Operator Hansons of Wordsley and Diamond Bus
Peak vehicle requirement 5?
Start Merry Hill Centre
End Dudley
Length About 7-10 miles
Level 06:15 - 00:07 Monday - Sunday
Frequency every 30 minutes
Journey time 60 minutes
Night every 60 minutes (as Diamond Bus)

The 226 route is a bus route in the Dudley area of the West Midlands, United Kingdom.


  • 27th April 2008 - Service was extended from Kingswinford to Dudley as part of the Dudley Network Review. A evening and Sunday service was introduced by Diamond Bus under contract to Centro.

Present Edit

Route 226 has a journey time of 50 minutes each way - Merry Hill Centre to Dudley. Hansons of Wordsley run it commercially during the week and Saturdays, with Diamond Bus running evenings and Sundays with West Midlands Passenger Transport Executive funding. This was a replacement for National Express West Midlands service 274/275. [1]

Fare Information Edit

Hansons Of Wordsley and Diamond Bus have a maximum fare of £1.70.


Short - £1.50 (Up to 2 stages)

Long - £1.70

Route MapEdit

226 Hansons route map

External links Edit


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