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  • Christmas and New Year services on bus and rail

    Bus and rail services in West Yorkshire between Wednesday 24 December 2014 and Friday 2 January 2015

      Christmas 2014 graphics 

     Listed below is a summary of how services are running between 24 December 2014 and 2 January 2015, including bus timetables for the Leeds Elland Road Park and Ride service and bus services running on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

     
    You can find out more details in our Guide to Bus and Train travel in West Yorkshire over Christmas (pdf, 2,324kb) - opens in new window) which also includes further details on how bus and train services are running as well as fares information and the opening hours of MetroLine, our AccessBus Enquiry Line, Bus Stations and Travel Centres.

    Bus services

     

    To find out your last buses on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve use the  Journey Planner.

     

     

    Christmas Eve - Wednesday 24 December: 
    Saturday timetables, with services gradually reducing from 1800.  No service after 2000. 

     
    Christmas Day - Thursday 25 December: 
     Christmas Day bus services timetables (pdf, 269k - opens in new window) 
    Service 113, operating a Saturday service, and some voluntary services in the Keighley area only.

     
    Boxing Day - Friday 26 December:  
    Boxing Day bus services timetables (pdf, 419k - opens in new window)
    There will be half-hourly Boxing Day bus services into Leeds, Huddersfield, Keighley from around Bradford, Castleford, Halifax, Kirklees, Pontefract, Shipley, Wakefield, Wetherby and the Worth Valley.

     
    Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 December:
    Normal service.

     
    Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 December: 
    Saturday timetables, with some exceptions.

     
    New Year's Eve - Wednesday 31 December:
    Saturday timetables with services gradually reducing from 1800.  No service after 2000. No late night buses will operate. 

     
    New Year's Day
    - Thursday 1 January 2015:
    New Year's Day bus services timetables (pdf, 286k opens in new window).
    Only services 93, 113 & 757 will run, and voluntary services in the Kirklees and Leeds areas.

     
    Friday 2 January 2015: 
    Saturday timetables, with some exceptions

     

     Elland Road Park and Ride logoElland Road Park and Ride

    Leeds Elland Road Park and Ride, Christmas timetable (pdf - opens new window)

     

    Sunday 21 December:

    A Special Sunday Christmas shopping service, every 10 minutes from:

    •  1030 - 1700 from Elland Road Park & Ride to Leeds city centre
    •  1040 - 1710 from Leeds city centre to Elland Road Park & Ride.

     
    Monday 22 December until Christmas Eve - Wednesday 24 December:
    Every 10 minutes, from 0700 until 1900.

    Christmas Day and Boxing Day - Thursday 25 and Friday 26 December: 

    No service.

    Saturday 27 December:
    Every 10 minutes, from 0700 until 1900.

    Sunday 28 December:
    No service

    Monday 29 December until New Year’s Eve - Wednesday 31 December:
    Every 10 minutes, from 0700 until 1900.

    New Year’s Day – Thursday 1 January 2015:
    No service

    Friday 2 January 2015:
    Every 10 minutes, from 0700 until 1900.

     

     

     


     

     

     National Rail Enquiries logoTrain services

    Train services over Christmas and New Year are normally very busy, so please book in advance and reserve a seat if you are planning a long journey.

     

    Remember to double-check all your train journey details using the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner

     

     Christmas Eve - Wednesday 24 December:
    Normal service which will gradually reduce from 2000.  No service after 2200.

     
    Christmas Day andBoxing Day - Thursday 25 and Friday 26 December:
    No service.

     
    Saturday 27 December: 
    Some early morning cancellations before 0730, then a normal Saturday service, subject to engineering work.

     
    Sunday 28 December:  
    Normal service subject to engineering work.

     

     Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 December
    Normal services except East Coast who will operate an hourly service.

     
    New Year's Eve - Wednesday 31 December 2014: 
    Normal service which will gradually stop running after 2000 with no general services after 2200. However overnight / early morning services to Manchester Airport will run.

     

     New Year's Day - Thursday 1 January 2015:
    Some early morning cancellations before 0730, then a Thursday service will operate with the following exceptions:

    • Grand Central - no service.
    • East Coast - hourly service all day between West Yorkshire and London
    • East Midlands Trains will operate no morning journeys from West Yorkshire to London, however return evening journeys will operate
    • First TransPennine Express - reduced services between York, Leeds and Manchester.

      

     Friday 2 January 2015

    Normal service except East Coast who will operate an hourly service.

     

     


     

    Check before travelling

    You can check for any last minute changes to your journey: 
    •  Metro's Journey Planner.
    • MetroLine on 0113 245 7676.
    • Staffed bus and rail stations.
    • Real-time bus departures, yournextbus.
    • Metro AccessBus service, call 0113 348 1903.
    • For the latest information on all rail services call National Rail (opens in a new window) on 08457 48 49 50 as Network Rail will be undertaking enginnering work on a number of routes.

     

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