April 29th 2019 – changes to Reliance Services.
40 – Minor timing point changes. Additional service to Huby at 1944.
31X – We are commencing running the 31X as our friends over at Coastliner withdraw. There will be some timetable changes but we hope to build on the great work they have done.
30/30X – Additional 0900 departure from Easingwold to replace 0910 31X.
29 – Reduction in off peak services from Aldwark, Flawith, Tholthorpe and Helperby. We hate having to scale back services, but in this case the passenger figures just can not support a bus service through the middle of the day.
Full timetables will be issued in the coming days and we are happy to answer any questions you may have on them – firstname.lastname@example.org
Reliance Motor Services are excited to announce the purchase of a new ADL Enviro 200MMC. The bus is expected to join the fleet in September 2018 after an extensive trail period with a number of ADL vehicles. Gary Newby, partner at Reliance, says “The ADL vehicle was the best fit for us at this time, the team went above and beyond with demonstration buses and sales support to make sure we were happy with the vehicle we are purchasing. We are delighted to be purchasing a bus that is made here in Yorkshire and we will be adding some branding to the bus to reflect this.”
Richard Matthews, ADL Retail Sales Director, comments: “We are pleased to have been able to support Reliance Motor Services recently by making available some of our demonstrator buses for evaluation and to cover a vehicle requirement that arose from this quality independent operator’s expansion of business. This order confirms our Enviro200’s class-leading attributes and we are particularly delighted to have been given this vote of confidence from a new customer whose fleet has until now consisted exclusively of a competing marque.”
We are sorry to say that X618 VWR has left the Reliance fleet.
We are however, happy to report that the vehicle has gone into preservation, and we hope that the new owners will bring it back for a visit in the future.
The vehicle had been with Reliance since new and covered roughly 1,240,000kms with us, working on nearly all of our routes past and present. Its last job with us was a piece of in fill filming for Emmerdale, footage should be on the screens later this month.
Monday 31st October 2016 sees Stillington Road closed for 5 weeks to allow repairs to a damaged culvert. All of our services will divert through Crayke village for the period of the closure. There will be no service to the following bus stops – Easingwold Health Centre, Easingwold Crabmill Lane, Easingwold Old Fire Station, Easingwold Football Ground, Easingwold Golf Club.
You can find full details of the ameded times on the Reliance Live page here.
York Sky Ride is once again coming to the city on Sunday 11th Spetember 2016. Please be aware that this event can have major impacts on our network so be prepared with the latest information by visting Reliance Live.
This event gives us the first chance to test out our new Reliance Live email update service – have you signed up yet?
Reliance Live – RELIANCE LIVE
Do you use the service 19? Then this post is for you. Reliance will be introducing a new timetable on the 19 starting on 04/09/2016. The new timetable will see an increase in buses during the week with the half hourly service rolled out until the early afternoon. Following City of York Councils decision to remove transport funding for faith schools in York, the vehicle will no longer serve St Wilfrids School on Monkgate. As a result of this, the bus departing York at 1533 will move to 1543 and the bus departing Skelton at 1510 will run the full route. Sadly the Sunday service will be withdrawn.
If you need any more assistance, or would like to ask a question, get in touch here – CONTACT US
Reliance are constantly trying to find new and exciting ways to inform customers of the latest developments on the network. The latest innovation in this direction is the addition of a Reliance Live mailing list to the website, Jamie Kerslake explains more;
“Since the introduction of the Reliance Live system, I have had a number of passengers come forward and express interest in getting a more automated system in place. I took these comments on board, and I am pleased to announce that we are now rolling out the Reliance Live Mailing List. Passengers can head to our website, put their email address into our database and then let the latest updates and news from Reliance, come directly to their inbox.”
The current Live page provides information on planned roadworks, road closures and events that may disrupt the network and the Live mailing list is an extention of this.
“We think this will really come into it’s own when we have to deal with events that cause severe disruption, such as road closures.” says Jamie, “The ability to quickly inform passengers of changes to the route, delays that are likely or even just why the delays are occuring, goes a long way to help people plan their route to and from work, or just to the shops.”
You can sign up for updates at RELIANCE LIVE
Have you heard about the new Student Express from Reliance?
Commencing 4th Spetember 2016 – Reliance are pleased to announce the introduction of the Student Express. This service is a direct response to feeback from students who were fustrated at having to spend a long time on the bus at the end of the day. The new service will operate 5 minutes ahead of the current 1640 departure, leaving the college at 1635. It will then travel via Woodthorpe to the outer ring road and onto the normal 30 route from Skelton, terminating at Raskelf.
Gary Newby – Operations Manager at Reliance – “We are thrilled to be able to introduce the service that students have been asking for, and we hope that in time we will be able to offer more direct route throughout the day”
The introduction of Easi Student Tickets as well as Student Plus means that the Reliance network is better equipped than ever before to handle the needs of the student traveller.
You can find out more about student tickets here – STUDENT TICKETS