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Service Changes

Permanent changes to school bus services

Timetable and other changes to school bus services

This page lists changes to school bus services such as timetables or operators. For temporary changes due to roadworks and other disruptions, please see this page.

Last updated 7th July 2020.


C5 and C6 Crossley Heath School - update July 2020

Earlier in the year, we wrote to parents and carers regarding the withdrawal of C6 at the end of the current school year, July 2020.

However, commencing September 2020 First West Yorkshire will continue to operate both routes C5 and C6 on a commercial basis.

The commercialisation of these services will mean that they will no longer be contracted or subsidised by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, which will put them outside of the West Yorkshire Concessionary Travel Scheme. As a result, our Mcard products such as MyDay and Under 19 Weekly and Monthly tickets, will not be accepted.

Cash fares and season tickets: £1.60 per single trip or a weekly season ticket of £14.00 per week purchased from the driver and valid only on routes C5 or C6.

Priority Photcards: will no longer be required, pupils may 'turn up and ride'.

Routes and times: no change to the route taken or the timetable.


Routes PH1, PH2, PH3, PH4, PH5, PH6, PH7 - Prince Henry's Grammar School - deferred until September 2020

The bus companies Connexions and Kilvington of Leeds will begin to operate the above schools services on a commercial basis. It was expected this would begin from the 20th April 2020 but, due to the current Covid-19 situation, this has now been deferred until September 2020.

This means that all current passes including the MyDay and Under 19 Tickets will still remain valid until then.

However, from September, the commercialisation of these services will mean that services will no longer be contracted or subsidised by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority, which will put them outside of the West Yorkshire Concessionary Travel Scheme. As a result, our Mcard products such as MyDay and Under 19 Weekly and Monthly tickets, will not be accepted.

Instead, Connexions and Kilvington of Leeds will be introducing the following fare options:

  • Single trip £1.50 (bought from driver)
  • Weekly £12 (bought from driver)
  • Monthly £50 (bought via the operator)  
  • Termly £180 (bought via the operator)     

Where children are entitled to free travel, their zero fare School Passes will be replaced by Connexions and Kilvington of Leeds zero fare Boarding Passes for the relevant service.

Kilvington of Leeds will operate route PH6, Connexions will operate all other PH routes.

In addition to the journeys provided at the end of the school day, Connexions and Kilvington will be operating additional journeys to accommodate students participating in after-school activities.

All Connexions and Kilvington tickets will be available for use on these services

A letter was sent to all parents/carers with children registered to these services on the 6th February 2020. (View a copy of the letter.)


 

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