Yorkshire news First Bus issues urgent statement with buses cancelled across Yorkshire MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - People have been advised to avoid journeys on public transport with all buses cancelled in Doncaster
Breaking News ! First Bus have issued an urgent statement that many of their services across Yorkshire are suspended or delayed. Heavy snowfall in South and West Yorkshire has left many roads treacherous or completely impassable, with traffic chaos across the regions. And First Bus have warned that their services have been affected as well - with most bus services unable to run, or running late. In South Yorkshire, the worst affected area for bus travel is Doncaster as all bus services in the town have been suspended. First South Yorkshire shared the news on their Twitter page and added that there is a "limited service" operating in Sheffield. And all services in West Yorkshire have also been suspended, First West Yorkshire said: "All services have been suspended for the time-being until the roads clear. Follow all the live snow and traffic updates for Yorkshire in our live blog "We will be assessing the situation and returning as and when we can do safely. "The only services still operating at this time are Todmorden - Rochdale. We are so sorry for this." People are urged to not start a journey this afternoon, as any bus service still running cannot be guaranteed for later this afternoon.
. "Many services are suspended and those that are not are experiencing severe delays. "Our schedulers are working hard to maintain services, where it is safe to do so, and we will inform customers as soon as possible when any service that has had to be stopped temporarily is resumed.
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"We are making every effort to have some services available later today but these will be very limited. "Customers should not start a journey this afternoon and can follow our social media for regular updates." The tram service in Sheffield has also been affected by the heavy snowfall, with a number of lines suspended. In an update on their Twitter, Stagecoach Supertram said: "No change for the time being unfortunately. "Poor weather and road conditions continue so BLUE and PURPLE remain suspended. "YELLOW and TRAM TRAIN are still running but delays and cancellations are likely. "Stay at home and do not travel unless absolutely unavoidable."
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