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#59652 - 28/01/11 05:25 PM Appletreewick road closure
slowcoach Offline
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Registered: 30/07/09
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Loc: Yorkshire
I have just spent a few days revisiting parts of the Dales Way. I based myself in Skipton and used public transport to get to my starting point each day and from the end back to Skipton

On Wednesday I intended to catch the last service 74 back from Aptrick to Bolton Bridge and then the Harrogate to Skipton service. As however, I arrived with 30 minutes left I decided to walk on to Burnsall. Here a local told me that the bus went from a slightly different stop as it was not going via Aptrick. When I checked why this was so with the driver he told me that the Aptrick to Barden Bridge road was closed for a while.

There were no notices about this on the timetables and had I not walked on I would have been well and truly marooned! A salutary warning to anyone undertaking a similar jaunt.

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#59731 - 03/02/11 07:41 PM Re: Appletreewick road closure [Re: slowcoach]
Stottie Offline
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Registered: 21/02/07
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Loc: Derbyshire, England
Well worth checking Local bus timetable between Ilkley and Buckden www.dalesbus.org (0113 245 7676)- especially if future expenditure cuts cause a reduction in services.
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#59739 - 04/02/11 08:00 PM Re: Appletreewick road closure [Re: Stottie]
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I had downloaded the timetable for the Ilkley to Buckton service so that I could pick it up at some convenient spot along its route. I got off the Skipton bus at Bolton Bridge and rechecked the times at the local bus stop outside the car park at Bolton Abbey. Neither had details about buses not going through Aptrick. Seems a rather grave oversight!!!

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#59742 - 04/02/11 11:39 PM Re: Appletreewick road closure [Re: slowcoach]
Stottie Offline
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Registered: 21/02/07
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Loc: Derbyshire, England
Originally Posted By: slowcoach
Seems a rather grave oversight!!!


Fortunately, not many dead.....
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