Free Christmas day bus service will operate again in and around Keighley

Free Christmas day bus service will operate again in and around Keighley

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PEOPLE have been reminded that a free Christmas Day bus service will be on offer in Keighley again this month.

It will be managed by qualified volunteers from the Town & District Transport Trust, which is based in West Yorkshire and East Lancashire.

A spokesman for the trust said: "The buses we'll use on the service were built in the 1990s, and whilst not really vintage in the true sense of the word they will provide a warm and comfortable journey during this cold part of the year.

"The services will run from 10am to 4pm to the same established timetable that has run in previous years.

"No fares will be charged on these services and the volunteers are giving their time freely,

"This will ensure a service is available to local residents, including people who need to visit the hospital or go to the town centre pubs for a drink."

The main bus stop for all the routes will be outside the Wetherspoon Livery Rooms, in North Street.

Routes will include number 17 to Oakworth, returning via Fell Lane, the number 18 circular to Guard House and Braithwaite the number 19 to Oxenhope and Haworth and the number 19 to Airedale Hospital.