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Public Transport details for West Midlands council


This website has information about bus/coach/rail services in the West Midlands council area, as well as most of the rest of Great Britain and Ireland. There are also links to other on-line transport information.  
The council's own website (which is dreadful for transport information) is available here (Telephone 0121 2002700).
PLEASE NOTE: THIS SITE IS NOT CONNECTED WITH THIS ORGANISATION IN ANY WAY.
 
Bus and Coach Transport information
This website contains details of 1602 bus and 30 coach services that run within West Midlands council's area. Details also available of 97 bus/coach operators that are based here and 61 companies that operate the local public transport services.
    To book coach tickets in this area, click here.

Rail transport information
This website contains details of 85 train services that run within West Midlands council's area.
    To book train tickets in this area, click here.

Other Public Transport information
There appear to be 15397 bus stops or bus/coach/rail stations in this area. A file that can be used in Google Earth for these points is also available on the same site. Public transport information provision is good in this area. Last reviewed 2009. (Explanation)

Hospitals served by public transport in this area:
  Sutton Coldfield, Good Hope Hospital
  Walsgrave on Sowe, University Hospital
  Pleck, Manor Hospital
  Bordesley Green, Heartlands Hospital
  Birmingham, Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  Bilston, New Cross Hospital
  Birmingham, City Hospital
  Wordsley, Hospital
  Coventry, Gosford Green Gulson Hospital
  Bloxwich, Hospital
  West Bromwich, Hall End Sandwell District General Hospital
  Solihull, Elmdon Heath Parkway Hospital
  Wolverhampton, Royal Hospital
  Solihull, Hospital
  Birmingham, Aston University Childrens Hospital
  Walsall, Goscote Hospital
  West Heath, Hospital
  Stockland Green, Northcroft Hospital
  Selly Oak, Hospital
  Moseley, Moseley Hall Hospital
  Edgbaston, Priory Hospital
  Amblecote, Corbett Hospital
  Dudley, Holly Hall Russells Hall Hospital



Supermarkets served by public transport in this area:
  Coventry, Arena Tesco
  Perry Barr, Tesco
  Minworth, Asda
  Shirley, Sainsburys
  Wyken Green, Tesco
  Whoberley, Sainsburys
  Shepwell Green, Tesco
  Selly Oak, Sainsburys
  Ridgacre, Tesco
  Reedswood, Sainsburys
  New Oscott, Tesco
  Hay Mills, ASDA
  Great Bridge, Asda
  Cradley Heath, Tesco
  Coventry, Sainsburys
  Wolverhampton, Asda
  Birmingham, Five Ways Tesco
  Mere Green, Sainsburys


Other information
The site also has a general map of the West Midlands region here, details of surrounding counties is here and a list of 833 local cities, towns and villages. A Google Earth file for these is available here, see the Google Earth details below to find out how to use this file. Details of accomodation in this area is available here.

Long distance walks in this area:
  Beacon Way
  BIRMINGHAM AND ABERYSTYWYTH WALK
  BIRMINGHAM AND FAZELEY CANAL
  COVENTRY CANAL
  Elan Valley Way
  FOREST OF MERCIA WAY
  GRAND UNION CANAL WALK
  NAVIGATION WAY
  SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL
  STAFS AND WORCS CANAL
  STRATFORD CANAL
  WORCESTER AND BIRMINGHAM CANAL


 
TOTAL BUS/COACH/TRAIN JOURNEYS
  (...Explanation ?)
Approx
Monday-Friday
journeys/day
15044 
 
Approx Schoolday
only journeys/day
408 
 
Approx Saturday journeys12905 (85%) 
 
Approx Sunday journeys5204 (34%) 
 
Services without
information
54 
 
 
 
Google Earth map for West Midlands council area

If you have the Google Earth client (downloadable for free here) then a Google Earth KML file version of the maps on the right can be found here for bus services, and here for coach/train services. Each service can be clicked on to show start/finish points.
Map of local bus services
Map of local bus services in West Midlands.
Map of long distance coach and train services
Map of coach/train services from West Midlands.

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