Bus services to return to Broad Street and Brindleyplace - see which National Express services you can use

Bus services are returning to the city’s ‘golden mile’ next month

Buses are set to return to Broad Street and Brindleyplace next month following successful infrastructure tests which took place earlier this week.

Those travelling will be able to alight at several new bus stops along Birmingham’s golden mile which were installed as part of ongoing construction for the Birmingham Westside Metro extension.

Buses have been calling at alternative stops since May 2019 when construction for the Metro first got underway.

Broad Street, Birmingham

The Westside extension has seen trams testing out the new Broad Street route in recent weeks.

Later in May, there will be final tests completed, including testing the interface with the tram network.


Public transport users are being asked to check with their bus operator to stay updated on when exactly buses will service Broad Street and Brindleyplace once again.

The buse services set to return to Broad Street include: National Express services 9, 10, 12, 12A, 13, 13A, 23, 24, 25, 126, X8 and X10.

What has Transport for West Midlands said?

Mark Corbin, director of network resilience at TfWM, said: “So many local people depend on public transport for work, education and leisure.

“It is really important that we let customers know about changes as soon as we can so have written, with our colleagues at Midland Metro Alliance, to a number of key stakeholders in this area of the city.”

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