Christmas & New Year 2022 service changes

As Christmas approaches and the end of the year draws nearer, there will as usual be some alterations to bus timetables.

Monday 19th to Friday 23rd December

Generally most services will run to normal weekday timetables. NX Bus have revised timetables for some higher frequency services, due to less traffic on the roads.

Saturday 24th December – Christmas Eve

Buses will operate to Saturday timetables with some alterations.

Some NX Bus services will have reduced frequencies from mid-afternoon, with evening buses finishing earlier than usual, most last services will depart between 10pm and 11pm.

Diamond Bus services 002 4 4H 16 31 32 40 42 43 50 94 will finish earlier than usual.

Sunday 25th December – Christmas Day

No services will operate

Monday 26th December – Boxing Day

A special service will run on most NX Bus routes that normally run on a Sunday except routes: 25 (Wolves), 35 (Walsall), 46 (Acocks Green), 54 (West Brom), 71 (Perry Barr), 77 (Perry Barr) & 96 (Perry Barr).

Evening services will run on routes: 4/4A (Acocks Green), 4/4H/4M (Walsall), 6 (Yardley Wood), 7, 8 (Wolves), 8A/8C, 9, 11/11A, 12, 14, 16, 17, 23/24, 31, 32, 33, 35 (Yardley Wood), 45/47, 50, 51, 59, 60, 61/63, 65, 67, 74, 79, 80, 82/87, 94, 95, 97, 101, 126, 529, X1, X2, X3/X4/X5, X8, X14 & X21/X22.

Diamond Bus will only be operating services 002 26A 31 32 36 40 42 43 82 226 229 530 which will run to Sunday times but with early finishes.

Tuesday 27th December – Christmas Bank Holiday

Buses will operate to normal Sunday timetables.

Wednesday 28th to Friday 30th December

Buses will run to normal Saturday timetables.

Saturday 31st December – New Years Eve

Buses will run to normal Saturday timetables.

Diamond services 002 4 4H 16 50 94 will all have early finishes.

Sunday 1st January – New Years Day

Buses will run to normal Sunday timetables.

Monday 2nd January – New Year Bank Holiday

Buses will run to normal Sunday timetables.

Tuesday 3rd January

Normal service resumes.

Timetable and service changes effective from Sunday 1st January

Reminder: there will be a number of timetable changes and service alterations which come into effect from 1st January:

Well, that pretty much wraps up this year for WMBU, I’ll be back in the New Year, but don’t forget you can always join in with our Community at any time!

Merry Christmas everyone, and best wishes to all for the New Year!


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Stu is the founder of this West Midlands Bus Users website.
He is not a bus enthusiast, but as a regular passenger takes an interest in public transport related matters, having relied on buses to get around for over twenty-five years now.

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