NEWS

With so much going on at HTL we like to tell you about it all every now and then. Keep up to date with HTL's news, events, developments and travel alerts.

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FREE Travel for NHS Workers

NHS Workers will be able to travel for FREE on all our services from GOOD FRIDAY

Please make sure you show your valid NHS staff pass to the driver

133 Diversion

Route 133 will travel as normal from Kirkby to Bridges Lane (Sefton), then (at Lunt Avenue) left via Coachmans Lane, Brickwall Lane, Brooms Cross Road, Park View (A565), Quarry Road, Moor Lane, then as normal route to Waterloo (omitting Lunt Road, Long Lane and a section of Southport Road). This service will return via the reverse of this route.

Passengers travelling towards Waterloo should board at the existing stops on Bridges Lane, near Coachmans Lane (in Sefton Village) and Park View, near Green Lane (in Thornton).
Passengers travelling towards Kirkby should board this service at the existing stops on Quarry Road, near Virgins Lane (in Thornton) and Bridges Lane, near Sefton Mill Lane (in Sefton Village).

Important Service Update

Temporary Timetable Changes from Monday 30th March 2020 until further notice on the following services:

  • 174
  • 159
  • 166

The Following Services have been Suspended and will not be operating from Monday 30th March 2020 until further notice:

  • 152
  • 188
  • 258

**COVID19**

Please do not travel unless absolutely essential and stay at home. Key workers who need to travel can find the latest travel information here:

Useful Travel Information.

If you do travel on our buses to help protect yourself and our drivers, we are trying to reduce the number of cash payments. Please pay by card or contactless wherever possible.

New 159 Timetable

From December 10th 2017 a new 159 timetable will come into effect. Please check the website for new times.

Christmas and New Year Service Information 2016/2017

For full details of all timetables, please see the Merseytravel website and download the Christmas and New Year Transport Guide

Up to 23rd December, all services will operate as per their usual timetables, subject to extra Christmas traffic.

24th December/Christmas Eve – All services will finish between 19:00 – 21:00.

25th December/Christmas Day – No services will be operated by HTL Buses.

26th December/Boxing Day – HTL Buses will operate services 17/30 (St Helens – Widnes), 56 (Liverpool – Netherton), 102 (Broadgreen Hospital – Fazakerley Hospital), & 166/188 (Garston Circulars) all on special timetables.

27th December – Services will operate on Sunday timetables.

28th December – 30th December, all services will operate as per their usual timetables.

31st December/New Years Eve – All services will finish between 19:00 – 21:00.

1st January/New Years Day – HTL Buses will operate services 17/30 (St Helens – Widnes), 56 (Liverpool – Netherton), 102 (Broadgreen Hospital – Fazakerley Hospital), & 166/188 (Garston Circulars) all on special timetables.

02nd January  – Services will operate on Sunday timetables.

03rd January onwards – All services return to normal timetables.

TRAVEL ALERTS

 

 

New additions to the HTL Buses fleet

Four new 27 seater Optare Solo M7900SE-Rs have arrived to further improve the fleet at HTL Buses – Another four due very soon too!

These will enter service across the network over the following few weeks so keep your eyes out for the new 16 reg buses.

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HTL Buses driver wins award at CILT North West awards

HTL Buses driver, Lyndsey Stuart, won an award at the 2015 Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport Awards (CILT) in Manchester on 26th June.

At the event in the Grand Central Hotel, Lyndsey was awarded the North West Region Student of the Year 2015 award having been nominated by North West Education & Training for completing her full PCV course and successfully working at HTL Buses as a bus driver while also being a full time mum.

The judges said she faced tough competition from the other finalists but her hard work and commitment to the job shone through.

CILT Award

For more information see the Merseytravel Website – Merseytravel’s success at getting people into work recognised at the CILT North West

New Day Rider Ticket for services 166, 188, 266 & 288

From Monday 30th March 2015 a Day Rider Ticket will be available that is valid only on services 166, 188, 266 & 288 (Belle Vale – Halewood) & (Halewood – Belle Vale) for £3.50.

The ticket will only be available to purchase and use Monday to Friday Daytimes only (excluding Bank Holidays). The ticket can be bought from the driver as you board the bus.

On service 166 it will only be valid until 18:01 and on service 188 it will only be valid until 17:39 – It will be valid on all Monday to Friday route 266 & 288 services.

The ticket is NOT valid on the evening and weekend Merseytravel funded Garston Circular services or any other HTL Buses service.

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