Service changes from Sunday 28th April 2019

A number of changes will commence from Sunday 28th April 2019 throughout the West Midlands and the Black Country. 

  • These include small changes, such as timetable improvements to help buses run more reliably. 
  • There are some larger route changes, such as new links between Birmingham, Walsall and Cannock and between Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield and Lichfield, to cater for new and emerging travel needs. 

3 - Brownhills to Walsall 

  • The 3 will be renumbered service 8 and will run additional services on Monday - Saturday daytimes, up to every 30 minutes.
  • Monday - Saturday journeys will extend beyond Brownhills Parade to Brownhills West, The Rising Sun.
  • The current service 8 between Walsall & Pelsall, Shortlands Lane will be renumbered service 8A and operate every 30 minutes.
  • Combined, the new 8, 8A & 9 services will provide buses to from Walsall to Pelsall up to every 10 minutes.

View the new 8 & 8A timetable

8 & 8A - Brownhills / Pelsall to Walsall

  • The current service 8 between Walsall & Pelsall, Shortlands Lane will be renumbered service 8A and operate every 30 minutes.
  • Combined, the new 8, 8A & 9 will provide buses to from Walsall to Pelsall up to every 10 minutes.

View the new 8 & 8A timetable

NEW 9 - Bloxwich to Walsall

  • The current 89 route between Walsall & Bloxwich will be replaced by a new service 9, running up to every 30 minutes.

View the new 9 timetable

10 & 10A - Brownhills / Lichfield to Walsall

  • Revised timetables in the week. 

View the new timetable for 10 & 10A

10, 10A & 10B - Perton / Pattingham / Codsall to Wolverhampton

  • Revised timetables throughout the week. 
  • More buses will serve at peak times, up to every 15 minutes (up to every 20 minutes off-peak) between Wolverhampton and Perton.
  • From this date, Arriva will no longer run on the 10.

View the new timetable for 10, 10A & 10B

10, 10H & 10S

  • 10 & 10H - revised timetable to improve reliability
  • 10S - extended from Selly Oak Terminus along Swarthmore Road to Northfield

View the new 10, 10H & 10S timetable

17 - Birmingham to Tile Cross

  • Buses in the evenings will run to new times.

View the new 17 timetable

45 & 47 - Birmingham to Longbridge

  • New timetable to help buses run more reliably. 

View the new 45 & 47 timetable

46 - Birmingham to Perry Barr 

  • Buses will be known as the new 52 and extends from Perry Barr to Perry Beeches estate.

49 - West Bromwich to Bearwood

  • Revised weekday morning timetable to improve reliability. 
  • The current 08:25 journey from West Bromwich to Bearwood on Saturday mornings will be retimed to 08:20.

View the new 49 timetable

NEW 52 - Birmingham to Perry Beeches via Lozells and Perry Barr

  • The new 52 will run every 15 minutes between Birmingham and Perry Barr. 
  • Buses will extend from Perry Barr about every 30 minutes to Perry Beeches estate during Monday - Saturday daytimes. 
  • At busier times on weekdays extra buses will run to and from Perry Beeches estate. 
  • In the evening, buses will run hourly. 
  • On Sunday daytimes, buses will run about every 30 minutes.

View the new 52 timetable

55 - Birmingham to Chelmsley Wood

  • New timetable to help buses run more reliably. 

View the new 55 timetable

NEW 60 - Wolverhampton to Bloxwich

  • New service 60 will be introduced to replace the current 89 service between Wolverhampton and Bloxwich. 
  • Buses will continue to run up to every 20 minutes. 

View the new 60 timetable

80 & 80A - West Bromwich to Birmingham

  • Revised Monday - Saturday timetable.  

View the new 80 & 80A timetable

89 - Walsall to Bloxwich

  • The current 89 route between Walsall & Bloxwich will be replaced by new service 9, running up to every 30 minutes.

View the new 9 timetable (replacing the 89)

94 - Birmingham to Chelmsley Wood 

  • New timetable to help buses run more reliably.

View the new 94 timetable

97 - Birmingham to Chelmsley Wood 

  • New timetable to help buses run more reliably.

View the new 97 timetable

529 - Wolverhampton to Walsall

  • A revised weekday timetable, with an additional bus in the morning peak period to improve reliability. 
  • Following customer requests additional journeys will run just after the evening peak period.

View the new 529 timetable

952 - Birmingham to Perry Beeches

  • The 952 is to be withdrawn - the new 52 will run between Birmingham, Perry Barr and Perry Beeches.

View the new 52 timetable

X3 - Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield, Hill Hook and Lichfield

  • Buses will extend from Hill Hook to Lichfield (replacing Midland Classic X12 which will be withdrawn). 
  • The route will serve the Bishops Way stop on Lichfield Road in both directions instead of Shelley Drive. 
  • Buses will run about every 30 minutes during Monday - Saturday daytimes with a new hourly Sunday daytime service. 
  • During the day, Monday - Saturday, the X3 and X5 provide a direct link between Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield and Mere Green about every 15 minutes. 

View the new X3 timetable

X4 - Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield, Falcon Lodge and Minworth 

  • Buses will run more often, about every 15 minutes during Monday - Saturday daytimes, between Birmingham and Falcon Lodge. 
  • Buses will continue beyond Falcon Lodge, about every 30 minutes, to Minworth. 
  • In the evening buses will run hourly. 
  • On Sunday daytimes buses will run every 30 minutes between Birmingham and Minworth.

View the new X4 timetable

X5 - Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield and Roughley

  • Buses will run every 30 minutes during Monday to Saturday daytimes and every hour evenings and Sundays. 
  • During the day on Mondays to Saturdays, the X3 and X5 provide a direct link between Birmingham, Sutton Coldfield and Mere Green about every 15 minutes.

View the new X5 timetable

X20 - Birmingham to Rednal

  • The route will change between Longbridge Island and Rednal to run via Lickey Road and Groveley Lane, terminating instead at Cofton Hackett, Parsonage Drive. 
  • Buses will turn at Parsonage Lane and return the same way back to Longbridge Island. 
  • All bus stops on Lickey Road and Groveley Lane will be served. This means that the X20 will not run along Ashill Road, Cliff Rock Road, Edgewood Road or Lowhill Lane. The nearest alternative stops will be on Lickey Road. 
  • Buses will also stop at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. 
  • Buses will run more often in the evening. 

View the new X20 timetable

X21 - Birmingham to Woodcock Hill

  • Buses will run every 20 minutes during Monday - Saturday daytimes. 

View the new X21 timetable

X22 - Birmingham to Woodgate

  • Buses will run more often in the evening.

View the new X22 timetable

X51 - Birmingham to Walsall and Cannock

  • Buses will extend to Cannock every 20 minutes on weekdays and every 30 minutes on Saturdays. 
  • At peak times, buses to and from Cannock will run up to every 15 minutes. 
  • The route buses take between Walsall and Cannock will change. Buses will run along Bloxwich Road, instead of Green Lane, and along Holly Lane, Gorsey Lane and Hilton Lane in Great Wyrley. 
  • This means that Cheslyn Hay will not be served by the X51. In Bridgtown, buses will run along Watling Street, Delta Way and Walsall Road in both directions. 
  • (Between Birmingham and Walsall, the route will not change, and buses will run as often as now.)

View the new X51 timetable

X70 - Birmingham to Chelmsley Wood 

  • New timetable to help buses run more reliably.

View the new X70 timetable

There are some changes to school services as follows:

97S - CTC Kingshurst Academy / International School  - Birmingham 

  • One journey each way introduced for CTC Kingshurst Acadmey. 

View the new 97S timetable 

829 - Birmingham Colmore Row to St Paul's School

  • Only one bus will run in the morning from Birmingham Colmore Row departing at 08:05. 
  • The afternoon buses will not change. 

View the new 829 timetable

889 - Heartlands and Yardley to CTC Kingshurst Academy

  • One bus will run in each direction.

View the new 889 timetable

 
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