Acklams Coaches in Beverley will take over a service previously operated by EYMS next month taking on a village bus service will increasing it from three days a week to five days per week.
Acklams Coaches , which is a local family run business will take on the 504 service, which carries passengers between Bempton, Buckton and Bridlington, will be run by Acklams Coaches from Monday 3 September.
The East Riding will welcome some of the world’s top cyclists, including Olympic silver medallist and UCI Road World Championship winner Mark Cavendish, on Thursday, 3 May when Beverley hosts the start of both the men’s and women’s Tour de Yorkshire.
Thousands of spectators are expected to line the race route in the East Riding as the peloton races through the area, taking in a number of towns and villages including Tour de Yorkshire debutants Howden and Hornsea.
Bridlington’s popular Park and Ride service reopens for business on Saturday, 24 March, and runs until 4 November, 2018.
Park and Ride offers a frequent service, with buses running regularly from South Cliff Holiday Park to the harbour. Costing only £4.50 per vehicle (up to five passengers), Park and Ride represents excellent value for money, and buses run until 6.15pm each day.
East Yorkshire’s well-known ‘Poppy Bus’, first decorated to celebrate the centenary of the start of WWI in 2014, has just been re-liveried again to mark 100 years since Passchendaele, also known as the second Battle of Ypres, which took place between July and November 1917.
EYMS chief executive Peter Shipp says the bus was so well received by people that the company have kept with the theme.
After only two months East Yorkshire Motor Services’ new mobile phone app has achieved the coveted 5 star rating on the App Store (and 4.7 stars on Google Play).
Launched on 3 April, by the end of May there had been 6,230 users with over 78,000 sessions and almost 480,000 screen views by local people using the app, and ticket sales have been increasing each week.
Local bus company East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) has announced its Christmas bus schedules for this year, and has revealed it will be giving the gift of half price travel to its passengers over the festive period.
The company’s Twelve Days of Christmas campaign will offer everyone half price weekly tickets over the festive season, as a Christmas gift to passengers.