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M Travel update

28 April 2017

Services being picked up by other operators.

Bus company M Travel will have it operating licence revoked from Saturday 29 April.

All school services currently run by MTravel will be covered by other operators from Tuesday 2 May when schools return. (Download list of new operators - PDF 205KB) 

On local commercial bus services, a new operator Stanley Gath will take over the following services on a commercial basis;

  • Service 183 Wakefield to Pontefract 
  • Service 134 – Pontefract to Castleford via Junction 32 (now operating until approximately 14:00 Monday – Friday, normal service on Saturdays)
  • Services 487/488/489 Knottingley - Pontefract via Chequerfield (Some journeys withdrawn after 1400. The Saturday service to Broomhill Estate will be withdrawn).

Full timetables will be available on this site when we receive them from the operator.

All services run under contract for West Yorkshire Combined Authority have been replaced and will start from Tuesday 2 May operating the same routes and timetables as now:

  • Service 30/39 Pontefract - Upton – Hemsworth – will be run by CT Plus
  • Service 49 Pontefract - Lower Ackworth – will be run by CT Plus
  • 134 evenings – will be run by Arriva (operating as services 410/411)
You can find out more about the new 410 and 411 services from the Arriva website (opens in new tab).

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