Category: Transport

  • IN-BOUND BUS STOP OUTSIDE CAIRNS & HICKEY IN BRAMHOPE

    I have received the message below from the Engineer overseeing the Miller Homes highways works: “Back in March earlier this year, we had to relocate the inbound (to Leeds City Centre) bus stop next to Cairns & Hickey Wine Shop further inbound on Leeds Road to the other side of Kings Road Roundabout. I am…

  • NOISE FROM LATE NIGHT WORKING NEAR HORSFORTH STATION

    A number of weeks ago I was asked by a local resident what the noise was that was occurring on the railway line at Horsforth during the night and I chased this up with Network Rail. They have finally responded, the response is below: “We were undertaking two weekends of renewing sections of track at…

  • School bus transport – Update

    See information below which may be of interest to you. Dear Colleague   Last week, we updated you on some of the practicalities around planning transport for the return of schools in September. I thought it worth updating you on what we are doing to support our pupils, teachers, school staff, Councils and elected members…

  • PLANNING TRANSPORT FOR THE RETURN TO SCHOOL

    I have received the information below from the Director of Transport Services at the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (formerly Metro) about school bus arrangements from September. “As you will be aware the Government has issued guidance on the arrangements to be in place when schools resume in September. The Combined Authority co-ordinates school transport across…

  • UPDATE ON X84/X85 SERVICE

    I have received the update below this morning: “Dear Cllr We would like to update you on the latest service developments in relation to the X84/X85 as we review and adapt to the impact of the current pandemic. Last month we were able to reintroduce the X85 (via Pool) and therefore, in combination with the…

  • FIRST WEST YORKSHIRE – UPDATE ON BUSES

    I have received the update below from First Bus: – First Bus App update now on iOS & Android platforms: enables customers to live-track bus journeys and see available capacity – Sanitiser spray treatment now being used across the fleet in addition to the enhanced cleaning regime – Video published to support customer advice Following…

  • TRANSPORT UPDATE FROM THE COMBINED AUTHORITY

    I have received the following Transport update from the Combined Authority: “Two weeks ago,  I updated you on what we have been doing to support public transport during the COVID-19 lockdown period. We face a major milestone next week as non-essential retail opens and I thought it useful to give you a further update and…

  • X84/X85 BUS SERVICE CHANGES – FURTHER UPDATE

    See update below from the Head of External Relations at First Bus. You will now see there has been a change about accessing the LGI. “Following the service changes introduced last week, I would like to update you on the changes in respect of the X84/X85. As announced last week, significant changes were introduced across…

  • X84/X85 BUS SERVICE

    Set out below is  a reply I have received from First Bus as result of complaints I have had about the proposed changes to the above services: “Inbound to Leeds, the next stop after Weetwood is Leeds bus stn. Outbound from Leeds, the last stop before Weetwood is The Headrow. In the current circumstances, we…

  • UPDATE FROM FIRST BUS ON INCREASING THE LEVEL OF SERVICE

    I have received the information below from First Bus in respect of the above. “Following recent guidance from the Government I want to update you on what we’re doing at First to keep you travelling safe. From the 31st May we are running far more buses to provide more seats for keyworkers and essential journeys.…