September 25th, 2016

Diamond Buses to run free get-you-home service after Redditch Tour Series bike race

Diamond Buses to run free get-you-home service after Redditch Tour Series bike race Diamond Buses to run free get-you-home service after Redditch Tour Series bike race

AS cycle fever hits Redditch this Thursday (May 26) with the Tour Series Cycle Race, Diamond Buses will be once again supporting the event by offering free travel home to race-supporters.

This year Diamond will again provide late night services on selected routes to help those who have been enjoying the days activities get home at the end of the event. Special services will operate from Redditch Bus Station after the race event closes until as late as 22:15. These services will also be operated free of charge by Diamond.

Members of the Diamond Bus team will be joining in the celebrations during the day with a stand in the event village at Church Green where you can pick up lots of Diamond Bus goodies.

Paul McNamara, Business Development Manager at Diamond Bus said: “The Tour Series Cycle Race has become an important part of the Redditch events calendar and Diamond are proud to support the event by offering local supporters free travel home.”

Selected free late night services and departure times from the bus station are:

51 – to Batchley: 20:40, 21:10, 21:40, 22:10

55 and 48 – Operates as 55 service to Oakenshaw, then continues as 48 service to Crabbs Cross, Headless Cross and Webheath: 21:00, 21:30, 22:00

57 to Matchborough and Winyates; 21:30, 22:00

58 to Winyates and Matchborough; 21:45, 22:15

Extra services depart from Redditch Bus Station and are drop-off services only

* Diamond Bus services will be diverted around Redditch Town Centre for the full duration of the race day and passengers are advised to catch services at the Bus Station on the day. Full details of service diversions and extra service times can be found at www.diamondbuses.com.

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