Service changes from Sunday 21st April 2019 in Dudley and Wolverhampton

From Sunday 21st April, changes will be made to some of National Express West Midlands services in the Black Country area.

Service 5 - Stourbridge to Dudley via Kingswinford / Service 5A - Wall Heath to Dudley
  • National Express West Midlands existing 5 service will be extended from Kingswinford high street to Stourbridge, replacing the route served by the current Diamond 267 service. 
  • Buses will run via Lawnswood and Ashwood Park, providing new links to Dudley and Russells Hall Hospital.
  • A new service, the 5A will run from Wall Heath to Dudley.

          View the new 5 & 5A timetable

Services 10A & 10C - Stourbridge to Pedmore & Oldswinford Circulars
  • The 10A & 10C are new services replacing the existing Diamond 288 routes. 
  • Buses will run at an improved frequency of up to every 30 minutes combined but will no longer serve Stourbridge high street directly. 
  • Norton will no longer be served by this route, however National Express West Midlands 7 service will continue to provide a link to Stourbridge, running up to every 20 minutes.

         View the new 10A & 10C timetable

Service 14 - Dudley to Halesowen Service / 14A - Dudley to Merry Hill
  • New service 14A will be introduced to replace the Diamond 208 service, as well as part of their 24 route. 
  • The 14A will run between Dudley, Elm Terrace, Portway Road, Blackheath, Waterfall Lane, Codsall Road, Cradley Heath and Merry Hill, providing a replacement for National Express West Midlands old 129 service between Merry Hill and Blackheath that was withdrawn in September 2018. 
  • These services will combine to run up to every 30 minutes between Dudley and Blackheath. 
  • Halesowen and Merry Hill will both be served every hour.

          View the new 14 & 14A timetable

Service 17A - Stourbridge to Wall Heath
  • This new service will replace the current Diamond 657 route and extend beyond Kingswinford to Wall Heath.

          View the new 17A timetable

Service 22 - Oldbury to Bearwood
  • This new service will replace the existing Diamond 122 service between Oldbury, Langley, Warley and Bearwood.

          View the new 22 timetable

Service 24 - Foxyards & Dudley to Merry Hill
  • This new service will replace the current Diamond 24 and 124 routes. 
  • Between Foxyards and Dudley, buses will run along Priory Road and Forest Road, replacing the 81 service on Forest Road. 
  • The 24 will now serve Blackheath town center directly. 
  • Between Blackheath and Merry Hill, the 24 will change to serve Rowley Regis Hospital, Copse Road in Saltwells and Cradley Heath Interchange.

          View the new 24 timetable

Service 61 - Wolverhampton to Goldthorn Park
  • This new service will replace the existing Diamond 61 service.

          View the new 61 timetable

Service 81 - Wolverhampton to Dudley and Merry Hill
  • Minor route changes will be made to this service, with Forest Road no longer be served by the 81. The new 24 service will instead cover Forest Road. 
  • In Netherton, buses will run along Cradley Road and Marriott Road, replacing the Diamond 124 service.

          View the new 81 timetable

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