Category: Transport

  • NORTHERN RAIL – CHANGES TO TIMETABLES FROM 20TH MAY

    I have received the information below: “From Sunday 20 May, there will be some changes to train times across the network which may affect your usual journey. To check if you will be affected and to plan your travel after this date, please visit the National Rail website to check your journey. Downloadable PDF versions…

  • CHANGES TO THE BUS SERVICES FROM 20TH MAY

    I have been advised of the following in respect of the bus services: “Summarised below are the main bus service changes in the Leeds area to be introduced on 20th May 2018 unless otherwise stated. Square Peg service 9 Pudsey – Farsley – Horsforth This new commercial service will operate hourly on Mon-Fri daytime. Square…

  • Northern Rail Strike – 3rd March 2018

    I have been advised by Northern Rail that the RMT union is carrying out strike action on Saturday 3 March and Northern services will be affected. To find out more about the action and to view timetables for the day, click the link below https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/strike?utm_campaign=nr318marchstrike&utm_medium=email&utm_source=crm-&utm_content=module3cta&utm_term  

  • Bus Services – From/Via Holt Park to Leeds

    I was recently asked by a local resident what plans/proposals First Bus have for improving the reliability of bus services in the area and also the health effects on buses idling with engines running at Holt Park. Set out below is the response from First Bus:  [Your resident] is absolutely right about the importance of…

  • February Bus Service Changes

    I have been advised of the latest bus service changes due to be introduced on 17th and 18th February 2018. First service 1, 1A, N1 Holt Park – Leeds – Beeston Some additional late evening extra journeys will be introduced during university term times between Leeds and West Park, numbered 1A. Night service journeys between…

  • Have your say on the Leeds City Region HS2 Growth Strategy

    I have received the following information on HS2: High Speed 2 (HS2) is a planned high speed railway designed to transform connectivity between our major cities, making it easier for businesses to locate across the Midlands and the North of England. This will help to rebalance the economy across the UK. An overview of the…

  • PLANNED RAIL STRIKES BY NORTHERN – WEEK COMMENCING 8TH JANUARY

    I have received the information below in relation to the planned strike action by Northern Rail on Monday, Wednesday and Friday next week: “Strike action by the RMT trade union will once again affect our services on Monday 8 January, Wednesday 10 January and Friday 12 January. We plan to run around 1,350 services each…

  • POTENTIAL PRIVATE HIRE MINICAB DRIVERS SLOW PROCESSION – Monday 8th January 2018

    Information has been received by West Yorkshire Police and Leeds City Council that members of the Leeds Private Hire Drivers Association are planning to hold a “Slow Drive Demonstration” in Leeds on Monday 8th January 2018. This will be from  0600hrs until 1200hrs around the Leeds City Centre loop. It is anticipated that the Protest…

  • BUS SERVICE CHANGES – Headingley, Adel, Holt Park, Horsforth, Rawdon, Yeadon, Guiseley, Otley

    Below is an update on the forthcoming bus service changes, from First Bus: “As part of our on going work to deliver improved reliability for our customers, I would like to update you on bus services in the above areas.  This week we are registering changes that will be introduced for customers from 18 February. …

  • Outcome of recent First Bus Consultation

    First Bus recently undertook a consultation on bus services in our area. A number of changes to the services have been taken forward in response to comments and requests made during that consultation. In brief summary, they are:   No. 1 – A new timetable to ensure the service runs at least every 10 mins.…