Bank Holiday

Bank Holiday

Bus, train and tram services will operate different service levels over Bank Holidays

This information listed is the latest we have from bus, train and tram operators, further updates will be made to this page as we receive additional information. Please keep checking back in case things have changed. 

For all services please ensure you visit our Journey Planner to obtain accurate information on your day of travel. You can also visit individual operators websites for more information. 

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Saturday 26 & Sunday 27 May 


Birmingham Pride


Birmingham Pride takes place in Birmingham City Centre. Some roads in the south of the city will be closed and traffic may be busier than normal. 


The pride parade takes place through the city centre on Saturday between 12pm-2pm. Expect rolling road closures on Carrs Lane, Moor Street and Smallbrook Queensway for a short period. 


Ashted Circus 


Works at Ashted Circus on Birmingham's Ring Road will take place over bank holiday weekend to alter the roundabout to a crossroads. Drivers should note the change in layout and expect delays while traffic lights are adjusted.


From 6pm on Sunday 27 May until 6am on Monday 28 May additional overnight lane closures will be in place on approaches to the roundabout. Traffic will be temporarily stopped (for up to 10 minutes) whilst new road markings and traffic signals are installed. From the morning of 28 May onwards Ashted Circus will operate as a signalised junction (crossroads).


M5 Junction 2 


Highways England are planning the following closures on the M5 as part of the Oldbury Viaduct works:



  • M5 J2 southbound exit slip road closed
    8pm Friday 18 May to 6am Monday 21 May

  • Monday 21 to Tuesday 22 May:
    9pm to 6am M5 junction 1 to 2 southbound carriageway closed
    8pm to 6am M5 junction 1 southbound entry slip road closed
    9pm to 6am southbound M6 J8 to M5 J1 Western Arm, hard shoulder closed AND northbound M6 J8 to M5 J1 Eastern Arm, hard shoulder closed


Coventry Big Weekender


Please expect delays around War Memorial Park in Coventry as the Big Weekender takes place. Traffic congestion may cause delays and some bus route will be diverted at times to avoid the area. 


M6 junctions 2 to 4


Highways England are planning the following overnight closures on the M6:



  • M6 junction 2 to 4 northbound carriageway closed
    10pm Tuesday 29 May to 6am Wednesday 30 May
    10pm Wednesday 30 May to 6am Thursday 31 May

  • M6 junction 4a to 2 southbound carriageway closed
    10pm Thursday 31 May to 6am Friday 1 June
    10pm Friday 1 June to 6am Saturday 2 June

  • M6 junction 4a to 3 southbound carriageway closed
    10pm Saturday 2 June to 6am Sunday 3 June
    10pm Sunday 3 June to 6am Monday 4 June
    10pm Monday 4 June to 6am Tuesday 5 June
    10pm Tuesday 5 June to 6am Wednesday 6 June

  • M6 junction 3 to 4a northbound carriageway closed
    10pm Friday 8 June to 6am Saturday 9 June
    10pm Saturday 9  June to 6am Sunday 10 June


Monday 28 May 


All operators will operate a Sunday service 


 

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Saturday 26 May only


Buses will replace trains between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield Trent Valley.


Trains between Birmingham New Street and Redditch will run to a reduced timetable as a result.


Trains between Birmingham New Street and Tame Bridge Parkway will run non-stop. Rail replacement buses will serve Witton, Perry Barr and Hamstead.


Rail replacement bus stop locations


When buses replace trains, rail replacement services will pick up and drop off at the following locations:


Witton - buses will use the public bus stop on Witton Road, at bottom of station ramp to Walsall bound platform


Perry Barr - buses will pick up and drop off in the lay-by near the station entrance on Birchfield Road.


Hamstead - buses will pick up and drop off on Rocky Lane, outside the shops by the ramp to platform 1.


All trains between Birmingham and Worcester will run to and from Worcester Shrub Hill. There will be no train services at Worcester Foregate Street. 


Saturday 26 May to Monday 28 May inclusive


Buses will replace all trains between Birmingham New Street and Coventry via Birmingham International from Saturday 26 May to Monday 28 May inclusive.  There will be no trains due to improvement work taking place. 


Trains on other routes to and from Coventry are expected to be busier than usual over the weekend.


If you are travelling towards London limited services from Birmingham New Street will divert via Wolverhampton and Stafford. 


Rail replacement bus stop locations


When buses replace trains, rail replacement services will pick up and drop off at the following locations:


Birmingham New Street:


Saturday 26 May - due to the Birmingham Pride parade taking place, buses will pick up and drop off on Station Street, at the bottom of the stairs by John Lewis.


Sunday 27 May and Monday 28 May - buses will pick up and drop off on Smallbrook Queensway, outside TK Maxx.


Adderley Park – buses will pick up and drop off on Bordesley Green Road – outside the booking hall entrance.


Stechford – buses will pick up and drop off in the lay-by on station Road (one stop for both directions).


Lea Hall – buses will use the public bus stops near the station entrance on Lea Hall Road.


Marston Green – buses will use the public bus stops outside the front of the station.


Hampton-in-Arden – buses will pick up outside the station entrance on High Street.


Berkswell – buses will pick up and drop off by the entrance to the car park.


Tile Hill – buses will pick up and drop off on Falkland Close.


Canley – buses will use the public bus stop at the junction of Sir Henry Parkes Road and Canley Road.


Trains on other routes to and from Coventry are expected to be busier than usual over the weekend.


 


Check before you travel:


You can plan your journey using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner


 

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Monday 28 May 2018 


Midland Metro will operate an enhanced Sunday service, providing a 10 minutes service between 8am and 6pm reducing to 15 minutes from 6pm until 11pm.

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