Sowerby Ring & Ride

Ring & Ride Sowerby is a door-to-door pre-bookable bus service for the Sowerby Bridge area. It provides a bus service within the community, linking shops, post offices, supermarkets and community centres where regular bus services can not serve.

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Where does it go?

Sowerby Bridge, SowerbyBridge Rail Station, Sowerby, Marton Heights, Rawson Road, Norland Boulderclough and Hubberton.


It also serves the housing area east of Tuel Lane.


From 26 January 2015 it will also serve Dean Head.


Map of Ring and Ride Sowerby service area (jpg,330k - opens in new window) 

Who can use it?

The service is available to anyone.

When does it run?

Mondays to Fridays only between 10am and 2pm. There is no service on Saturdays, Sundays or public holidays.

How much does it cost?

  • Adult single fare is £1.50.
  • Adult return fare is £2.

Please pay the driver the exact fare, if possible, or show a valid English National Concessionary passes or Metro pre-paid ticket.

How do I book?

  1. Call the booking line on 07790 114433 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm) and pre-book your journey up to one week before you want to travel. Pre-booked journeys will be given priority. Any 'on the day' travel requests will be accommodated if possible. Please give at least one hour's notice.
  2. Tell us the date and time you wish to travel, the pick-up and drop-off locations and whether you would like a return journey.
  3. Tell us how many of you will be travelling and if there are any specific travel requirements e.g. wheelchair or pushchairs.

Please note: Ring and Ride is a shared service, so you maybe travelling with other users of the service.

Further information

Ring and Ride Sowerby is operated on Metro's behalf by DK Travel, 50 Cambridge Street, Todmorden. OL14 5BN. 01706 812900.

If you would like more information or have any feedback about Metro's Ring and Ride services, please contact Metro by:

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