The FreeBee bus services in Sheffield will be withdrawn on
Sunday 27 April 2014. The last day of service will be Saturday 26 April
2014. We’re sorry this service is stopping but alternative services
with good value tickets will be available in Sheffield for customers who travelled on the FreeBee.
Services operating the same or similar routes to the FreeBee are:
Services run frequently Monday to Saturday. Please check our online journey planner for times.
First buses have provided information on alternative services you can use to get around Sheffield centre (including the Moor Market) - download the First buses Sheffield short hop bus services leaflet (PDF)
Download the Sheffield FreeBee withdrawal leaflet (PDF)
FreeBee, the popular free bus service between Rotherham town centre and Parkgate is set to continue for at least the next two years thanks to investment by the owners of Parkgate Shopping.
The owners of Parkgate Shopping, Hercules Unit Trust, of which British Land is the major shareholder, has put forward £236,000 for the next two years, prior to the opening in 2016 of the Tram-Train service between Sheffield and Parkgate.
The free service, which will continue to be run by family owned Powells Bus Company, will now comprise of just one bus, operating every 20 minutes from 28 April between Rotherham Interchange and Parkgate only, via St Ann's Leisure Centre.
Download the new Rotherham Parkgate Shopping FreeBee service leaflet (PDF)
If you are affected by the changes to the FreeBee service and would like further advice and support please complete our online contact form or call Traveline on 01709 51 51 51