Drop-in event tomorrow to discuss bus changes

A drop-in event will be held about proposed changes to bus services in Calderdale.
A drop-in event will be held about proposed changes to bus services in Calderdale.

A drop-in event on proposed changes to Hebden Bridge’s bus network takes place tomorrow.

First and Metro staff will be available to answer questions and listen to suggestions at the meeting at Hebden Bridge Town Hall between 10am and 6.30pm.

First are considering making substantial changes to bus services in Hebden Bridge, including scrapping the 591 (Heptonstall to Halifax) and 593 (Old Town to Halifax) services.

They are also planning to operate every 10 minutes (Monday to Saturday) between Halifax and Todmorden via Hebden Bridge.

There will also be a meeting at Halifax Bus Station on Thursday, August 15, between 2.30pm and 6.30pm to discuss the proposals.

A public meeting has also been arranged for Tuesday, August 13, starting at 7.30pm in the council chamber at Hebden Bridge Town Hall, to allow people to air their views and concerns about the changes.