R & S Waterson is a family run company, We Provide Bus Services, School Transport and Good Value Coach Holidays, We are started in 1964 when Mr R & Mrs S Waterson started off with the Newsagents on Highfield Road, Hemsworth and working their way upto where we are today, With 5 Bus Routes, 6 Home to School Runs, New Contactless Ticket Machines, 1 Minibus, 1 Midi Coach & 4 Full Size Coaches. Sad to say Mr R & Mrs S Waterson are No Longer with us, But we are still family run by Their Sons Ronald (Jnr) & John.
Our Bus Services
We run a number of bus services across West & South Yorkshire Connecting villages such as:
Hooton Pagnell and Clayton to Doncaster & Wombwell
South Kirkby & South Hiendley to Barnsley & South Elmsall
Monk Bretton & Cudworth to Barnsley & Grimethorpe
Ackworth & South Elmsall to Upton & Pontefract
In September 2018 We won the tender to operate the 203 Service Connecting Wombwell - Doncaster. This service connects the small villages such as Middlecliffe, Little Houghton, Billingley, Thurnscoe, Clayton, Hooton Pagnell, Brodsworth, Pickburn & Highfield - This timetable is set by South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive. Cheapest Travel Between Doncaster & Wombwell £3.50
In January 2020 with the Local Bus Operator going into receivership we stepped in and saved there only service & took the 2 drivers on as well to keep them in a job, This service runs between Upton - Pontefract
T999 RSW (Formerly M111 DPC)
We have recently acquired a coach from Moseley PCV who went into administration in August 2020 this is a Vanhool Astron T917 Tri Axle Coach this coach was originally a 48 Seater but due to Covid 19 Restrictions and to allow us to operate a few holidays we removed 8 double Seats to allow some social distancing measures.
MyTrip - Mobile Ticketing & Live Tracking
In Early June 2021 - We signed up to MyTrip - This allows our bus users to buy tickets & track there bus off there phone - Please Download the app from your App Store.
TM500 - NEW Ticket Machines
In May 2021 - We ordered our very first batch of contactless ticket machines, Due around October / November Time, In November 2021 - Thursday 11th We Received our New Contactless Ticket Machines which are due to be Live On Monday 15th November - Testing has been Completed - Please bear with our drivers as they get used to there new machines
Bus Open Data Service
In July 2021 We have completed our Location Data through the Department for Transports New Bus Open Data Services. In December 2021 Transmach who provided us with our New Ticket Machines Completed Upload of our TxC Information to Bus Open Data