Service & timetable changes from Sunday 23rd July 2023

As the school summer holidays begin and traffic levels reduce, a number of bus services will have summer timetables introduced from Sunday 23rd July.

There are also changes to the terminus points of some services in Birmingham city centre as Lower Bull Street reopens to traffic following completion of tram track works.

33 – Birmingham to Pheasey
51 – Birmingham to Walsall
907 – Birmingham to Sutton Coldfield

These services will now start from outside the Square Peg on Corporation Street (stop PQ3)

45 / 47 – Birmingham to Longbridge

These services will now start from the MS20 stop on High Street.

97 – Birmingham to Chelmsley Wood

This service will now start from stop MS8 on Moor Street Queensway.

934 / 935 / 997 – Birmingham to Walsall
936 / 937 / 937A – Birmingham to Brownhills
X51 – Birmingham to Cannock
FD – Birmingham to Fort Dunlop

These services will now start from stop MS7 on Carrs Lane, and will also call at the Square Peg on Corporation Street (stop PQ3).

A couple of other changes taking place from the same date:

46 – QE Hospital to Kings Heath
46A – QE Hospital to Hawkesley

Following a request by TfWM, Stagecoach service 46 is being altered from 22nd July.

Service 46 will run hourly, all week between Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hawkesley and Kings Heath.

A new service 46A will be introduced also running hourly, Monday to Saturday between Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Hawkesley (Driftwood Close).

Combined the 46/46A will provide a 30 minute service, Monday to Saturday between Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Hawkesley.

The route around Hawkesley will change, with buses serving Shannon Road / Driftwood Close. On Sundays buses will no longer serve Brandwood Park Road, Bryndale Avenue and Dawberry Fields in Brandwood End, buses will continue along Brandwood Road to and from Kings Heath.

Click here for timetable 

85 / 85B – Coventry to Rugby

There will be a change to the route of these services between Coventry and University Hospital via Walsgrave Road and Ansty Road with minor changes to the timetable.

147 – Halesowen to Bromsgrove

Route is amended between Romsley and Catshill to serve Fairfield, Wildmoor will no longer be served due to lack of patronage.

New timetables can be found at both the NX West Midlands website, as well as at the TfWM website, and


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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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