Travel disruption in Birmingham: Which trains, trams, & bus services are delayed today?

Here’s the latest update on the changes to public transport across Birmingham, Solihull and Sandwell
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The daily commute can be a bit of a chore, especially with all the travel disruption and train strikes currently.

It helps to be informed about road closures and rail strikes to prepare alternative routes. And with rail strikes once again taking place over this December, there will be widespread travel disruption across the region this Christmas.

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Recently, many of us have faced issues trying to get around in Birmingham and beyond because of big events or strikes or other disruptions. And, being caught unawares at the last minute can be quite frustrating.

So, we have compiled all the tram, bus, and rail routes facing disruption to help you plan your journey better. You can find your daily update about the road closures, rail strikes, and more here if you live in Birmingham, Sandwell or Solihll.

October 23

National Express West Midlands. Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix LtdNational Express West Midlands. Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix Ltd
National Express West Midlands. Picture by Shaun Fellows / Shine Pix Ltd

Yellow weather warning in place as thunderstorms expected in the West Midlands.

Roadworks and motorway closures

  1. Station Drive, Dudley - road closure from Monday, 8 March 2021 to Thursday, 30 November 2023
  2. Heath Street - lane closure from Thursday, 1 December 2022 to Sunday, 31 December 2023
  3. Heartlands Parkway, Birmingham - road closure from Saturday, 14 August 2021 to Tuesday, 31 December 2024.
  4. Clock Island, Solihull - Lane closure from Monday, 21 November 2022 to Tuesday, 21 November 2023
  5. Coventry Road, Solihull - road closure until Tuesday, 21 November 2023.
  6. Castle Hill, Dudley - Lane restrictions (one way traffic flow) - No access to Castle Hill from Castlegate roundabout until November 3.

Bus disruption

  1. Brays Road will be closed between Horrell Road and Coventry Road for roadworks - Wednesday 27th September - Wednesday 25th October - Each Day 07:30 - 18:00. Services affected are NXWM Birmingham 73.
  2. Alcester Road will be closed from St Marys Road and Haden Way for roadworks until Tuesday 24th October, Weeknights Overnight 19:00 - 05:00. Services affected are NXWM Birmingham 50 and Diamond 50.

Rail disruption

No known disruptions today on all train lines.

To plan your journey, please visit National Rail Enquiries’ website.

Tram disruptions

No known disruptions today across all tram stops.

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