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Easter Services


Travelling during the Easter period Monday 25 March to Sunday 7 April?

There's a lot happening over the next few weeks across the region. So whether you are planning to travel by car, bus, train or tram, you'll need to plan ahead and check your route before you travel

What's happening and when? 

Here is a snapshot of what is happening each day over the next two weeks, below there is more detail on each day and advice on how to minimise disruption to your journey. 

Thursday 4 April: 

Friday 5 April: 

Saturday 6 April: 

Sunday 7 April: 

Monday 8 - Tuesday 9 April: 

Wednesday 10 April: 

Thursday 11 April: 

For more detail on the disruption and how you can avoid it, select how you travel below: 

Changes to timetable

There will be changes to the frequency of several bus services across the West Midlands due to the Easter period Sunday 24 March to Saturday 6 April. Check specific timetables here and review the TfWM Journey Planner to see what your best travel options are.

Changes to bus stops in Birmingham City Centre

From Sunday 7 April there will be changes to bus stops in the Moor Street Queensway area. If you usually get on or off your bus at Moor Street Station, New Street Station or Priory Queensway in Birmingham City Centre. Your bus route is still operating, however the stop you need to get on and off at may have changed. Check here for more information.

Rail engineering works

Rail engineering works are taking place on the following dates and services: 

Thursday 4 April
West Midlands Trains (Cross City North) services are affected.

Friday 5 April West Midlands Trains
West Midlands Trains (Cross City North) services are affected, no bus replacement will operate on this day due to planned industrial action, please see industrial action advice below.

Sunday 7 April
West Midlands Trains (Birmingham Snow Hill to Stratford-Upon-Avon) services are affected.

If you are affected by rail engineering works, please allow more time as bus replacement services are in operation. Visit rail operator’s websites for more information.

Action short of a strike

Thursday 4 April, Friday 5 April, Saturday 6 April, Monday 8 April and Tuesday 9 April action short of a strike will be taking place across all rail routes.

If you are travelling by train today, please check timetables regularly before you travel.

Industrial action

Friday 5 April rail industrial action taking place across Avanti, West Midlands Trains and Cross Country services, please note trains scheduled by these providers will not be running on days highlighted for industrial action.

Saturday 6 April rail industrial action taking place across Chiltern services meaning no Chiltern services will be running this day. If you are travelling by train, please check timetables regularly before you travel.

Please note that there is crossover between action short of a strike across all rail routes and the industrial rail action planned.

There will be no bus replacement services in place for routes affected by rail industrial action.

Please consider your travel choices and whether another mode of travel could support your travel journey needs, for help on how to plan ahead please make use of our journey planner.

Wednesbury Tram Works: No Tram from Wednesbury to Birmingham 

Wednesday 10 April
The Wednesbury line for tram will be running as per usual with no diversions or changes occurring to journeys.

Thursday 11 April
There are no tram services between Black Lake and Edgbaston Village after 8pm.

Visit here for more information and support with how to plan ahead. 

Major roadworks and events

Check major roadworks and events in your area to see how they might impact your travel options this Easter.

Journey Planner

Plan ahead this Easter.


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