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Festive buses

From the EYMS (operators of our 128 Helmsley to Scarborough service): We know some of you are already starting to plan your travel over the festive period, so here’s a summary of our special festive bus timetables: 23 December – normal services. Christmas Eve, 24 December – normal Sunday services, but with an early finish. […]

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Winter timetable for the 128 now in effect

From the EYMS: If you catch Service 128 (Helmsley to Scarborough), don’t forget that the winter Sunday timetable started today, the first Sunday in November.  In effect this means that buses terminate in Pickering on Sundays (and bank holidays) and do NOT go on to Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley. No need to pick up a new […]

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EYMS photo competition

Each year, the EYMS bus company, which runs our local 128 service between Scarborough and Helmsley (among many others) organises a photography competition. This year’s competition is now open, so get snapping some EYMS-themed photos. The theme for this year is ‘Culture’, with four categories that will get your creative juices flowing.  The winner gets […]

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128 bus timetable updates

Bus timetable updates from the EYMS: Service 128 (Helmsley to Scarborough via Kirkbymoorside) has now started its summer timetable.  No need to pick up a new leaflet, just remember to look at the Summer Sunday section of the leaflet, or view online here.   Sunday services will be running on both Bank Holiday Mondays in May.  […]

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Summer timetable for local buses

From the EYMS: Don’t forget that the Helmsley to Scarborough Service 128 begins its summer timetable from 9 April.  No need to pick up a new leaflet, just remember to look at the Summer Sunday section of the leaflet. See the Service 128 timetable.  In brief, this means that through the summer months, the Sunday […]

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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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Free bus travel for children this summer

On Weekends & School Holidays from 28th May until 4th September 2016! This summer you can take the whole family out for less! Why not use the bus to visit York with all its fantastic attractions, or head to Helmsley for a relaxing day at the outdoor swimming pool!

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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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128 bus timetable changes

The Service 128 bus, which calls at Scarborough, Pickering and Helmsley (via Kirkbymoorside) will soon be improved to include extra journeys. This will give more options for people who travel for work, shopping, visiting friends etc. View the new timetable.

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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 service

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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See who’s driving the 128 tomorrow: EYMS fundraiser

From the EYMS: This Friday, 13 November, EYMS staff will be raising money for Children In Need by wearing fancy dress.  So look out for nuns, pirates, clowns and more in the driving seat when you board the 128 bus on Friday!  As well as our staff paying for the privilege of wearing fancy dress, […]

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Temporary diversion of 128 bus service from West End

From the EYMS: On Thursday 12 and Friday 13 November West End in Kirkbymoorside will be closed for roadworks. Number 128 buses towards Helmsley will take their normal route on the A170 approaching Kirkbymoorside, then will divert via Old Road, Howe End, Piercy End, the A170, West Lund, West Fields and back to the A170 […]

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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 retimed to help buses keep to time on this long route. You can find the new Service 128 timetable here.

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Future of the Stephensons 31X bus service

You may have seen on the Helmsley blog the following item from local resident Tracy Battensby: About 18 months ago you very kindly mentioned on your blog that North Yorkshire County Council wanted to cut a massive £1.5 million from its bus subsidy budget. After cuts of a whopping £2 MILLION it is now wanting […]

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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 winter 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 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 tickets 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 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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Timetable for new Moors Explorer service

The timetable for the new East Yorkshire bus company Moors Explorer service (ME1) is now available to view here. The service starts on Sunday May 26 and will run every Sunday and Bank Holiday until the end of September.  The full route from Hessle to Danby takes no less than three and a quarter hours, […]

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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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New summer bus service for the Moors

The East Yorkshire bus company has announced a brand new Moors Explorer bus starting on Sunday 25 May. Running every Sunday and bank holiday until 28 September, the bus starts in Hessle, Anlaby, Willerby, Hull, Cottingham and Beverley, and then goes up to the North York Moors, calling at Bainton, Wetwang, North Grimston, Malton, Pickering, […]

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