Dudley bus station
|Locale||Fisher Street, Dudley|
|Managed by||Network West Midlands|
|Operators||National Express West Midlands, Diamond Bus, Arriva Midlands, Hansons, Sunrise Travel, WMSNT.|
|Intermodal connection||Dudley Port|
Dudley Bus Station is a bus station in the town of Dudley, England. It is managed by Network West Midlands. Local bus and national coach services operated by various companies serve the bus station which has 19 departure stands.
The arrival stand is A and also on surrounding streets and the departures stands are lettered B - U (excluding I and O). U is allocated to long distance coach services, which are mainly pre-booked.
The original bus station was constructed along Birmingham Street on a steep hill overlooking Dudley Castle in about 1950. It was complemented by an additional line of shelters along neighbouring Fisher Street. However, a series on incidents of buses rolling back injuring passengers led to widespread local criticism of its design. This resulted in West Midlands PTE rebuilding the bus station on a completely level site along Fisher Street. Construction of the new bus station began during 1985 and it was opened to the public in 1987.
The original lay-over facilities on adjacent Portersfield still remain to this day, on part of what is now a public car park.