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The Tour de Yorkshire is coming to Coastliner Country

The Tour de Yorkshire takes place over the weekend of 28-30 April, and it's sure to be another fantastic cycling spectacle in #CoastlinerCountry, with thousands of people expected to gather to cheer on the riders.  

Changes to bus stops along the Stonebow

Just to let you know, there have been some short notice changes to bus stops along the Stonebow in York, which have affected our buses on Coastliner and Cityzap. These changes are a result of redevelopment works at Stonebow House. 

Bus 18 plan to transform West Yorkshire bus services

West Yorkshire bus services that are more reliable, easier to use, customer focused and better for the environment are the key aims of the Bus 18 initiative launched today (Friday 24 March).

All aboard to the York Model Rail show!

The North's largest model rail show, and one of the biggest in the UK with over 130 stands and 40 model rail layouts takes places at York Racecourse over the Easter weekend...and what better way to get there than by bus?

New departure stands at Leeds bus station

As part of the work which has taken place to improve Leeds city bus station, our buses on the Coastliner and Cityzap will soon be using new departure stands.

Under 19? Avoid paying full fare with BOB

Are you 18 or under, and paying the full adult fare whenever you use the bus?

Zapping a little earlier from 19 February

We've listened to your feedback, and as a result, we're making some small changes to morning trips on Cityzap. 

Coastliner makes history as Tadcaster Bridge is reopened

It was an historic moment for the people of Tadcaster in North Yorkshire, as a gleaming new Coastliner double decker became first to cross the bridge which brings the town together.

Zapping to victory at the UK BUS Awards!

Cityzap, our amazing bus route which runs FAST between Leeds and York city centres, has won GOLD at the UK BUS Awards in London.

Meet Cityzap’s award-winning bus driver, Mariusz!

He's a dream come true for our customers on Cityzap between Leeds and York – meet Mariusz Losinski, named Dream Driver of the Year in our first ever Amazing Awards!

Floods hero driver Michael is the toast from city to coast!

He's a hero from city to coast – meet Coastliner bus driver Michael Hill, named Hero of the Year 2016 in our first ever Amazing Awards!

Season tickets get simpler

From Sunday 30 October, we're simplifying our range of season tickets to make it easier for you to decide which the best ticket is for you. We're also extending the range of some of our tickets, so you'll be able to even travel further - for less than ever before!

Here at last - the new Victoria Leeds

The amazing new Victoria Leeds shopping experience is here at last.

Unibus. We tried, but it’s time to move on…

We've enjoyed many fantastic years serving you, our lovely customers in York, on Unibus. We were the first to run buses in York 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and the first to bring you live bus departure times on your phone with our Unibus app, amongst many other exciting things too.

Visiting Castle Howard is a breeze on Coastliner

Visiting Castle Howard is now even easier by bus!

Changes to our services in York from the end of August

From the end of August, we're making some changes to some of our routes in and around York. 

It's your travel - have your say

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), alongside local bus operators, are holding public drop-in sessions to talk about the plans for bus travel in West Yorkshire over the next 20 years. Together, we are developing a twenty year vision for an integrated transport network that supports sustained and healthy economic growth throughout the Leeds city region and beyond.

Use your loaf and go by bus

Employees have been invited to try our bus services across the North as we get behind, Catch the Bus Week, a national campaign to boost bus travel.

Catch the bus week invades local employers

We're invading local employers across the north to spread the word about Catch the Bus Week. 

Explore more with Little Explorers

The Little Explorers is the new name for our bright in yellow buses (you can't miss them!) with friendly drivers that will take you far and wide across North Yorkshire.

New locally bought buses coming to Lancashire and Yorkshire

We've started to take delivery of our £4 million order of new buses which have all  been designed and manufactured in Yorkshire at innovative bus specialists Optare. The 28 single deck Versa and Solo buses, which pride themselves on having the very latest on-board technology, will go into service across Yorkshire and Lancashire from the end of June.

£1 to ZAP to York Pride

Transdev are pleased to be supporting York Pride again this year, and to celebrate they are offering an amazing deal for visitors travelling from Leeds. Anyone jumping aboard their super-fast  Cityzap service wearing a Pride wristband can travel for just £1 each way.

Train ticket amnesty HAND IT OVER and start ZAPPING

Cityzap monthly ticket, instantly saving £50 on the usual price, and even more when you consider the price of your weekly train travel thrown in.

Let the new Little Explorers take you on a big adventure across Yorkshire

The Little Explorers is our new brand , bright in yellow (you can't miss them!) with friendly drivers that will take you far and wide across North Yorkshire. 

University of York staff, get ready to ZAP

Cityzap is the new, non-stop way from Leeds to York, half the price of the train but double the comfort – with leather seats, free wifi and USB charging points. And we use ZAP-nav to go the quickest route every time.

Bank Holiday day trips

Its Bank Holiday weekend, so there's three days to make the most of. It's time for day trip!

Are you ready to get gigged up!?

You'd better be, we've bought tickets to some of the best live events in Yorkshire, and over the next three months we're giving you the chance to get your hands on them.