Midland Red (West)
First Midland Red

Service 44: Timetable Changes

31st October 1987

Worcester Citibus Network changesShow All

On Saturday 31st October 1987, Midland Red West Limited extend their Worcester Citibus network to include Droitwich Spa, and introduce service revisions on most existing Worcester Citibus routes and certain Country and “Midland Express” routes in Worcester, Droitwich Spa, and Malvern areas.

18th April 2004

Network changesShow All

On Sunday 18th April 2004, First Midland Red Buses Limited introduced a large number of changes to their bus services in Worcestershire. These are a result of both efficiencies introduced by the company and by changes to Worcestershire County Council subsidy strategy.

5th July 2004

Worcester “Overground” Network LaunchedShow All

On Monday 5th July 2004, First Midland Red Buses Limited re-brand their local service in Worcester City as the new Worcester “Overground” network.

4th September 2005

Network changesShow All

On Sunday 4th September 2005, First Midland Red Buses Limited introduced a number of significant changes across all of their operating area. Many of these are the result of changes to contracts issued by Worcestershire County Council and include the launch of “Worcester Express” network to expand and replace the Worcester North Park+Ride Services, and the withdrawal of Malvern area “FlexiLINK” and “EasyLINK” services.

27th February 2007

Network changesShow All

1st September 2009

Worcester area network changesShow All

15th October 2017

Network changesShow All

On Sunday 15th October 2017, First Midland Red Buses Limited revise most of their services, with minor changes in the Worcester City Area and on Service 144 and Service 144A, and a new network of services for Pershore and Evesham areas, and for Malvern area.

16th April 2018

Route changesShow All

1st May 2022

Major Service CutsShow All

To quote the First Worcester website... “The covid pandemic has had a significant impact on bus patronage nationally, our habits and way-of-life have changed immeasurably. We're making changes to our services in accordance with how and when people are travelling across the working week and at weekends.”