Changes to services in the Lichfield area from 3 September 2016
Start Date: 03/09/2016
We're making changes to your network of services in the Lichfield and surrounding areas from 3 September 2016. Details of the changes can be found below along with printable versions of the timetables.
This service may be revised from 7 October 2016 following consultation with Staffordshire County Council. From 3 September 2016 service 61 will divert at Rugeley Road, Chase Terrace along Oak Lane, Ogley Hay Road and Spinney Lane in Boney Hay then return to Rugeley Road.
We’re changing the route of service 35 with all journeys diverting along Limburg Avenue and Sainte Foy Avenue, Darwin Park between Walsall Road and The Friary replacing services 61 and 62 – the 35 will no longer continue to/from Boley Park, please refer to service 765 for buses to Boley Park. There are minor changes to bus times on service 35. Service X35 remains unchanged.
There are no changes to the route of service 60 but we’re making a few minor changes to the times of the service.
A revised route and timetable will be introduced with buses running between Cannock, Bus Station and Wimblebury along Lichfield Road, Heath Way, Tesco Bus Bay, Heath Way, Meadow Way, Gorsemoor Road, Langholme Drive, Hobart Road, Wimblebury Road, and John Street to the Trafalgar Inn then onwards to Burntwood and Lichfield. Together services 61 and 62 provide two buses each hour daytime Monday to Saturday between Cannock, Rawnsley, Hazelslade and Prospect Village. For alternative buses between Cannock and Cross Keys see service 60. Service 61 also diverts to serve Boney Hay, Oak Lane, Ogley Hay Road, Spinney Lane. Both services 61 and 62 will run along Walsall Road between Pipe Hill and Lichfield, The Friary omitting Darwin Park. See service 35 for replacement buses through Darwin Park.
Route and timetable revised with buses continuing to run up to every 60 minutes daytime Monday to Saturday. Both services 61 and 62 will run along Walsall Road between Pipe Hill and The Friary omitting Darwin Park. See service 35 for replacement buses through Darwin Park.
Service 765: Tamworth – Whittington - Lichfield
NEW route and timetable introduced partially replacing services 785/786 between Tamworth, Hopwas, Whittington and Lichfield with buses running up to every 60 minutes daytime Monday to Saturday and diverting at Freeford Bridge via Boley Park to Lichfield Bus Station. Service 765 will not serve Ventura Park. Service X65 continues to provide buses up to every 30 minutes daytime Monday to Saturday along Tamworth Road (A51) and Upper St John Street between Ryknild Street, Birmingham Road and Lichfield Bus Station. Weekday evening and Sunday daytime buses run up to every 60 minutes between Tamworth and Lichfield.
A revised route and timetable will be introduced. Occasional journeys will run beyond Corporation Street in Tamworth to start or finish at Perrycrofts Crescent calling at Upper Gungate for students attending Tamworth College. X65 continues to provide a 30 minute frequency daytime Monday to Saturday fast and direct between Tamworth, Hopwas and Lichfield.
Service 824 renumbered 825 with all journeys diverted to serve Baswich Lane, Bodmin Avenue and Stockton Lane between Weeping Cross and Walton Garage. Service 825 will terminate at County Hospital with the section of route between County Hospital and Beaconside MOD withdrawn. Both the timetable and route are revised on service 829 which will run between Rugeley, Springfields Road, Rugeley, Bus Station, Brereton, Armitage, Handsacre, Hanch, The Friary School and Netherstowe School on schooldays only and will no longer run to/from Lichfield Bus Station.