First Bus increases Stourton Park & Ride frequency to support festive travel season

First Bus is increasing the frequency of services on the Stourton Park & Ride in Leeds to support growing travel in the lead up to the festive season.

From Friday 24 November 2023 services will operate up to every 20 minutes on Thursday-Saturday with a Sunday timetable also reintroduced, operating 10am-4pm.

Evening services have been extended with the last buses from the city centre to Stourton returning at 9pm (Thursday and Friday) and 9:14pm on Saturday.

The increase in frequency will remain in place until Friday 22 December.

Kayleigh Ingham, Commercial Director of First Bus in North & West Yorkshire, said:

“We know that Leeds becomes an even bigger attraction for visitors and local people at this time of year. There’s so much to discover and enjoy in the city and we anticipate increasing demand for our services in the coming weeks.

“We want to help ensure customers are able to travel easily and comfortably over the festive season. Parking is free at the site and we and have made this decision to increase frequencies to support everyone who’s planning to come into the city and experience its leisure and entertainment.”

Full details of the timetables can be found by visiting the Metro website


This post is based on a press release issued by First Bus


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