Public Transport: Useful Links and Resources

The web is packed with some really useful public transport related information, advice and resources. Below we have sought to highlight just a few websites which you may wish to check out if you don’t find the information you need within this website.

West Yorkshire Metro

The WY Metro website is a great place to look for any information about public transport in West Yorkshire. You’ll find information on timetables, service updates, live bus times and tickets and passes for all of the operators across West Yorkshire. There’s also a journey planning tool on the website to help you when travelling by public transport across the region.

Arriva Bus

Many of the services in the local area are operated by Arriva. Their website provides a wide variety of information, including timetables, purchasing tickets, routes and maps, service updates and much more!

Station Information

The three local train stations are managed by Northern Rail. There’s a ticket office at Wakefield Westgate, with all having ticket machines and cycle storage available, as well as car parks. View more detailed station information by following the links below.

Live Departures

To view live departure information from the local stations, including up to date information on any disruptions or changes that may affect your journey, follow the links below.

National Rail Travel Tools

National Rail Enquiries offer a number of tools to help you with your train travel information needs whilst you’re on the move. Alerts can be set up to provide you with text, email, app or Messenger notifications when your train is delayed or cancelled. TrainTracker offers live arrival / departure, timetable and fares information over the phone with no wait time.
To find out more about these tools and the other tools available, follow the link below.

Travelling by Train with a Bike

National Rail have a free resource tool, PlusBike, with all the information you need to plan a seamless journey when you take the train and you plan to cycle along the way. You can access information on facilities at the station including cycle parking spaces, cycle hire scheme and information about taking your bike on a train.