We're ringing the changes from July 24...

From Sunday, July 24 2011 a large number of changes will be implemented to our network across Yorkshire. These changes come as a result of customer feedback and demand and are aimed at improving our network on the whole.

If you wish to view the full schedule and also full route description of each affected service, then please refer to our 'Schedules & Maps' section of this website.

The following service changes and revisions will be implemented from Sunday, July 24 2011:

Line 8 Worsbrough Dale - Barnsley. The Monday - Saturday 4.30pm departure from Barnsley Interchange will now depart at 4.40pm and run 10 minutes later throughout.

Line 8A Ward Green - Barnsley. The Monday - Friday 7.18am departure from Barnsley to Ward Green and return will be withdrawn, due to low demand.

Line 14 Gilroyd - Barnsley. Changes to journeys at peak times, to improve reliability.

Line 18 Staincross - Barnsley. Replaced by changes to line 97 (see below).

NEW Line 23/23A Penistone or Millhouse Green - Barnsley. This new service will run between Barnsley and Penistone (23/23A) or Millhouse Green (23A) and serve Dodworth, Gilroyd, Hood Green, Crane Moor, Thurgoland, Wortley, Deepcar, Bolsterstone, Stocksbridge, Midhopestones and Cubley. Line 23 will operate during the daytime Monday - Saturday, with line 23A operating during the evening and on Sundays, with an extended route beyond Penistone to Millhouse Green.

NEW Line 24 Denby Dale - Barnsley. This new service will run between Barnsley and Denby Dale and serve Dodworth, Gilroyd, Hood Green, Thurgoland, Green Moor, Oxspring, Penistone, Ingbirchworth and Upper Denby. Line 24 will operate during the daytime Monday - Saturday. Line 24 also replaces former line 301 between Penistone and Ingbirchworth.

NEW Line 25/25A/25B Holmfirth - Penistone. This new service will run between Penistone and Holmfirth and serve Thurlstone, Millhouse Green, Flouch, Crow Edge, Victoria, Dunford Bridge and Hade Edge. Line 25 will operate during the daytime, Monday - Sunday, with lines 25A/25B operating on schooldays at school times only.

Line 52 Newstead - Barnsley. This service is withdrawn.

Line 57 East Dene - Rotherham. Following customer requests, the 7.20am departure from Eastwood, The Cranworth Hotel will now depart at 7.15am and run 5 minutes earlier throughout, arriving in Rotherham Interchange at 7.34am rather than 7.39am.

NEW Line 72 Chapeltown - Manvers. This new service will run between Chapeltown and Manvers, and serve Burncross, High Green, Tankersley, Hoyland, Hemmingfield, Cortonwood Retail Park and Wath. Line 72 will operate during the daytime, Monday - Saturday.

NEW Line 92/92A Crow Edge - Barnsley. This new service will run between Barnsley and Crow Edge and serve Gawber, Barnsley District General Hospital, Barugh Green, Higham, Cawthorne, Silkstone, Hoylandswaine, Penistone, Thurlstone and Millhouse Green. Line 92 will operate daily, from early in the morning until late in the evening. Line 92A will follow the same route as line 92, although will additionally serve Cannon Hall Country Park during the daytime on Sundays.

Line 94 Wilthorpe - Barnsley. Rerouted in Wilthorpe to run via Rowland Road, Huddersfield and Queens Drive instead of Greenfoot Lane and Wilthorpe Avenue. Frequency increased to every 20 minutes during Monday - Friday daytimes.

Line 96 Wakefield - Barnsley. Minor time changes will be implemented to improve reliability. Line 96 will now serve Barnsley District General Hospital, operating via Victoria Road, Gawber Road and Redbrook Road to Claycliffe Roundabout. Huddersfield Road will now be served by revised line 97. Line 96 will now also call at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park visitor centre.

Line 96A Kexborough - Barnsley. The schedule is completely revised to improve reliability.

Line 97 Wakefield - Barnsley. Minor time changes will be implemented to improve reliability. Line 97 will no longer serve Barnsley District General Hospital or Spark Lane. Instead line 97 will operate directly to Darton via Huddersfield Road before then serving Church Street and Darton Lane before returning to the same present route at Greenside in Mapplewell. Line 97 also replaces line 18 around the Windhill Estate in Staincross, before then continuing on the present route to Wakefield via Hall Green.

NEW Line 201 Chapeltown - Stocksbridge. This new service will run between Chapeltown and Stocksbridge and serve Thorncliffe Industrial Estate, Wentworth Park Industrial Estate, Tankersley, Deepcar and Stocksbridge. Line 201 will operate Monday - Friday daytimes.

NEW Line 202 Broomhill - Barnsley. This new service will run between Barnsley and Broomhill and serve Kendray, Stairfoot, Aldham House and Wombwell. This service will combine with line 203 to provide a hourly Monday - Saturday daytime service between Wombwell and Barnsley via Aldham House. Line 202 operates Monday - Saturday daytimes.

NEW Line 203 Doncaster - Barnsley. This new service will run between Barnsley and Doncaster and serve Kendray, Stairfoot, Aldham House, Wombwell, Brampton, Middlecliffe, Billingley, Goldthorpe, Thurnscoe, Clayton, Hooton Pagnell, Pickburn, Highfields and Scawthorpe. This service will combine with line 202 to provide a hourly Monday - Saturday daytime service between Wombwell and Barnsley via Aldham House. Line 203 operates Monday - Saturday daytimes.

NEW Line 257 Deepcar - Holmfirth. This new service will run between Deepcar and Holmfirth twice a day on Sundays. This is as a result of passenger feedback and requests regarding the lack of bus service from Sheffield to Holmfirth. Further connections will be required between Deepcar and Sheffield for passengers travelling to and from Sheffield. For further details about these services that are provided by alternative operators, please contact Traveline on Rotherham (01709) 51 51 51. Lines are open 7am-10pm daily.

NEW Line 268 Hillsborough - Wharncliffe Side. This new service will run between Hillsborough and Wharncliffe Side and serve Wisewood, Wadsley Park, Middlewood, Oughtibridge and Wharncliffe Side. Line 268 will operate Monday - Friday daytimes.

Line 300 Penistone - Millhouse Green. The schedule is fully revised to improve reliability and connections with other services from Penistone, Market Place.

Line 301 Penistone - Ingbirchworth. Replaced by changes to line 24 (see above).

NEW Line 956 Cannon Hall - Huddersfield. This new summer school holiday service will run between Cannon Hall and Huddersfield, 3 times a day on on each subsequent Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays between July 26 and August 26, 2011 only. This service is funded by Metro.

Line X10 Meadowhall - Barnsley. This service will run 10 minutes later throughout the day.

If you require any further information, please contact customer services. Schedules are available to download from this website for all above services listed, or available to pick up from your local SYPTE Travel Information Centre from July 11, 2011. Alternatively you can contact Traveline on (01709) 515151.

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