From Sunday 1st September 2019 changes will be made to a number of our services in the West Midlands. More information and new timetables can be found below.

1 - Five Ways - Acocks Green Village 

1A - Queen Elizabeth Hospital - Acocks Green Village

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.

5 - Solihull - Birmingham

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.

6 - Birmingham - Solihull, Station

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability. 
  • Service will start and terminate in Solihull Town Centre on Station Road stop SM outside John Lewis. 
  • This service will no longer serve Solihull Rail Station, please use alternative bus stops on Blossomfield Road.

7 - Birmingham - Perry Common

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.
  • Early evening frequency revised Monday-Saturday.

8A - Inner Circle Anticlockwise

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.

8C - Inner Circle Clockwise

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.

12 & 12A - Dudley - Birmingham

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability. 

13 & 13A - Birmingham to Oldbury

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability. 

16 - Birmingham - Hamstead

  • Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability.
  • New late evening frequency to operate every 20 minutes up until 23:00 Monday to Saturday.

17 - Tile Cross - Birmingham

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability. 

23 - Birmingham - Woodcock Hill

  • The Terminus for this service will operate from Newman University.  
  • New Sunday daytime frequency will now operate every 15 minutes.
  • New Sunday evening frequency will now operate every 30 minutes after 19:00.

24 - Birmingham - Woodgate Valley North

  • New Sunday daytime frequency will now operate every 15 minutes.
  • New Sunday evening frequency will now operate every 30 minutes after 19:00.

31 - Solihull - Acocks Green

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability. 
  • Off peak frequency will now operate to every 30 mins.

32 - Shirley - Lyndon

  • New service 32 will operate from Shirley Parkway to Lyndon, Barn Lane via The Baldwin, Robin Hood Island, Pitmaston Road, Shirley Road, Dolphin Lane and Acocks Green Village.
  • This service will operate every hour Monday to Saturday daytimes. 

See map at bottom of the page for more information.

35 - Hawkesley - Birmingham

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.

49 - Northfield - Solihull

  • School journey 15:46pm from Maypole to Solihull will no longer operate.

50 - Druids Heath - Birmingham

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.

52 - Birmingham - Perry Beeches

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.
  • Monday to Friday between 14:30 and 17:30 all journeys will operate to Perry Beeches with a 15 minute frequency. 
  • Some journeys currently terminating at Perry Beeches will operate to Perry Barr Rail Station.

58 - Solihull - Kingshurst

  • The 58 will extend beyond Yardley to Lea Hall, Shard End and Kingshurst, providing direct links to and from Solihull town centre & Solihull Hospital.
  • From Yardley Swan, the 58 will serve Yardley Yew Tree, Church Road, Queens Road, Whittington Oval, Lea Hall Station, Meadway, Kitts Green Road, Lea Village, Lea Ford Road, Packington Avenue, Hurst Lane (for Morrisons), Chester Road, Over Green Drive, Marston Drive, Gilson Way and Fordbridge Road (operating along Fordbridge Road as far as the bus turning circle).
  • The 58 will reinstate the link between Yardley and Kingshurst previously provided by the 59 until 2017.
  • Buses will run up to every 30 minutes on Monday to Saturday daytimes.
  • The 58 will partly replace the 99, which will no longer operate from 1st September.

See map at bottom of the page for more information.

60 - Cranes Park - Birmingham City Centre

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.
  • Late night frequency after 2230 will operate every 30 minutes. 

61 - Birmingham - Frankley

63 - Birmingham - Frankley

  • Minor changes to timetables to improve reliability.

65 - Birmingham - Aston Station - Stockland Green - Short Heath - Perry Common

  • Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability.
  • Early evening frequency revised Monday-Saturday.

67 - Birmingham - Aston Station - Pype Hayes - Castle Vale

  • Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability.
  • Early evening frequency revised Monday-Saturday.

71 - Chelmsley Wood - Sutton Coldfield

  • The route of the 71 will change between Castle Bromwich and Chelmsley Wood to additionally serve Kingshurst (Over Green Drive, Marston Drive and Gilson Way).
  • Cooks Lane and Chelmsley Road will still be served.
  • In Castle Bromwich, buses will no longer serve Hall Road or Chester Road and will instead run directly along Bradford Road.
  • This is to allow buses sufficient time to serve Kingshurst. Hall Road and Chester Road will still be served by the 96, X12 and X70.

See map at bottom of the page for more information.

72 - Chelmsley Wood - Solihull

  • Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability.
  • 06:14 and 12:10 journeys starting at the JLR will no longer operate
  • All other journeys that serve JLR will continue to operate.

73 - Solihull - Heartlands Hospital

  • Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability. 

99 - Shirley - Shard End 

  • Service will no longer operate from the 1st September.
  • Service will be replaced by changes to service 58 and new service 32

101 - Birmingham - Oxhill Road, The Leverretts

  • Minor changes to Saturday timetable to improve reliability.

159C - St Francis of Assissi School to Shortlands Lane 

822 - City Centre - King Edward VI Five Ways School

  • New earlier journey from Hillcrest Academy will be introduced on Wednesdays.

823 - Dickens Heath - Blossomfield Schools 
894A - Cheswick Green to Blossomfield Schools 

  • We will no longer operate this service from 1st September. Please see Network West Midlands Website for more details. 

X1 - Birmingham - Coventry

X2 - Birmingham - Solihull

  • Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability.
  • 19:30 departure from Birmingham will now operate all the way through to Coventry.

X12 - Solihull - Birmingham

  • Service will divert between Castle Bromwich and Chelmsley Wood to additionally serve Cooks Lane and Chelmsley Road.
  • This will provide Cooks Lane and Chelmsley Road with new direct links to Birmingham, Birmingham International Airport and Solihull and with more buses to Chelmsley Wood.
  • There will be minor timetable changes to reflect this change of route.

See map at bottom of the page for more information.

X51 - Birmingham - Walsall and Cannock

  • Minor changes to timetable to improve reliability.
  • The 15:40 journey from Walsall - Birmingham will operate on School Days only.
  • The 14:15 journey from Birmingham - Great Wyrley will now terminate at Bloxwich.

Service A12 - Acocks Green to Solihull 

  • We will no longer operate this service from 1st September.
  • From 1 September this service will be operated by Landflight. Visit here for more information. 

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