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Changes to train and bus services over the festive period

Bus and train services in the Ilkley area will, as usual, be amended over the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

· Saturday 23rd December - buses and trains will run to normal Saturday times.

· Christmas Eve Sunday 24th December - a normal Sunday service will run, with last buses to Ilkley leaving at: 1625 from Buckden (874), 1640 from Malham (864), 1700 from Grassington (874), 1735 from Skipton (864), 1817 from Leeds (X84), 1858 from Otley (X84), 1908 from Burley-in-Wharfedale (X84), 2025 from Keighley (62) and 2059 from Addingham (62).  The last trains to Ilkley will leave Leeds at 1909 and Bradford Forster Square at 1938.

· Christmas Day - 25th December - no buses or trains will run.

· Boxing Day Tuesday 26th December - no buses or trains will run to/from Ilkley.

· Wednesday 27th December to Friday 29th December - trains will run a normal weekday timetable, except on Wednesday the first trains from Ilkley will be at 0737 to Leeds and 0748 to Bradford. Most buses will run a Saturday timetable, except between Ilkley and Grassington DalesBus 74 will not run and minibus 74A will run on Wednesday and Friday as usual.

· Saturday 30th December - buses and trains will run to normal Saturday times.

· New Year's Eve Sunday 31st December – buses and trains will run a normal Sunday service, with last journeys as per Christmas Eve.

· New Year's Day Monday 1st January 2024 - trains will generally run a normal weekday service with the first trains from Ilkley at 0737 to Leeds and 0748 to Bradford, but no buses will run.

· Tuesday 2nd January - buses and trains return to normal service.


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