Bus service changes for Wakefield, Kirklees and Calderdale

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Passengers using Arriva buses are being informed of a number of service changes that come into force next month.

The changes, which start on Saturday September 3 and Monday September 5, will affect services in, Wakefield, Kirklees, Calderdale, Huddersfield and Bradford.

They are:

128/130 – Dewsbury to Wakefield – from Saturday, September 3:

Minor changes will be made to times at Ouzlewell Green. The weekday 15:45 128 from Dewsbury to Ouzlewell Green will now run at 15:15 and continue to Wakefield.

205 – Dewsbury to Pudsey – from Monday, September 5:

To avoid your service being delayed by parked school buses, journeys carrying students from Woodkirk School will no longer serve the school grounds and will pick up on the roadside stops.

209 – Leeds to Heckmondwike – from Monday, September 5:

The weekday 18:35 departure from Leeds will now run at 18:45.

212 – Wakefield to Dewsbury – from Saturday, September 3:

Further changes will be made to this service to help improve reliability. Arriva journeys on this service will no longer serve Manor Farm Drive or Solway Road. Journeys from Wakefield to Dewsbury will follow a new route in Batley town centre. From Batley bus station they will run via Upper Commercial Street and Mayman Lane (same route as service 229). They will no longer serve Commercial Street or Wellington Street.

There are no changes to services operated by LOT.

220 and 229 – Leeds to Huddersfield – from Monday, September 5:

Minor changes to the weekday timetable to improve service reliability.

255 – Leeds – Scholes – Halifax – from Saturday, September 3:

Minor changes to the timetable on a Saturday to improve service reliability.

268 Dewsbury to Bradford and 268A Wakefield to Bradford – from Monday, September 5:

Minor changes to the weekday timetable to improve service reliability.

278 – Dewsbury to Halifax – from Monday, September 5:

Some minor changes to weekday evening services to improve service reliability.

281/2/3 – Thornhill to Birstall and Bradford – from Saturday, September 3:

Some minor changes will be made to the timetable to improve service punctuality in the Batley area.

627 – Whitcliffe Mount School to Heckmondwike – from Monday, September 5:

The morning school service will no longer call in Cleckheaton Bus Station.