May Bank Holidays Service Update

May 5, 2024
    Great Birmingham Run 2024
    •  There will be bus diversions and bus stop suspensions. 

    Birmingham 10k route

    Wednesbury Tram works
    • No tram services today between Wednesbury Great Western Street and Edgbaston Village due to essential works.


    National Express West Midlands
    • On Monday 6th and Monday 27th May 2024, services will be running on Sunday timetables.


    National Rail Industrial Action

    ASLEF, the train drivers’ union, has announced strike action at West Midlands Trains on Wednesday 8 May, and an overtime ban between Monday 6 May and Saturday 11 May 2024. 

    There will be no West Midlands Railway trains operating on Wednesday 8 May 2024.

    Check with West Midlands Trains for details of affected local services and disruption to timetables during this period.

    Other regional train operators will also strike on different days during the announced period of strike action as follows:

    Avanti West Coast – Wednesday 8 May

    London North Western – Wednesday 8 May

    Chiltern Railways – Wednesday 8 May

    CrossCountry – Wednesday 8 May

    Note: Transport for Wales Railway are not affected by strike action


    National League – Solihull Moors v Bromley FC at Wembley Stadium
    Sunday 5th May at 3 pm
    • Chiltern Railway to run 2 trains each hour from B’ham Moor Street & Solihull to Wembley
    • Engineering works also in place on the route from Birmingham to London Euston  – Expect busier services & delays


    Source: TfWM, National Express West Midlands