Bus service changes and news

Latest news and notifications of planned changes to bus routes and timetables.

John Smith and Son Ltd - school bus service disruption from 17 January

Bus operator John Smith and Son Ltd has told us that it will not be in a position to operate its county council contracts from Thursday 17 January 2019.

Details will be provided on this page for services from Monday 4 March. For any queries relating to the home to school contracts listed below please contact integrated passenger transport on 01609 780780.

The following arrangements have been put in place to cover home to school transport services on an emergency basis.

Home to school transport services from Monday 21 January to Friday 22 February

Service number

Route description

New operator

Contact details  

865H

Dalton - Topcliffe CE School

Morse Coaches

01347 878969

832H

Thormanby - Dalton - Thirsk School

Morse Coaches

01347 878969

863H

Thormanby - Great Thirkleby - Sessay Primary School

PNP Coaches

01765 635262

857H

Howe - Sandhutton - Carlton Minniot CP School

Atkinson's Coaches

01765 658266

843H

Ripon - Dishforth - Topcliffe - Thirsk School

H Atkinson & Sons

01609 882222

841H

Allenbrooke Barracks - Thirsk Shool

Atkinson's Coaches

01765 658266

840H

Middleton Quernhow - Rainton - Thirsk School

Transdev Harrogate

01423 566061

839H

Low Swainby - Sinderby - Thirsk School

Winn Bros

01609 775497

838H

Kirby Wiske - Thirsk School

Winn Bros

01609 775497

836H

Upsall - Borrowby - Thirsk School

H Atkinson & Sons

01609 882222

834H

Boltby - Thirlby - Thirsk School

Hodgsons Coaches

01833 630730

833H

Thirkleby - Thirsk School

H Atkinson & Sons

01609 882222

826H

North Otterington - Kirby Wiske - Northallerton School

Woodman Inn Taxis

01325 377504

816H

South Otterington - Northallerton School

K A Taxis Thirsk

01845 522685

North Yorkshire County Council supported local bus service

A replacement local bus service will be operating with effect from Monday 28 January 2019.

Service number Route description

150

Thirsk - Ripon (Monday and Thursday only)

Commercial local bus services

John Smith and Son Ltd also operate the following service on a commercial basis. The council has no role in the provision of this service, which will cease operating from Thursday 17 January 2019.

Service number Route description

170

Northallerton - Thirsk - Ripon (school days only)

    Forthcoming changes to routes and timetables

     View the most up to date changes to local bus services here (pdf / 51 KB).

    Please note, full timetables for these changes will be available on our timetable information page from the date of change and should be available from the bus operators ten days before the date of change.

    Further information

    Free concessionary bus passes are not valid on these leisure bus services when boarding in North Yorkshire:

    Service Route Date
    822 Selby - York - Ripon - Fountains Abbey - Pateley Bridge - Grassington Summer Sundays and bank holidays
    825 Harrogate - Brimham Rocks - Fountains Abbey - Ripon Summer Sundays and bank holidays
    830 Preston - Lancaster - Ingleton - Ribblehead - Hawes -  Reeth - Richmond Summer Sundays and bank holidays
    830 Middlesbrough - Darlington - Richmond - Reeth - Hawes Summer Sundays and bank holidays
    831 Hawes - Settle Summer Sundays and bank holidays
    833 Lancaster - Bentham - Ingleton - Clapham - Slaidburn - Clitheroe Summer Sundays and bank holidays
    859 Richmond - Leyburn Summer Sundays and bank holidays
    881 Malham - Settle - Ingleton Summer Sundays and bank holidays

    Please be aware that some local bus services in North Yorkshire will be affected over the Bank Holiday period.

    Some services will run at different times during the holiday period for full details please contact the operator or phone traveline on: 0871 200 22 33.

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    We are working hard to ensure that local bus services are fully accessible to all. For further detailed information about accessibility please contact the local bus operator prior to travel.