School bus service changes and disruptions

Changes to school bus services

Last updated 12th July, 2018     

Garden Road/Lightcliffe Road, Brighouse - P5 St Joseph's Primary School

Road Closure - 9th July to 29th July, 2018

Gas works at the junction of the above named roads will mean a full closure to all traffic. Route P5 to St. Joseph's Primary School in Brighouse will divert via Waterloo Road and Halifax Road from now until the end of the school year, July 2018.

Town Street, Yeadon Road Closure - Route PH6 Prince Henry Grammar School - July 2nd to July 27th, 2018.

This road will be closed due to gas works taking place between Monday July 2nd until Friday 27th July, 2018. This will mean the bus will divert via Harper Lane and will omit High Street and Town Street.

Major Roadworks Between Toller Lane - White Abbey Road- Westgate 29th May to 11th August, 2018 - B16 St. Bede's and St. Joseph's Catholic College

Water mains replacement work will take place from the southern end of Toller Lane near to Carlisle Road all the way along White Abbey Road to Drewton Road in the centre of Bradford. These works will take place in three separate phases and will mean route B16 will be diverted as follows.

  • Phase One: Toller Lane 29th May to 21st June

PM trip will operate from both sites as usual as far as Heaton Road, then divert via Oak Lane/St Mary's Road/Skinner Lane/Conduit Road then onto Carlisle Road and re-join the usual route from Whetley Hill.

  • Phase Two: Whetley Hill to White Abbey Road 21st June to 16th July

PM trip will operate as usual as far as Toller Lane, then divert via Carlisle Road, Lumb Lane then re-join the usual route at Westgate. This means the full length of Whetley Hill and White Abbey Road will not be served. All stops on the diversion will be observed.

  • Phase Three: White Abbey Road to Westgate 16th July to 11th August

PM trip will operate as far as Toller Lane, then divert via Carlisle Road, Lumb Lane then Bowland Road linking to Manningham Lane, then Manningham Lane, Drewton Road to re-join the usual route at Westgate. This means the full length of Whetley Hill, White Abbey Road and Westgate as far as Drewton Road will not be served. All stops on the diversion will be observed.

Note: the dates for each phase may be subject to change depending upon the progression of the works. Pupils may alight at any bus stop on the diversionary routes. These diversions only affect the PM trip inbound toward Bradford, the AM trip is not affected.

Roadworks at Pool Bank New Road - Prince Henry's Grammar School - Route PH15 from 8th May, 2018

The culvert works taking place along Pool Bank Road (the stretch leading toward Pool in Wharfedale from Leeds Road) with two way traffic lights were expected to have finished by 6th July. We understand that these will now continue throughout July. Therefore PH15 will continue with the amended AM timetable until the end of this school year as per below.

Bramhope Kings Road 07:15, Old Bramhope Lane 07:23, Pool in Wharfedale 0743, School arrive 08:15

Long Term Roadworks at Mytholmroyd - Calder High School/New College Huddersfield - Amended Timetable 

We are aware of the environmental works that are taking place along Burnley Road, Mytholmroyd, until February, 2020 and that some services have been delayed. As a consequence, some timetables will be amended commencing Monday 29th January, 2018. Please see this document for full timetables.

In summary, services affected are: Calder High School C86, C87, C88, C89, C97, Huddersfield New College NC1 and Colden/Heptonstall Junior Schools P87.  

WYCA and First West Yorkshire thank you for your patience and for any inconvenience this will cause you.  

Roadworks - Saxton Gardens/Flax Place - DY20 and DY21 Bishop Young Academy

Due to works taking place for the installation of the District heating project, services DY20 and DY21 will be unable to operate along the above named roads. Both services will will start and terminate at Easy Road (near to the Captain's Table Cafe) from the 25th June until 1st August, 2018.


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