Buses will run up to every 20 minutes
The new 1A will run along the same route as the current 885 from Acocks Green to Cannon Hill Park. It will then run along Bristol Road and Aston Webb Boulevard to QE Hospital. Buses will run up to every 20 minutes during the day.
Two journeys on school days will call at King Edward VI High School in Edgbaston, before continuing along the Bristol Road as normal.
One journey on school days will start from Solihull in the morning and run back to Solihull in the afternoon.
The 1A will serve the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and University of Birmingham using bus stops within the hospital main entrance.