wymetro.com Archives - 23 August 2014, Saturday

  • Electrical supply issues at Leeds Rail Station | Train alerts

    wymetro.com 03 Apr '13, 2pm

    Changes & disruptions > Train alerts > Electrical supply issues at Leeds Rail Station Listen to this page Electrical supply issues at Leeds Rail Station 3 April 2013 All services through Leeds Rail Station CLEARED Power has been restored to non-train areas of the station, and the stat...

  • Delays between West Yorkshire & London Kings Cross | Train alerts

    wymetro.com 03 Apr '13, 9am

    Journeys between London Kings Cross and Doncaster may be delayed by up to 90 minutes Some East Coast trains from London will not call at Newark North Gate Grand Central and First Hull Trains services from London will call additionally at Newark North Gate Coaches are running between G...

  • Sowerby Bridge-Wharf Street (Calderdale) | Bus alerts

    wymetro.com 30 Mar '13, 3pm

    Changes & disruptions > Bus alerts > Sowerby Bridge-Wharf Street (Calderdale) Listen to this page Sowerby Bridge-Wharf Street (Calderdale) 30 March 2013 Wharf Street at the junction of Tuel Lane has been closed by the police following a road accident. Services 579 and 560 are suspende...

  • Yournextbus FAQs: What does my returned message mean? | yournextbus

    wymetro.com 30 Mar '13, 2pm

    Listen to this page Yournextbus FAQs: What does my returned message mean? Making sense of the messages you get from the yournextbus service The website, your returned text message, your WAP screen and the electronic yournextbus display at your bus stop all show the same basic informat...

  • What is yournextbus? | yournextbus

    wymetro.com 30 Mar '13, 2pm

    Yournextbus is Metro's bus departure times service, it uses GPS satellite technology to track the location of buses in West and South Yorkshire. This means you can find out the scheduled or real-time for any bus, at any stop. You can get bus departure times by text message or on this ...

  • Changes to bus and train times over Easter | News stories

    wymetro.com 28 Mar '13, 3pm

    Bus and train services will change over the Easter weekend. Some services may also be affected by roadworks or rail engineering - please see our bus alerts and train alerts pages. AccessBus Enquiry Line, Travel Centres at Bradford Interchange, Castleford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds ...

  • New rail franchise schedule will help progress to a locally-controlled network for the north of England

    Rail re-franchising resumes | News stories

    wymetro.com 26 Mar '13, 4pm

    Metro's Director General, Kieran Preston, has welcomed the news that the Department for Transport is set to resume its rail re-franchising process. Problems with the West Coast Mail Line franchise process in 2012 put a halt to all open franchising competitions, but the DfT has now ann...

  • Seacroft – South Parkway (Leeds) | Bus alerts |

    wymetro.com 25 Mar '13, 9am

    Services 4, 4A, 11 and 16 POSTPONED : Each weekday from Monday 25 March until Tuesday 23 April between 9.30am and 5pm, services will divert from South Parkway between Foundry Lane and York Road due to roadworks. During this time services 4, 4A, 11 and 16 will divert via Foundry Lane, ...

  • Dirsruptions to/from London Kings Cross | Train alerts

    wymetro.com 25 Mar '13, 6am

    Over-running engineering works at Oakleigh Park means a reduced East Coast service is running between London Kings Cross and Leeds: Trains from London Kings Cross to Leeds at 5 minutes past each hour ( including the 08:03, 09:03 and 10:03) are cancelled. Trains from Leeds to London Ki...

  • Chairman's 'disappointment at fares increase' | News stories

    wymetro.com 18 Mar '13, 1pm

    Metro Chairman Cllr James Lewis has given his reaction to the anouncement by First West Yorkshire that they will be increasing many fares from Monday 1 April. “At a time when most people are feeling financially squeezed and want to see better value for money from their bus fares it is...

  • Review says Leeds trolleybus plans are ‘innovative’ & ‘cutting edge’ | News stories | Metro

    Review says Leeds trolleybus plans are ‘innovative’ & ‘cutting edge’ | News stories | Metro

    wymetro.com 12 Mar '13, 3pm

    An article in Spring issue of the Yorkshire Post's Vision magazine says that Leeds’ planned New Generation Transport trolleybus system has been described as ‘an innovative project and as the first of its type in the UK in recent years, is at the cutting edge of transport provision’. T...

  • Ovenden - Nursery Lane | Bus alerts

    wymetro.com 06 Mar '13, 8am

    Service 513, 600 Nursery Lane will be closed at its junction with Keighley Road on Wednesday 6 March between 8am and 5pm while resurfacing works take place. Service 513 will divert via Ovenden Way. Service 600 will operate via Nursery Lane turning at Keighley Road end, Nursery Lane th...

  • Guiseley - short-notice roadworks | Bus alerts

    wymetro.com 03 Mar '13, 7pm

    Owing to short-notice roadworks, services towards Otley/Guiseley in Guiseley are being diverted. service 33 is not observing Guisley Morrisons, but turning onto The Green, Oxford Road to normal route service 33A is not observing Guisley Morrisons, but turning onto Queensway and Oxford...

  • New work at @YSPsculpture investigates the relationship waiting, being and moving. haha.

    Latest addition at Yorkshire Sculpture Park | News stories

    wymetro.com 01 Mar '13, 1pm

    ‘Steel and perspex form with resting points,’ is one of the names of the newest installation at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. Critics have described the work as utilitarian in its leaning towards usefulness rather than beauty or ornamentation like the oeuvre of Mary Oros or Andy Fenne...

  • Put trains in local hands, says Metro Chairman | News stories

    wymetro.com 19 Feb '13, 10am

    Putting control of railway franchises into local hands is one of the ways to address rail passengers’ dissatisfaction with services and conditions says Metro Chairman Cllr James Lewis. Cllr Lewis was responding to news that a report by consumer organisation Which? found that more than...

  • REMINDER Family DayRovers provide a money-saving half-term day out for up to 5 people for just £11 -

    Make the most of half-term with money-saving tickets | News stories

    wymetro.com 18 Feb '13, 1pm

    With the half-term holidays getting underway, Metro is reminding passengers of the great money-saving tickets on offer for use on almost any bus or train service in West Yorkshire, regardless of the operator. Metro Family DayRover, priced at just £11, can be used on buses and trains t...

  • Electrical problems affecting services across the north | Train alerts

    wymetro.com 13 Feb '13, 8pm

    Changes & disruptions > Train alerts > Electrical problems affecting services across the north Listen to this page Electrical problems affecting services across the north 13 February 2013 Train services across the north of England are being affected by power supply issues, with delays...

  • Renew Passes now, Metro warns | News stories

    wymetro.com 07 Feb '13, 12pm

    With just a few weeks to go, Metro is reminding people whose English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) passes expire in March, to renew now or potentially miss out on free bus travel. “We’re pleased that over 100,000 people across West Yorkshire have renewed their passes si...

  • VIEWS? Metro is inviting comments on plans for the renewal of Castleford Bus Station. More info & pics at

    Castleford Bus Station Proposals | News stories

    wymetro.com 07 Feb '13, 12pm

    Working with Wakefield Council, Metro has drawn up plans that include an enclosed waiting area, CCTV coverage, real time information, a retail outlet and public toilets. People can find out more about the proposals and how they can submit their comments now through the Castleford Bus ...

  • Travel Centre Advisor Halifax Post Ref PS/PI10m | Current job vacancies

    wymetro.com 07 Feb '13, 10am

    Metro's work > Job vacancies > Current job vacancies > Travel Centre Advisor Halifax Post Ref PS/PI10m Listen to this page Travel Centre Advisor Halifax Post Ref PS/PI10m Grade 2/3 SP9-14 £13,020 - £15,868 per annum (Pro rata). This post is 21.7 hours per week over a 2 week rota which...

  • Administration Assistant Post Ref. PS/FA11c | Current job vacancies

    wymetro.com 07 Feb '13, 10am

    Metro's work > Job vacancies > Current job vacancies > Administration Assistant Post Ref. PS/FA11c Listen to this page Administration Assistant Post Ref. PS/FA11c Grade 2 SP9-11 £13,020 - £14,107 per annum. This Post is Maternity cover. Closing date 19 February 2013. You will provide ...

  • HR Advisor Employee Relations Post Ref. CS/CD7ad | Current job vacancies

    wymetro.com 05 Feb '13, 1pm

    At Metro, we place our employees at the centre of everything we do. We now need an experienced HR Advisor to join our Employee Relations team. The successful candidate will support the implementation and monitoring of the delivery of Metro’s HR/People Strategy focussing on employee re...

  • Leeds - Victoria Road (Bridgewater Place) | Bus alerts

    wymetro.com 30 Jan '13, 1pm

    Services 1, 117, 202, 203, 220, 221, 222 & 481 Victoria Road at Bridgewater Place is currently closed to high-sided vehicles owing to high winds. Inbound services are being diverted via Great Wilson Street, Meadow Lane, Bridge End and Swinegate to Bishopsgate Street and normal route. ...

  • Renew Passes now, Metro warns | News stories

    wymetro.com 29 Jan '13, 5pm

    With just a few weeks to go, Metro is reminding people whose English National Concessionary Travel Scheme (ENCTS) passes expire in March, to renew now or potentially miss out on free bus travel. “We’re pleased that over 100,000 people across West Yorkshire have renewed their passes si...

  • Ovenden - Nursery Lane | Bus alerts

    wymetro.com 29 Jan '13, 4pm

    Nursery Lane will be closed for emergency roadworks all day on Wednesday 30 January.. Service 513 will divert via Ovenden Way in both directions. Service 600 will turn round at Nursery Lane end on Ovenden Way and return via Ovenden Way to Ovenden Road.

  • Leeds bus review | Buses services review

    wymetro.com 29 Jan '13, 1pm

    Metro is currently reviewing tendered bus services in the Leeds area. Tendered bus services are those which Metro wholly or partly funds. Most bus services in the Leeds area are operated commercially and will not be affected by Metro’s review. Consultation on our proposed changes is n...

  • Engineering work affecting trans-Pennine services between Manchester and Liverpool | Train alerts

    wymetro.com 27 Jan '13, 11am

    For full details of these changes and the impact on journeys, please use the National Rail Enquiries Journey Planner . Huddersfield Line: services to and from Liverpool Lime Street Due to long term, planned engineering work services between Birchwood and Manchester, services to and fr...

  • NEWS Funding applications sought for adult cycling initiatives in West Yorkshire

    Funding available for West Yorkshire cycling projects | News stories

    wymetro.com 24 Jan '13, 3pm

    Voluntary and community organisations in West Yorkshire are being invited to apply for grants for adult cycling projects. go:cycling has Delegated Fund grants of up to £10,000 money available for cycling projects that encourage people to use cycling in their day-to-day lives, take up ...

  • Devolved transport funding welcomed | News stories

    wymetro.com 24 Jan '13, 2pm

    Metro Chairman Cllr James Lewis has welcomed the announcement by the Department for Transport (DfT) of £182.8m of devolved transport funding for West Yorkshire and York. “This indication that we are going to receive almost £183m over the next 10 years, as part of Leeds City Region Cit...

  • Ovenden - Keighley Road/Ovenden Road (Calderdale) | Bus alerts

    wymetro.com 19 Jan '13, 11am

    Brow Lane, Northowram, closed Burley-in-Wharfedale – Main Street (Bradford) Copley Hill to Tong Road / Wesley Road and to Five Lane Ends (Leeds) Garforth - Bar Lane (Leeds) Horsforth - Station Road between Troy Road and Haigh Wood Road (Leeds) Huddersfield – Greenhead Road (Kirklees) ...