STAGECOACH has announced there will be changes to a bus service which serves Barnsley to Sheffield from the end of April.

A consultation was held by the travel company back in January this year and as a result, the Service 2 will see some changes.

The service will now become the X2, which will offer new connections to Hoyland and the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

The X2 will run Monday to Saturday mornings/daytime and will be a limited stop service between Barnsley and Birdwell and Chapeltown and Sheffield.

Service 2 will run on evenings and Sundays and will stop at all stops along the route. Both the 2 and X2 will serve Worsbrough Village, picking up and dropping off at all stops. The X2 will stop outside the Northern General Hospital on Barnsley Road, whilst the service 2 will serve the clock tower stop within the grounds on evenings and Sundays.

The new services will begin from April 28. For more information, visit