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The following bulletin has been received from the SYPE. It highlights changes to the various bus service around Doncaster. In particular it advises that the trial of services through Burghwallis will be extended for a further 12 months.

Doncaster Bus service changes – July and September 2017

Further to my previous e-mail of 5 April, below, I am writing to confirm the main bus service changes in Doncaster from 24 July 2017.  These changes are primarily being made to address reliability issues and improve access to employment

What is changing in Doncaster

Below is a summary of the notable changes in Doncaster from 24 July 2017 (unless otherwise stated).  Please also find attached a spread sheet providing more information regarding these changes.

In addition to those previously communicated Stagecoach has also made an amendment to service 70 (White Rose P&R) which will now also serve Lakeside Shopping.

Employment and Education

Services i4/X4 Doncaster – Rotherham – Sheffield and services 55/56 Doncaster – Rossington circular

Improved access for the Inland Port employment zone with dedicated journeys (i4) and specific trips (55/56 & X4) serving new stops.  Bus shelters will also be provided within the site when the current phase of construction is complete and the bus stops can be sited in their permanent positions.


New services 72x and 73x – Doncaster – Hexthorpe – Woodfield – Lakeside circular

New 72x and 73x journeys introduced to provide express journeys to Catesby Park with the 72x replacing the 55 at Ten Pound Walk.

  • Services 50/50a/50b/51/51a Doncaster – Adwick – Askern, service 57 Doncaster – Cantley, services, service 204 Doncaster – Hayfield School, service 457 Hallcross School – Doncaster, service 484 Dunsville – The McAuley School, services 490/491 The McAuley School –Doncaster School, service 492 Tickhill – Rossington – Hallcross

New school journeys introduced for The McAuley School, All Saints (Rossington), Hall Cross School, Sir Thomas Wharton (Edlington) and the Doncaster New College (near Hayfield School).

  • Service 10 Doncaster – Edlington –Maltby – Rotherham, services 14/15 Doncaster – Edlington, 87/87a/488 Doncaster – Hatfield – Stainforth – Moorends – Thorne

Changes to some journey times to accommodate proposed changes to the school day at Trinity (Thorne) and Sir Thomas Wharton (Edlington).

General service changes

  • Service 15 Doncaster – Edlington

Enhancement to service 15 from September to operate up to every 9 minutes

  • Service 16 Doncaster – Balby

Changes to the timetable to reduce waiting time at The Broadway following resident and user complaints

  • Service 41 Doncaster – Scawsby

Introduction of a Sunday service on service 41 at Scawsby, by using some of the 72/73 resource, following requests for Councillors

  • Service 51/51a Doncaster – Adwick – Askern

Service 51/51a for Burghwallis, Instonville, Askern and Campsall has funding agreed for a further 12 months

  • Service 57 Doncaster – Cantley

Additional journeys on service 57 will operate to Warning Tongue Lane at the request of Councillors and residents

  • Service 65 Doncaster – Intake – Wheatley Hills

Service 65 will have a few journeys removed but will still run from 0630 to 1705 Monday to Friday and 0830 to 1705 on Saturdays.

  • Service 70 Doncaster – White Rose Way P&R

Service will also serve Lakeside shopping centre

  • Services 72/73 Doncaster – Hexthorpe – Woodfield – Lakeside circular

Service 72/73 on Sundays will not operate via the Dome.  Hexthorpe, Balby, Woodfield and Catesby Park will continue to be served.

  • Services 84/84a/84b

Monday to Saturday daytime service between Doncaster and Barnby Dun will run every 30 minutes with no change to the frequency of the 84a/84b.

  • Services 50/50a Doncaster – Adwick – Askern

From 3 September journeys from the A638 P&R North will use a new stop on the road outside.  Journeys from Doncaster will continue as now to call into the site on request.



What impact do the changes have in your ward?

To find out the specific changes for your ward please use the filter in column I of the attached spread sheet and select your ward.

How is this being communicated to customers?

Details and new timetables will be available on our website by 30 June 2017 at http://www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/Servicechanges/.  Timetable information will also be displayed on all affected bus stops ahead of the changes.

It would be appreciated if you could help us to make as many people as possible aware of these changes.

If you have any questions or require any further information in the meantime please get in touch.


Kind regards

Rachel Cowling

Communications Officer – External Relations

Telephone No. 0114 2211491

Mobile No. 07767 384563

e-mail: Rachel.Cowling@SYPTE.co.uk



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