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501 service to Huddersfield Royal Infirmary1

First Bus launches new express service linking Halifax and Huddersfield

  • X1 service combines with 501 to provide 8 buses an hour
  • 501 service linking hospitals with 15-minute frequency
  • New 543 service in Halifax
  • Later evening journeys added to 576 service linking Halifax-Bradford
  • 307/308 Huddersfield-Holmfirth route changes
Zoe Sparks driver apprentice2

First Bus announces first ever Bus Driver apprenticeship pilot in National Apprenticeship Week

  • West Yorkshire depots to pilot scheme 
  • 13-month training includes PCV licence and functional skills in English and Maths
Bramley grotto1

First Bus backs Bramley Christmas lights show as Santa gets on board for ‘unique’ children’s  experience

  • Festive lights switch-on returns after break of 3 years
  • Bus grotto is a first for event volunteers and visitors
  • Leeds Rhinos players to join in the fun
Halifax depot poppy bus with team

First Bus fleet to ‘wear’ poppies with £3,000 donation to appeal in the region

  • First Bus fleet in North & West Yorkshire supports Poppy Appeal
  • 50 buses in Halifax and Todmorden included in appeal awareness
  • Free travel to Remembrance events for serving Armed Forces, cadets and veterans
First Bus North & West Yorkshire

First Bus introduces improvements to Huddersfield services from 3 September

  • 8 route timetables adjusted for better reliability
  • 184 morning service to arrive in Oldham at 08:30
Rob Hawkins1

England world cup hero from Halifax brings trophy home to Yorkshire

  • World Cup coming to Shay Stadium on Sunday 27 August
  • Rob Hawkins of Halifax Panthers loves bus named in his honour
Rob Hawkins3

Bus bears name of Halifax hero in wheelchair rugby league world cup-winning England team

  • Rob Hawkins of Halifax Panthers to star on bus around town
  • World Cup on show in Yorkshire for the first time
  • Fans to get selfies with trophy at Shay Stadium on Sunday 27 August

First Bus flies in to support Project Wingman service to NHS workers

  • Bus from Halifax depot donated to charity to expand fleet of mobile lounges
  • Plan to begin supporting NHS sites in Yorkshire
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First West Yorkshire unveils £1.68m investment in buses to create cleaner air in Huddersfield

  • 10 new vehicles to be introduced in the coming weeks
  • 328 Service to operate with the new Street Lite Ultronliner single-decker
  • Lower emissions of NOx and carbon