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We aim to keep you updated with any issues that may affect your journey. We will issue any updates the local operators inform us about. We will provide information out of office hours for serious disruption where possible.

Live Disruptions

Bus21 Alerts

Cofton Road, West Heath

Roadworks

Affected Services

454942

Monday 24 July 2017 to Friday 18 August 2017

Cofton Road from Alvechurch Road to Longbridge Lane will be closed to enable upgrade works to gas mains to be undertaken. During this period Service 42, 45 & 49 journeys to Longbridge will be diverted via Alvechurch Road and Longbridge Lane. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stop on the Lilley Lane roundabout, or at bus stops on Longbridge Lane (Services 42 & 45) or Groveley Lane (Service 49).

Journeys to Cotteridge are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 17-07-2017 - 11:21


Carrington Road, Friar Park

Roadworks

Affected Services

41

Sunday 23 July - Thursday 27 July 2017

Carrington Road will be closed for roadworks. During this period Service 41 will be diverted via Friar Park Road and Manor Road. Carrington Road and Carisbrook Road will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at bus stops in Freeman Road or on the hail-and-ride section of Friar Park Road.


Reported: 21-07-2017 - 08:58


Solihull Road, Shirley

Roadworks

Affected Services

S3S3W693149

Monday 24 July to Sunday 3 September 2017.

Solihull Road from Stratford Road to Danford Lane will be closed for sewer repairs. During this period Services 31, 49, 69 & S3/S3W will be diverted. Solihull Road will NOT be served.

Service 31 & S3/S3W to Solihull - Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Stratford Road or Sharmans Cross Road. Journeys from Solihull are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Service 49 to Solihull - Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Stratford Road or Danford Lane (Hollyfield Avenue). Journeys from Solihull are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Service 69 to Sainsburys Superstore - Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Stratford Road or Longmore Road. Journeys from Sainsburys Superstore are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.


Reported: 14-07-2017 - 10:10


Highbridge Road, Netherton

Bridge works

Affected Services

81

Monday 24 July - Friday 8 September 2017

Highbridge Road will be closed at the canal bridge in order to facilitate maintenance works. During this period Service 81 will be diverted via Pear Tree Lane. Lodge Farm estate will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Level Street or Simms Lane.

Reported: 17-07-2017 - 11:50


Havacre Lane, Coseley

Roadworks

Affected Services

229

Monday 24 July to Sunday 20 August 2017

Havacre Lane will be closed to enable water main renewal work to take place. During this period Service 229 will be diverted via Birmingham New Road. Havacre Lane and Shaw Road east of the Birmingham New Road traffic lights will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Gough Road or Shaw Road (west of the Birmingham New Road traffic lights).

Reported: 17-07-2017 - 10:12


Bilston Road, Wolverhampton

Track engineering work

Affected Services

7953MM1

Sunday 11 June 2017 for approximately six months

Bilston Road will be subject to one-way traffic restrictions whilst essential engineering work is undertaken to the tram track. During this period Services 53 & 79 will be diverted. Midland Metro will NOT operate to The Royal and Wolverhampton St George's Metro stops.

Service 53 to Wolverhampton - Buses will be diverted via Parkfield Road and Rough Hills. Bilston Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the Hincks Street bus stop or at Wolverhampton Bus Station.

Service 53 to New Cross Hospital - Buses will operate to their normal route via Bilston Road, but certain bus stops may be suspended at times to permit work on the tram track to take place.

Service 79 to Wolverhampton - Buses will be diverted via Stow Heath Lane and Willenhall Road. Bilston Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at Hall Park Street bus stop or at Wolverhampton Bus Station

Service 79 to West Bromwich - Buses will operate to their normal route via Bilston Road, but certain bus stops may be suspended at times to permit work on the tram track to take place. In addition, certain journeys after 2320 hours may be diverted via Willenhall Road and Stow Heath Lane if Bilston Road needs to be fully closed for particular work to take place.

Midland Metro - Trams will operate between Birmingham Grand Central and Priestfield only. Passengers to/from Wolverhampton should change at The Crescent Metro stop with frequent Service 79/79E bus departures that will connect The Crescent with Wolverhampton Bus Station (Stand R). Alternatively, Bus Service 126 or trains from New Street Station will continue to provide direct links between Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

For more information visit www.networkwm.com/bilstonrd



Reported: 30-05-2017 - 11:08


Hunter Street, Whitmore Reans

Roadworks

Affected Services

5A5

Tuesday 5 June - Wednesday 26 July 2017

Hunter Street will be closed between the junctions of Hordern Road and New Hampton Road West to facilitate gas main replacement works. During this period Service 5/5A will be diverted via New Hampton Road West. Passengers should board or alight at the Service 6/6A bus stops on New Hampton Road West.

Alternatively, passengers for travelling to/from Hordern Road and the City Centre can also board Services 62/62A, which will continue to serve their normal bus stops in Whitmore Reans.


Reported: 22-05-2017 - 10:54


Vicarage Road, West Bromwich

Roadworks

Affected Services

41

Monday 17 July to Monday 7 August 2017

Vicarage Road between Arlington Road and Heath Lane will be closed in order enable new gas mains to be installed. During this period Service 41 service will be diverted via All Saints Way. Vicarage Road and Wilford Road will NOT be served.

Passengers should hail their bus on Lily Street or board or alight at the bus stops on Heath Lane.

Reported: 03-07-2017 - 12:51


Oxhill Road, Handsworth

Roadworks

Affected Services

101

Monday 24 July to Friday 4 August 2017. 

Oxhill Road from Sandwell Road to The Leverretts will be closed to enable upgrade work to the gas mains to be undertaken. During this period Service 101 will terminate at a temporary bus stop outside the shops on Sandwell Road. Oxhill Road north of Sandwell Road - including the Camp Lane terminus - will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at the tenmporary terminus on Sandwell Road.

Reported: 17-07-2017 - 11:39


Great Hampton Street, Hockley

Roadworks

Affected Services

16W16A164674

Wednesday 19 July to Friday 21 July 2017

Monday 24 July to Friday 28 July 2017.

OVERNIGHT - 2000-0700 hrs

Great Hampton Street from Livery Street to Harford Street will be closed for resurfacing works. During these periods Services 16/16A/16W, 46 & 74 will be diverted via Summer Lane and New John Street West. Constitution Hill and Great Hampton Street will NOT be served.

Service 16/16A/16W/74 - Passengers should board or alight at the Summer Lane (Service 7) bus stops or at the bus stops on Hockley Hill.

Service 46 - Passengers should board or alight at the Summer Lane (Service 7) bus stops or at the bus stops on Great King Street North.

Daytime journeys are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.


Reported: 14-07-2017 - 11:57


North Birmingham

Gravelly Hill Interchange Roadworks

Affected Services

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The closure for roadworks of the slip roads on and off the Aston Expressway at Gravelly Hill Interchange will mean that until the end of August Services 110, X3, X4, X5 & X14 will be diverted via Lichfield Road. Increased traffic congestion will result in these services - as well as Services 53, 65, 66 & 67 - being subject to delays, especially at peak times.

In addition, displaced motorway traffic finding alternative routes to and from the M6 may also result in buses serving adjoining main roads experiencing delays at peak times - including Services 11A/11C Outer Circle, 51, 71, 94, X12, X51 & X70.

For alternative travel options, please consider using the Cross City and Walsall rail lines.

Reported: 13-07-2017 - 09:00


Swindon Road, Wall Heath

Roadworks

Affected Services

255

Monday 24 July - Friday 28 July 2017

Hinksford Lane/Swindon Road will be closed between the junctions of High Street and Enville Road to facilitate land slide investigation works. During this period Service 255 will be diverted, doubling-back at the Blaze Park terminus and operating to from Wombourne via Himley. Hinksford and Swindon will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at the Blaze Park (Wall Heath) or Bridgnorth Road (Wombourne) bus stops.

Reported: 12-07-2017 - 11:25


Victoria Road, Aston

Roadworks

Affected Services

68A68C

Monday 10th July - Friday 11 August 2017

Vicarage Road will be closed with the junction at Victoria Road. During this period Service 68A/68C will be diverted via Park Road North and Sycamore Road. Victoria Road and Church Road (in front of the YMCA) will NOT  be able to be served.

Passengers should hail their buses on Park Road North and Sycamore Road.



Reported: 03-07-2017 - 12:34


Green Lane, Leamore

Roadworks

Affected Services

X51

Sunday 23rd July - Sunday 3rd September 2017

Green Lane will be closed to southbound traffic between the junctions of Beatrice Street and Leamore Lane to facilitate gas main renewal works. During this period Service X51 journeys to Birmingham will be diverted via Leamore Lane and Stephenson Avenue. Passengers should board or alight at the Addenbrook Street or Rayboulds Bridge bus stops.

Journeys to Cannock are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.



Reported: 12-07-2017 - 14:05


Hermitage Road, Solihull

Roadworks

Affected Services

S1X12

Tuesday 27 June to Friday 4 August 2017.

Hermitage Road from Cornyx Lane to Lode Lane will be closed for the installation of new gas mains. During this period Service S1 & X12 journeys to Solihull will continue to Lode Lane via Moat Lane. Hermitage Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the Cornyx Lane or Lode Lane bus stops.

Journeys from Solihull are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.


Reported: 22-06-2017 - 13:09


Newhall Street, Birmingham City Centre

Roadworks

Affected Services

101

Thursday 6 July - Sunday 13 August 2017

Newhall Street will be closed for upgrade works to gas mains. During this period Service 101 journeys from Birmingham will be diverted via Great Charles Street, Parade, and Newhall Hill. Passengers should board or alight at Bus Stop SH1 on Colmore Row, ES1 on Edmund Street or the bus stops on Frederick Street.

Journey into Birmingham are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 28-06-2017 - 10:30


Pleck Road, Walsall

Roadworks

Affected Services

3353639

Sunday 23 July - Sunday 3 September 2017

Pleck Road will be closed to southbound traffic between Bridgeman Street and Rollingmill Street to facilitate gas main renewal works. During this period Service 36, 39 & 335 journeys from Walsall will be diverted.

Services 36 & 335 to Alumwell - Buses will unable to serve the Manor Hospital bus terminus. Passengers should board or alight instead at a temporary bus stop on Moat Road. Journeys into Walsall are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Service 39 to Darlaston - Buses will unable to serve the Manor Hospital bus terminus. Passengers should board or alight instead at the Pleck Road (Ida Road) bus stop. Journeys into Walsall are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 13-07-2017 - 10:33


Fairfax Street, Coventry City Centre

Roadworks

Affected Services

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Sunday 23 July to Monday  24 July 2017

OVERNIGHT - 1830-0200 hours

Fairfax Street will be closed to permit carriageway repairs to be undertaken. During these periods the Sports Centre bus stop will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at the follwoing bus stops:-

  • Services 4, 8/8A, 9/9A, 10, 11/11U & 12X - Pool Meadow Bus Station
  • Services 23/23A - Trinity Street
  • Services 13 & 16 - Burges
Daytime journeys are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 21-07-2017 - 09:17


Sandbeds Road, Willenhall

Roadworks

Affected Services

28E326

Sunday 23 July to Thursday 31 August 2017

Sandbeds Road will be closed due to roadworks. During this period Services 28E & 326 will be diverted via Ashmore Lake Way, Ashmore Lake Road, Lucknow Road and Mill Lane. Sandbeds Road will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Charles Street, the Service 41 bus stops on Ashmore Lake Road and Lucknow Road, or the bus stops on High Road.

Reported: 10-07-2017 - 08:22


Oxford Road, West Bromwich

Roadworks

Affected Services

4243

Monday 15 May - Friday 28 July 2017 

Oxford Road will be closed between Oak Lane and Lodge Road to facilitate drainage works. During this period Services 42 & 43 will be diverted via High Street and Dartmouth Street. Izons Road, Oxford Road and Oak Lane will NOT be served.

Passengers should board or alight at West Bromwich Bus Station or at the bus stops on Wood Lane.

Reported: 10-05-2017 - 13:15


Highland Road, Cranmore

Roadworks

Affected Services

6A5

Thursday 20 July 2017 to Saturday 29 July 2017.

OVERNIGHT - 1900-0600 hours

Highland Road from Cranmore Boulevard to Monkspath Hall Road will be closed for for resurfacing works. During these periods Services 5 & 6A will be diverted via Stratford Road. Cranmore Boulevard and Highland Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Stratford Road or Monkspath Hall Road.

Daytime journeys are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 10-07-2017 - 13:23


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Line Information

Line Status
Coventry via Birminghm Intl Good Service
Cross City Good Service
Snow Hill Good Service
Walsall Good Service
Wolverhampton Good Service
Hereford via Worcester Good Service
Liverpool via Crewe Good Service
Shrewsbury via Telford Good Service
Stourbridge Town Shuttle Good Service
Nuneaton - Coventry Good Service

Metro1 Alert

Bilston Road, Wolverhampton

Track engineering work

Affected Services

7953MM1

Sunday 11 June 2017 for approximately six months

Bilston Road will be subject to one-way traffic restrictions whilst essential engineering work is undertaken to the tram track. During this period Services 53 & 79 will be diverted. Midland Metro will NOT operate to The Royal and Wolverhampton St George's Metro stops.

Service 53 to Wolverhampton - Buses will be diverted via Parkfield Road and Rough Hills. Bilston Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the Hincks Street bus stop or at Wolverhampton Bus Station.

Service 53 to New Cross Hospital - Buses will operate to their normal route via Bilston Road, but certain bus stops may be suspended at times to permit work on the tram track to take place.

Service 79 to Wolverhampton - Buses will be diverted via Stow Heath Lane and Willenhall Road. Bilston Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at Hall Park Street bus stop or at Wolverhampton Bus Station

Service 79 to West Bromwich - Buses will operate to their normal route via Bilston Road, but certain bus stops may be suspended at times to permit work on the tram track to take place. In addition, certain journeys after 2320 hours may be diverted via Willenhall Road and Stow Heath Lane if Bilston Road needs to be fully closed for particular work to take place.

Midland Metro - Trams will operate between Birmingham Grand Central and Priestfield only. Passengers to/from Wolverhampton should change at The Crescent Metro stop with frequent Service 79/79E bus departures that will connect The Crescent with Wolverhampton Bus Station (Stand R). Alternatively, Bus Service 126 or trains from New Street Station will continue to provide direct links between Birmingham and Wolverhampton.

For more information visit www.networkwm.com/bilstonrd



Reported: 30-05-2017 - 11:08


Planned Disruptions

Bus8 Alerts

Coalway Road, Merry Hill

Roadworks

Affected Services

4

Monday 24 - Friday 28 July 2017

0900 - 1600 hours 

Coalway Road will be closed between the junctions of Five Ways roundabout and Warstones Road to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works. During these periods Service 4 will be unable to serve Leasowes Drive and Warstones Drive. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Trysull Road or Warstones Road.

Journeys at all other times are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.


Reported: 20-07-2017 - 09:26


Castle Street, Coseley

Black Country Festival

Affected Services

8222981

Sunday 30 July 2017

1100-1900 hours

Castle Street will be closed between the junction of Jeavon Street/School Street West and Mason Street in order to permit a Black Country Festival to take place. During this period Services 81, 82 & 229 will be diverted. Castle Street will NOT be served.

Passengers should board and alight at bus stops on Green Street.

 

 

 

Reported: 17-07-2017 - 10:31


Golden Hillock Road, Small Heath

Roadworks

Affected Services

8A8C

Monday 24 July to Friday 28 July 2017

0930-1600 hours

The right turn from Coventry Road into Golden Hillock Road will be closed for resurfacing works. During these periods Inner Circle Service 8A/8C Inner Circle will be diverted. 

Service 8A
- Buses are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Service 8C - Buses will be diverted. Golden Hillock Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the Muntz Street or Small Heath Rail Station bus stops.

Journeys at all other times are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 17-07-2017 - 10:57


Coppice Road, Walsall Wood

Roadworks

Affected Services

10A

Tuesday 25 July - Friday 28 July 2017

Monday 31 July 2017

OVERNIGHT - 1900 - 0600 hours 


Coppice Road
will be closed to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works. During these periods Service 10A will be diverted via Lichfield Road and Brownhills Road. Coppice Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the Service 10 bus stops on Lichfield Road and Brownhills Road.

Daytime journeys are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 20-07-2017 - 09:41


Victoria Road, Wednesfield

Roadworks

Affected Services

57

Wednesday 26 July - Thursday 27 July 2017

Victoria Road will be closed for roadworks. During this period Service 57 will be diverted via Vicarage Road. Most of Victoria Road will NOT be served.

Passengers should board and alight at bus stops on Victoria Road near to the Vicarage Road junction.


Reported: 21-07-2017 - 09:11


Chester Road, Castle Bromwich

Roadworks

Affected Services

X1271

Monday 31 July to Friday 11 August 2017.

OVERNIGHT - 1900-0600 hours

Chester Road from Beechcroft Road to Water Orton Road will be closed for drainage works. During these periods Services 71 & X12 will be diverted. 

Service 71 - Buses will be diverted to operate direct via Bradford Road. Hall Road and Chester Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the Service 94 bus stops in Bradford Road.

Service X12 - Buses will be diverted via Parkfield drive and Water Orton Road. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on the unaffected sections of Chester Road.

Daytime journeys are unaffected and will continue to serve the normal bus stops.

Reported: 20-07-2017 - 08:32


Penn Road, Penn

Roadworks

Affected Services

2255256

Sunday 30th July 2017
Sunday 6 August 2017


0700 - 1900 hours 

Penn Road will be closed between the junctions of Stubbs Road and Witton Road to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works. During these perioods Services 2, 255 & 256 will be diverted. 

Service 2 - Buses will be diverted via Oxbarn Avenue and Birches Barn Road. Coalway Road and Penn Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Warstones Road or Lea Road.

Services 255 & 256 - Buses will be diverted via Warstones Road, Oxbarn Avenue and Birches Barn Road. Penn Road between Springhill Lane and Stubbs Road will NOT be served. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on bus stops on Penn Road (Stubbs Road) or at the Service 4 bus stops on Warstone Road.

Reported: 20-07-2017 - 10:08


Coalway Road, Penn Fields

Roadworks

Affected Services

2

Monday 31 July - Friday 18 August 2017

0900 - 1600 hours 

Coalway Road will be closed between the junctions of Penn Road and Warstones Road to facilitate carriageway resurfacing works. During these periods Service 2 will be diverted via Oxbarn Avenue and Birches Barn Road. Passengers should board or alight at the bus stops on Warstones Road, Penn Road or Lea Road.

Journeys at all other times are unaffected and will continue to serve their normal bus stops.

Reported: 20-07-2017 - 09:12


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