Halifax Joint Committee
is an independent bus company operating in and around Halifax
, West Yorkshire
Its buses are painted in the livery of the former County Borough
of Halifax a whose buses and services were taken over by the West Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive
on 1 April 1974.
Today's vehicles are almost all elderly ex-London buses
, Dennis Darts and ex-Dublin Bus Leyland Oympians. Buses run from about 7am to 7pm Monday-Saturday. The company has a number of school bus contracts and also a couple of zero-fare
supermarket bus services. The proprietor also operates a growing heritage fleet of ex-municipal vehicles on private charters, e.g. weddings.
Halifax Joint Committee mainly run services in the Halifax
area with some services running to Brighouse
, Hebden Bridge
. The company also runs school services in the Calderdale and Kirklees area. From July 2009, the company started its first commercial service wholly outside of the Halifax area when they took over the operation of the 357 service from First West Yorkshire
with a second gained in January 2010, when they took over the 629 operations from the same operator.
In October 2010, Halifax Joint Committee stopped running four of its Halifax services, the 28A, 31, 34 and 36, with the services passing over to Centrebus and K-Line.. This meant that the company's only services in Halifax are the 392 schoolday service towards Walsden and the C68... Read More