After a six-year presence, Arriva’s Yorkshire Tiger subsidiary ceased serving the West Yorkshire city at the end of August, when Transdev’s Yorkshire Coastliner and local independent TLC Travel took over most of its tendered service contracts. KEITH JENKINSON reports on these developments

Idle-based Yorkshire Tiger 2811 (YK08 ETD), a 31-seat Optare Solo M950 previously in the Arriva Yorkshire fleet, climbing Carr Lane, Wrose with the mills of Saltaire in the background. 

After serving the city for just over six years, Arriva’s Yorkshire Tiger business withdrew from Bradford on 30 August. 

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