Buses Change In Response To Lockdown

Buses Change In Response To Lockdown
Buses Change In Response To Lockdown

From Sunday 29 March, in response to the government’s coronavirus advice, bus company East Yorkshire will be changing the times of their buses.

As the public have now been advised to only if necessary, the company have scaled back services to concentrate on getting key workers to and from essential .

As fewer are travelling, buses will be less frequent on most routes, although they will be prioritising links to hospitals as much as possible.

The timetables are available to view online now at www.eastyorkshirebuses.co.uk, through social media, and on the East Yorkshire Buses app. Those without internet access can get the times by ringing the advice service BusLine, on 01482 59 29 29, which is open Monday-Saturday, 8am-1pm. Lines are expected to be very busy, so it is requested that only those who cannot access timetables online ring through.

, East Yorkshire’s Area Director, said: “In normal circumstances we want as many as possible to on our buses, but in this extraordinary situation we are asking to think before they , and only use the bus if their journey is absolutely essential. This will help keep everyone safe.”

“We would also like to thank our bus drivers for their hard work and dedication over the last few weeks. Their commitment to the company and their passengers has been remarkable. Thank you also to our passengers, who have been very supportive during this difficult time.”

The timetables are aimed at getting key workers to essential jobs, so if you are a key worker and you find that the bus times mean you can’t get to critical , you should contact the company as soon as possible via busline@eastyorkshirebuses.co.uk so they can try to tweak the timetables to help.

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