct along Norman Road.

71 - Chelmsley Wood - Castle Vale - Sutton Coldfield

  • Revised Monday to Friday timetable
  • Most journeys are unchanged but some amendments to morning peak to improve reliability
  • No changes to Saturday or Sunday service

The below services have revised timetables to improve reliability. Timetables will be valid from 27th October 2019.

12 - Dudley - Birmingham

12A - Dudley - Birmingham

13 - Oldbury - Birmingham

13A - Blackheath - Birmingham

19 - Q.E. Hospital - Dudley

41 - Willenhall to Walsall

45 - West Bromwich - Walsall

46 - Great Barr (Scott Arms) to West Bromwich

76 - Solihull - QE Hospital / Birmingham University

X8 - Wolverhampton - Birmingham

X10 - Gornal Wood - Birmingham 

Associated Routes

27 71 76 13 18 19 41 46 45 X10 12 12A X8 13A 10 10H 10S 54
 
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