Christmas & New Year 2019 timetable changes

Ho ho ho, it’s nearly THAT time of year again!

Now available are details of service schedules during the festive period. From Monday 23rd December 2019 to Saturday 4th January 2020, a number of services will be running to amended timetables to reflect lower levels of traffic. Monday to Friday will see Saturday levels of service, while Boxing Day (26th) sees Sunday levels of service. No services will operate on Christmas Day (25th).


NX West Midlands

The following information below is from the NX Bus website, and includes links to downloadable timetables.

  • Monday 23rd December
    We will be running Saturday service timetables with some amendments.
    This will include additional early buses on some routes and slight changes to high frequency routes.
    Click here for amended timetables
  • Tuesday 24th December (Christmas Eve)
    We will be running Saturday service timetables with some amendments.
    This will include additional early buses on some routes and slight changes to high frequency routes. 
    Last buses will operate around 10:30pm.
    Please check your last journey times before travelling. 
    Click here for Christmas Eve timetables
  • Wednesday 25th December (Christmas Day) 
    Services will not be running on Christmas day.
  • Thursday 26th December (Boxing Day)
    We will be running Sunday service timetables with some amendments.
    Some routes will not operate after 6pm.
    Click here for Boxing Day timetables
  • Friday 27th December
    We will be running Saturday service timetables with some amendments.
    This will include additional early buses on some routes and slight changes to high frequency routes.
    Click here for amended timetables
  • Saturday 28th December
    We will be running normal Saturday service with some services operating to amended timetables. 
    Click here for amended timetables
  • Sunday 29th December
    We will be running normal Sunday service.
    Please view normal Sunday timetables. 
  • Monday 30th December
    We will be running Saturday service timetables with some amendments.
    This will include additional early buses on some routes and slight changes to high frequency routes.
    Click here for amended timetables
  • Tuesday 31st December (New Years Eve)
    We will be running Saturday service timetables with some amendments.
    This will include additional early buses on some routes and slight changes to high frequency routes.
    Click here for amended timetables
  • Wednesday 1st January (New Years Day) 
    We will be running Sunday service timetables with some amendments.
    Some routes will not operate after 6pm.
    Click here for New Years Day timetables
  • Thursday 2nd January
    We will be running Saturday service timetables with some amendments.
    This will include additional early buses on some routes and slight changes to high frequency routes.
    Click here for amended timetables
  • Friday 3rd January
    We will be running Saturday service timetables with some amendments.
    This will include additional early buses on some routes and slight changes to high frequency routes.
    Click here for amended timetables
  • Saturday 4th January
    We will be running normal Saturday service with some services operating to amended timetables.
    Click here for amended timetables

Boxing Day

On the 26th December (Boxing Day) we will be running Sunday service timetables with some amendments.

These amendments include – 

  • Sunday service operating on most services from 07:00 until 18:00 or slightly later.
  • Some services will continue until normal Sunday finishing times. 
  • A few services will not operate.

More information and timetables can be found below. If your service is not listed, normal Sunday timetables will be operation.

Services that will not operate on Boxing Day. 

1- Birmingham Five Ways – Cannon Hill Park – Moseley – Springfield – Acocks Green – Fox Hollies 
(Service 1A will operate)

8 – Brownhills – Walsall

18 – Dudley – Cradley Heath – Timbertree – Merry Hill

19 – Bloxwich – Blakenall – Walsall

25 – Pendeford Business Park – i54 – Wednesfield – Bilston – Wolverhampton

27 – Wolverhampton – Goldthorn Park – Sedgley – Gornal Wood – Dudley

31 – Solihull Station – Shirley – Gospel Oak – Acocks Green

35 – Aldridge – Walsall

44 – West Bromwich – Hill Top – Harvills Hawthorn

54 – Worlds End – West Bromwich

62 – Wolverhampton – Compton

71 – Chelmsley Wood – Sutton Coldfield

77 – Walsall – Streetly – New Oscott – Sutton Coldfield

96 – Kingstanding – Chelmsley Wood 

Click here to view services with amended Boxing Day timetables


NX Coventry

From 23rd December 2019 until 3rd January 2020, our services will be running to amended timetables. 

Below is a summary of our service levels over Christmas and New Year. For more information and individual timetables, please see below. 

  • Services 4A, 13A , 20 and 21A serving industrial and business parks will operate special timetables. 
    More information is available here
  • Service X30 will operate as normal. 

Full details and amended timetables here


Diamond Buses

The following service levels will be in place across the Diamond West Midlands Region during the Christmas period:

 Monday 23rd December 2019 Normal Monday to Friday* Service.
Except services 31,32,42,43,43A Saturday Service
Christmas Eve
Tuesday 24th December 2019
Normal Monday to Friday* Service.
Except services 31,32,42,43,43A Saturday Service
Certain routes to finish early – Details Below.
Christmas Day
Wednesday 25th December 2019
No Service.
Boxing Day
Thursday 26th December 2019
Reduced level of service on certain routes – Details Below.
Friday 27th December 2019Saturday Service.
Special Timetable on 108, No X16 Service.
Saturday 28th December 2019Normal Saturday Service.
Sunday 29th December 2019Normal Sunday Service.
Monday 30th December 2019Saturday Service.
Special Timetable on 108, No X16 Service.
New Years Eve
Tuesday 31st December  2019
Saturday Service.
Special Timetable on 108, No X16 Service.
New Years Day
Wednesday 1st January 2020
Sunday Service.
Services 42|43 to finish early.
Thursday 2nd January 2020Normal Monday to Friday* Service
Except services 31,32,42,43,43A Saturday Service
Friday 3rd January 2020Normal Monday to Friday* Service
Except services 31,32,42,43,43A Saturday Service

*School Holiday timetables will operate until Monday 6th January in the West Midlands

Further details on services finishing early on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day can be found at the Diamond West Midlands website.



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