Changes to the 24 and V32 from October half term

28-09-2018

We're making some changes to the 24 and V32 school bus from Sunday 28 October, which we think will work better for everybody. 

The 24 from Pateley Bridge to Harrogate will now extend to St Aidan's and St John Fishers during the morning and afternoon, replacing the V32 school bus. The timetable for these extended trips is as follows:

Towards Harrogate

Pateley Bridge King Street 0720
Summerbridge Flying Dutchman 0729
Darley Moke Hill 0738
Clint Bank 0745
Birstwith Post Office 0748
Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall  0753
Killinghall Three Horseshoes 0800
The Hydro 0806
Harrogate bus station 0817
St Aidan's 0827
St John Fishers 0832

Towards Pateley Bridge

St John Fishers 1545
St Aidan's 1550
Harrogate bus station 1600
The Hydro 1603
Killinghall Three Horseshoes 1607
Hampsthwaite Memorial Hall  1614
Birstwith Post Office 1619
Clint Bank 1622
Darley Moke Hill 1628
Summerbridge Flying Dutchman 1637
Pateley Bridge King Street 1650

There is also a 1730 departure from Harrogate bus station, for those students which stay at after school clubs.

The change means students can get to and from school with a direct bus, and get home 35 minutes sooner than they do at the moment.

There is no change to tickets for people currently using the 24/V32 link.

Jennyfield

If you catch the V32 from Jennyfield at the moment, you can catch the 24 to St Aidan's and St John Fishers from The Hydro at 0806.

If you don't live close to The Hydro, you can catch the 3 to the bus station and connect with the 24 there. In the afternoon, there is a similar connection which leaves the bus station 1605.

Bilton

Students in Bilton north of Bilton Lane can catch the 2B to Harrogate bus station, which arrives at 0812, then connect with the 24 to get to the schools. In the afternoon there is a similar connection which leaves the bus station at 1605.

Students south of Bilton Lane can catch the 2A to the bus station which arrives at 0805, then connect with the 24 to get to get to the schools. In the afternoon there is a similar connection which leaves the bus station at 1610.

We'll contact everyone in Jennyfield and Bilton who have subscribed to an annual ticket to offer them a refund to ensure they aren't out of pocket. Journey time is similar to the current V32 journey time for most people and reduced for some others.

The fares are cheaper than V32 were - just £9.30 per week instead of £13.50 per week.

Download your new timetable for the 24 here.

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