School bus service changes and disruptions

Changes to school bus services

Last updated 12th April, 14:00

B6112 Stainland Road between Salterhebble and West Vale - 15th April to 23rd June 2019. 

Affecting some services to Brooksbank College, NHGS, All Saints College, Crossley Heath School, Huddersfield New College.

Gas works will be taking place on this road on the above dates and will mean various school services will have to divert during term time.

In summary, the closure means that most services travelling toward Halifax will operate as usual. Services travelling toward West Vale will divert via the A629 then Via Elland Bridge. The NC1, however, will divert both inbound and outbound as the junction with Wakefield Road is fully closed.

All Saints College

C78 AM: will divert via A629 to Brighouse, exit via Exley Lane, Park Road, Elland Bridge, Briggate, Huddersfield Road to to stop D (behind B and M store) then as per normal route.

C78 PM: No diversion, operates as usual.


Brooksbank School

C34 and C36 AM: will operate via Elland by pass and Elland Bridge, omitting West Vale.

C36 PM: No diversion, operates as usual.


Crossley Heath School

C5 and C6 AM:  No diversion, operates as usual.

C6 PM: As usual route, then divert via A629, exit Exley Lane, then through Elland via Elland Bridge, Briggate, Riorges Link, Victoria Road, Jepson lane, Long Wall, Saddleworth Road to West Vale then the usual route thereafter.


North Halifax Grammar School

M08 and M09 AM: No diversion, operates as usual

M08 PM: As per the usual route then divert via A629 exit Exley Lane, then via Elland Bridge, Huddersfield Road, Riorges Link, Victoria Road, Jepson Lane, Long Wall, then to Greetland and the usual route thereafter.

M09 PM: Similar as M08 above via A629 etc to West Vale, then circle back along to Elland and continue to Rastrick and Brighouse as usual.


Huddersfield New College

NC1 AM: as per usual route to Skircoat Green Road, then divert left onto Dudwell Lane to the A629 then along A629 to exit at Exley Lane, then Park Road, Elland Bridge, Briggate, Riorges Link, then toward West Vale (via Victoria Road, Jepson Lane, Long Wall) then Saddleworth Road, right at the lights, sharp right again onto Rochdale Road to circle back toward Elland and as per the usual route. Therefore Copley/Wakefield Road will be omitted.

NC1 PM: in reverse of the diversion above- operate as per the usual route to West Vale, then circle back toward Elland, Elland Bridge, join the A629 to Dudwell Lane then Skircoat Green Road as per the usual route. Therefore Wakefield Road/Copley will be omitted.

Tinshill Road - closed Tuesday 19th March to 24th April

Tinshill Road will be closed northbound only between its junction with Tinshill Lane and Wood Hill Road on the above dates. The following routes will be diverted:- 

SM24 Menston St. Mary's School PM trip only: as usual route to Station Road, then divert via Tinshill Lane, Otley Old Road, Green Lane ending at Kirkwood Drive. AM trip not affected.

CH7 Cardinal Heenan PM trip only: as usual route to Silk Mill Drive, then divert via Woodnook Drive, back along Tinshill Lane, Otley Old Road, Tinshill Road, Moseley Wood Approach to Green Lane then as the usual route. AM trip not affected

PH3 Prince Henry School AM trip: Revised. Due to limited vehicular access at Carr Bridge Drive, Tinshill Lane will now be omitted. This route will just start at Wood Hill Road. Tinshill Lane riders are advised to board at Otley Old Road. PM trip not affected.

AG7 Abbey Grange School PM trip: as usual to Otley Old Road then divert by carrying straight along Otley Old Road, left onto Tinshill Lane, then re-join the usual route from Wood Hill Road. AM trip not effected.

 Long term roadworks, Mytholmroyd

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

In summary, services affected are: Calder High School C83, 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.


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