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Kirklees area service changes, October 2017

Start Date: 21/10/2017


Location: Bradford, Calderdale & Kirklees

From Saturday 21st October

Arriva Bus

We are making a number of changes to our services in the Bradford, Calderdale and Kirklees areas from the weekend of Saturday 21st October.

Some timetables are revised due to reduced local authority funding. A number of lightly used journeys will be removed, as these are not commercially viable and currently require a high level of subsidy per passenger.

119/120 – Wakefield to Batley – from Monday 23rd October

All journeys on this service are currently funded by Metro. Due to reduced funding budgets and low passenger numbers, the following Monday to Saturday evening journeys will be withdrawn:

Weekdays:
  • 17:50 from Wakefield to Ossett will be withdrawn.
  • 18:23 from Batley to Wakefield will be withdrawn.
Saturdays:
  • 17:50 & 19:15 from Wakefield to Ossett will be withdrawn.
  • 18:00 from Batley to Wakefield will be withdrawn.
  • 19:52 from Ossett to Wakefield will be withdrawn.

The following trips will operate to a shortened route:

Weekdays:
  • 17:10 from Wakefield to Batley will now terminate at Ossett.
Saturdays:
  • 16:50 from Wakefield to Batley will now terminate at Ossett.

126/127 – Wakefield to Dewsbury – from Saturday 21st October

Changes will be made to the timetable of these services to help improve reliability between Dewsbury, Chickenley and Ossett.

128 – Wakefield to Dewsbury – from Saturday 21st October

Some journeys on this service are currently funded by Metro. Due to reduced funding budgets and low passenger numbers, the Saturday 17:18 journey from Dewsbury to Grange Moor will be withdrawn.

205 – Dewsbury to Pudsey – from Saturday 21st October

Some Saturday journeys on this service are currently funded by Metro. Due to reduced funding budgets and low passenger numbers, some journeys will be shortened or withdrawn:

Saturdays:
  • 07:45 from Dewsbury to Pudsey will be withdrawn.
  • 15:45 and 17:00 from Dewsbury to Pudsey will now operate from Dewsbury to Morley only.
  • 08:50 from Pudsey to Dewsbury will now start at New Farnley at 09:03.
  • 16:50 and 18:05 from Pudsey to Dewsbury will be withdrawn.

209 – Leeds to Heckmondwike – from Saturday 21st October

Minor changes will be made to the timetable of this service to help improve reliability in the Birstall area.

212 – Wakefield to Dewsbury – from Monday 23rd October

The weekday 19:00 from Dewsbury will now depart at 18:55 and operate 5 minutes earlier throughout.

225 – Brighouse to Cleckheatonfrom Monday 23rd October

Some journeys on this service are currently funded by Metro. Due to reduced funding budgets and low passenger numbers, the weekday 17:50 journey between Brighouse and Cleckheaton will be withdrawn.

Customers using this service between Brighouse, Clifton and Hartshead can catch alternative journeys leaving Brighouse at 18:20 and 18:53.

229 – Huddersfield to Leeds – from Saturday 21st October

Some minor changes will be made to the timetable between Gildersome and Leeds to help improve service reliability.

254 – Leeds to Dewsburyfrom Monday 23rd October

Some journeys on this service are currently funded by Metro. Due to reduced funding budgets and low passenger numbers, the weekday 18:45 journey from Dewsbury to Cleckheaton will now operate between Dewsbury and Heckmondwike only.

255 – Leeds to Halifax – from Saturday 21st October

Minor changes will be made to the timetable of this service to help improve reliability between Halifax and Cleckheaton.

278 – Dewsbury to Halifax – from Sunday 22nd October

Some journeys on this service are currently funded by Metro. Due to reduced funding budgets and low passenger numbers, two Sunday morning journeys will be withdrawn:

  • 08:11 from Dewsbury to Halifax
  • 09:15 from Halifax to Dewsbury

281 – Dewsbury to Birstall Fieldhead – from Saturday 21st October

Changes will be made to the evening timetable of this service to help improve reliability between Fieldhead and Batley.

425 – Wakefield to Bradford – from Monday 23rd October

Changes will be made to the evening and Sunday timetables of this service to help improve service reliability. 

Services affected

119, 120
126, 127
128, 130
205
212, 212A
254, 255
229
281, 283
425, 427

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