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Bus times over the holiday period

From the EYMS: The festive season is upon us, and it’s time to start looking ahead to the New Year.  And what a year it will be, with Hull hosting the City of Culture celebrations, and lots to look forward to. But before we start thinking about 2017, there’s still a little of this year […]

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128 bus services over the Easter holiday

From the EYMS (providers of the 128 bus service): The Easter weekend will soon be here, and we’ll be operating to special timetables on the bank holidays. Thursday 24 March – normal Thursday buses will run on all routes. Good Friday 25 March – buses will run to a Sunday service, with certain exception (NOT […]

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Free wi-fi on EYMS buses

EYMS has announced that bus passengers in the region can now enjoy free access to the internet as they travel around, with the launch of high-speed Wi-Fi in 16 buses. Don’t get too excited, however, as these buses will mainly be on services other than the 128, but there will also be a couple of […]

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Bad weather and the 128 bus

From the EYMS: Although we’ve had quite a mild winter so far, some forecasts predict we may get some snow over the next few weeks. Just in case, here’s some advice on how to find out the latest information on the state of the roads, and how severe weather may be disrupting buses. • Follow […]

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128 bus services over the holiday

Local bus company Scarborough & District Buses (operators of the 128 Helmsley to Scarborough service) has announced its Christmas bus schedules for this year, and has revealed it will be offering half price travel over the festive period. The company’s Twelve Days of Christmas offer will give all passengers half price weekly tickets over the […]

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New timetable for 128 bus service

News from the EYMS is that from next Sunday, 6 September, most journeys on the 128 service (Helmsley – Scarborough) will be re-timed to help buses keep to time on this long route. You can find the new Service 128 timetable here.

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Helmsley – Easingwold – York bus route’s future

You may remember back in 2013 we wrote a blog post about the 31/31x bus route after a local resident, Tracy Battensby, alerted us that it may have been under threat? Well … Tracy has been back in touch: About 18 months ago you very kindly mentioned on your blog that North Yorkshire County Council […]

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Bank holiday buses, Tour disruption and Moors Explorer

From EYMS: Bank Holiday buses: Our buses run to a Sunday timetable on the Bank Holidays of Monday 4 May and Monday 25 May. Our telephone information service, BusLine, is open from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm every day over both bank holidays, so don’t hesitate to call if you need any advice on getting […]

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Big discount on weekly bus ticket for Easter

Hull-based bus company EYMS is encouraging local people to hop on the bus this Easter by offering reduced price weekly tickets. To get a discounted weekly ticket, all people need to do is to buy a weekly ticket on the bus between Monday 30 March and Easter Monday inclusive. The offer includes the 128 Helmsley […]

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Easter holiday buses

If you are planning to be out and about by bus over the forthcoming Easter holidays, please note the following schedules for the EYMS service 128 Helmsley to Scarborough. • On Easter Saturday 4 April, and Easter Sunday 5 April, normal Saturday and Sunday services respectively will run. • Sunday services will run on Good […]

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New timetable for 128 bus

From the EYMS: With effect from Sunday 8 March we’re making some changes to Service 128 (the Helmsley to Scarborough route). Timings will change to help buses cope with busy traffic, and there’ll be an earlier journey on Winter Sundays. And don’t forget that the Summer Sunday timetable begins on Sunday 29 March. See the […]

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Keeping track of buses in bad weather

With more bad weather threatened for the next few days, here is some useful advice from the EYMS (operators of our local 128 bus service) about catching the bus during severe weather. • Check out the latest situation to see whether your bus is affected: you can do this via our Twitter, or on the […]

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Changes to 128 bus timetable

East Yorkshire Motorbus Service has announced that it will be making changes to the timetable for the 128 bus sevice from Helmsley to Scarborough with effect from March 8,”to help prevent buses getting delayed in heavy traffic”. Details aren’t available yet: watch this space.

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Half price weekly bus ticket for Christmas

From the EYMS: On the first day of Christmas East Yorkshire gave to me… a half price bus weekly! As a Christmas treat for our passengers, buy a weekly ticket during the festive period (Monday 22 December until Friday 2 January) and get it for half price! Simply buy your ticket from the driver during […]

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Bus services over Christmas and New Year

From the EYMS, operators of the 128 Helmsley to Scarborough bus service: We know that some of you start planning your Christmas and New Year travel early, so here is a summary of when buses will be running over the festive period. We’ll have much more detailed information available on our website a bit nearer […]

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128 bus service now on winter timetable

From the EYMS: Don’t forget that the Winter Sunday timetable is now running for Service 128. If you already have a timetable leaflet there’s no need to pick up a new one, just make sure you refer to the ‘Winter’ section when travelling on a Sunday. If you don’t have a leaflet, you can find […]

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Bank holiday buses

From the EYMS: On Bank Holiday Monday 25 August all East Yorkshire and Scarborough & District buses will run to a Sunday timetable. Our Moors Explorer bus and our Scarborough open top seafront buses will both be running on Bank Holiday Monday. BusLine will be open as normal throughout the bank holiday weekend, so give […]

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Lots of discounts for bus passengers

From the EYMS: Your EYMS bus ticket doesn’t just give you a ticket to ride – you can also use it to save money on days out. Showing your bus ticket, you can claim these discounts at local shops,restaurants and attractions. Beck Isle Museum, Pickering: £1 off admission. Big Bear Bikes, Pickering: 20% off standard […]

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Lunch by 128 bus: The New Inn, Thornton le Dale

We lunched by bus at The New Inn in Thornton le Dale back in 2012, and haven’t been since: no reflection on them, life just worked out that way. But hearing that it had changed hands, we thought another visit was required, and having mentioned this to more than one set of friends, we ended […]

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Bank holiday buses

All EYMS buses, including the 128 Helmsley to Scarborough service, will run to a Sunday timetable on the bank holidays next Monday (5 May) and Monday 26 May. On Sunday May 4, the 128 service will not go into Kirkbymoorside while roads are closed for the 10k race, but will simply continue along the A170. […]

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Teenagers to benefit from new bus discount

Local bus company East Yorkshire Motor Services has launched a new discount card for 16-18 year olds. The Go Card, which gives young people 20% off bus fares, is available to anyone aged 16, 17 or 18 in Hull, East Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. The cards are similar to London Oyster Cards – they can […]

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New 128 bus timetable from April 13

Following the cuts in bus service subsidies by the North Yorkshire County Council, the EYMS has announced the following changes to the 128 route which runs from Helmsley to Scarborough: Although North York Moors National Park has cut funding for the Moorsbus service, EYMS will still be running the Scarborough – Pickering – Helmsley Service […]

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Bus to Verdi’s Requiem

The final flourish of the 2012 Ryedale Festival will be a performance of Verdi’s Requiem at the Barbican in York on Saturday October 6. Choral singers from all over Yorkshire join together to form the Ryedale Festival Chorus, here making their debut performance alongside a stellar line-up of soloists and distinguished conductor Simon Wright, in […]

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Lunch by 128 bus: Wombleton

Part way between Helmsley and Kirkbymoorside,  the small village of Wombleton lies just off the A170, and on the 128 bus route. The bus stops right outside the village’s only pub, the Plough Inn, which was our first port of call on our quest to find good places for lunch without driving. The Plough immediately […]

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