Bus and train service updates

West Yorkshire Metro is strongly urging people to consider whether their journey is necessary before using public transport.

West Yorkshire Metro has published an update on transport capacity urging people to only use their bus and train services for essential travel.

The service remains focused on ensuring key workers and those who need to travel to work can get where they need to be during the COVID-19 pandemic.

To maintain social-distancing for passengers and transport staff it remains essential that people only travel where necessary and work from home where possible.

Those who do need to travel are being asked to pay by contactless and wear a face covering where possible, wash their hands before and after their journey and avoid peak times or consider cycling and walking as an alternative to using the car or public transport.

Bus services are currently subject to short notice changes in response to the COVID-19 situation. This may mean our bus stop, real time and journey planner information may not be as accurate as normal. Please check for the latest travel information on this page. 

For regular updates to bus and rail services see the West Yorkshire metro website: 

Concessionary Travel Pass Holders
They are  urging concessionary travel pass holders not to travel and to consider other ways they can access shops and services. The normal rule limiting concessionary travel until after 9.30am is due to be restored today Monday1 June to help manage the capacity available on the network. Pass holders who have a pass due for renewal can renew online at wymetro.com. Those pass holders who cannot renew online may continue to use their expired pass until 28 June 2020.

The Combined Authority and transport operators are observing the latest Government advice on hygiene precautions and are asking that  everyone to be mindful of the government recommendations with regard to hygiene and social distancing.


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