Fandom

UK Transport Wiki

National Express West Midlands route 97

3,323pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
RWBA Bus West Midlands Transport
97
Management
Operator National Express West Midlands
Garage Birmingham Central Depot
Vehicle Scania OmniLink/Dennis Dart's, Wright Crusader's
PVR {{{pvr}}}
Route
Start Birmingham
Via Bordesley Green
End Birmingham International Airport/Chelmsley Wood
Length About ?? Miles
Service
Level Daily
Frequency Every 2-5 minutes daytime
Journey time {{{time}}}
Day 04:30 - 04:40 - 00:05 Monday - Saturday
06:35 - 00:05 Sunday
Night Every 10-15 minutes until 0005
peak vehicle requirement
</span>
WikiProject West Midlands WikiProject Buses UK Transport Wiki

The 97 is a bus route in the West Midlands County, United Kingdom.

The route links Birmingham and Birmingham International Airport and/or Chelmsley Wood.

HistoryEdit

PresentEdit

The service currently serves Bordesley Green, Stechford, Garretts Green and then Chelmsley Wood before going on to the terminus in Helmswood Drive. National Express West Midlands service 97 runs every 7-9 minutes during the day before reducing to every 20 minutes in the evening and on Sundays. The service is usually run with branded Scania OmniLinks however the Dennis Tridents are known for making an appearance when needed. The service is run commercially.

The major competitor on this service is Diamond Bus who run every 10 minutes during the day and 30 minutes in the evening. Sunday service is similar to National Express West Midlands at every 20 minutes albeit with later starting and earlier finishing times.

National Express West Midlands currently charge a maximum fare of £1.50 on this service.

FutureEdit

TriviaEdit

  • The service passes two National Express West Midlands garages - Bordesley and Birmingham Central en route, yet is operated by neither.
  • The service also passes National Express West Midlands Bordesley headquarters and the St. Andrews Football ground.

Current routeEdit

Service 97
  • Birmingham City Centre, Moor St Queensway
  • Garrison Circus
  • Cattell Road/Garrison Lane
  • Stuarts Road
  • Shirestone Road
  • Chelmsley Wood Interchange

Service 97
  • Birmingham City Centre, Moor St Queensway
  • Garrison Circus
  • Cattell Road/Garrison Lane
  • Stuarts Road
  • Shirestone Road
  • Chelmsley Wood Interchange
  • Chelmsley Wood, Helmswood Drive
  • Chelmsley Wood, Yorkminster Drive/Bluebell Drive
  • Chelmsley Wood Interchange

Service 97
  • Birmingham City Centre, Moor St Queensway
  • Garrison Circus
  • Cattell Road/Garrison Lane
  • Stuarts Road
  • Shirestone Road
  • Chelmsley Wood Interchange
  • Chelmsley Wood, Helmswood Drive
  • Birmingham Airport Terminal


External linksEdit

The UK Transport Wiki, your number 1 transport source has information related to:
</div>



Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.