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New Bus Routes

New bus journeys funded by the council to start this weekend A raft of new bus journeys are set to…

By Keith Teale , in About Cottingham , at January 25, 2024

New bus journeys funded by

the council to start this weekend

A raft of new bus journeys are set to launch across the East Riding from this weekend thanks to funding from East Riding of Yorkshire Council.
Extra runs are being added to the routes of nine bus services that already carry passengers, together with the creation of three brand new services, starting from Sunday 28 January.
They include new daytime, evening or weekend journeys, including services running in the Bridlington, Beverley, Withernsea, Driffield, South Cave, Hessle and Pocklington areas.
The improvements have been made possible thanks to the council being awarded Government funding of £2.4m over two years from the Department for Transport through its Bus Service Improvement Plan Plus (BSIP+) programme.

All the services are operated by East Yorkshire buses.
The new journeys follow extra evening and weekend improvements already made to six bus services in November.
Councillor Paul West, the council’s cabinet member for environment and transport said: “I’m delighted we can make these extra journeys possible for the benefit of passengers travelling across the East Riding.

“We hope they will make a real difference to people who rely on buses to get around and be well used.”
The new bus journeys are:
    •    Service 136 Driffield – Beeford – Skipsea – Bridlington, starting Sunday January 28 
New Sunday service, with three journeys in each direction. Departing Bridlington at 0915, 1415 and 1650 and departing Driffield at 1030, 1530 and 1805.

    •    Service 71 Withernsea – Easington, starting Sunday 28 January 
New Sunday service, with four journeys in each direction. Departing Withernsea at 0930, 1130, 1330 and 1530, and departing Easington at 1035, 1235, 1435 & 1635. From Easter this service will be extended to Kilnsea and The Spurn Discovery Centre.

    •    Service 75 Withernsea – Hedon – Hull, starting Monday 29 January 
There will be additional evening journeys. The 1847 and 2047 from Withernsea to Hull and the 2010 and 2210 from Hull to Withernsea will now run Monday to Saturday.

    •    Service 150 North Ferriby – Swanland – Hessle, starting Monday 29 January 
The timetable and route remain unchanged, but the service will now operate daily Monday to Friday.

    •    New service 144 South Cave – Brough – North Ferriby – Swanland – Beverley, starting Tuesday 30 January 
New Tuesday and Thursday off-peak shopping service to Beverley. Departing South Cave 0930, Elloughton/Brough 0939, Welton 0949, North Ferriby 0959, Swanland 1004, arriving in Beverley at 1030. Returning at 1300 from Beverley.

    •    New service 544 Pocklington – Warter – Driffield, starting Thursday 1 February 
New Thursday off-peak shopping service to Driffield. Departing Pocklington 0930, Warter 0942, North Dalton 0949, Tibthorpe 0955, arriving in Driffield at 1010. Returning at 1325 from Driffield. 
In addition East Yorkshire buses will run a service from Driffield to Pocklington. Departing Driffield 1015, Tibthorpe 1030, North Dalton 1036, Warter 1043, arriving in Pocklington at 1055. Returning at 1240 from Pocklington.

    •    Service 504 Bridlington – Buckton/Bempton, starting Friday 2 February 
New Friday/Saturday evening service at 1900 from Bempton to Bridlington, returning at 2310. The return journey is extended to Flamborough and North Landing. 
New Saturday/Sunday daytime service at 0912, 1112, 1312 and 1512 from Bempton to Bridlington returning at 1040, 1240, 1440 and 1640 from Bridlington.

    •    New service 513 Bridlington Town Evening Service, starting Friday 2 February 
New Friday/Saturday evening service at 1830 and then hourly until 2230 from Bridlington, serving West Hill, New Pasture Lane and Bridlington Old Town.

    •    Service 525 Beverley Town – Grovehill Service, starting Friday 2 February 
New Friday/Saturday evening service, with three evening journeys. Departing Beverley at 2000, 2100 and 2200, serving Grovehill Road, Holme Church Lane & Flemingate. Please note buses will remain on Grovehill Road and not follow the daytime 525 route on Swinemoor Estate.

    •    Service 142 Cherry Burton – Beverley, starting Friday 2 February 
New Friday/Saturday evening service at 1940 from Cherry Burton to Beverley, returning at 2315.

    •    Service 180 Skidby – Walkington – Beverley, starting Friday 2 February 
New Friday/Saturday evening service from Skidby 1900, Little Weighton 1906 and Walkington 1914 to Beverley, returning at 2230.

    •    Service 121 Hull – Beverley – Driffield – Bridlington, starting Saturday 3 February 
There will be additional off-peak Saturday journeys between Beverley and Bridlington, to give a half-hourly off-peak service.