Two buses trapped inside roadworks zone as Arriva Yorkshire issues advice to passengers

A Yorkshire bus company has been forced to issue travel advice to customers after two of its services got shut inside a roadworks zone.

Sunday, 5th August 2018, 1:50 pm
Updated Sunday, 5th August 2018, 1:58 pm
An Arriva bus in Yorkshire. Two vehicles are currently stuck inside a roadworks zone

Contractors closed a road in Wakefield this morning, cutting off and blocking two buses INSIDE the roadworks zone, stopping them from continuing their journey, according to Arriva Yorkshire.

-> Two men arrested and drugs seized after police chase in LeedsThose taking the bus in the area today are advised to find an alternative due to the 'struggle to maintain a service' due to the roadworks.

A spokesman said: "SERVICE UPDATE 268A. Tarmac contractors have just closed the bottom of Wakefield cutting off blocking two 268A services in stopping them from progressing.

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"11:30 from Dewsbury to Cleckheaton is still there stuck and the 11:51 from Dewsbury to Wakefield is also stuck in the blockage.

"We are doing all we can but we are struggling to maintain a service with these issues."

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