First West Yorkshire park & ride Stourton

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

  • Timetable changes from Friday 24 November to Friday 22 December
  • Service frequency increased up to every 20 minutes
  • Sunday service resumes and evening service extended to 9:00pm

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 services will operate up to every 20 minutes on Thursday-Saturday with a Sunday timetable also reintroduced, operating 10:00am-4:00pm.

Evening services have been extended with the last buses from the city centre to Stourton returning at 9pm (Thurs/Fri) 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

Notes to editors

Media enquiries to Richard Harrison, PR Manager, First Bus North & West Yorkshire 07973 668116  

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