August and September 2017 bus service changes in Staffordshire

There are a lot of bus service changes on the way in Staffordshire in addition to a selection of road works and the end of summer season services for 2017. Regarding the former, Bennetts Lane near Bramshall will be closed for roadworks from 11th to 15th September 2017 with D&G service 841 diverting along A518 and Old Knotty Way to Uttoxeter and a shuttle bus service operating between Bramshall Inn and Uttoxeter Bus Station. Until 17 November 2017, St Peters Bridge in Burton will be closed for essential repair work so Midland Classic services 2, 4, 9/19, 18, 21/21E and 22 will be diverted via Stapenhill Road, Burton Bridge and High Street. The remaining service change details follow.

From 29th August 2017

  • Service 819 (Midland Classic, Hill Ridware – Lichfield): Revised timetable and minor route changes.
  • Services 810 / 811 / 812 (Midland Classic, Burton – Lichfield): Revised route and timetable, including the introduction of new 809 Schoolday only journeys.
  • Services 821 / 822 (Midland Classic, Lichfield Circulars): Revised timetable and minor route changes.
  • Service 1 (Midland Classic, Burton – Tutbury) – Revised route and timetable. Route extended to Tutbury, but will no longer serve Meadow View in Rolleston or Athelstan Way.
  • Service 2 (Midland Classic, Horninglow – Stapenhill): Revised timetable.
  • Service 9 (Midland Classic, Burton – Ashby): Revised route and timetable.
  • Service 10 (Midland Classic, Burton – Rough Hay): Revised timetable.
  • Service 11 (Midland Classic, Burton – Anglesey Road): Revised timetable.
  • Service 17 (Midland Classic, Burton – Stretton) – Revised route and timetable. Princess Way, Hillfield Lane and James Brindley Way will no longer be served.
  • Service 19 / 19B / 19C (Midland Classic, Burton – Ashby): Revised route and timetable.
  • Services 21 / 21E (Midland Classic, Burton – Swadlincote): Revised timetable.
  • Services 22 / 22S (Midland Classic, Burton – Swadlincote): Revised timetable and minor route changes.
  • Services 401 / 402 / 403 (Midland Classic, Burton – Uttoxeter): Revised timetable.
  • Service 406 (Midland Classic, Uttoxeter Circular): Revised timetable.
  • Services 810 / 811 / 812 (Midland Classic, Burton – Lichfield): Revised route and timetable, including the introduction of new 809 Schoolday only journeys.

From 31st August 2017

  • Seasonal service X60 (Notts Derby, Derby – Twycross Zoo) finishes.

From 1st September 2017

  • Seasonal service X32 (First Potteries, Hanley – Alton Towers) finishes.
  • Seasonal service X52 (Notts Derby, Nottingham – Alton Towers) finishes.
  • Seasonal service X63 (Notts Derby, Derby – Drayton Manor Park) finishes.

From 2nd September 2017

  • Services 1 / 2 / 2E (Arriva Midlands, Huntington – Walsall): Revised timetable.
  • Services 1B / 1C (Arriva Midlands, Stafford – Baswich): Minor timetable revisions.
  • Service 3 (Cannock – Walsall): Revised timetable.
  • Services 3 / 3E (Arriva Midlands, Tamworth – Coton Green): Revised route and timetable. 3A is cancelled and replaced by an increased frequency on service 3.
  • Service 5 (Arriva Midlands, Stafford – Telford): Minor timetable revisions.
  • Service 6 (Arriva Midlands, Stafford – Rickerscote): Minor timetable revisions.
  • Service 8 / 8A (Arriva Midlands, Park Side – Moss Pit): Revised timetable.
  • Service 9 (Arriva Midlands, Bridgnorth – Wolverhampton): Revised timetable.
  • Service 10 (Wolverhampton – Telford): Revised route and timetable, including new X4 Schoolday only journeys between Perton and Wellington.
  • Service 35 (Arriva Midlands, Lichfield – Walsall): Revised timetable.
  • Service 60 (Arriva Midlands, Cannock – Lichfield): Revised timetable.
  • Service 61 / 62 (Arriva Midlands, Cannock – Lichfield): Revised route and timetable, including the introduction of Schoolday only 61S and 62S journeys.
  • Services 70 / 70A (Arriva Midlands, Cannock – Wolverhampton): Revised timetable.
  • Service 74 (Arriva Midlands, Stafford – Cannock): Revised timetable.
  • Service 110 (Arriva Midlands, Tamworth – Birmingham): Revised timetable, and route around Ventura Park.
  • Service 115 (Arriva Midlands, Tamworth – Hurley): Minor timetable revisions.
  • Service 164 (Arriva Midlands, Hanley – Market Drayton): Revised timetable, and revised route around Newcastle.
  • Service 825 (Arriva Midlands, Stafford – Lichfield): Revised route and timetable, including the introduction of 826 Schoolday only journeys between Stafford and Rugeley.
  • Service 836 (Arriva Midlands, Stafford – Great Wyrley) is cancelled.

From 3rd September 2017

  • Services 1 / 1A: Service 1 is a new half hourly service operating Monday to Saturday between Park Site and Meir. Service 1A is a new hourly service operating daily between Wood Lane, Audley and Meir. Both will be operated by D&G Bus and replace the cancelled 73 / 74 and Orange ONE services.
  • Service 2: New half hourly service, operating Monday to Saturday, between Clayton and Birches Head. The route will be operated by D&G Bus and will replace the cancelled section of service 9.
  • Service 4 (National Express WM, Castlecroft – Fordhouses): Revised timetable.
  • Service 6 / 6A (National Express WM, Wolverhampton – Wobaston): Revised timetable
  • Service 9 (D&G Bus): Revised route and timetable. The service will operate from Biddulph to Newcastle only, with the Clayton section replaced by a new service 2.
  • Service 10 (National Express WM, Perton – Wolverhampton): Revised timetable.
  • Services 14 / 14A (D&G Bus, Hanley – Stafford): Revised route and timetable.
  • Service 17 (D&G Bus, Hanley – Bradwell) will be cancelled and replaced by the revised 94 / 94A service.
  • Service 73 / 74 (D&G Bus, Audley – Newcastle) will be cancelled and replaced by the new 1 / 1A service.
  • Service 85 (D&G Bus): Revised route and timetable. Route is extended from Crewe to Nantwich and from Newcastle to Hanley and 85B journeys are cancelled.
  • Services 94 / 94A (D&G Bus, Newcastle – Congleton): Revised route and timetable, with most 94 journeys diverted via Bradwell to replace the cancelled service 17.
  • Service 255 / 256 (National Express WM, Wolverhampton – Merry Hill / Stourbridge): Revised timetable, with 255S journeys cancelled.
  • Orange ONE (D&G Bus, Newcastle – Meir) will be cancelled and replaced by the new 1 / 1A service.
  • Service X51 (National Express WM, Cannock – Birmingham): Revised timetable.

From 4th September 2017

  • Service 3B (Central Bus, Tamworth – Coton Green): Revised timetable.
  • Service 4 (Central Bus, Tamworth – Silverlink): Revised timetable.
  • Service 16 (Central Bus, Tamworth – Kingsbury): Revised route and timetable, with new 16A journeys via Welford Road in Dosthill introduced.
  • Service 22 (First Potteries, Newcastle – Longton): Minor route revisions.
  • Service 25 (First Potteries, Hanley – Keele): Revised timetable.
  • Service 327 (Midland Classic, Horninglow – Branston): Revised timetable.
  • Service X55 (Central Bus, Tamworth – Lichfield): Revised timetable.

From 11th September 2017

  • Service 12: New Monday to Friday service from Stafford to Doxey, operated half hourly by Select Bus.
  • Service 15 (People Movers, Tamworth – Hurley): Service cancelled.
  • Service 66 (People Movers, Tamworth – Dordon): Service cancelled.
  • Service X39: New daily service between Derby and Burton, Centrum to be operated by Midland Classic.

From 18th September 2017

  • Service 3B (Central Bus, Tamworth – Coton Green) will be renumbered as service 3 with a revised timetable.

From 25th September 2017

  • Service 3 (First Potteries, Hanley – Crewe): Revised timetable.
  • Service 11 (First Potteries, Hanley – Newcastle): Revised timetable.
  • Service 25 (First Potteries, Keele – Hanley): Revised timetable for start of Keele University term.
  • Service 227 (Kinver – Stourbridge) will be operated by Diamond Bus, with the same timetable as the current Hansons service.
  • Service 228 (Kinver – Brockmoor) will be operated by Diamond Bus, with the same timetable as the current Hansons service